Race Report: Newburn Good Friday relays 2017

Friday 14th saw another year of the Newburn Goof Friday relays. For me this was my first one. As a fairly new member to Saltwell Harriers I am just starting to get in to taking part in events and representing the club as part of the team. This was my second relays race and It


Coledale Horseshoe Race Report

8.5 miles. 3000+ft ascent. Starting point: Braithwaite Lodge
So this was the second race of the fell race series and it was the complete opposite of the first in many ways. The most obvious being the weather. It was a beautiful day with not a cloud in the sky, definitely too hot for running over


Bob Graham Blog Post 5 including Kielder Dark Skies 26.5 Race Report


So it’s now the beginning of April which means the start of spring which should mean better weather. I think that message has been lost somewhere along the way or I’ve just been unlucky in the times I’ve been out as its mostly been horrendous.
Looking on the bright side I guess its good mental


Carrock Fell Race Report

5.9 miles. 1640ft of ascent. Start point: Calebreck

Carrock fell is situated in the Northern Fells and on its summit sits an ancient hill-fort, though not many details are known about this. The fell itself consists of bouldery slopes surrounded by smooth grass and artificial mounds.
Sounds delightful doesn’t it?.. Well lets see how delightful it


Carrock Fell Race 19th March 2017

This Sunday see’s the first race in this years fell race series – Carrock Fell in the Lake District.
It’s around 5.5 miles and is a great introduction for anyone new to fell running. It starts at 11am and is only £4 to enter (pay on day).
More details
Hoping to see a good Saltwell turnout.

Bob Graham Round Blog 4

I’d love to say that since my last post that all my niggles have gone and I’m able to fully commit myself to getting back into training but unfortunately it hasn’t quite worked out that way.


My Asthma test came back negative and my chest pain is almost gone. I haven’t had any


Spring Series 2017

Spring Series 2017:                     

This year’s Spring Series is:

1 April                 Sunderland

8 April                 South Shields

15 April              Rising Sun

22 April              Gibside

29 April              Whitley Bay

6 May                 Gateshead


Rules for the competion –  You need to be a member of Saltwell Harriers at the time of the race and wear your Saltwell vest.  To remain in the competition members need


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