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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.

circular logo-01 Q+A for Steve 4 days before his Bob Graham Attempt 4th June 2019

I had a wonderful day on the 1st of June and completed the super classic Bob Graham Round. I didn't really want to write anything publicly about trying it before hand but I did agree to answer a few questions from Alex the Wednesday before the...

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circular logo-01 Front Runner Staff - Spring Report 22nd May 2019

The Sheffield Half - Alex  After running well in terrible conditions at the Retford Half marathon I felt a tinge of regret that I left something in my legs by setting off too conservatively. So I decided to enter the Sheffield Half marathon...

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On Running Cloudventure a On Running. - Trail Demo 11th May 2019

On Running Trail Demo ON Running really have taken the running world by storm. The 'Cloud' cushioning not only looks unique but gives a ride like no other brand. They've transferred their Cloud Technology to the amazing Cloudventure. A...

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 DSC0052JPG La Sportiva - Kaptiva Overview 3rd May 2019

La Sportiva - Kaptiva Overview Before I get into the fine details of the Sportiva Kaptiva. I really do like La Sportiva kit, whether it's running shoes, rock boots or mountaineering stuff. I am of the opinion they make good quality kit. I've...

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 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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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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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Front Runner 5th Birthday 10th December 2018

This week marks five years of Front Runner. We opened on the 7th of December 2013, it hasn't been an easy five years by any stretch. We've learnt many lessons the hard way and had to overcome a number of hurdles. One particular pokey hurdle...

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IMAGE-COMING-SOON Altra Running Blog 4th October 2018

Altra Running Shoes Bringing new brands into the store is always big deal, generally our shoe selection might be considered to be quite ‘classic’ however over the last year or so we’ve brought in some less well known brands such as Icebug,...

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Napes Needle Lake District - Classic Rock Challenge 19th July 2018

Lake District Classic Rock Challenge 2018 The Challenge consists of climbing the 15 Lake District routes from Ken Wilson’s 1978 book ‘Classic Rock’. To crank the challenge up a notch you have to run between the routes and aren't allowed...

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Ultimate Direction V4 Ultimate Direction Version 4.0 8th February 2018

Ultimate Direction Version 4.0 Review and Overview Ultimate Direction have been at the forefront of race vests since their conception. They seem to be continually looking at ways to improve the products. In my opinion Spring ’18 sees the...

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