Saltwell Harriers Running Club

Where runners come first, since 1890

Ronnie Walker Saltwell 10km Road Race

Saturday 23 December 2023

Welcome to the Saltwell Harriers!

We're a running club that's proud of putting runners first. We get together to train during the week and love heading out to races wearing the red and white hoops.

Whether you're into road running, fell running, cross country or just doing parkruns, there's something for everyone at the Saltwell Harriers.

Saltwell club 3-mile race, 2023

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Eilidh goes sub-4 at Brighton Marathon

Background I entered Brighton marathon in the spring of 2023 after, shocking to no-one, I was unsuccessful in the London marathon ballot. My first marathon the year prior was Edinburgh, which I had run with a group of friends, all of us in the dawn of our love affairs with running. Edinburgh had left me […]

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Eilidh goes sub-4 at Brighton Marathon

Background I entered Brighton marathon in the spring of 2023 after, shocking to no-one, I was unsuccessful in the London marathon ballot. My first marathon the year prior was Edinburgh, which I had run with a group of friends, all of us in the dawn of our love affairs with running. Edinburgh had left me […]

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2024 Spring Series parkrun dates and venues!

After what’s felt like a particularly long and wet winter, Spring is finally around the corner and that means the arrival of the Saltwell parkrun Spring Series! For six Saturdays around April each year, there’s the opportunity to enjoy some local parkrun tourism and friendly club competition. Spring Series competition rules Anyone taking part in […]

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Rob’s freezing Arctic adventure

Rob Brooks is at it again. Back doing Spine races, and this time it’s in the Arctic! The Montane Arctic Spine Race is a 293 mile foot-race along the Kungsleden Trail in Sweden, where temperatures drop to -35C. You can read the full story from Saltwell’s king of ultras on his own blog: Arctic Spine Race […]

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Jim’s Joss Naylor Report

So, in 2020 I thought I am 52, running well and the Joss Naylor challenge in under 12 hrs seems very feasible! Then came Covid and scuppered that. I thought I would try again in 2021 then Covid and lockdowns continued so going to have to wait another year. So come 2022, helping on two […]

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Want to get into running?

Running is a fantastic way to improve your cardiovascular fitness, boost your mood, and maintain overall health. Whether you’re new to running or looking to get back into it, here’s a beginner’s guide to help you start and stay motivated: 1. Get the Right Gear Invest in a good pair of running shoes that provide […]

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Nicola: The last of the Mighty Deerstalkers

As many in Saltwell may know, I’ll give most types of running a go, so when the opportunity to enter a race called The Mighty Deerstalker arose, my answer was “Yeah, should be a laugh”. Then I Googled it. “Leg-destroying”, “scree scramble”, “the UK’s toughest off-road run”, were some of the phrases bandied about. Oh […]