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 […]


XC fixtures announced for the new season

It may be the middle of summer but it’s time to start planning for the new season of mud, spikes and fun! The North East Harrier League have released their fixture list for the coming year so get the dates in your running diary. The Saltwell Harriers men’s and ladies teams are proud to wear […]


2023 Spring Series parkrun dates and venues!

The days are getting longer (slightly), the weather warmer (maybe) and spring is almost in sight (definitely). All of which can only mean one thing: It’s time to get the Saltwell parkrun Spring Series dates in your calendar! For six consecutive Saturdays around April each year, there’s the opportunity to enjoy some local parkrun tourism […]


Supporting Gateshead foodbank

Following on from the combination of a request from one of our members and a news article from UK Athletics re Foodbank Runs it was decided to set up a “donation” night once a month. This will be on the first Tuesday of each month. Jonathan Conlon, who is involved with Gateshead Foodbank, has agreed […]


Fell Race Series 2022 Results

Well done to who everyone who took part in the Saltwell Fell Race Series last year, and particular congratulations to this year’s overall winner, Andrew Armin! First Place: Andrew Armin Second Place: Simon Long Third Place: Seb Bufton Other Saltwell participating members, who didn’t complete at least four races in the series: David Todd Jim […]


Get out those spikes!

We’re very excited to announce the start of the 2022-2023 Cross Country season! The XC season will begin on Saturday 24 September at Wrekenton and we are now ready to enter our amazing Saltwell team. How to take part If you would like to take part in this year’s cross country season you can find […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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Long road to recovery

It’s now 3 months since my op but the road to a full recovery still has some distance to be covered. I threw one crutch away in early May and slipped into my moon boot, gradually and gingerly increasing the weight on my injured leg still aided by one crutch. After about three weeks and […]