December 2013

Accelerate Off Road Specialists With Inov-8

Inov-8 Off Road Performance Centre logoAccelerate has recently been confirmed as the Sheffield and Peak District Inov-8 Off Road Performance Centre. Inov-8 chose the Sheffield store for their expert running knowledge and experience running trails, fells and mountains. The company felt that the Accelerate staff had a fantastic knowledge of the Inov-8 brand and product range, especially their understanding of the brand's philosophy of natural running. Read More.

Being A Beginner

5K marker in a raceNORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE's Valerie Paton had always said that she wanted to run a 10K race, but never had the will to go out there and do it. She had all the gear, she just didn't know where to start.

So when the opportunity came around of doing a 5K beginners course, Valerie grabbed it with both hands...

New Poll - Goody Bag Favourites

Bar Graph ImageThe last poll on northernrunningguide.com asked runners what they like to eat on race day morning. With a record vote of amost 200, your favourite pre race breakfast was Porridge. Surprised? See the rest of the results here.

The new poll is asking what runner silk post race, in their race goody bags? So far a Chocolate/Energy Bar is tied with a T-shirt as your favourites, but do you prefer to get your hands on that medal, a magazine for inspiration or some discount vouchers for new gear? Tell us now with your vote.


Runners in high visibility gearThe fantastic NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE autumn competition with Brooks is now closed and winners will be notified this week.

The team are working on another great competition to bring you with the upcoming winter edition, so keep checking northernrunningguide.com for updates.

Up And Coming Races

Northern Running Guide May Race ListingsNovember brings colder weather and darker nights, but there is no let up in the fantastic racing opportunities across the north. Sunday, November 7 sees half marathon running in Lancaster, as well as the Deepdale Dash 10K in Barton.

The following Sunday, November 14, will host 10K racing in Preston with the Anderton Arms Children in Need 10K, Newcastle, with the Heaton Harriers Memorial 10K and Pickering, with the Dalby Dash 10K.

Good Luck to all taking part in races over the next fortnight, remember to visit northernrunningguide.com for all race listings and results.

Current Issue

Northern Running Guide Autumn 2010 coverThe autumn edition of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available across the north of England, with a feature on core training, your autumn race guide, a guide to healthy treats and a great equipment supplement.

Find out where to get your free copy!

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