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North East Harrier League 1, Cramlington

East Cramlington Nature reserve – 11th October 2014 It's the first Cross-country Harrier League [...]

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North East Harrier League, Cramlington – This one’s for Drew

Last week we reported on the devastating accident involving Gosforth Harrier Drew Graham. Click here [...]

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Weekend Roundup – September 27th/28th

What a weekend! As well as a number of races around the region there was also the small matter of th [...]

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Best wishes to Drew Graham

North East Runner is saddened to hear of the news that former Gosforth Harrier Drew Graham has been [...]

Advice

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The Importance of Cross Country Running

“Cross Country: No half times, no time outs, no substitutions. It must be the only true sport”. You may be surprised to hear that those who spend the winter months charging through knee-high mud, in torrential rain and howling wind, would agree [...]

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The Importance of Flexibility

Before we embark on any training run or race; before we lace up our trainers and head out of the door, our body must be balanced. It is essentail that before we run we must stretch out short and tight muscles. Tight muscles will inhibit range of move [...]

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The Threshold Run

Threshold running is seen by many as one of the most productive ways of training but what exactly is it and why is it so beneficial? The body has two main energy systems which are used, depending on the level of intensity that the athlete is runni [...]

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Recovery – The heat vs cold debate

A quick internet search of what is better for helping soothe aching muscles after a tough run or interval session results in some rather dodgy massage websites. However, what is also apparent is there seems much debate over which treatment is better [...]

Race Reports

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North East Harrier League, Cramlington – Event Report

The Start Fitness North East […]

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National Road Relays 4th,5th October 2014 Race Report

Whilst many local athletes tested […]

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SCA Prudhoe Miners 10K – Race Report

By Nathan Shrubb: On a […]

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North East Harrier League 1, Cramlington

East Cramlington Nature reserve – […]

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National Road Relays 4th,5th October 2014 Race Report

Whilst many local athletes tested […]