Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 30 2012

June preview

Dave Moir’s Newsround As it get’s a little frantic in the Summer with races on every other day (I’ve come across one mid week evening with 4 fixtures on it, which seems to be the record at the moment) I thought it might be an idea to put a bit more information out there to …

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May 28 2012

Tiree 10k Race Report – 26th May 2012

Last weekend saw members take to the track (and field), the regular 5k parkrun route around Newcastle Town Moor and the sun drenched streets of Edinburgh. But thanks to the exploits of Mal Steel we have a race report from even further afield. Enjoy. After speaking to my friend Howie Scott from Bellahouston Harriers who …

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May 27 2012

Newcastle parkrun results Saturday 26th May 2012

Unbelievable. There’s no other word for it. The weather that greeted Newcastle parkrunners on Saturday was unbelievable. It was sunny, warm and a lot like a what a typical summer’s day should be like. Whatever next I ask. 11 members finished the 5k run, with David Appleby first finisher for the club in a time of 18m 44s. But despite Dave being …

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May 27 2012

Training Sessions w/c 28th May 2012

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 29th May Groups 1,2 & 3: 400’s & 800’s Group 4: 7 minute tempo run, 6 x 30 seconds, 2 x 1 Mile Group 5: To be announced on club night   Thursday 31st May Groups 1, 2 & 3: Hills Group 4: 2 sets (1 x 4min, …

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May 27 2012

Edinburgh Marathon and Running Festival – 2012

Congratulations to all those who took part in this weekend’s festival of running in Edinburgh. A multitude of events were held over the two days, but for most of the members it was either the Half Marathon or Marathon race that held interest. Fresh from his exertions at the marathon, Sean Kelly has posted this race report.     Third Time …

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May 26 2012

North of England Track Field League Div 4E Match 2

Dave Moir sends in this piece from Saturday’s T&F event. A Grand day out Churchill playing field track 26-5-2012   The title of this inspirational and well crafted piece of writing, sums up the way today went for me. An all round brilliant fun time was had by all, and to top it all, we …

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May 24 2012

Tyne Bridge Harriers Club Championships 2012

And the winners are…                                                   2012 Club Champion (Male) Tony Carter, and 2012 Club Champion (Female) Carolina Freeman. Congratulations both.   For Tyne Bridge Harrier’s 2012 Club Championship it was decided to …

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May 21 2012

Pier to Pier Race – 20th May 2012

Almost 1000 runners finshed this years race, superbly hosted by Sunderland Strollers, and thankfully for the large contingent of runners, the poor weather of late relented (for a day at least) to provide them with some sunshine, a bit warmth and a welcoming North Easterly tail wind. Starting on the beach adjacent to South Shields pier, the race made it way along the coastline, taking in …

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May 20 2012

training sessions w/c 21st May 2012

This week’s sessions are; Tuesday 22nd May Group 1: 10 x 2 minutes (1 min recoveries) Group 2: 10 x 2 minutes (1 min recoveries) Group 3: 10 x 2 minutes (1 min recoveries) Group 4: 4 x 1 Mile Group 5: To be announced on club night   Thursday 24th May Group 1: 1 …

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May 20 2012

parkrun results 19th May 2012

Dispite the cold temperature, strong northly wind and overcast conditions, the runners at newcastle parkrun were still extremely lucky. Why? Because it didn’t hail like the other weekend.  The club had 13 members taking part in the run, with Dave Appleby being first finisher for the club in a time of 18m 46s. It was also Dave’s 50th run …

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May 18 2012

Runner’s blog (update) – Anji Close

One of the club’s most popular members finally get’s answers to her recent injury problems.   Finally getting answers Anji So I bet you thought YOUR Monday was bad?! Mine had been fairly average and uneventful until I was requested to go to see my GP following the MRI that was done on my “mangled healing …

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May 17 2012

British Masters Road Relay Championship 12th May 2012

Everybody’s favourite ‘Dad’ (aka Peter Kennedy) reports from last weekend’s Master’s Relay race. The day started bright and early, with a 7o’clock pick up at headquarters. Blue skies and sunshine, were the order of the day. The multi talented Dave Daniels was driving, with Captain Hilton riding shotgun in the front..the rest of the troops settled …

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May 16 2012

TBH Summer Series: Race 2

On a balmy summer’s evening, a magnificent 77 members finished the 2nd race of the club’s internal grand prix series.   Setting off from Armstrong Bridge, the course winds it’s way through Heaton Park, before dropping down in the Jesmond Dene, past Pet’s Corner, and ending with a killer climb to the finishing line. And with the race now …

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May 14 2012

SABIC (Middlesbrough) 5k Riverside Run 2012

Congratulations to Marc Fenwick, on his 5th place finish in the SABIC 5k Riverside Run (Sunday, 13th May 2012). Steadily returning to form, Marc clocked an impressive 16m 18s on the out-and-back course.   The event, which started and finished at Middlesbrough FC’s Riverside Stadium, attracted over  1000 entrants, many of whom were competing in their ever first race. Race winner …

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May 14 2012

Training Sessions w/c 14th May 2012

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 15th May TBH Summer Grand Prix: Race 2 A 2-mile race through Jesmond Dene park. Members can either meet at East End Pool at usual time (6.20-6.30) or make their way direct to the starting area of the race (Armstrong Bridge, just along from Corner House pub). The race will …

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May 13 2012

Greggs Cancer Run 2012

Two shining stars for the future donned their running shoes today and took part in the Greggs Cancer runs at the Racecourse, and they’ve both sent in race reports. First up is the 6 year old daughter of David Rowe, who did the 1 mile run. i was nervous at the start but asoon as …

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May 13 2012

parkrun results – May 12th 2012

On a glorious sunny day in Newcastle, a grand total of 324 runners took part in the latest Newcastle parkrun event.  And out of that number, there were nine club members completing the 5k course around the Town Moor. First for the club was Sparrow Morley in a Newcastle course PB of 16m 43s (down from 16m48s), followed by  Simon Pryde (19:27), …

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May 08 2012

Marathon of the North 2012 – Race Report

Having physically (and mentally) recovered from Sunday’s race, Dave Moir sends in this report. Wheeeeez Keys are these?  – Sunderland Marathon 6-5-12 Along with incorporating Mackum and Tackum in everyday conversation and calling everyone Marra for about a week, this strategy allowed me to seamlessly blend in with the local population of Sunderland at weekend. …

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