Saltwell Harriers Running Club

Where runners come first, since 1890

Ronnie Walker Saltwell 10km Road Race

Saturday 18 December 2021

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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Barry’s XC debut at Lambton

As I sat in my car queuing to get into the Lambton Estate, I began mentally preparing for my first Cross Country event since the 1998 Durham Counties U15s boys event. I arrived at the decision not to employ the same tactics I did back then, resulting in me walking half the way round the […]

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Rob’s tale of fighting the Dragon

Saltwell’s Rob Brooks tell his story of the epic Dragon’s Back Race So I didn’t complete the Dragon’s Back Race this year. My main concern going into the race was my knee as I’ve been suffering from tendonitis which has curtailed my training, I barely ran for the four weeks preceding the race although I […]

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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 […]