Meet the Coaching Team

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Keith Wood

Level 2 Coach

Joined Saltwell Harriers 1980. Previously Chair 1996-2011 and currently Race Director for the Saltwell Road Race. Enjoys running on the fells and has completed the Bob Graham Round and Joss Naylor Challenge.

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Paul Rea

Coach

Paul joined the Saltwell Harriers around 2008 but has been running since the early 80s. He coaches Group 1 on a Tuesday and lead mixed ability sessions on Thursday evenings.

"I get a real buzz from seeing our members exceed their expectations."

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Lyndsey Stephenson

Coach

Lyndsey joined the club in 2013 and has been a LIRF since 2014. She coaches Group 3 on a Tuesday. She prefers longer distance running and has completed a couple of marathons in her time at the club.

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Phil Robertson

Coach

Phil joined Saltwell Harriers in 2014 and he’s been leading sessions in Groups 3-5 since 2016. In 2019 he qualified as a coach.

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Jacqui Candlish

LIRF

Joined Saltwell in 2013 and the coaching team in 2016 — usually running with Group 3.

Her forte is the marathon distance — always under four hours, not bad for an old bird.

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Phil Askew

LIRF

Working with Group 5 members. Joined Saltwell in 2014, Become a LIRF in December 2018. Loves parkrun and 10k races.

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Graham Stephenson

LIRF

Loves a tempo run and a bit of endurance stuff. More of a Diesel engine than a locomotive and behind his tough exterior there is a caring side. He really is our own Ironman.

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Samantha Bruce

LIRF

Normally help coach Group 3 and 4. Joined Saltwell Harriers in 2010, runs in Group 3. Favourite distance is 10 miles. Loves cross country and trail running the best!

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Rob Masson

LIRF

Joined Saltwell January 2016. Rob currently runs and assists with sessions in Groups 2 and 3. Loves getting off road and trail running.

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Davey Candlish

LIRF

Davey ran his first half marathon in 1983 and joined Saltwell in 2013.

He's been part of the coaching team for nearly three years. Davey is usually shouting at — and pushing — Group 4!