December 2013

News - Share Your Running Stories

Forest Road RunningSwiss sportswear manufacturer Odlo has launched a competition to find the most inspirational running stories from the public. The retailer is offering a unique training day with one of its star athletes - distance runners Ingalena Heuck, Sören Ludolph and Tanja Eberhart are all possibilities - for the top five inspirational tales they receive.

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News - Question Time For Olympic Hopeful Freya

Freya interviewed by BryanThe story of GB marathon hopeful Freya Murray's fight for a place at this summer's Olympics is the subject of a special BBC radio programme being broadcast next Monday afternoon (April 16). Bryan Burnett himself an enthusiastic runner travelled to Murray's training camp in Boulder, Colorado where she is putting the finishing touches to her marathon plan.

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Runtalk - That PB Feeling

Wall ClockAh, there's nothing quite like a PB is there? 'PB?' non-runners might ask. You don't really hear much about Personal Bests in other sports.

But it's one of the true beauties of the sport of running. There are goals for everyone to strive for - not just potential winners. Golf has its handicap system which levels the playing field and gives everyone an individual target, but there are few other sports that can really offer personalised goals as running does.

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Competition - Springtime Style with Brooks

Men's LSD Lite JacketWe are giving away a fantastic Brooks apparel package for men and women - the perfect way to spring into your training this season...

Brooks running apparel always looks the part with its colourful detailing and clever styling. The bonus is that it not only looks good, it works well too - meaning that you can concentrate on making the most of your training session.


To see the prizes on offer visit our competitions page where you can also enter!

Poll - The Barefoot Question

Poll ImageThe recent debate about "Barefoot Running" is a controversial one, with some runners now deeply committed to their minimalist shoes, others still prefer shoes that offer support and cushioning.

Currently, the majority of voters have said that they prefer to run with as much cushioning as possible, followed by the people who use minimalist running shoes sometimes, with people who want to try using minamalist shoes in third place.

Let us know your thoughts on our polls page, or over on our facebook page

Race Listing

April Race Listings PageThis 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!

Current Issue - Spring Edition

NRG Spring 2012 CoverThe 96-page spring edition of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available!

This edition is packed with news, advice on rethinking your breathing technique, ways to keep your larder stocked with healthy food as well as our regular race listing and three month log-book.

We also take a look at the running scene in Greater Manchester and Adventure Running, with the Hamsterley Forest 10K featuring as our race profile.

Find out where to get your free copy now!


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