Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 29 2013

Training Sessions w/c 1st July 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 2nd July Group 1: 5 x 4 minutes Group 2: 5 x 4 minutes Group 3: 5 x 4 minutes Group 4: 5 x 4 minutes Group 5: 20 min Tempo Surge   Wednesday 3rd July There is NO beginner’s session this week.   Thursday 4th July Group 1: Pyramid …

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Jun 28 2013

Exhibition Park Cup 5k – 18/08/13

Tyne Bridge Harriers are pleased to announce that we will be staging the Exhibition Cup 5k on the Sunday 18th August at 10.00. This race was formerly known as the Elswick Cup and was previously staged by Newcastle City Council for a number of years.

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Jun 27 2013

parkrun roundup: 22nd June 2013

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at a parkrun last weekend. If your name is missing from the list, please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for Darlington South Park parkrun, event number 28, 22/06/2013 17 Rob KIRTLEY 00:21:03 Results for Gateshead parkrun, …

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Jun 25 2013

Race Report: Jesmond Dene Handicap Series, R3

Nick Pearson discovers what it’s like to be Rooney-ed at the last of the fun and challenging Jesmond Dene handicap race series. I’d heard talk of the Jesmond Dene Handicap Series bandied about and seen several Tyne Bridge Harriers had been taking part in the earlier races and had quite fancied it myself but had …

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Jun 23 2013

Important Notice: Junior Section

Notice: there is no Junior Section on Wednesday, 26th June. The next session will take place on Wednesday, 3rd July, at Walker Technology College at 6:00pm.

Jun 23 2013

BUPA Great North 10K Run: 23rd June 2013

Over 30 members took part in Sunday’s BUPA Great North 10k Run, with Sparrow Morley first finisher for the club (14th), just one place ahead of Matt Brent. Well done to everyone who took part, especially those representing the club for the first time. Member’s results. The race was won by Ryan Mcleod (Tipton Harriers) …

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Jun 23 2013

2013 Alnwick Trail Runner: 23rd June 2013

Eight members made the trip to this year’s Alnwick Trail Runner festival, with two members opting for the 10k race and the remaining six taking part in the half-marathon race. (A 5k race was also part of the festival). Julie Shaw and Michelle Ankers ran the 10k race, and taking into account the undulating profile …

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Jun 22 2013

Training Sessions w/c 24/06/2013

This week’s training sessions are; Tuesday 25th Group 1: 2 x 3 miles Group 2: 2 x 3 miles Group 3: 3 x 4 mins, followed by 6 x 2 mins. Group 4: 2 x 2 miles Group 5: Hills Wednesday 26th Beginner’s session: 6:30pm at East End Pool Thursday 27th Group 1: Hills Group …

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Jun 22 2013

TBH news roundup

A long time ago, in a park far, far away.. Tyne Bridge members took part in the VAA-NEE Open Road Race Relay Championships at Bedewell Park, Jarrow (12th June). In the Ladies 35-44 race, Tyne Bridge “A” team of Lucy Matheson, Lisa Walker and Kerry Reed finished 5th, while the “B” team of Julie Shaw, …

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Jun 21 2013

Dublin Docklands Race Report

Tony Carter sends in this CRAICking race report form his ‘adventures’ overseas on the Emerald Isle. A while ago I came across a few websites that has a list of all races throughout Ireland to see what races I fancied going for. I found one race, the Dublin Docklands 5k and 10k, and thought I’ll give it a go……

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Jun 21 2013

New TBH ‘mobile friendly’ Website Launched

Happy to announce that we have just launched a more simple & easier to read mobile version of the Tyne Bridge Harriers website. Faster loading & with a clear layout specifically optimised for Smartphone & other mobile devices.

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Jun 20 2013

British Masters Athletics Federation 5K Championships: 16th June 2013

Having overcome disappointments at the Marathon of the North (mis-measured course) and the Clive Cookson 10k (fell inside the first 10 meters), Dave Moir was determined the British Masters 5k Champs would be his race. But would things go to plan on the day?   One comment that was made repeatedly both before and after this …

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Jun 20 2013

Newburn River Run: 19th June 2013

Continuing his recent great form, Marc Fenwick finished in a superb 2nd place in this year’s Newburn River Run, narrowly being beaten by Morpeth Harrier, Matthew Nicholson. Nicholson’s Morpeth team-mate, Nick Swinburn, finished 3rd, with 1st Lady Aly Dixon (Sunderland Strollers) finishing 4th overall. The race, superbly organised by Elswick Harriers, attracted a field of 350 runners, including 20 …

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Jun 19 2013

Tyne Bridge Harriers website

  On Tuesday, 18th June 2013, at some time around 9:30am (not that I was staring intently at the screen of course – DD) the Tyne Bridge Harriers website had it’s 1,000,000th hit. Or, put another way, an average of 1100 people have viewed the site on a daily basis since it’s launch in January 2011. The website has been …

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Jun 18 2013

Seven Hills of Edinburgh race report

Ladies captain, Denise Waugh, takes us on a guided tour of Edinburgh city centre and it’s surrounding hills. After reading John Tollitt’s ‘Seven Hills of Edinburgh’ Race Report last year, I had logged this as a run that I would like to attempt one day. The fun concept of running 15 miles with no fixed …

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Jun 18 2013

Hadrian’s Wall Half Marathon: Race Report 16th June

Undulating routes, sore glutes and Pict-taunting hoots: another superb race report from Keith ‘Old Boy’ Rooney. So here we are, I thought, waiting for the start of the 3rd Hadrian’s wall half marathon. The golden promise of the morning had given way to a chilly westerly and the seeming guarantee of rain sodden skies. Thick, …

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Jun 17 2013

Hadrian’s Wall Half Marathon: 16th June 2013

On a busy weekend of racing, Tyne Bridge had six members competing in the Hadrian’s Wall Half Marathon.   First finisher for the club was Dave Young, with his time of 1:37:52 earning him 23rd place overall. The only female member from TBH was Emma Wright, who ran superbly well to finish with a time of 1:51:45, and …

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Jun 17 2013

parkrun roundup: June 15th 2013

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at a parkrun this weekend. If your name is missing from the list, please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for  Chelmsford Central parkrun, event number 22, 15/06/2013 255 participants completed the run on Saturday. The first male to …

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