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Welcome to the Front Runner blog. Here you’ll find picture stories, GPS logs and general musing of our favourite routes, races and training sessions. We’ll publish race results from all those racing as part of the Front Runner team. We’ll also include product reviews highlighting the very best of what’s new at Front Runner.

SAXX Kinetic Orange 5 Christmas Gift Ideas from Front Runner 15th December 2017

5 Christmas Gift Ideas from Front Runner Are you stuck for ideas of what to get your other half, dad, mum or sibling for Christmas?  Hopefully this list of alternative gifts might help! First up is a gift for Him. SAXX are an American brand...

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Barbrook trail run head torch Front Runner Head Torch Trail Run - Longshaw & Millstone 22nd November 2017

Front Runner Head Torch Trail Run - Longshaw & Millstone When. Wednesday 22nd November 6.45pm for a 7pm departure. Where. We'll be meeting at the lay-bys near to the Longshaw Estate Wooden Pole / funny triangular junction / top of...

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Barbrook trail run head torch Front Runner Head Torch Trail Run - Carhead Rocks 25th October 2017

Front Runner Head Torch Trail Run - Carhead Rocks  (& Stanage + Higgar Tor but no one really goes over Carhead so we'll make that one more important) When. Wednesday 25th October 6.45pm for a 7pm departure. Where. We'll be meeting Burbage...

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Barbrook trail run head torch Front Runner Head Torch Trail Run - Hallam Moor & Stanage Edge 11th October 2017

Front Runner Head Torch Trail Run - Hallam Moor & Stanage Edge When. Wednesday 11th October 6.45pm for a 7pm departure. Where. We'll be meeting at the Wyming Brooks Car Park (The dropped pin on the map). Route. From Wyming Brook car...

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Barbrook trail run head torch Front Runner Head torch Trail Run - Fox House 20th September 2017

Front Runner Head Torch Trail Run - Fox House When. Wednesday 20th September 6.45pm for a 7pm departure. Where. We'll be running from the Fox House pub. Please park on Hathersage Road just up from the entrance to the pub. We'll meet by the...

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18278769 1539777909390508 7427079273783987603 o Hoka Clayton 2 Review 6th September 2017

Hoka Clayton 2 - Review Having clocked up 200km in my Clayton 2s the shoe has proved it's worth as a brilliant piece of footwear and one I relish putting on in the morning. Originally I bought the Clayton 2 to use for my recovery runs on firmer...

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Felly Fun Run Number Front Runner Felly Fun Run 20th August 2017

Front Runner Felly Fun Run - Charity Event The inaugural Front Runner Felly Fun Run will be run as part of the Dig Deep Series Weekend. Taking place before the adults 10k and 12.12 races on the morning Sunday 20th August. There will be a...

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21267761 10159444770805314 537006867 o Peak Skyline Race Report - Jake Lane 6th August 2017

On the 6th of August 130 runners line up on a school sports field in Buxton. At 8 am they are set off on the Peak Skyline (formerly the Peak Skyrace), a 48 km race with 2000 m of ascent (that’s 29.7 miles and 6560 ft of ascent in old money)....

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Salomon Sense Ride w1 Salomon Sense Ride Review 25th July 2017

Salomon - Sense Ride Review The Sense Ride arrived in store in June. In search of a shoe to run the Snowdonia Trail Marathon in I quickly ear-marked the Ride as a potential runner.The combination of ample stack heights, 8mm drop, a great...

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18697663 10158667002210137 413476210 o HOKA ONE ONE ARAHI : REVIEW 1st July 2017

HOKA ONE ONE Arahi Review   The kings of cushioning, Hoka One One have recently added the first out and out “support” shoes into their line in the Arahi and Gaviota. This has been long awaited foray for individuals like myself that love...

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