Big Fun Runs Kick Off This Weekend
Summer 2010s 'Big Fun Run' 5K races start this weekend with the first race on Saturday in Stirling, Scotland, followed by Aberdeen's race on Sunday. The events form part of a series of 24 events across the UK, taking place exclusively within scenic parks that are both safe and pleasant running environments. Read more.
Train Your Brain
We all know the importance of training our bodies to achieve running success, indeed it is this training that allows us to go further and faster with every session we complete. However, just as important is the time spent training our brains - in other words using psychological practices to focus our minds towards achieving even more than we thought possible. NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE found out more...
Summertime Running - What Do You Like?
The last poll on northernrunningguide.com asked what runners' favourite way to cross train is, 'cycling' came out top with most votes, with 'gym session' in second place. 'Walking' and strengthening exercises such as 'yoga and pilates' finished as your least favourite ways to cross train.
The new poll asks your favourite thing about summertime running. There are seven options to choose from so cast your vote NOW on our polls page.
Saucony Summer Bright Competition - Enter Today
There is still time to enter our fantastic summer competition with Saucony; make sure you enter for a chance to win one of six shoe and clothing competition prize packages, worth over Â£100 each.
The prize consists of an unmissable ViZi-PRO t-shirt and a pair of ProGrid Ride 3 trainers. Simply visit our competition page and tell us: What kind of shoe is the ProGrid Ride 3? There are four options to choose from. Good Luck!
Up And Coming Races
This Sunday sees a continuation of Jane Tomlinson's Run For All 10K series with the Pennine Lancashire 10K in Witton Park, Blackburn. London will also be hosting the Asics British 10K London Run, as well as the Notfast Open 10K in Newark. Midweek, the Bodyfit 5K will be held in Cockermouth on Wednesday, July 14, at the same time as 10K races in Laxton and Endmoor. Looking to next weekend, Half Marathon runners will battle it out in the Yorkshire Wolds Half Marathon on Saturday, July 17, with the Bupa Great North 10K and Gravy 6 Trail Race in Glossop on Sunday, July 18.
Good Luck to all taking part in races over the next fortnight, remember to check out northernrunningguide.com for all race listings and results.
The summer edition of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is currently available - go to northernrunningguide.com to find out where to pick up your FREE copy.