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Jim’s Joss Naylor Report

So, in 2020 I thought I am 52, running well and the Joss Naylor challenge in under 12 hrs seems very feasible! Then came Covid and scuppered that. I thought I would try again in 2021 then Covid and lockdowns continued so going to have to wait another year. So come 2022, helping on two […]


Hodgson Brothers Relay 2023

Saltwell Harriers have been competing in the Hodgson Brothers relay since 1988. This mountain relay covering 25 miles of Lake District fells was inaugurated by the Hodgson family in 1986 as a memorial to their son and brother Ian, who was killed in a cycling accident, aged 25 the day after competing in the 1985 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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Rob’s tale of fighting the Dragon

Saltwell’s Rob Brooks tell his story of the epic Dragon’s Back Race So I didn’t complete the Dragon’s Back Race this year. My main concern going into the race was my knee as I’ve been suffering from tendonitis which has curtailed my training, I barely ran for the four weeks preceding the race although I […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]