2022 Fell Series fixtures announced

The Saltwell Harriers committee have recently announced the fixtures for our 2022 Club Fell Race Series. As a club with a proud fell running heritage we’re keen for everyone — those with lots of experience and those newer to the hills — to give this cracking competition a go. The criteria for completing the series […]


Top Tips for Fell Running

By Gemma Bradley Getting out in the fells… how to get started and how to get better! It’s great to hear so many people challenging themselves with some off-road running at the moment – thanks to some regular off-road training, both from Fred and Paul at the weekend cross country sessions, and with Rob M […]


Iain’s Bob Graham Report

Bob Graham Round account – 26/27 May 2017 It is the Tuesday after I ran up the steps and touched the door of Keswick Moot Hall at 23:19 on Saturday 27 May 2017 to complete a Bob Graham Round and I don’t think I have stopped smiling since. For those that are not familiar the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 serious […]

Fell Series 2017

Short Carrock Fell                19 March Beacon Hill                  13 July Great Whernside          23 September   Medium Fairfield                       13 May Coledale Horseshoe      8 April Simonside […]

Bob Graham Round Blog 3

Well Rohan Keaton reckons that life is a rollercoaster and it certainly feels like that at the minute. The past few months have been a combination of having some decent races and runs  but at the same time fighting off ailments left right and centre.   I ran 1-17 the brass monkey but to be […]

Fell Series 2017

We have our own internal Fell Race Series the format of which is the same as last year. Men to complete 4 races – short, medium & long plus another.   Best position to count. Women to do 4 races – two short and two medium. The long races don’t count in the womens series. […]