News - Still Time For Tokyo
Entries have now closed for the 2012 Tokyo marathon. The event, the biggest marathon in Asia with 30,000 runners, takes place on Sunday, February 26. It will be an emotive occasion, a major fund raising event for those affected by this year's tsunami and earthquake.
Read full story here
News - Vicky In 1,100 Mile Run
Vicky Willan, who aims to run from the top of Scotland to the south coast of England, has completed around 11 marathons in what will be a remarkable 1,100mile journey. Vicky, a dietician from Manchester, began her run from Tongue in Northern Scotland, and plans to complete her top to bottom challenge within 7 weeks.
Read full story here
Runtalk - Mark Cooper Reviews K-Swiss Trail Shoe
northernrunningguide.com asked high profile charity runner Mark Cooper - a man who likes to stack up the miles - to review the Blade-Max Trail from K-Swiss, that brand's first venture into the trail shoe market.
Read Mark's review here
New Competition - Brighten Your Run With Brooks
Looking after number one when you are out on the road is a top priority and making sure you can be seen by other road users is essential.
Brooks' Nightlife collection offers something for all runners looking for high-contrast colour and retroreflectivity in their running apparel.
northernrunningguide.com has teamed up with Brooks Running to offer three lucky readers the chance to win a deluxe Nightlife colourway package!
Check out our competitions page to find out what's on offer and to enter!
Poll - Running To Music, Your Thoughts?
Our new poll over at northernrunningguide.com asks if music helps runners perform better, or is a dangerous distraction.
Currently, most people say that they prefer to run with music, while others use it occasionaly. Few people feel that music is dangerous, or distracting.
This weekend's race results are now available online at northernrunningguide.com, check out the results and up and coming 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!
New Issue - Autumn Edition
The 96-page autumn edition of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available!
This edition is packed full of running news, advice on how to be a lighter runner, race listing, and our three month log-book. We've also got a fantastic new running route in Sheffield, as well as our regular race profile.
This quarter, we've teamed up with Brooks to bring you our brilliant autumn competition and there's also a brand new equipment supplement along with a fantastic yoga for runners guide!