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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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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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 […]

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Relays, relays, relays

Congratulations to our team in the recent Norman Woodcock Relays: Paul Dinsley, Lou Thorpe and Nicola Dyson. Saltwell Harriers enters a variety of relay races right through the year. Below is some info on each and members can sign-up to run in a club team in the weeks before a race. January – Birtley XC Relays – Held […]

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Hodgson Brothers Relay 2023

Saltwell Harriers have been competing in the Hodgson Brothers relay since 1988. This mountain relay covering 25 miles of Lake District fells was inaugurated by the Hodgson family in 1986 as a memorial to their son and brother Ian, who was killed in a cycling accident, aged 25 the day after competing in the 1985 […]