2021 Bridges of the Tyne 5 Mile Race : News

  Updated June 17th 2021 Following the Government’s announcement on Monday evening to delay the lifting of all Covid related restrictions to the 19th July, our Bridges of the Tyne 5 Mile Road Race on the 6th July, cannot now go ahead. We cannot have a mass start of 500 plus people on the Newcastle …

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Returning to Training Guidance

Runners Guidance for taking part in a socially distanced training session (update 26th March 2021) In line with UK Government guidance, TBH are now in a position to offer socially distanced training sessions. It is important that you take a few simple steps prior to, during and after a training session to ensure that it …

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TBH Sessions : June 2021

  We are pleased to confirm that club training sessions are taking place again, although for the immediate future group sessions will be limited in size so they can be carried out in a safe and enjoyable manner.   This month’s training sessions – to be carried out in accordance with the latest government guidelines …

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TBH New Members

  A warm welcome to the club’s newest members. Lisa Swann Nicola Bairstow Miriam White Victoria Barrow Evan Davies William Bowers Louise Tarrant Ellie Chapman Tom Justice Anna Iankovitch Denise Connor Max Armstrong Caroline Simonsen   May your time at the club be enjoyable, successful and happy.   [Thanks to the group leaders and existing …

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TBH Results

  In 2021, the third national lockdown ended and athletic competition resumed. These competitions took the form of track events, cross country relays and road races. If you’re a member of TBH and you have a result you’d like posted on the club website, and if you know where to send it, maybe they can …

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Tyne Bridge Harriers – 10th Anniversary

  This week marks the 10th Anniversary since the formation of Tyne Bridge Harriers running club – the first training session took place on Tuesday, 18th January 2011 – and it’s fair to say the past year has been pretty memorable, if not entirely for all the right reasons. Club sessions were suspended (and then …

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Ordinarily, today [Saturday, 12th December] would have seen Tyne Bridge Harriers compete in the North Eastern Cross Country Championships, but as we all know, the current pandemic has put pay to all competitions. So instead, members were invited to go on their own ‘cross-country’ run and submit photographs for the club website. Thanks to everyone …

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100 not out! – Race Report

Town Moor Marathon Saturday, 17th October 2020 Report by Ian (PARKERMAN) Parker 30 YEARS OF HURT. I remember my 1st Marathon well, it was London 21st April 1991, 2 days after my 30th Birthday and surprise celebrations that went on for most of Friday and Saturday nights. The race itself went well finishing in 3hrs …

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TBH 5K Time Trial: 17th October 2020

The latest TT event saw 28 members and 1 guest runner complete the 5k distance around the town moor. And in spite of the inclement weather and early start, a plethora of good times were posted on the day.   Well done to everyone who took part in the race and many thanks to all the …

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TBH 5K Time Trial: 10th October 2020

On a bitterly cold and blowy morning on the Town Moor, 13 runners from Group 5 & the Beginners toed the start line (socially distanced of course) for this one-off 5K Time Trial event.  And in spite of the difficult conditions, the majority of runners posted fantastic times, with several claiming an unofficial Personal Best …

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Chapelfell Top Fell Race – Race Report

Chapelfell Top Fell Race Saturday, 10th October 2020 Report by Claire Norman   This had been the only race of any creed in my diary since late February and as the date grew closer, I wondered if it might fall victim to the local lockdowns that are ramping up in the North East. No such …

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Yorkshire Threes Peaks – Race Report

Yorkshire Three Peaks Sunday, 30th August 2020 Report by Simon Pryde   Lots of us are missing racing. I read with interest Matt’s re-evaluation of running (A time to reflect), and not so much why it’s important, but HOW it is.   And whilst I agree we can all become a little too obsessed with …

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Derwent Reservoir Trail Run: Race Report

Derwent Reservoir: Social Distance Trail Runs Sunday, 6th September 2020 Report by Claire Wynarczyk   If you had told me at the start of the year that I wouldn’t be able to race between February and September, I would have laughed and said ‘No way! But as we all know, that nightmare scenario became a …

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TBH 5K Time Trial: 1st September 2020

Although virtual runs and group training sessions have been a godsend to members during the past few months, there’s nothing quite like a little competition to get the juices flowing. So with the safety of runners and volunteers paramount in it’s thoughts, the club organised a 5K Time Trial around Newcastle Town Moor and were …

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A time to reflect

For obvious reasons, people have had a lot of time recently to think about and re-assess the important things in their life. Personally,  this comes down to deciding whether to have Custard Creams or Bourbon biscuits with my cup of tea, but club member Matt Walker has been using his time more wisely and contemplating …

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TBH Challenge: 18th & 19th July 2020

The latest TBH Challenge saw three teams battle it out over a series of running and non-running events. And after two days of hard competition (have you attempted 60 seconds of burpees after a 10k run – DD) the results are as follows;   Running Events Teams scored 5 points for winning a particular challenge, …

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Bridges of the Tyne Virtual 5 Mile Race 2020 – Results

Race results can be viewed below. Please get in touch if you have any queries.   Many thanks to everyone who took part in the event

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TBH Virtual 5K Handicap Race

For the latest virtual challenge, TBH members took part in a 5K Handicap run. But rather than handicap times being applied to individual athletes, they were applied to the training groups instead.  So rather than running for personal glory, members were running for the honour of their regular training group.  And the victorious group were…(and …

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