A few months ago, me and a couple of friends decided that running the Snowdonia Marathon was a good idea. I’d ran the race once before and swore at the finish line never to run it again. Anyway almost four years down the line I found myself back at the start line. My preparation for the race had been great and although I felt like I was carrying a little extra timber, I knew I was running well.
Monthly Archive: October 2011
Oct 31 2011
Oct 30 2011
The tone for the day was set for TBH by the time the under 11 boys race set off. Our rising star, Leodhais Macpherson was turned away from the start by an official as he had just celebrated his 11th birthday. It was unclear whether or not he was permitted to run with the under 11s,
Oct 30 2011
Mr Moir sends in this report ‘fresh’ from the field of the Newcastle Town Moor Marathon. The idea of a 5 lap marathon puts many people off this marathon, but not 4 hardy TBH-ers. People often consider it to be an easy but boring course, but I’ve always found it to be a bit trickier than just that.
Oct 26 2011
North East Harrier League (NEHL) fixture, taking place at Farringdon Community Sports College, Sunderland this Saturday, 29th October 2011. As usual, Race HQ/Registrations will be located at Farringdon Community Sports College (usually the main hall). The provisional timetable of events is as follows:
Oct 25 2011
Today, I received an email from the Scotland Masters Manager Alistair McFarlane telling me that I have been selected for the International against England, Northern Ireland, Eire and Wales at Bellahouston Park on November 26th 2011, 2 days before my 44th birthday.
Oct 24 2011
Saturday the 22nd of October 2011 heralded the Scottish Cross Country Relay Championships at Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire. So while my fellow Tyne Bridge Harriers were making a name for themselves in far flung places like Venice and South Shields I was up in Scotland running for Cambuslang.
Oct 22 2011
This Week’s training sessions for Groups 1, 2 & 3. Tuesday 25th October All groups: 4 Mile Cascade Run Thursday 27th October All groups: 2*(3 x 3 minutes) All sessions to include warm-up & cool down runs.
Oct 17 2011
The NEHL Sherman Cup & Davison Shield meeting will be held on Saturday 22nd October at the Temple Memorial Park (just off John Reid Road, A1300), South Shields.
Oct 17 2011
This week’s training sessions are; Tuesday 18th First race of Winter Grand Prix Series. 5k run around Newcastle Quayside. Thursday 20th Groups 1 & 2: 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 4 min, 3 min, 2 min, 1 min (45 seconds recovery between intervals) Group 3: As above except with 1 minute recovery …
Oct 16 2011
After failing to make it to the start line of Edinburgh Marathon earlier this year through injury, I was hit with jealousy to see everyone setting off from the start line when I went up in May to support 2 friends and fellow TBH runners taking part in the event.