December 2013

Great Manchester Runners Quick Off The Mark

Runners pass Old Trafford in the Great Manchester RunNearly 25,000 entries have been received in less than a week after places opened for the 9th staging of the Bupa Great Manchester Run, which will take place on Sunday, May 15 2011.



Running Unplugged!

Jenny runningJenny Chambers has been a runner since finding she was better at it than the boys at primary school!

Now a seasoned runner with plenty of races under her belt, Jenny is particularly passionate about the merits of running sans music, iPods are a big no no for this runner, nature's sounds are all she needs ...

New Poll - Goody Bag Favourites

Bar Graph ImageThe current poll on northernrunningguide.com is asking runners what their favourite thing to get in a post race goody bag is. Currently it is a two horse race, with T-shirt just topping Medal by only 4%.

Magazine and Discount Vouchers are your least favourites at the bottom, with just a 2.5% share each in the vote.

Let us know what you think on our polls page.


inov8 logoThe team here at NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has been working hard on a new competition for the winter issue of the magazine, due out soon.

The winter competition will offer readers a fab prize from off road specialists, Inov8, so keep your eyes on northernrunningguide.com for your chance to win.

Up And Coming Races

Northern Running Guide May Race ListingsThe end of November brings lots of racing to Preston, as the Wesham 10K takes place Saturday, November 27 and The Best 5K will be contested on Sunday, November 28. December brings a flurry of festive runs, with the Liverpool Santa Dash 5K, Carlisle Santa Dash and BHF Leeds Santa Jog 2K on Sunday, December 5.

There are plenty of other races over the next fortnight, so check out our race listing for more information.

Good luck to everyone taking part in races over the next two weeks and remember, if you are organising a race, you can sign up as a race organiser and add your race details.

Current Issue

NRG Winter 2011 CoverThe winter edition of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is almost here, with Great Winter Recipes, Tips for Safe Winter Running and a fantastic new competition. The new edition also has a winter race listing, running log and equipment supplement.

Find out where to get your free copy!

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