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Long road to recovery

It’s now 3 months since my op but the road to a full recovery still has some distance to be covered. I threw one crutch away in early May and slipped into my moon boot, gradually and gingerly increasing the weight on my injured leg still aided by one crutch. After about three weeks and […]

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Lockdown Welfare

Good evening. Just to say that if you’re struggling and need someone to talk to, don’t forget your team of welfare officers are here to support you. You can contact us via the main Saltwell email address and just put whoever you want to talk to in the subject line. Or most of us are […]

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‘Lockdown’ Coaching Advice

In response to the cancellation of all club training sessions, your coaching team would like to pass on the following advice: Adhere to the ever changing Government guidelines, especially to avoid gatherings with friends and family. Therefore we must emphasise our wish for you to train on your own. Please stay in touch and maintain […]

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COVID-19: Training Sessions Cancelled

Following the Government’s briefing on 16 March it has been decided to cancel all formal training sessions until at least the end of April. For clarity, this includes Tuesday and Thursday sessions, Saturday morning cross country training and Sunday trail running sessions. Whilst the welfare and safety of all members is our priority it is […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

Ian Hodgson Mountain Relays

The club have now entered 1 open team (mixed) into the Hodgson brothers relay on October 7th and as already mailed out the event is open to all members who have experience of mountain running and navigation.   To that end I am going across on Saturday September the 1st to recce parts of the […]