December 2013

News - British Blade Runner Launches New Half

Half marathon of the North launch

Former world record holder Steve Cram has teamed up with London 2012 Paralympic Games gold medallist Richard Whitehead - known as the British Blade Runner- to launch the Half Marathon of the North. The north east's newest half marathon is organised for Sunday 28 April, and will form part of a full programme of runs that includes the Marathon of the North and the Sunderland City 10K.

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News - Santa Dash Aims For Royle Showing

Ricky Tomlinson places his support for the RunLiverpool Santa DashWith just four days to go, Ricky Tomlinson is the latest Mersey star to show his support for the RunLiverpool Santa Dash. The event, due to take place this Sunday (2 December), is aiming to set a Guinness World Record for the largest Santa Gathering, which currently stands at 13,000 runners.

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News - Lanzarote Winter Boost?

Lanzarote runnersThere's still time to give your winter training programme a boost with a short break in the sun. But you'll have to be quick! Very quick in fact, if you want to sign up for the special Running Weeks at Club La Santa in Lanzarote (17-21 December). Although you have a little more breathing space if you fancy the Marathon Running Camp in January (11-17). Both packages are being offered by specialists Sports Tours International although availability is limited.

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Northern Running eGuide - November Edition

NRG November 2012 E-GuideGreat news for runners in the north of England, the November edition of our new digital magazine is still available.

This month we offer an introduction to Cross Country Running, have a chat with Liverpool's Jo Davis, and give fundraisers some great tips on the art of blogging and take a look forward to December's races.

You can also find out more about our fantastic new Brooks competition in this edition!

Click here to view the November edition



Poll - What You Love About Winter Running

Happy RunnerWe've had a great response to our poll about winter running so far. If you haven't voted yet, there's still time
We asked what people love about running in winter, with 'the crisp, cold weather' currently coming out on top, followed by 'never getting too hot', and 'wrapping up to beat the elements'.

Whatever it is that you like about winter running, let us know on our polls 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!

Current Issue - Autumn Edition

Northern Running Guide Winter Cover

The 96-page autumn issue of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!

This edition won't disappoint and is crammed with news, great features, product reviews, race listing and a three month log-book.

Keep an eye out for the new edition and let us know what you think on Facebook!

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