November 2013 archive

Training Sessions w/c 2nd December 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 3rd December Race 3 of the TBH Winter Series, an exact 5k race along the Quayside which crosses two iconic bridge’s across the Tyne – Millennium Bridge and the Swing Bridge. Don’t worry if you haven’t competed in either of the first two races as your current form in training and any recent …

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2013/14 NEHL Grand Prix Standings

Following Sunday’s harrier league fixture at Jarrow, the latest Grand Prix tables can be view below.   Ladies.   Men. (updated 28/11/2013)   Details on how points are awarded for this competition can be found here.   Well done to everyone who ran on Sunday, particularly Lucy Matheson and Craig Hodgson who were selected for ‘Performance of the Day’ by their respective …

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New club members

A very warm welcome to the newest club members.   Andrew McFetrich Ian Maholam Thomas Fowler Tim Kelso Ami Jayne Browning Pearl Walker   I’m sure they’ll do the club proud.      

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Commondale Beacon Fell Race: Report

We’re being spoilt at the moment with an abundance of great race reports, the latest coming from David Beech.   Commondale Beacon Fell Race (8.8miles / 1200 ft ascent): Sunday 24 November 2013 The new Commondale Fell race is a mix of the old Danby Beacon and Castleton Fell Races, situated in the North York Moors …

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NEHL 3: Morpeth 30th November 2013

The 3rd fixture of the North East Harrier League takes us to Wallington Hall, in the heart of the Northumberland countryside. Using GoogleMaps, estimated travelling time from East End Pool to Wallington Hall is 40 minutes.   Address: Wallington Hall, Cambo, NE61 4AR   Map:   For a larger map click here.   Directions. From the …

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parkrun round-up: 23rd November 2013

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at parkrun on Saturday, 23rd November. 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 211, 23/11/2013 440 participants completed the run today. The first male …

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Leeds Abbey Dash: Race Report

Laura Connor reports from the recent Leeds Abbey Dash 10k Race (17th November 2013). Yorkshire has to one of my favourite places to run, mainly because I took up the hobby while living there nearly five years ago. Leeds Abbey Dash is one of those races I have always been slightly intimidated by, believing it …

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Results round-up: 23rd & 24th November 2013

A round-up of this weekend’s races featuring Tyne Bridge members.   Norman Woodcock Memorial 5M Road Race: Saturday 23rd November A race report (courtesy of Kenny Mac) can be found here and a full set of results here. Congratulations to Sparrow, Darryl and Kenny for being victorious in the Men’s Team event and well done …

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Training Sessions: w/c 25th November 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 26 Group 1: 8 x Long Hills Group 2: 8 x Long Hills Group 3: 8 x Long Hills Group 4: 7 x Long Hills Group 5: 2 x 4mins, 2 x 3mins, 3 x 1min   Wednesday 27 Beginner’s session, 6:30pm at East End Pool. This session …

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A Warrior’s Tale: Norman Woodcock Race Poem

The Highland Bard Kenny Mac runs the Woodcock and pens the Craic: A damp Autumnal afternoon set the scene, For the Norman Woodcock, calm and serene. Newcastle race course, the Northumbrian plate; Runners in club vests, concerned about heart rate. A PB? Winning? Completion the primary care. As athletes gathered, a unified somnambulist stare. Three …

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Kendal Mountain Film Festival – Race Report

The old saying goes that you should never meet your heroes. David Beech not only met one of his but actually beat them in a race!! Haglöfs KMF 10km Trail Run: Saturday 16th November  To try attempt a defence of Louis Goffe’s title was going to be a toughie this year, with a new hillier course set out and a …

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Race Report: British and Irish Masters, 16th Nov

The Old Highlander Kenny Mac reports from this year’s British and Irish Masters X-C 2013 has not been the kindest to me in running terms. Everything was going well until the Sunderland 5k when Summer flu struck and then the most bizarre set of injuries kicked in, including a poisoned toe and the world acclaimed …

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NEHL 2 : Jarrow – Race Times & Location

This Sunday sees the 2nd meeting of the North East Harrier League 2013/14 Tyne Bridge Harriers have made a superb start in the NEHL, with the Men currently topping Division One and the Ladies currently mid-table after the first fixture. North East Harrier League fixture, taking place at Bedewell Park, Jarrow this Sunday, 24th November 2013. Race HQ / Registrations …

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parkrun round-up: 16th November 2013

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at parkrun on Saturday, 16th November. If your name is missing from the list, please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for  Blackhill parkrun, event number 19, 16/11/2013 75 participants completed the run today. The first male …

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Training Sessions w/c 18th November 2013

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 19th Group 1: Mile reps Group 2: Mile reps Group 3: Mile reps Group 4: Mile reps Group 5: 20 minutes Fartlek     Wednesday 20th Beginners session, 6:30pm at East End Pool. This session is for aimed at beginners and may not be suitable for experienced runners. …

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race results: 16th & 17th November 2013

A round-up of races featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers.   Leeds Abbey Dash 2013: 17th November 2013   Full results can be found here.     Brampton to Carlisle 2013: 17th November 2013 Kevin Jeffress took full advantage of perfect racing conditions to finish in 10th place, with a cracking time of 55:27. Also having a …

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British & Irish International Cross Country 2013

On behalf of everybody at the club, best wishes to members Kenny Mac and Steve Cairns when they represent their countries at the British and Irish Masters Cross Country International, held at Bute Park, Cardiff on Saturday 16th November 2013. As an athlete there is no finer honour than representing your country (although running for TBH must come …

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parkrun round-up: 9th November 2013

First, a quiz. Can you identify the members who volunteered as ’23 minutes’ and ’27 minutes’ pacers at Newcastle parkrun on Saturday? Answers at the bottom of the page.   Results for  Middlesbrough Albert Park parkrun, event number 285, 09/11/2013 242 participants completed the run today. The first male to finish was Wondiye Fikre INDELBU …

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