Winter Running

Top tips for staying fit this winter

Winter can be a real challenge to some runners. Fewer daylight hours means more running in the dark for many, which can sap motivation and be particularly difficult for female runners running alone. Icy roads and snow can pose a safety risk too, especially if you are wearing incorrect footwear for the conditions. The treadmill is an option if you happen to be a member of a local gym, but it can be monotonous, especially when you find you are doing your regular weekly sessions on the mill. And let’s face it some runners actually dislike running in winter.

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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 […]

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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 […]