December 2013

Northern Running EGuide - Top Tips From A Top Fundraiser

AndreaAndrea Begg started fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust after her daughter was diagnosed with the disease. She has since raised over £35,000 for the cause, and is planning to take on the New York Marathon and the BUPA Great North Run next.

Andrea's successful fundraising tips can be found in the August edition of NORTHERN RUNNING EGUIDE



Competition - Fit Brands Prize Package Up For Grabs

Soleus WatchWe've teamed up with Fit Brands to offer you the chance to win one of three fantastic prize packages.

Up for grabs are a Soleus 10K watch, Cloud surfer trainers and Balega Soft Tread socks! Essential bits of kit for runners looking to take their running kit up a gear.

To enter the competition and see all the prizes and the packages available to win, click here

News - Time For Medal Success in Yorkshire?

Great Yorkshire RunnersAn interesting statistic emerged from London 2012: athletes hailing from Yorkshire won a total of 12 medals at the Olympics, a figure that would have seen the county finish 12th in the final medals table if it had competed as a country.

Read full story here

News - Be A VIP At Liverpool Marathon

RunLiverpool Start LineTeam RUNade, the official energy drink sponsor for the RunLiverpool Marathon, is providing a further incentive to enter the race by offering one runner VIP treatment for October's event. All marathon registrations from now until 31 August will be entered into a prize draw to win £500 of Helly Hansen kit, plus the opportunity to lead out the RUNade team.

Read full story here

Runtalk - To Be Or Not To Be?

Mizuno B3Running can be a full-time occupation. Not a job - unless you are in the highest echelons of the sport - which pays particularly well or is likely to fund your pension, but one that is a daily preoccupation with thoughts revolving around training, diet and race preparation.

Read full story here

Poll - How Do You Avoid Injury

Poll This month, we want to know what keeps you injury free.

This week, correct footwear leads with 22.6% of the vote. In second place is post-run stretching, with 20.8%. In third is regular cross training with 13.2%.

Let us know how you stay in top form on our polls page, or on our Facebook page!

Race Listing

April Race Listings PageLast weekend's race results are now available online at northernrunningguide.com.

Check out the results and up and coming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here, and good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!


Northern Running Guide - Summer Edition

NRG Summer 2012 CoverThe 96-page summer issue of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available!

This edition is packed with news, tips on how to have the perfect race day, a look at some great breakfast ideas, as well as our regular race listing and three month log-book.

Our running route is a York based 3K this issue, and we also check out the Big Fun Run series.

We also take a wider look at the running scene in Merseyside this issue, with SABIC Tees Pride 10K featuring as our race profile.


Find out where to get your free copy now!


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