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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.

IMAGE-COMING-SOON Christmas Head Torch Trail Run & Pub Grub 22nd December 2015

Christmas Head Torch Trail Run & Pub Grub When. Tuesday 22nd December, meeting at 6.30 for a 6.45 depart. Please park in the Millstone Pub Car Park,  we'll be eating and drinking in the pub after running (See Map). The most important thing...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Monday Night Christmas Run 21st December 2015

Front Runner - Monday Night Christmas Shop Run For a bit of Christmas feel we'll be having a festive twist on this weeks Monday Night Shop Run.... If you've any Christmas attire - Hats, jumpers, gloves, trousers, lights?! Then please wear them....

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London John looks back, takes stock, reflects & carries on regardless. 18th December 2015

Looking back, taking stock, reflecting & carrying on regardless As is customary when the year draws to a close, it’s time to look back, take stock, reflect (insert anodyne cliché here) and think about what has been achieved and where one...

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10989202 10155741306140277 7943284925852054266 n Alistair looks back on 2015 and rues a wasted season 17th December 2015

Time to figure out what went wrong in 2015 and improve my performances next year...   It’s been a very funny year for me on the competitive front, I don't feel as though I have had any real rhythm throughout the year going from race to...

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10927172 873809696040784 5099291709785697151 o Steve's 2015 round up & looking ahead 17th December 2015

2015 round up and what's around the bend... It was only last week, having lunch with my brother post Percy Pud that I realised quite how much racing I'd done this year. I've known all year that I was pushing my luck with the races I'd done,...

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Demo Night La Sportiva Petzl Petzl & La Sportiva Demo Night 8th December 2015

Petzl & La Sportiva Demo Night Not our usual Tuesday Night Trail Run, we're really fortunate to have two fantastic brands join us this week and they're bringing along loads of kit for us to test for free. You can use a range of head torches from...

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Front Runner Run 1 Head Torch Trail Run - Offerton Moor 24th November 2015

Head Torch Trail Run - Offerton Moor When. Tuesday 24th November, meeting at 6.30 for a 6.45 depart. We'll be meeting at the Plough Inn Pub which is on the road from Hathersage to Grindleford. Please park sensibly on the road near to here (See...

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IMG 2481 Head Torch Tral Run - Birchen & Gardoms Edges 10th November 2015

Head Torch Trail Run - Birchen & Gardoms Edges When. Tuesday 10th November, meeting at 6.30 for a 6.45 depart. Please park on Clodhall Road, there is a layby on the left as you turn onto Clodhall Road of Baslow Road (See Map). The most...

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garmin-mourne-skyline-mtr-logo Mourne Skyline Pre Race Musings 23rd October 2015

Mourne Skyline Pre Race Musings Tomorrow sees the second running of the Mourne Skyline Skyrace. For those of you who aren't familiar with the Mourne Mountains, they're an hours drive south of Belfast in Northern Ireland. I've spent years...

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toilet-queues-london-marathon Some of the “Ins and Outs” of Running… 16th October 2015

Some of the “Ins and Outs” of Running… There is no point beating about the bush or indeed nipping behind one! As a runner many of us encounter the regular need to get back to nature and go for an unscheduled pitstop on route. The...

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