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Welcome to the myRaceKit North 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 myRaceKit North team. We’ll also include product reviews highlighting the very best of what’s new at myRaceKit North.

Brooks Pureflow 4 Brooks Pureflow 4 Review 12th December 2014

Brooks Pureflow 4 - Review Many of my reviews are 'from scratch' and aren't comparison reviews. However, after logging several hundred miles in my Pureflow 3s it's a little difficult to not compare the 2 nimble warriors. When a well known shoe...

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tempo 7 10 adidas - Tempo Boost 7 Review 3rd December 2014

adidas Adizero - Tempo Boost 7 Review The adizero Tempo Boost 7 is the latest of the Adidas ever-presents to get the boost foam treatment. The tempo boost 7 is designed for mid to forefoot strikers looking for a level of arch support without...

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peakdistricttrailrunning ofc485px Peak District Trail Running - Review 14th November 2014

Peak District Trail Running Guide Book - Review There is no doubt that this guidebook is long overdue and as a big fan of Vertebrate Publishing's mountain biking and climbing guides I was more than a little excited when I heard the news they...

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 DSC0005 Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15 1st November 2014

The new Brooks Adrenaline GTS 15 is here! Shop Now The go to support shoe has been around for a while but the 15 is one of the biggest updates yet. Here are a few of the Key updates - BioMoGo DNA midsole cushioning adapts to every unique step...

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Untitled Amster-damn: Looking for answers 27th October 2014

Amster-damn: Looking for answers I've had a number of races this year which haven't gone to plan. The Surrey Half Marathon in March, Manchester Marathon in April and the London 10k in May were all below expectations but this is the first time...

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Red Bull Steeple Chase Front Runner 1 Red Bull Steeple Chase 2014 16th October 2014

The Red Bull Steeple Chase B is for BONK U is for USELESS L L is for LESSON LEARNT The mnenomic above, although true, does give off the wrong impression about my experience at the Steeple Chase last  2 weekends ago. I had a great day. ...

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Front Runner John Franklin Cross Country Front Runner on Amsterdam Marathon build-up 14th October 2014

The run-up to Amsterdam Marathon A multi-purpose update - Amsterdam Marathon is now only 8 days away *gulp* and preparation has being going well, hell, better than well; it's probably the best block of training I've laced together since Ironman...

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2014-02-10 10.33.27 Kahtoola Microspikes review 25th September 2014

Kahtoola Microspikes Review The great thing about  the British climes is they always keep you on your toes (pun intended). Last winter was mild for most of the UK. However, if you wanted to find some of the white stuff there was plenty out...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Smartwool Merino Wool 22nd September 2014

By now most people who have an interest in the outdoors will have heard of Merino Wool and how as a natural fiber it aids comfort and performance. Incase you haven’t however (your not alone), here is my little lowdown on all things Merino. I...

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La Sportiva Helios SR Front Runner toe box La Sportiva Helios SR Review 20th September 2014

I saw the  samples of the La Sportiva Helios SR a couple of months back and was really impressed with the potential this shoe had, especially with in the UK market.  We received our test sample a couple of days ago and I've put a fair few...

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