Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 30 2012

Tynedale 10 Mile Road Race – 2nd September 2012

News update: Due to the bad weather there will be no parking at the school in Ovingham. Parking will be on the other side of the Ovingham bridge as for the 10K. Please allow extra time – especially you are catching the buses, which will still leave from the school.   Hugh Bingham (Race Organiser) Tynedale Harriers

Aug 30 2012

TBH Summer parkrun series – race 5

This Saturday, September 1st, is race 5 of the club’s parkrun summer series. Held on the first Saturday of the month, the six-race series takes place at Newcastle parkrun and consists of a timed 5k run around Newcastle Town Moor. Following the race, members are awarded an Age Grading* which is turned into points. David Appleby currently leads the way with 308.84pts, with Penny Wilmott …

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Aug 27 2012

parkrun roundup – 25th August 2012

Congratulations to Sophie Marr for finishing 1st lady at Newcastle parkrun on Saturday.  In damp, muddy conditions, over 200 runners completed the 5k run around the Town Moor, including seven Tyne Bridge members.  David Beech, making his parkrun debut, was first finisher for the club in a cracking time of 17:11. Next Saturday, 1st September, is the 6th (and …

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Aug 27 2012

Hawick 10k Race – 26th August 2012

Hawick 10k race report by Alan Wallace Mal Steel mentioned this race on Tuesday evening in passing before training. The moment passed in a blur but I managed to retain the words “Fast and Flat”. With that I was sold and before I knew it I was bundled into a car on Sunday morning for …

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Aug 25 2012

Training sessions w/c 27th August 2012

This week’s training sessions are; Tuesday 28th Gp One: 5 x 1M Gp Two: 5 x 1M Gp Three: 4 x 1M Gp Four: 10 x 2 mins Gp Five: 5 x 2 min, 10 x Shuttles   Thursday 30th Gp One: 5 Mile progression run Gp Two: 5 Mile progression run Gp Three: 4 Mile progression run Gp Four: …

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Aug 20 2012

parkrun roundup – 18th August 2012

Saturday saw another fantastic turn-out at Newcastle parkrun, with over 300 runners taking part in the weekly 5k run around Newcastle Town Moor. And with the Great North Run coming up soon, several local club runners were using the event to sharpen their race speed, with Morpeth Harriers’ Ian Hudspith and Chris Sampson both posting …

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Aug 19 2012

Falstone Falcon Fell race – 18th August 2012

Falstone Falcon Fell race report by Alan Wallace Louis (Goffe) mentioned this fell race at the grand prix on Tuesday. I didn’t realise it at the time but he was using some kind of Jedi mind trick and before I knew it I was bundled into a car on Saturday with Louis, Kayoung and John …

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Aug 19 2012

Training Sessions w/c 20th August

this week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 21st Group 1: 2 sets 4 x 800m Group 2: 2 sets 4 x 800m Group 3: 2 sets 3 x 800m Group 4: 2 sets of 1 x 4 minutes, 5 x 1 minute Group 5: 20min Fartlek   Thursday 23rd Groups 1, 2 & 3: 10 x hills (200m-300m reps) Group …

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Aug 14 2012

TBH 2012 Summer Grand Prix – Race 5 results

On a balmy summer’s evening, 53 members turned out for the penultimate race of this year’s Grand Prix series, with Colin White claiming victory in a time of 19m 17s. First lady of the evening, and finishing 2nd overall, was Gail Allan with a time of 20m 19s. Quickest time of the evening was achieved by Marc Fenwick, with …

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Aug 14 2012

Forest Burn Fell Run – 12th August 2012

Forest Burn Fell Run Race report by Julie Shaw I had attempted this fell race 3 years ago and got lost, so I was a little worried! I asked the organiser the route and he said you just follow the white poles.  I started the fell race with 4 women and about 20 fit men.  I …

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Aug 13 2012

parkrun round-up: 11th August 2012

Conditions were fantastic for running around Newcastle Town Moor on Saturday morning, and the organisors even remembered to bring along the finishing tokens this week too (sorry Nigel ). Well done to all the members for representing the club and congratulations to Lucy for running a PB. Results for Newcastle parkrun, event number 133, 11/08/2012. 259 participants …

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Aug 12 2012

Darlington 10k Race – 12th August 2012

(Updated 14th August) Well done to the members who participated in the 25th running of the Darlington 10k Road Race. Conditions were ideal for racing, warm temperatures and a slight breeze, and the runners showed their appreciation of Olympic Champion, Mo Farah, with a rousing round of applause prior to the race. Club member, James Robson, writes …

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Aug 12 2012

Howtown Fell Race – 11th August 2012

Howtown Fell Race Report by Alan Wallace Over the last couple of weeks I was coerced into running this fell race by Colin Dilks and John Tollit. It was a smash and grab and before I knew it I was bundled into a car and we were off across to the lakes for a 14 …

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Aug 11 2012

Training Sessions w/c 13th August 2012

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 14th 2012 Summer Grand Prix – Race 5 Members to meet at East End Pool between 6.0-6.30pm before making their way to Jesmond Dene for 7pm start. New runners are welcome to come along and either compete in race or go for an easy run with a club leader.   …

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Aug 06 2012

Northern athletic League Div 4E fixture – Monkton Stadium 5th August 2012

Rain on the parade by Dave Moir We had it all to play for at this final fixture being just one point behind joint leaders Middlesborough and New Marske but unfortunately we didn’t get to complete this day’s events. We had 2 male athletes entered into every event with the exception of the pole vault, …

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Aug 06 2012

Training Sessions w/c 6th August

This week’s training sessions are; Tuesday 7th Aug Group 1: 400m reps Group 2: 400m reps Group 3: 400m reps Group 4: TBA Group 5: 20min Tempo Surge   Wednesday 8th Aug Circuits in the Park (Leazes Park @ 5.30pm)   Thursday 9th Aug Group 1: 2 x 2Mile Group 2: 2 x 2Mile Group 3: …

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Aug 02 2012

North of England Track Field League Div 4E Match 4

    The 4th (and final) fixture of the track season takes place at Monkton Stadium, Jarrow, on Sunday, 5th August. Tyne Bridge/Heaton Harriers are currently one point behind joint-leaders, Middlesbrough and New Marske, but require a top two finish to ensure promotion. The timetable of events start approximate 11.30am (field events first), and all members are encouraged to go along …

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Aug 02 2012

TBH parkrun Summer Series 2012 – Race 4

This Saturday, August 4th, is race 4 (out of 6) of the club’s parkrun summer series. Held on the first Saturday of the month, each race takes place at Newcastle parkrun and consists of a timed 5k run around Newcastle Town Moor. Following the race, members are awarded an Age Grading* which is turned into points. David Appleby currently leads …

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