Saltwell Harriers Running Club

Where runners come first, since 1890

COVID-19 Update

Restricted Training

Club training has resumed on Tuesdays. Members should book via the BookWhen website.

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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.

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How to get a 10k PB

By Dave Hewer “I remember the days when running a sub-40 10k meant nothing!” These were the uplifting words from a long-standing member of Saltwell as we trotted along to the Angel on a dark Thursday evening. Not so encouraging for me, who considered himself a reasonably good runner but had never got near 40 […]

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How to get a 10k PB

By Dave Hewer “I remember the days when running a sub-40 10k meant nothing!” These were the uplifting words from a long-standing member of Saltwell as we trotted along to the Angel on a dark Thursday evening. Not so encouraging for me, who considered himself a reasonably good runner but had never got near 40 […]

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Back to Training

The committee and coaching staff have been working hard to make sure our return to training on Tuesday 30 March 2021 will be as safe and smooth as possible. Aa always, Saltwell will be adhering to UKA/Govt guidelines.  Groups will be a maximum of twelve to each coach.  All members need to have completed a […]

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Training cancelled until further notice

We hope everyone has had a peaceful and safe Christmas and New Year. Unfortunately, as we are now in tier 4, we are not allowed to formally train so there will be no coached sessions until you hear otherwise. As most of you will be aware current guidelines state you can still meet one other […]

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Results Round-Up: August – September 2020

A round-up of results featuring Saltwell Harriers (last updated 23th of August). If your result is missing please get in touch. Blackpool run the lights 10k- Saturday 15th of August David Young (00:33:38) Craig Buchanan (00:37:16) Run Durham Dalton Park Summer 10k- Sunday 23th of August David Young (00:33:33) Craig Buchanan (00:37:49) Craig Sweeney (00:40:17) […]

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Return to Training

The committee and coaches have been working hard to re-start our training sessions – keeping within Government and UKA guidelines. As you can imagine there have been several hoops we, as a club, and you as members, have had to jump through. And with all that in mind we feel comfortable and able to bring […]

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Ten great running routes around Gateshead

Sick of the same old running routes around Gateshead? Then check out ten of the best, all contributed by Saltwell Harriers. They offer a variety of challenge from pancake-flat (‘Count the Bridges’) to the highest point in Gateshead (‘Up and Down 10k’). If you’re new to running, these routes are a great place to start, […]