Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 31 2011

Snowdonia Marathon: Race Report

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.

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Oct 30 2011

NEHL 2: Farringdon: Race Report – Mud, Sweat & Tears

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,

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Oct 30 2011

Newcastle Town Moor Marathon 2011: Race Report

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.

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Oct 26 2011

NEHL (2) 2011/12: Farringdon – Times & Location

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:

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Oct 26 2011

Venice City Marathon: Race Report

Tyne Bridge Harriers‘ very own Tony ‘TC’ Carter was the first Brit to cross the line at the Venice City Marathon at the weekend. He reports back from his ‘Epic Win’ at the VCM

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Oct 25 2011

Scotland Calling for Kenny Mac

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.

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Oct 24 2011

Scottish XC Relays: Report

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.

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Oct 24 2011

Newcastle parkrun #93 – 22/10/11: Results

Well done to the 5 gents who represented Tyne Bridge Harriers on Saturday by putting in some solid performances.

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Oct 22 2011

Training Sessions w/c 24th October

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 21 2011

Track Sessions Postponed

Please note that due to the busy Cross Country schedule, Coach Dave Anderson has postponed the track sessions for the next two weeks.

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Oct 20 2011

Tyne Bridge join Heaton for Track & Field 2012

On Your Marks… We are very happy to announce that Tyne Bridge Harriers will be joining forces with our very good friends at Heaton Harriers as a combined team for the 2012 Northern Athletics Track & Field Season.

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Oct 18 2011

TBH Winter Grand Prix – Race 1

Despite the ghastly weather conditions and a last minute change to the route (who knew the Swing Bridge was still in operation?), there were some magnificent performances in the first race of the Winter Grand Prix.

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Oct 18 2011

Congratulations Alan & Laura: Baby Leon Born

Congratulations to Alan & Laura Wallace on the birth of their new baby boy. Leon Wallace was born today at 10:41 weighing in at 7lb 7oz

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Oct 17 2011

NEHL: Sherman Cup / Davison Shield 2011: Times & Location

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.

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Oct 17 2011

TBH: Winter Grand Prix : Race 1 coming up

Tomorrow (18th October) sees the first race in the Tyne Bridge Harriers Winter Grand Prix series. An exact 5K looped course of Newcastle Quayside, taking in crossings of both the Swing Bridge and the Millennium Bridge.

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Oct 17 2011

Training Sessions w/c 17th Oct

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 …

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Oct 16 2011

Liverpool 2011 Marathon: Report

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.

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Oct 16 2011

Newcastle parkrun: 15/10/11: Results

Tyne Bridge Harriers had 10 athletes taking part in the weekly FREE timed event at Newcastle Town Moor on Saturday. Conditions were absolutely superb as 09:00 came and the starter got the 92nd race underway.

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