Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 31 2013

Training Sessions w/c 2nd September 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday, 3rd Sept Summer Series Grand Prix: Race 6 Members can meet either at East End Pool 6-6:30pm or Armstrong Bridge (Jesmond) at 6:30-6:45pm The race will begin at 7:00pm   Wednesday, 4th Sept Beginner’s group: 6:30pm at start of Winter Grand Prix route (Bottom of Glasshouse St., Low …

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Aug 28 2013

TBH Cup: Race 6 (Tynedale 10M Road Race)

  And so, after five eventful races, the conclusion of the TBH Cup comes down to this: the Tynedale 10M Road Race on Sunday, 1st September. Whether you’re treating it as one-off race or a practice run for the GNR, the Jelly T 10M is a fantastic race, with a course that challenges both new and seasoned runners alike. Starting on …

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Aug 26 2013

parkrun roundup: 24th August 2013

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at 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  Darlington South Park parkrun, event number 37, 24/08/2013. 125 participants completed the run on Saturday. The first …

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Aug 24 2013

Training Sessions: w/c 26th Aug 2013

This week’s training sessions are;     Tuesday 27th Group 1: Mile reps* Group 2: Mile reps* Group 3: Mile reps* Group 4: Mile reps* Group 5: 8 x 2 minutes * group leader to specify number & pace of reps.   Wednesday 28th Beginners session: 6:30pm at East End Pool.     Thursday 29th …

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Aug 23 2013

Track Session: 24th August 2013

Coach Dave Anderson has sent a reminder that there will be a track session taking place this Saturday (24th August) at Churchill Track. The session will commence with a warm-up at 11:00 and all members are welcome to attend. Location of Churchill Track Churchill Playing Fields Hartley Avenue Whitley Bay NE26 3NS View Churchill Playing Fields (Track) in a larger map If you have any …

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Aug 19 2013

Silloth-on-Solway Beach Half Marathon Race Report

With only a few weeks to go until the GNR some members are looking far and wide for good training runs. For Dave Young this meant a trip to the other side of the country. SILLOTH ON SOLWAY BEACH HALF MARATHON: Sunday 18th August Looking for some pre Great North Run races on Google last …

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Aug 19 2013

parkrun roundup: 17th August 2013

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at 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  Edinburgh parkrun, event number 197, 17/08/2013 515 participants completed the run on Saturday. The first male to …

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Aug 19 2013

BMAF 10K Road Championships: 18th August 2013

Huge congratulations to club member, Steve Cairns, for winning the MV45 age category in the 2013 BMAF 10k Road Championships. The event, held in Pollock Park, Glasgow, brought together the very best Master athletes from around the country and Steve’s fantastic time of 33’01 saw him finish 1st in his age group and 6th place overall.   Congratulations must …

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Aug 18 2013

Exhibition Park 5k Cup: Results

Congratulations to Tadele Geremew (Elswick Harriers) on a fabulous victory in the inaugural Exhibition Park 5k Cup. The event, hosted by Tyne Bridge Harriers, witnessed a titanic battle between Geremew and Ian Hudspith (Morpeth Harriers), with the Elswick athlete eventually pulling away in the final 100 metres and taking the honours by a single second; Geremew 15:13, Hudspith 15:14. …

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Aug 17 2013

Training Sessions: w/c 19th August 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 20th Group 1: 1 x 1200m, 2 x 800m, 3 x 400m, 4x200m, 2 x 100m Group 2: 1 x 4 mins, 2 x 3 mins, 3 x 2 mins, 4 x 1 min Group 2: 1 x 4 mins, 2 x 3 mins, 3 x 2 mins, 4 x …

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Aug 13 2013

Ironman UK Race Report – 4th August 2013

Typical!! You wait ages for an inspirational race report and then two hit the website on the same day. Following on from Richard Jones’ IOM Marathon Report, we now have a fantastic report from Vicky Cuthbertson.   Having never run a marathon before signing up to do an Ironman, a 2.4 mile swim, followed by a 112 …

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Aug 13 2013

TBH Summer Grand Prix: Race 5 results

Oh what a night!! A record attendance, PB’s galore and Keith Smith turning up on time On a lovely summer’s evening, 86 runners completed the 2-Mile course through Jesmond Dene, with newcomer Sara Corcoran coming first on her race debut. Finishing in 2nd place, just a few seconds behind, was another race debutant, Aiofe Power. …

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Aug 13 2013

Isle of Man Marathon, 11 August 2013

For many, running just one marathon is one marathon too many (just ask club captain Paul Hilton), but for club member Richard Jones you can never have enough of a good thing. Whey aye 5-0! “A game of two halves” is an old football cliché which is very appropriate for my 50th marathon that I …

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Aug 12 2013

parkrun roundup: 10th August 2013

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at 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 Aberdeen parkrun, event number 97, 10/08/2013 166 participants completed the run on Saturday. The first male to …

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Aug 11 2013

TBH Summer Grand Prix: Race 5

The 5th race of the TBH Summer Grand Prix takes place on Tuesday, 13th August, with the usual starting time of 7:00pm. The 2-Mile race is open to all members (and newcomers to the club) with runners encouraged to meet at Byker Pool between 6:00-6:30pm before jogging 1 mile to the race start on Armstrong Bridge (Jesmond Dene). Alternatively, …

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Aug 11 2013

Darlington 10k: 11th August 2013

I’ve a great affinity with this race as it’s the scene of my 10k PB (34:43 in 2010) and I seem to perform well every time I compete. (writes David Daniels). Conditions were ideal for running. It was cool, dry and although there was a fairly strong westerly wind blowing across the region, the nature …

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Aug 10 2013

Training Sessions w/c 12th August 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 13th TBH Summer Grand Prix: Race 5 2 Mile run through Jesmond Dene, starting 7:00pm on Armstrong Bridge.   Wednesday 14th Beginners Session: 6:30pm at East End Pool   Thursday 15th Group 1: 1k reps Group 2: 1k reps Group 3: 1k reps Group 4: 1k reps Group …

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Aug 07 2013

Bishop Wilton Half-Marathon Race Report

Having spent the early part of the year recovering from injury Emma Wright is making up for lost time by entering as many races as physically possible. Below is Em’s account of a recent Half Marathon she and Ryan Hogben completed. Bishop Wilton Half – 20th July 2013 After a heavy week of training and …

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