Saltwell Harrier League Competition

This coming Saturday 22nd March is the last Harrier League of the season and all position in both the mens and womens competitions are still up for grabs. However, it would require a series of calamities on Sarah Garrets part and a degree in maths to figure out permutations to bet against her taking the […]

Spring Grand Prix

Hi Everyone, As noted in the January monthly meeting minutes, there will be a Saltwell Spring Series Grand Prix running from February to May. There are 6 races, using the local park runs. All races start 9 am on the Saturday morning. In order to get a barcode you need to register with parkrun, which […]

Wrekenton Cross Country

Dear All   Firstly a big thanks to everyone who helped at the cross country on Saturday in whatever capacity. Without your contribution the event would not go ahead. It’s our opportunity to put something back and we did it very well.   The feedback from other clubs and officials has been excellent.   The […]

Saltwell Road Race

The Ronnie Walker Saltwell 10K Saturday 21st December 2013, 11.30am – England’s Oldest Road Race Please complete the form below and send with entry fee to: Phil James, 8 Birkdale Close, Usworth, Washington NE37 1PQ Closing date: Monday 16th December 2013 Entry limit 400 Download form HERE >>> Online entry available is also available at […]

Chris’ Bob Graham Round

Chris Kennedy – Bob Graham Round – 19 June 2010 The idea of attempting the Bob Graham Round first enters your head like any other innocent, passing thought. The difference is this innocent thought gets stuck. Wedged somewhere within your brain. It sits there slowly feeding on the grey matter like an insect’s larva, feeding […]

Jim’s Bob Graham Round

JIM THOMPSON’S BOB GRAHAM ROUND JUNE, 2008 — MIDNIGHT START Well- there I was standing at the Moot Hall on a dark wet night in June waiting to start my attempt on the BGR. This after coming to fell running at a relatively late age of 34 and hearing of the BGR and thinking of […]

Phil’s Bob Graham Round

BOB GRAHAM ROUND 1 JUNE 2002 We pored over the weather-line faxes Christine’s Mother had kindly requested. Would it be Saturday or Sunday? Christine, my entire support crew, was due in work on Saturday, however in the end we decided that the weather forecast was more favourable for Saturday, and Christine would be able to […]

Tim’s Bob Graham Round

8th July 2000 07:19 Tim Forster 23 hours 7 minutes 4 seconds The side door of the van was flung open and Fred Smith’s voice bellowed through: “Haway Forster – time to do it”. It was 11.15pm on Friday 7th July. Having failed to get some sleep in a Keswick car park, indeed my time […]

Fred’s Bob Graham Round

Friday 27th June 1997, 23:30 hours, it was a cold windy night. The dark rain clouds that had hung over Keswick that day had not moved and there was no sign of the moon I had hoped would light the route to Skiddaw and beyond. The support team of Paul Smith, Glen Lowery and Ian […]

Keith’s Bob Graham Round

Whilst receeing the Wasdale to Honister section of the Bob Graham round I took a breather on the summit of Pillar. Like previous reconnaissance of the round, it was a fine day. I surveyed the surrounding peaks, and way in the distance Blencathra, forming its own massif, brought an intriguing question to myself, “Keith, do […]