May 2012 archive

Sunderland 10k 2012

Here’s Kate’s take on the Sunderland 10k (or 10.1, or 10.2, what did your Garmin say?)   It was an inauspicious start to Sunday. Woke up with a nagging pain in my upper back. It would be far more impressive if it had come from extensive training and exercise but the reality was it was …

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Gordon Smith Relays 2012

The "dodgy pose"

Danielle has written this report from the Gordon Smith relays on 2 May…   After doing the Good Friday Relays a few weeks earlier I was keen to get my name down for the Gordon Smith Relays. I really enjoyed being part of a team and cheering other members of the club on as you …

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Runner’s blog – Anji Close

As a new feature to the website, members of Tyne Bridge Harriers will provide a personal account of what running means to them, and to those around them. Kicking off this feature is Anji Close, aka ‘Face of the Race’, and as we find out from her blog, the path of a runner is never a smooth one.   A …

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parkrun results 5th May 2012

Results for  Newcastle parkrun, event number 120, 05/05/2012. Despite the bitterly cold conditions, customary strong breeze and the occasional hail shower, nine hardy club members turned out for the 120th Newcastle parkrun. And inspite of the poor running conditions, three members managed to achieve PB’s, LUCY MATHESON 21m 50s (from 23m 01s), MEGAN  PARKIN 23m 06s (23m 39s) and JOANNE LEE …

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Training sessions w/c 7th May

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 8th Group 1: 6 x 3 mins Group 2: 6 x 3 mins Group 3: 6 x 3 mins Group 4: Session to be announced on club night Group 5: Session to be announced on club night   Thursday 10th Group 1: 12 x 40 second sprints Group …

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Track & Field 2012 : Fixture #1

For our first venture into the Track & Field League, Tyne Bridge Harriers are teaming up with our close friends at Heaton Harriers to compete in Division 4E. The first meeting is this Saturday (5th May) and is hosted by Middlesbrough & Cleveland / Hartlepool BR and is being held at Clairville Stadium, Park Road …

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Greater Manchester Marathon : Race Report

Simon Pryde sends this report from the Greater Manchester Marathon 2012 “Bruce Willis is Dead! Bruce Willis is Dead”! The hail was smashing into my face, and I couldn’t feel my fingers. There were still 5 miles or so to go, the crowds had thinned out, then disappeared completely, spectators’ umbrellas, deformed by the gales …

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