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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 […]

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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 […]

England’s oldest road race attracts Olympians

This weekend’s Ronnie Walker Saltwell 10k Road Race sees Olympic and Commonwealth Games representatives Aly Dixon and Sonia Samuels go head-to-head for the first time since they last locked horns in Australia in April.   On that occasion Samuels came out on top in the Commonwealth Games marathon where she finished in fifth place (2hr […]

Ronnie Walker 10k Race 2018

  The Ronnie Walker 10k Saltwell Road Race will be held on Saturday 22nd December 2018 at 11.30 am. Enter here   List of registered runners as of 17th December   More info   This years race is kindly sponsored by Fentimans.                     Fentimans Ltd. Fearless House, Beaufront Park, Hexham, Northumberland  NE46 […]

Robs Ill Fated Paddy Buckley Round

Even before I had completed my Bob Graham Round last year I had decided that my next big challenge was going to be a Paddy Buckley Round. It is similar in terms of ascent and distance but widely considered much tougher because of the roughness of the terrain and lack of trods/footpaths.   Given the […]

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Berlin Marathon Race Report

The build up It’s around 7am and the alarm goes off.  Its Sunday the 16th September, Marathon day.   The previous night was spent frantically searching for somewhere that sold pasta for my breakfast. Weird I know but out of everything I’ve eat/tried pasta seems the best thing for me plus it served me well […]

Saltwell Fell Race Report

3rd July and the weather continues to be hot and sunny (it is summer after all) as 65 athletes line up for the Saltwell Fell Race, The dry weather meant that the route was the driest I have seen for many a year,   There was another sporting event on that evening (they won on […]

Lakeland 50 race report

Trying to sum up my weekend at Lakeland 50 is extremely difficult, as there just aren’t words that are expressive enough to describe some of the feelings and emotions I felt on my wonderful adventure.   I woke up that morning totally hyper, as Is usual on race day. Quick shower then into my race […]