Debut win for Johnson in Saltwell 10k

North Eastern Counties Cross-country silver medalist Calum Johnson switched his attention to the roads and produced a superb performance to win Saltwell Harriers Ronnie Walker 10k. The Gateshead athlete made his Saltwell Park debut a winning one in England’s oldest established road race and while it was a first for Johnson the women’s race was […]


Results Round-Up: December 2019

A round-up of results featuring Saltwell Harriers (last updated 16th of December). If your result is missing please get in touch. Poultry Run 2019 – Sunday 15 December Margaret O’Donnell (01:38:17) Julie Bentley (02:00:10) Janis Smith (02:00:11) Simonside Cairns Race – Sunday 8 December Gemma Brdley (01:39:00) 1st Lady Simon Long (01:40:38) Kevin Reynoldson (01:58:29) […]


Darren’s 2019 Chicago Marathon Report

Chicago Marathon Prologue I’ll start my report with a little insight into my training, it was hard.  Don’t get me wrong marathons never ‘easy’ but after training and running 6 of them some feel less difficult than others. I didn’t ‘feel’ it this time, I felt sluggish, unmotivated and just generally meh.  It’s not the […]


Riccardo’s 2019 Athens Marathon Race Report

Athens Marathon – The Authentic Any self-respecting marathoner knows the legend of Philippides, the Athenian soldier who ran from Marathon to Athens to deliver the news of the victory of the battle of Marathon, losing his life for the effort. There was something magic in the idea to follow the steps of Philippides, running from […]


Results Round-Up: November 2019

A round-up of results featuring Saltwell Harriers (last updated 24 November). If your result is missing please get in touch.   Run Northumberland Big 10 Miler – Sunday 24 November David Todd (01:12:53) Graeme Lloyd (01:21:35) Michael Hildreth (01:28:52) Brampton to Carlisle 10 Miles – Sunday 17 November David Young  (00:56:05) Graham Stephenson (01:03:25) Peter […]

Darren Smiley Chicago Marathon

Results Round-Up: October 2019

A round-up of results featuring Saltwell Harriers (last updated 22 October). If your result is missing please get in touch. Original Mountain Marathon – Saturday 26, Sunday 27 October Fred Smith/Jim Thompson (09:54:37) Paul Richardson/Kevin Kendall (10:24:56) Rob Brooks/Iain Armstrong (11:07:21) Northumberland Hexham 10k – Sunday 27 October David Young (35:10) Yorkshire 10 miles – […]


Nicola’s 2019 Chicago Marathon Report

The road to Chicago started on a whim, I knew Darren was going for all 6 stars and when he mentioned that he was applying through the ballot I thought “let’s chuck my name in” never expecting to get drawn out. The application process is really easy and you find out around 6 weeks after […]


Gemma’s Bob Graham Round

Gemma’s Bob Graham Round – 14th/15th June 2019 This is a bit late… apologies. But I did the Bob Graham Round on the 14th and 15th of June and I guess it is a bit of a tradition that you tell the tale. So here goes… Over the years, running has become less and less about racing, times […]

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Saltwell Fell Race Results 2019

Here are the results from the 2019 Saltwell Fell Race which took place on Tuesday 2 July. POSITION NAME CLUB AGE CAT TIME 1 ANDY BLACKETT DURHAM FELL RUNNERS MSEN 44.40 2 CALLUM HANSON PUBSEY & BRAMLEY MSEN 44.48 3 WILL CARTER U/A MU23 45.07 4 IAIN ARMSTRONG SALTWELL HARRIERS MV40 47.51 5 CHRIS HENDERSON […]


Fell Race Series 2019

The Saltwell Harriers Fell Race series for 2019. Male competition Lowest score from 4 races. One race from short, medium and long plus one other.   Female competition Lowest score from any 4 races.   Please note many of the races have pre entry requirements and have a limit on the number of entrants. Chevy […]