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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.

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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Ultimate Direction Groove Stereo Belt front Ultimate Direction - Groove Stereo Review 16th September 2016

Ultimate Direction - Groove Stereo Review UD are perhaps best well known for their race vests. The range has both grown and been modified in recent years. The gents vests are now in their 3rd iteration and ladies in their 2nd. The brand have...

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IMG 1194 Trail Run - Alport Castles 16th August 2016

Trail Run - Alport Castles When. Meeting at 6.30pm on Tuesday the 16th of August. There is plenty of parking but it can be tricky to find the side road to take. There's a map below to show where we'll park and meet. As you drive out of...

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Brooks Mazama size Brooks Mazama Review 22nd June 2016

Brooks Mazama Review The Brooks Mazama sits very well within Brooks existing range of trail shoes. At the more cushioned you've the Cascadia. It's renowned for it's cushioned ride, excelling on hard-pack trails for the runners after a more...

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12778863 1721114121440583 4547800311676917332 o Round Sheffield Run Taster Session 1 21st May 2016

Round Sheffield Run Taster Session 1 The Round Sheffield Run has to be one of the best, most unique races in the country, if not the world (!) and we couldn't be more proud to support this great event for a third consecutive year.  The 2016...

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Sheffield half marathon taster sessions Sheffield Half Marathon Taster Session 2 19th March 2016

Sheffield Half Marathon Taster Session 2 With the introduction of a brand new course for the Sheffield Half Marathon last year we ran two Taster Sessions on the new route. The feedback from these sessions was fantastic so we figured we'd do...

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