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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.

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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Barbrook trail run head torch Christmas Head Torch Trail Run - Gardoms, Baslow, Curbar, White and Birchen Edges! 22nd December 2016

Christmas Head Torch Trail Run - Gardoms, Baslow, Curbar, White and Birchen Edges! When. Meeting at 6.45pm for a 7pm departure on Thursday the 22nd December. We'll be meeting at the Robin Hood Pub Car Park near to Baslow. (see map). ...

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Tenerife Teide trail running Destination Tenerife - Winter Sun 9th November 2016

Destination Tenerife - Winter Sun  Tenerife has been on my holiday radar for years. I knew of friends going there at all times of year for every activity; surfing, climbing, mountain biking, road biking and running and every photo I ever saw...

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Barbrook trail run head torch Head Torch Trail Run - Bamford & Stanage 26th October 2016

Head Torch Trail Run - Bamford & Stanage When. Meeting at 6.45pm for a 7pm departure on Wednesday the 26th October. We'll be meeting by the at the large lay-by just up from Cut Throat Bridge. If you're driving from Sheffield it's about 1 miles...

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120226 529 A Hyperion Brooks Hyperion Review 25th October 2016

John's Brooks Hyperion Review I’ve had the Brooks Hyperion for about 7 weeks or so but a lack of mileage in the shoes, along with some first class procrastination, has meant this review has been a long time in the making – sorry Steve!...

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IMG 1194 Head Torch Trail Run - White Edge & Barbrook 28th September 2016

Head torch Trail Run - White Edge & Barbrook When. Meeting at 6.30pm for a 6.45pm departure on Tuesday the 28th September. We'll be meeting in the lay-by about 500m up from Owler Bar roundabout. It's opposite the gas/water depot building....

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