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Mountain Bear Ground Control Wider Fit Fell Running Shoes Black/Grey/Blue

Code: GroundControl
  • Now £44.99
  • In-store Price £99.99
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Mountain Bear's Ground Control is ideal for muddy obstacle events, fell running and general hazardous conditions. British designed by experienced runners and specifically built for muddy British off-road running. This is not a cushioned shoe designed for running on harder groundThe fit is broader than most fell shoes. Having said that it is by no means sloppy on narrow feet. The bonded mid foot wraps secure the foot in the shoe. A heel to forefoot differential of only 4mm gives the shoe a very natural feel.


  • Drop: 3mm
  • Cushioning: Low/Responsive
  • 3 heel studs balance and stabilise at the point of landing by working together on a level axis.
  • Big toe protection for negotiating rough terrain
  • The forefoot upward curve stud formation enables better grip up hills and provides support and cushion for metatarsals.
  • Rear studs curved downwards to provide traction during heel striking downhill
  • A sticky rubber outsole ensures grip on any surface
  • A denser foam converts lateral motion to forward motion and stabilises the arch and mid foot.
  • Bonded mid foot wraps interlinked with the lace loops secures the foot in the shoe.
  • Locking the heel in place stabilises any lateral movement enabling a higher level of efficiency during take off and landing.
  • The mid sole absorbs shock tranferring positive energy from landing to take off.
  • The central heel stud has been lowered by 2mm to improve flexion and landing cushioning the body even on the roughest of terrain.
  • The curvature of the Python outsole from heel to toe maximises efficiant take off by rolling the foot forward and minimising the time on the ground.
  • A specialist water repellent strip deflects the water.

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UK (incl. Channel Islands): Free 3-5 Days Royal Mail

Dispatched the same day if placed before midday Mon-Fri, the majority of orders are sent Royal Mail 2nd Class Post, except for bulky or heavier items, which may be with a different service.

 UK (incl. Channel Islands): Faster Options

- 1-2 Days Royal Mail First Class (or courier for bulky items) usually next working day when ordered before midday Monday-Friday but quote is 1-2 days: £3.99

Next Business Day DPD (UK mainland only, excludes Scottish Island, Highlands and weekends and Public Holidays) : £6.99 (Ts & Cs below)

The DPD Next Day delivery postage option guarantees next working day delivery as long as the order is placed before midday Monday to Friday. We cannot dispatch orders on weekends so orders received after midday on a Friday would leave in Mondays post for delivery on Tuesday. There is also no guaranteed next day delivery on weekends so Next Day Delivery orders dispatched on a Friday may not be delivered until Monday. In most cases a 1st Class post order shipped on Friday will be delivered on a Saturday. The delivery must be signed for on receipt. Items shipped using this delivery method are easier to trace if they go missing in the post.



You have a right to cancel your order for any item purchased through our website with or without reason, under the distance selling regulations for refund. If you are unhappy with your purchase items can be returned in an unused resellable condition for replacement or refund within 30 days.

We advise customers to try the shoes in the house for approximately one or two hours to make sure you are happy with the fit.  If you are not happy with the fit when trying the shoes indoors, please return them to us and we will either refund or exchange.  We are unable to accept returned shoes that have been worn outdoors, unless there is a manufacturing fault or defect with the shoe.


(Items bought as Christmas presents that where purchased online over 30 days before Christmas can be returned for an exchange upto the 21st January)

Our returns address is:
Northern Runner,
52, Low Friar Street,
Tyne and Wear.

Faulty returns must be sent back for inspection before a refund will be issued. If the product is found to have a defect you will be offered a refund or exchange (if available). Refunds will ONLY be given for damaged goods where no replacement product can be supplied. Damage due to normal wear and tear, misuse, alteration to the product, or negligence is not covered under our returns policy and refund will not be given.

Returned goods must be adequately sealed in original packaging. On returning items the original packaging should also be returned undamaged and as received. This must be wrapped in an extra outer layer. Failure to do so could result in only a partial refund being issued.

SUSPECTED FAULTY SHOES SHOULD BE RETURNED CLEAN AND DRY. Shoes that come back to us in a state unfit for our staff to inspect will be kept at our premises until you can arrange for them to be picked up or until you have paid the postage to return the item to you. Please note this is a health and safety issue we take seriously.

Please ensure you ask for a certificate of posting as proof you have sent the package. You are responsible for the item until we receive it therefore we suggest you return the parcel using Royal Mail Recorded (Signed For) Delivery or similar. We will not refund the postage paid by the customer on unwanted returned items or sizing issues (so please contact us regarding sizing prior to ordering if you are unsure).

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