Sep 15 2014

Results round-up: 13th & 14th September 2014

Anna with her post-race bottle of Ale.

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers.   Farringdon Cross-Country Relays: Saturday, 13th September Full race results can be found here. Notable highlights from the event were; Sophie Marr finishing 2nd in the Senior Ladies race, with Louise Rodgers finishing 4th. In the Senior Men’s race, the quartet of Sparrow Morley, Shaun Brown, Cees …

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Sep 14 2014

Rainbow Led; Book Review

Rainbow Led, Athletics in the North East of England 1914-18 by Archie Jenkins researches both a brief history of athletics before and after World War 1 but also the many military cross country races sanctioned by the North East Counties Cross Country Association during the conflict. Illustrations are included to give a flavour of the …

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Sep 14 2014

parkrun round-up: 13th September 2014

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on Saturday, 13th September 2014. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes.   Brighton & Hove parkrun A total of 481 runners took part. View full results for Brighton & Hove parkrun …

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Sep 13 2014

Training sessions w/c 15th September 2014

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 16th Gp 1. 3 x 10 minutes, 5 x 5 minutes, 5 x 1 minute Gp 2. 3 x 10 minutes, 5 x 5 minutes, 5 x 1 minute Gp 3. 3 x 10 minutes, 5 x 5 minutes, 5 x 1 minute Gp 4. 3 x 10 …

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Sep 13 2014

Want to take 10 seconds off your 5k with no extra training?

In this article, TBH club member Ian Pickett gives a very valuable insight into shaving those all important seconds off your race time.

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Sep 12 2014

Great Run Club Challenge

Following last weekend’s Great North Run, it has been announced Tyne Bridge Harriers were the top rated affiliated club in the race. The GNR was the third round of the 2014 Great Run Club Challenge, a competition for affiliated clubs and registered athletes promoted by Great Run in partnership with England Athletics. To qualify, clubs had …

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Sep 11 2014

Adrian Brooks – 24 Hours on the Tyne

A request for help from Adrian Brooks. Hello all! As some of you may know, I am putting the finishing touches to a plan I have to run for 24 hours on the Quayside. I am doing this partly to continue training for my 100 mile run I am running next year and also to …

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Sep 10 2014

Ko-Lauf 10k Race Report

John Tollitt reports from overseas.   Ko-Lauf 10k (Dusseldorf): Sunday, 7th September 2014   This year Vicki (Deritis) and I are spending our summer holidays cycling around Northern Europe. Having spent last summer following the Rhine on our bicycles from Basel to Cologne, we decided to cycle from Cologne to Rotterdam this year again along the …

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Sep 08 2014

parkrun round-up: 6th September 2014

  This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on Saturday, 6th September 2014. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes. Newcastle parkrun A total of 350 runners took part. View full results for Newcastle parkrun event #237   Position Gender Position …

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Sep 06 2014

Training Sessions w/c 8th September 2014

The next block of training sessions are geared towards the North Eastern Cross Country Championships in December.   Tuesday, 9th September Gp 1. 3 x 1200m, 3 x 800m, 3 x 1600m Gp 2. 3 x 1200m, 3 x 800m, 3 x 1600m Gp 3. 3 x 5 minutes, 3 x 3 minutes, 3 x …

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Sep 06 2014

TBH Member of the Month: August 2014

I’m delighted to announce Keith Smith as the club’s Member of the Month for August.   Keith performed magnificently throughout the month (including a PB and several outstanding *Age Gradings) and was also a member of the Men’s winning veteran team at Durham Summer Relays.   Morpeth 10K: 34:45 Darlington 10K: 34:15 Age Grading 90.31% …

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Sep 05 2014

2014 BUPA Great North Run

  For many, the Great North Run is the main reason they took up running. And if running 13.1 miles isn’t a challenge on it’s own, thousands of competitors also set themselves the challenge of raising money for charity. For 2014, several club members are running the event on behalf of their chosen charity and are …

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Sep 05 2014

Results round-up: September 2014

A round-up of race results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers.   Autumn Coast Road 5K: Wednesday, 3rd September 17:45 Alastair Spanner Full results can be found here.     BUPA Great North 5K: Saturday, 6th September 15:46 Marc Fenwick 1st 24:38 Gemma Cowan 24:38 Shaun Cowan Congratulations to Marc Fenwick on a fabulous victory. Full results …

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Sep 03 2014

2014 Summer Grand Prix: Final Standings

With all six races of the Summer Series completed, it gives me great pleasure to announce Ian Walton as this year’s Series Winner As with all competitions, it takes more than luck to come out on top, especially a competition like the Summer Series where members must perform consistently month after month. So congratulations Ian …

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Sep 02 2014

2014 Summer GP: Race 6 Results

On a perfect summers evening, 65 competitors took part in the final race of this year’s Summer Grand Prix. And the first athlete to complete the two mile distance race was Nick Vennart Completing the Top 3 were Ed English and Penny Schofield, both competing the event for the 1st time. Well done Ed & …

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Sep 01 2014

2014 TBH Cup: Final Table

It gives me great pleasure to announce Alasdair Blain as the winner of the 2014 TBH Cup   The TBH Cup is a series of eight races, with competitors best six results counting towards their final score.   Alasdair competed in seven of the eight events and rock-solid steady performances in all his races was …

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Sep 01 2014

parkrun round-up: 30th August 2014

  This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on Saturday, 30th August 2014. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes. If your name is missing from the results, please amend your parkrun personal details to show Tyne Bridge Harriers as your …

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Sep 01 2014

Tynedale 10 Mile ‘Jelly T’ Race Report

Cees Van Der Land proves he is just as quick with his race reports as he is with his running.   Tynedale 10 Mile ‘Jelly T’ Road Race: Sunday, 31st August 2014 (WARNING: Paces mentioned in this report are in the metric system) Last year’s Tynedale 10 Miler from Hexham to Ovingham was my first …

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