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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.

 DSC0186 Nvii running shoes - Forest 2 Overview 23rd April 2019

Nvii Running Shoes - Forest 2 Nvii (pronounced N-vee) are a newcomer to the shoe market, though the brains behind the footwear brand have been involved in the running apparel game and compass market for years. The Finnish made footwear is geared...

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Salomon Advanced Skin 12 Set Salomon - Advance Skin 12 Set (New Version) Detailed Overview 11th April 2019

Salomon - Advance Skin 12 Set  We're going to take a detailed look at the changes to the new (Spring 2019) Salomon Advance Skin 12 Set Race Vest. There are some elements to the vest which haven't been altered hugely. The sizing of the pack...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Sheffield Half Marathon Litter Pick 2nd April 2019

Sheffield Half Marathon Litter Pick Last year we organised an informal litter picking session on the rural part of the Sheffield Half Marathon route. It was a great success in that there was a good turn out & we cleared an unbelievable amount...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Sheffield Half Marathon - Taster Session Two 30th March 2019

Sheffield Half Marathon - Taster Session Two Our Sheffield Half Taster Sessions are back for the 5th year. **Please Note this session is fully booked already!** Since the course changed to a city centre start heading out up Ringinglow Road...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Salomon - How to trail run 23rd March 2019

Salomon - How to trail run The wonderful people at Salomon are bringing one of their "How to trail run" workshops to Front Runner on Saturday 23rd of March... to make the event even better after the coached session they'll be a PLOG (A litter...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Sheffield Half Marathon - Taster Session One 9th March 2019

Sheffield Half - Taster Session One Our Sheffield Half Taster Sessions are back for the 5th year. Since the course changed to a city centre start heading out up Ringinglow Road and back along Eccy Road South we've taken two Taster Sessions on...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Brooks Running - Levitate 2 Review 19th February 2019

Brooks Running - Levitate 2 Review The Levitate 2 is Brooks’ new shoe with polyurethane (PU) cushioning. PU midsole capturesthe energy that you put into it when strikingthe ground and returnsit as you push off, giving you a little boost (in...

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Tigger Tor 2019-380 Tigger Tor - Alex's first fell race 5th February 2019

Tigger Tor 2019 - Alex's account of his first fell race Sheffield is the first place I’ve lived where fell running is a serious deal, and working alongside Steve got me curious about it. Tigger Tor is a classic race and the first of the Totley...

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Front Runner On Running  - Cloudsurfer review A very honest review from Matt on the new Cloudsurfer... I love trying new stuff so when these came along, with the different looking soles, I got straight into them and took them for a spin. ...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON New Opening Hours for 2019 18th December 2018

New Opening Hours 2019 As of the 2nd of January 2019 we will be altering our opening hours. Since opening in December 2013 we have operated the same hours of business, we always had a funny day on a Monday where we opened 2pm - 6pm. The reason...

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