IMG_0961b

How to get a 10k PB

By Dave Hewer “I remember the days when running a sub-40 10k meant nothing!” These were the uplifting words from a long-standing member of Saltwell as we trotted along to the Angel on a dark Thursday evening. Not so encouraging for me, who considered himself a reasonably good runner but had never got near 40 […]

jake-colling-wUuh7qiFWiM-unsplash

Ten great running routes around Gateshead

Sick of the same old running routes around Gateshead? Then check out ten of the best, all contributed by Saltwell Harriers. They offer a variety of challenge from pancake-flat (‘Count the Bridges’) to the highest point in Gateshead (‘Up and Down 10k’). If you’re new to running, these routes are a great place to start, […]

IMG-1948 (1)

A surprise trip

  How is your training going? How are your injuries? Sound familiar? Welcome to the runners conversation. These questions are usually followed by… fine, just need to improve my stamina and run more miles, stretch more etc and… well I have this tight hamstring, calf, knee, leg, back, a bit of a niggle… the list […]