Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 27 2013

Bridges Of The Tyne 5 Mile Road Race 2013

Tyne Bridge Harriers are proud to be staging the 2nd Bridges of The Tyne race on the evening of the 9th July 2013. Starting on the historic Quayside opposite the Wesley Memorial at 7:15pm, the event offers spectacular views down the Tyne.

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Feb 26 2013

Sevilla Marathon and Malta Half Marathon Results

Many congratulations to club member, Ryan Hogben, after taking part in the Marathon Sevilla on Sunday, 24th February 2013. To simply finish a marathon is a fabulous achievement, but Ryan went that extra mile (figuratively speaking of course ) by finishing under 4 hours.       Ryan’s split times were; 10k: 00:55:12, 21k: 01:52:55, 30k: 02:43:01, Finish: …

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Feb 26 2013

NEHL Cross Country Race 5: Alnwick

After being widely acclaimed as a fantastic venue for cross-country racing in 2012, the North East Harrier League returns to Alnwick this Saturday, 2nd March, for the 5th fixture of the season. With only two races remaining, Tyne Bridge currently top Division 2 in the Men’s competition and are still in with a fighting chance …

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Feb 25 2013

English National Cross-Country Championships 2013: Report

National XC Championships – Herrington Country Park 23-2-13 Mud, mud glorious mud by Dave Moir Waking up to several inches of snow on the Saturday morning, didn’t bode well for the days racing ahead, but luckily it all seemed to have fallen in Newcastle City Centre. In Sunderland however, a thaw had taken place, producing …

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Feb 25 2013

parkrun roundup: 23rd February 2013

Despite looking and feeling more like the Arctic, the general consensus amongst the good folk of Newcastle parkrun was what a fabulous time they’d had running around the snow-bound Town Moor. And although the deep, crisp snow wasn’t ideal for fast running conditions, there were still a couple of PB’s to shout about. So well …

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Feb 24 2013

High Cup Nick Fell Race: 23rd February 2013

Club member, Alan Wallace, reports from this year’s High Cup Nick Fell Race. I was hoping to do this race last year but it came too soon after injury so when I saw that it was this weekend and there was the possibility of a lift I jumped at the chance. The plan was to meet …

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Feb 23 2013

Training Sessions: w/c 25th February 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 26th Group 1: 3M @ 1/2 Marathon Pace, 2M @ 10k Pace, 1M @ 5k Pace Group 2: 3M @ 1/2 Marathon Pace, 2M @ 10k Pace, 1M @ 5k Pace Group 3: 15 minutes @ 1/2 Marathon Pace, 10 minutes @ 10k Pace, 5 minutes @ 5k pace …

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Feb 23 2013

Center Parcs Forest Trail Race

Anji Rippon sends in this report from her recent visit to Center Parcs, where she found an ‘almost 5K’ trail race through the forest to take part in while on her hols.

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Feb 19 2013

Osmotherley Trail Half Marathon: 17th February 2013

John Hurse writes this fine race report about the Osmotherley Trail Half Marathon.   In an attempt to add a bit of variety into my training I decided to enter the Osmotherley Trail Half Marathon, part of the Hardmoors Trail Series.  Being more interested in time on feet rather than distance, and not really knowing what …

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Feb 18 2013

parkrun roundup: 16th February 2013

There’s a mixed bag of results from parkrun this week, as the majority of members were busy preparing for the Royal Signal Relays which took place on Saturday afternoon. The furthest travelled member was David Appleby, who took part in the Mile End (London) parkrun, whilst closer to home, seven members completed Newcastle parkrun, including …

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Feb 17 2013

English National Cross Country Championships: Information

Saucony English National Cross Country Timetable: 1 11:00am Under 17 Women Championship – 5K 2 11:25am Under 15 Boys Championship – 4.5K 3 11:45am Junior Women Championship – 6K 4 12:15pm Under 13 Girls Championship – 3K 5 12:35pm Under 17 Men Championship – 6K 6 1:00pm Under 15 Girls Championship – 4K 7 1:20pm …

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Feb 17 2013

Road Relay Championships 2013: Hetton Lyons Country Park

Following an epic battle with North Shields Poly, in which the lead swapped several times, Tyne Bridge Harriers’ Veteran Men’s team were eventually pipped to the post and had to settle for 2nd place.  The team, consisting of Kenny MacPherson, Matty Tomlinson, Sean Kelly, Paul Hilton, Keith Smith and Steve Cairns, all received a Silver medal for their efforts and …

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Feb 16 2013

Training Sessions w/c 18th February 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 19th Group 1: 1Mile Tempo Run (TR), 4 x 2K, 1Mile TR Group 2: 1Mile TR, 4 x 2K, 1Mile TR Group 3: 5 minutes TR, 4 x 7 minutes, 5 minutes TR Group 4: 1-2-4-6-4-2-1 minutes Group 5: 20 minutes Tempo Surge   Wednesday 20th Beginners session: Byker …

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Feb 13 2013

Forthcoming events:

Now that winter is behind us (oh no it’s not!!) it’s time to look at ahead to spring / early summer and plan for those important races. Whether you’re chasing a PB or just looking for a leisurely run with your friends, there are plenty of events to choose from. Below are some of the …

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Feb 11 2013

NEHL GP Points Standing

With four races down and two to go in the 2012/13 North East Harrier League season, the race to become Tyne Bridge Harrier’s Male Champion is hotting up nicely. Currently in the lead is club Captain, Paul Hilton, with a 40pts gap over 2nd placed athlete, Mark Reynolds. In 3rd place, and still within striking …

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Feb 11 2013

parkrun roundup: Saturday 9th February 2013

After the bad weather of late – and the enforced cancellation of several parkrun events – it was good to get back to normal and see so many club members take part in their local parkrun. 18 members turned out at Newcastle, with seven of them recording a PB around the Town Moor course, while …

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Feb 10 2013

NEHL 2012/13 Race 4: Results

Thanks to a couple of outstanding performances from Marc Fenwick and Tony Carter, Tyne Bridge Harriers continued their drive for promotion to the Men’s 1st Division. Fine weather and fairly dry ground conditions made for an excellent day’s racing, and with a turn-out of 24 men, the club packed out the field well and finished in a respectable 4th place …

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Feb 09 2013

Training Sessions: w/c 11th February 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 12th Group 1: Hills* Group 2: Hills* Group 3: Hills* Group 4: 8 x 2 minutes; 6 x 1 minute Group 5: 8 x 2 minutes *group coach/leader to pick hill & no. of reps   Wednesday 13th Beginners session. Meet at Byker Pool for 6:30pm start. Check …

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