Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 26 2012

parkrun results for Tyne Bridge Harriers: 24th November 2012

Please find a comprehensive list of members that participated at a parkrun event this weekend. If your name is missing from this list please contact parkrun (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.           Results for Durham parkrun, event number 67, 24/11/2012.   249 participants completed the run on Saturday. …

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Nov 25 2012

Norman Woodcock Memorial 5mile Race — 24th November

Simon Kristiansen smiles his way through another report on a fantastic day for TBH. A bright cold afternoon at Gosforth Race Course saw the running of this year’s Norman Woodcock Memorial race, well organised by the Elswick Harriers. A two degree temperature and icy puddles provided perfect conditions for the hardened northerner. TBH were once …

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Nov 24 2012

Training Sessions w/c 26th November 2012

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 27th Group 1: 2(5 x 600) Group 2: 2(5 x 600) Group 3: 2(5 x 90s) Group 4: 20 minutes Tempo Surge Group 5: Pyramid (1 min, 3 min, 5 min, 3 min, 1 min)   Thursday 29th Group 1: 5 x 1 Mile Group 2: 5 x …

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Nov 23 2012

Tyne Bridge Harriers: Christmas Party & Awards Evening 2012

Tyne Bridge Harriers Christmas Party! The Christmas Party and Awards Evening for Tyne Bridge Harriers is rapidly approaching! This will be an opportunity for as many TBH as possible to get together for some festive fun and also celebrate the successes we seen over the course of 2012. The Christmas Party will take place on Saturday …

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Nov 21 2012

Leeds Abbey Dash 18.11.12 – Unfinished business

Welcome back to Tyne Bridge Harrier Anji Rippon who has sent in this brilliant report from Sundays Abbey Dash 10K in Leeds Leeds Abbey Dash 18.11.12 – Unfinished business Last year in pursuit of a sub 50 pb, I went over on my backside at Heaton Memorial 10k and pulled my ankle meaning that I …

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Nov 21 2012

TBH: NEHL XCGP- Overall Tables 2012/13

Here are the updated overall individual points tables for the Men & Womens Club XCGP. Scores in bold indicate Man or Lady of the match [gn_spacer size=”20″] [gn_spacer size=”20″] Tyne Bridge for Harrier League Handicap – Rules and Points allocation 100 bonus points for doing all 8 fixtures 20 points for finishing as a counter …

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Nov 20 2012

Aqua Running sessions @ East End Pool

As you probably know Newcastle City Council are starting Aqua Running sessions at East End Pool on Friday nights. They have also arranged a number of other taster sessions at other pools in the City. Members of Tyne Bridge Harriers are welcome to try these sessions out, free of charge, all they need to do …

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Nov 20 2012

Kendal Mountain Festival & The Adidas Terrex 5 Mile Trail Run

“If we can know ourselves better, we can explore our abilities, and achieve all manner of things we may previously have thought impossible.” Karen Darke Louis Goffe reports from the glorious lakes. The Kendal Mountain Festival is an internationally renowned event where several thousand climbers, explorers, adrenaline junkies and general lovers of the outdoors meet …

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Nov 20 2012

Leeds Abbey Dash 10k – 18th November 2012

Well done to Rob Kirtley, Paul Gibson, Anji Rippon and Alison Habebi who represented the club at this year’s Abbey Dash 10k Road Race.     The event, in aid of Age UK, is widely recognised as one the fastest races in the country and attracted over 7,300 runners this year.   Members times:     …

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Nov 19 2012

parkrun roundup: 17th November 2012

On a busy weekend of racing, several members found time to participate in their local parkrun event.     In Newcastle, 5 members tackled the Town Moor clarts, and having been present at both Newcastle parkrun and the Cross-country at Blaydon, I’d say the parkrunners had the worst of the conditions. Poor things Michael Hancock …

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Nov 18 2012

The 61st Brampton to Carlisle Road Race: 18th November 2012

Well done to the 11 club members who took part in the 61st Brampton to Carlisle Road Race. In perfect conditions for running, new member Matty Tomlinson was first finisher for the club in 26th position, his time of 58:21 earning him 3rd prize in the V40 category. Matty was also part of the 3rd place Vets Men Team, …

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Nov 17 2012

NEHL 2: Blaydon Results

It was another fantastic day for Tyne Bridge ladies at the latest North East Harrier League fixture. After securing victory in the first fixture of the season at Cramlington, provisional results show they have followed it up with another victory around Shibdon Pond, Blaydon.  Congratulations to each and every one of the ladies who competed. The men didn’t fare too badly either, …

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Nov 17 2012

The Druid Challenge : 9th – 11th November 2012

Simon Pryde reports from this year’s Ridgeway muti-stage Ultra race. He was in tears when he ran past me. But he still had twelve miles to go. Twelve energy-sapping,  slippery, muddy, hilly miles. It was Day 3 of the Druid Challenge, an undulating 84 mile route from Ivinghoe Beacon near Tring in Hertfordshire to Wroughton, …

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Nov 17 2012

Training Sessions w/c 19th November 2012

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 20th Group 1: 5 x 1200m Group 2: 5 x 1200m Group 3: 5 x 4 minutes Group 4: 2(1 x 4 mins, 5 x 1min) Group 5: 20 minutes Tempo Surge   Thursday 22nd Group 1: Hills Group 2: Hills Group 3: Hills Group 4: Hills Group …

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Nov 13 2012

Heaton Town Moor Memorial 10k Race Report (1) – 11th November 2012

Many thanks to Stuart Dickson for this race report. Town Moor Memorial 10k – 11th November 2012. A bright fresh gorgeous autumn morning greeted me on the Sunday of the Town Moor Memorial 10k Race. And on arrival at Exhibition Park the sun was shining brightly one of those crisp fresh mornings that are just …

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Nov 13 2012

Heaton Town Moor Memorial 10k Race Report (2) – 11th November 2012

Third time lucky then. When Dave Young, Sophie Marr and myself accidentally trotted over the start line at the end of our warm-up around the Town Moor before Sunday’s Memorial 10k, we thought we’d just blown our chances of a collectively run sub-41m effort. Luckily it happens all the time, we were told, and it’s …

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Nov 12 2012

NEHL 2 : Blaydon – Race Times, Location & Course

This Saturday, sees the 3rd meeting of the North East Harrier League 2011/12 Tyne Bridge Harriers have made a superb impression in the NEHL by winning the previous 2 meetings outright.. not just in our 3rd Division but across all the divisions. This is fantastic achievement for us in our very first year in the competition.

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Nov 12 2012

parkrun round-up: 10th November 2012

Tyne Bridge were represented at three parkrun events this weekend, Newcastle, Gateshead and Bushy Park; with a total of 17 members turning. For those who don’t know the history of parkrun, it all began in 2004, when a group of 13 mates decided to run around Bushy Park in London.  Eight years later, almost 800 …

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