Nicola: The last of the Mighty Deerstalkers

As many in Saltwell may know, I’ll give most types of running a go, so when the opportunity to enter a race called The Mighty Deerstalker arose, my answer was “Yeah, should be a laugh”. Then I Googled it. “Leg-destroying”, “scree scramble”, “the UK’s toughest off-road run”, were some of the phrases bandied about. Oh […]


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 […]

Galloway Dark Skies

So as a bit of background… this one I didn’t train for and I entered 3 days before the race. I had absolutely no goals, no idea what it would be like. I had limited knowledge of night running and really didn’t know what I was entering. The day I entered the forecast for race […]