Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 30 2013

Madrid Marathon – 28 April 2013

If you’ve been running for as long as I have then you would have no doubt encountered that magical feeling called “runner’s high”, where your run/race/competition has gone better than expected and you feel like you could give Mo Farah a run for his money (and after his recent appearance at VLM he’s got plenty of that …

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Apr 29 2013

MoN Race Report – 28 April 2013

It was another memorable day for Tyne Bridge Harriers as PB’s were smashed left, right and centre at this year’s Marathon of the North running festival.   With members taking part in all three events; 10k, half-marathon and full marathon, there was plenty of action to keep the large contingent of supporters occupied, and as the runners came storming …

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Apr 29 2013

parkrun roundup: 27 April 2013

Below is a list of club members that participated at a parkrun this weekend. The list is presented by parkrun and contains every member registered with them. If your name is missing from this list then please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for  Durham parkrun, event number 87, 27/04/2013 214 participants completed the run today. …

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Apr 27 2013

Training Sessions w/c 29th April

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 30th April Group 1: 1 Mile, 2(6x400m), 1 Mile Group 2: 1 Mile, 2(6x90s), 1 Mile Group 3: 5 minutes, 2(6x90s), 5 minutes Group 4: 5 minutes, 2(5x90s), 5 minutes Group 5: To Be Announced   Wednesday 1st May Junior Section: 6:00pm at East End Pool. Jog down …

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Apr 25 2013

Entries for the 2014 London Marathon

London Marathon 2014 Following on from the excitement of this year’s London Marathon and the excellent reports provided by John Tollitt and Pip Nichol, it is anticipated that the club will once again be allocated 3 places in the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon. In the last two years places have been allocated via an open …

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Apr 22 2013

London Marathon 2013 race reports and results

Congratulations to all the members who took part in this year’s Virgin London Marathon. Not only did they all represent the club with distinction, but a couple of them have even found time in their recovery period to submit race reports.         First is this personal account by Phillippa (Pip) Nichol. Aside from the …

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Apr 22 2013

parkrun roundup: 20 April 2013

Below is a comprehensive list of members that participated at a parkrun event this weekend. The list is presented by parkrun and if your name is missing please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for  Durham parkrun, event number 86, 20/04/2013 206 participants completed the run on Saturday. …

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Apr 21 2013

The TBH Cup

The club are happy to announce the introduction of a new competition for it’s members. The competition, called The TBH Cup, involves members taking part in six local road races over the summer months, with their best 5 results to count. The event is open to all standard of running and welcomes participants from all the training groups. Just like the …

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Apr 20 2013

Training Sessions w/c 22 April 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 23 April Group 1: 6 x 1 Mile Group 2: 6 x 1 Mile Group 3: 5 x 1 Mile Group 4: Hills Group 5: 2 x 5 minutes, 2 x 3 minutes, 3 x 1 minutes   Wednesday 24 April Junior Section: 6:00pm at East End Pool. …

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Apr 17 2013

Wainstones Trail Marathon: 14 April 2013

John Hurse adds another great race report to an ever expanding list.   Wainstones Trail Marathon is the second race in the Hardmoors 26.2 series. These are a series of marathons set around the North York Moors. The events also include a half marathon and 10k option. After taking part in the half at Osmotherley in …

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Apr 15 2013

Dust Bowl Series: 18 – 22 March 2013

Visitors to the website have recently been treated to some fantastic race reports, and I am happy to say that the latest, written by Richard Jones, is another classic.   Dust Bowl Series – Five Marathons in Five States in Five Days, 131 miles   Firstly, I have to apologise for taking far too long to write this race report; …

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Apr 15 2013

The Sand Dancer 10k: 14 April 2013

Keith Rooney, cousin of Wayne, reports from Sunday’s Race. I have to admit, I felt a bit like Lawrence of Arabia as a another blast of sand swept across the path stinging the face and raking our legs. The Sand Dancer 10k was about to commence. Still my mood perked up with the arrival of Father Baker and …

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Apr 15 2013

parkrun roundup: 13 April 2013

Please find comprehensive list of members from the club that participated at a parkrun this weekend. The list is presented by parkrun and contains every member registered with parkrun. If your name is missing from this list please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for  Newcastle parkrun, event number 167, 13/04/2013 421 participants completed …

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Apr 14 2013

Cragside 10k Race Report: 13 April 2013

David Beech reveals his winning tactics from the Cragside 10km. Well done David! The Cragside race route isn’t like any other 10km road race I’ve done, I do struggle with road races, so as I researched this one, I discovered it was hilly and with some beautiful scenery. The route is set in the stunning …

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Apr 13 2013

Training Sessions w/c 15 April 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday Group 1: 6 Mile run Group 2: 6 Mile run Group 3: 5 Mile run Group 4: 2 Mile run Group 5: 5 x 3 minutes   Wednesday Beginner’s session.   Thursday Group 1: 10 x 600m Group 2: 10 x 2 minutes Group 3: 10 x 2 …

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Apr 13 2013

Marathon des Sables 2013

On behalf of everyone at Tyne Bridge Harriers, many congratulations to Simon Pryde for completing the 2013 Marathon des Sables. After six tortuous days, Simon finished 387th out of 1000, a truly fantastic performance. We wish him a speedy recovery and look forward to reading about his amazing adventure.       The Marathon des Sables is ranked by …

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Apr 12 2013

Blackpool Half Marathon report: 7 April 2013

Emma Wright writes this magnificent report about her courageous journey on the way to competing in the Blackpool Half Marathon.   Well before I start, I’ll apologise for my attempt at a race report!  It’s my first time so go easy on me! It’s probably not your usual race report in that it contains information about 3 races….mostly because …

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Apr 08 2013

Glasgow to Edinburgh Ultra: 6 April 2013

Although he may have lost all feeling in his lower limbs after completing his latest epic run, thankfully Dave Rowe still has use of his fingers and has written this fantastic race report (I just wish he knew where the CAPS LOCK key was on his computer )   Take it away Dave…   I FIRST NOTICED THIS RACE …

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