Northern Running Guide

is a 96 page colour publication packed with information about running in the north of England, including:

  • races in the north of England
  • a running log
  • equipment supplement
  • where to find the north of England's specialist running shops

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  • Fabulous Four For Steel

    29 SEP

    Gemma SteelGemma Steel cemented her status as one of the country’s leading runners with a comfortable win at the Bupa Great Yorkshire Run. The Charnwood AC athlete secured her fourth victory at the event in a time of 33:16, with Ross Millington taking first place in a highly competitive men’s field. 

  • Kimetto Breaks Marathon Record In Berlin

    28 SEP


    Dennis Kimetto of Kenya has set a new marathon world record at Berlin Marathon, finishing in 2:02:57. The previous record was also set in the German capital one year ago as Kimetto's compatriot Wilson Kipsang clocked a time of 2:03:23.

  • Elites Eye Big Prizes In Berlin

    27 SEP

    Charity runner at Berlin Marathon

    40,000 runners will toe the line for tomorrow's Berlin Marathon, the fourth of this year's World Marathon Majors (WMM). An elite field with their eyes on world records and big WMM cheques will share the occasion with thousands of ordinary Heinrichs and Hannas for the the autumn endurance classic.

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  • Eat Well Race Better

    24 SEP

    Granola bars

    A race is often the end goal of months of training and lots of effort. Although being optimally fuelled and hydrated before training runs is important to get the most out of each session, it is essential to have a nutrition plan in place for the days leading up to the race and the race day morning itself. Let’s look at three nutritional reasons why races can go wrong even when your training has been going so well.

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Upcoming races
Race dateRace name
Wed 1 OctTrans Pennine Ultra
Thu 2 OctThe Dearne Valley Ultra
Sat 4 OctRivington Trail Marathon
Sat 4 OctRound Ripon Ultra 35
Sat 4 OctSaltergate Circuit 16/24

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