23 January 2015

Runtalk - Barking Mad?

runner with dog

It was late one Friday night when I made the fateful decision to run with my dog, writes Neil Turner. I was in the midst of Marcothon and only had a couple of hours left to complete my 5k for the day.

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Video of the Week - Vertical Race

Vertical race

We all know running down hill is supposed to be easier than uphill, but two daredevils took things to an extreme by taking part in a vertical race in London. You can watch the video here, but be warned, it may give you vertigo...

News - Lincoln To Welcome New Look 10K

Lincoln 10KIn just less than eight weeks Jane Tomlinson’s Run for All series will celebrate its newest event in their portfolio, the Lincoln 10K. The race, scheduled for Sunday 22 March, has been organised in conjunction with City of Lincoln Council.

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News - Lightfoot To Lead In France

Ricky LightfootRicky Lightfoot has been chosen to lead the 12-strong British team for the World Trail Championships at Annecy, France, in May. The decision will be of extra importance to Lightfoot, who is set to defend the IAU World Trail Championships title he won in Wales in 2013.

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Poll - Your Top Running Goal

Thumbs upThis month we're asking what your top running goal for 2015 is. So far, 24% say staying injury-free is their targe, 21% of you say running a PB at your best distance is your top goal, and 17% aim to complete their first half marathon.

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listing

CaythorpeThe snowy weather is threatening to cancel or postpone several events this weekend. There are doubts over Saturday's Chevin Chiller - Night of the Wolf race and Dewsbury 10K.

Alsager 5 looks to be going ahead and is once again sold out. Dalby Forest Head Torch race and Caythorpe Dash should also be on.

Please check further developments at race websites.

Check out the results and upcoming 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!

Winter Issue - Out Now

NRG Autumn coverThe winter issue of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available now from all our usual outlets.

You can enjoy an interview with Emmerdale star and marathon runner, Tony Audenshaw. We also speak to long-distance elite runner Susan Partridge to find out what us regular runners can learn from her approach to the sport.  You can also expect all your favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

Keep an eye out for our winter edition, and let us know what you think on Facebook or Twitter!

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