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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Lakeland 50 race report

Trying to sum up my weekend at Lakeland 50 is extremely difficult, as there just aren’t words that are expressive enough to describe some of the feelings and emotions I felt on my wonderful adventure.   I woke up that morning totally hyper, as Is usual on race day. Quick shower then into my race […]

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 […]

Brough Law Fell Race

This Sunday (25th March) see’s the first race in this years Fell Race Series at Brough Law. It is a great race and a good introduction to Fell Running. To participate in the series men are to complete 4 races – short, medium & long plus another. Best position to count. Women to do 4 […]

Haworth Hobble aka the Wuthering Hike

  Naz – “Phil, what shall we do in March?” Me – “Well I’ve got to get a long one in sometime, it’s in my ‘marathon plan’ for Manchester. What do you reckon?” “I know, let’s do the Hobble, it’s a 32 miler in Bronte country. I did it back in the day and actually […]