It’ll be all white on the night (or yellow, orange…)

  With evenings now becoming darker from around 7:00pm, members and new runners to the club are requested to wear suitable clothing during training sessions.  The essential item of clothing is the running top, as this is the largest bit of kit and can be seen the most effectively.  Whether it’s a t-shirt, jacket or …

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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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Returning to Training Guidance

Runners Guidance for taking part in a socially distanced training session 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 is safe and enjoyable …

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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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The Virtual Blaydon Race 2020

We runners are a hardy bunch, and nothing comes between us and a local road race – not even a pandemic. Last week saw the staging of the Virtual Blaydon Race, and TBH had another terrific turn-out in the event. Well done to everyone who represented the club Full results can be found here

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TBH Virtual Relay Race: St James to South Hylton

For the latest virtual club challenge, teams had to race over a distance of 55km, the equivalent of running from St James metro station to South Hylton metro station (via the coast).  Members were arranged into teams of 11 runners, with each runner having to run a 5km leg. And to make the event more …

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An ode to Tyne Bridge Harriers

For many of us, the coronavirus lockdown has meant we’ve had a lot of spare time on our hands. And while some have used it to sunbathe, binge watch TV box-sets and treat it as a mini-holiday (okay, just me – DD), other members have been using the time in more productive ways. Reflecting her …

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TBH Running Challenges

This week, besides the regular training sessions, members have also been given a range of challenges to complete. Some are running based, some are strength orientated and the rest are purely for fun (in other words, to make the members look foolish). A collection of photographs taking during the challenges can be viewed below.  

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A long time ago…Edinburgh, PT III

Another report from the Edinburgh Marathon – this time from 2012 – and one that brings back so many happy memories. Read on.    Edinburgh Marathon Sunday, 27th May 2012 Report by Sean Kelly   Third Time Lucky! All week I have been checking the weather forecast for Edinburgh. In  2010 it was incredibly hot (25°) and …

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A long time ago…Edinburgh (again)

Looking through all the old race reports from the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, I really was spoilt for choice in terms of what to re-publish on the website – there really are so many great reports to choose from. So I’m taking the easy option and showing a different one every day over this Bank Holiday …

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A long time ago…Edinburgh

This weekend should have seen the running of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, a joyous two days consisting of a whole host of races around the streets of Edinburgh and surrounding area. Sadly, due to the covid-19 pandemic currently affecting the country, the festival has been delayed until September, but to raise our spirits, we have …

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TBH Virtual 12 Hour Relay Race (Result)

The latest TBH Virtual challenge involved two teams running over 12 consecutive hours.  Broken down into 24 x 30 minute slots, team members took turns to run as far as they could before ‘handing’ over to their team-mate.  The first team to compete was Team George, and they managed a combined distance of 86.625 miles …

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A long time ago…Kielder

As it’s Claire Wynarczyk‘s birthday today (19th May), it’s fitting that we recall one of her favourite race reports. Happy Birthday Claire   Kielder Half Marathon Kielder National Park, Northumberland Sunday 7th October 2018 Report by Claire Wynarczyk   The art of a positive mind.   What a difference a year makes! Casting my mind …

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