The Only Way Is Essex (for Chris)

On Friday 16th September, one of Tyne Bridge Harriers most improved runners Chris Thompson will unfortunately be heading south to foreign shores… well.. Essex, to his new place of employment.

In his short time with us, Chris has been a superb addition to Tyne Bridge Harriers full of wit, charm and banter.. he’s also a great runner too !

He’s gonna be a miss to the club so to see the canny lad off to the land of warm beer & jellied eels, we are having a little ‘knees up’ at one of Newcastles finest Real Ale boozers The Cumberland Arms Ouseburn, just off Byker Bank on Saturday 10th September put the date in your diary and if you can get along, it will be great to see you there to give Chris a top Geordie send off.

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    • kenny mac on 29th July 2011 at 22:34
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    chris you came in as a jogger and left as a spartan, amazing journey with you, hope it all works out for you and your family, god bless , Clan Macpherson

    • Paul Hilton on 29th July 2011 at 22:58
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    I hate to see anyone leave TBH , Emmie Collinge was the 1st and looks like Chris you are the 2nd :(.

    “Never say Never” . Nobody knows for sure what is going to happen and TBH will always be here for ye when you return Chris.

    Looking forward to the Real Ale on the 10th and there is still another summer series for you to win before then though !

    • Chris Thompson on 30th July 2011 at 07:50
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    Cheers guys. You are right Paul. I will be back. Even if it takes afew years this isn’t the last you will see of me! Even if it takes afew years and tbh membership is into the thousands!!

    Loved being part of the tbh journey, the club is and will be something special for many years.

    Gonna give it everything till I leave this great bunch of brilliant people.

    Il try not to go over the top on botox, lipo and any other such stereotypical essex pleasures

    • kenny mac on 8th September 2011 at 14:45
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    going to try and get along on Saturday, should be sorted. Like Daniel Coyle leaving I will be sorry to see you go also, brilliant guy who epitomises all what Tyne Bridge Harriers is about,

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