News - Jo Wins In New Orleans
British runner Joasia Zakrzewski won the Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon in New Orleans on Sunday, February 13 in 2hrs 47 minutes posting the best marathon time recorded by a UK female this year.
Runtalk - Runner Watching
NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE's Chris Broadbent has been thinking about the number of people he's seen out running recently...
We all enjoy people watching. Who, for instance, hasn't deliberately chosen the seat in the restaurant that offers them the best view of the other diners? Or even on a European jaunt, leisurely whiled away an hour at a town square cafÃ© watching the locals go about their business? I didn't always observe runners any more than other people in the street. My interest in them was about equal to the man walking his dog. But ever since taking up running, I just can't help myself...
Poll - What Is Your Target For 2011
Over on northernrunningguide.com we're asking you what your running target is in 2011?
Whether it be to run a marathon or simply just start running regularly, we'd like to know what your plan is for this year!
Completing a half marathon has jumped into first place, followed by getting a PB at your favourite distance, while completing a full marathon is thrid.
Competition - Take To The Trails With Inov8
Our winter edition competition is still open, offering you a chance to win some fantastic prizes!
We have teamed up with inov-8™ to offer 4 lucky readers the chance to win a fantastic package consisting of a pair of x-talon™ 190 shoes and a mistlite™ 210 shell. All you need to do is answer a simple question to be in with a chance of winning! Good luck!
Up And Coming Races
Not only does our race listings page offer details on lots of upcoming race events, but also race results! Check out last weekend's results including The Liversedge Half Marathon, the St Valentine's 30K, the St Wilfrid's Muddy Boots 10K and The Sedona Marathon.
As always, good luck to everyone taking part in races next weekend and remember, if you are organising a race, you can sign up as a race organiser here to add your race to our listings.
The winter edition of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available now, with Great Winter Recipes, Tips for Safe Winter Running and a brilliant competition. This edition also comes with a winter race listing, running log and equipment supplement.