Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 31 2014

TBH Winter Grand Prix: Race 5

The 5th race of the TBH Winter Grand Prix takes place on Tuesday, 4th February. An exact 5k course along Newcastle Quayside sees athletes crossing both the Swing Bridge and Millennium Bridge before making their way back to Low Walker (the start and finishing point of the race). All members / new runners to the club are welcome to take part in the …

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Jan 29 2014

The other ‘Northerns’ report

Never to be outdone, the ever-competitive Keith Rooney adds a little muddiness to Lindsay Walsh’s own superb retelling of the Northern’s tale. Things got a bit dirty during the race in more ways than one. I’ve alluded to it, but not been specific in any detail. It shouldn’t be too controversial. “Mud glorious mud”…..Eh? I …

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Jan 27 2014

parkrun roundup: 25th January 2014

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at parkrun on Saturday, 25th January. If your name is missing from the list, please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for  Brockwell parkrun, event number 160, 25/01/2014 249 participants completed the run today. The first male …

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Jan 26 2014

“Northerns” Race Report

Lindsay Walsh reports from Saturday’s Northern Cross Country Championships. After such a day as today…there would surely be a fight to write a race report?  It had the makings of an epic…the camaraderie, the fighting with guide ropes, the mud, the trees falling, the hobo kidnapping, the mud, the dubious music taste of the driver, …

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Jan 26 2014

Club Photo – CANCELLED

Dear All. Due to the current weather conditions & low light, we are sorry to announce that the planned club photo has been cancelled :-( . It is hoped that this can be rescheduled at some point in the near future..

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Jan 26 2014

2014 Northern Athletics Cross Country Championships

Well done to all the lads n lasses who competed in the Northern Cross Country Championships at Knowsley Safari Park (Liverpool). On a great day for the club, the women closed one complete team and the men managed to complete two full teams, with the ‘A’ team finishing a terrific 16th place (out of 59 teams) whilst …

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Jan 25 2014

Training Sessions w/c 27th January 2014

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 28th January Group 1: 6 x 1 Mile Group 2: 5 x 1 Mile Group 3: 4 x 1 Mile Group 4: 3 x 1 Mile Group 5: 2 x 4 minutes, 2 x 3 minutes, 3 x 1 minute   Wednesday 29th January Beginners session, 6:30pm at East End …

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Jan 21 2014

2014 Brass Monkey Half Marathon: Race Report

Louise Kelly tells us it’s every woman for their self on race day. Brass Monkey Half Marathon: Sunday 19th January 2014   There is one thing I have never claimed to be and that is sane. Sanity is over-rated and just a little bit boring. So it is with this notion that I jumped at the chance to …

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Jan 20 2014

parkrun roundup: 18th January 2014

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at parkrun on Saturday, 18th January. If your name is missing from the list, please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for  Barrow parkrun, event number 119, 18/01/2014 144 participants completed the run today. The first male …

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Jan 19 2014

News round-up: 19th January 2014

A warm welcome to the club’s newest members; Olivia Micklenton Rachel Griffiths Andrew Greenwell Billy Wood Arnaud Albertini Richard Macdonald Tomos Robinson     Many congratulations to Marc Fenwick on his fabulous performance in the 2014 Brass Monkey Half-Marathon. Marc was narrowly beaten into 4th position but still recorded a new club record for a …

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Jan 18 2014

Training Sessions w/c 20th January 2014

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 21st January Group 1:  2 Sets (5 x 800m) Group 2: 2 Sets (5 x 800m) Group 3: 2 Sets (5 x 3 minutes) Group 4: 2 Sets (5 x 3 minutes) Group 5: 20 minutes Fartlek   Wednesday 22nd January Beginners session, 6:30pm at East End Pool. …

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Jan 13 2014

Durham Cathedral Relays: Race Report

Izzy Knox, ran her very first race as a VET on Sunday, and sends in this very fine report. My race or should I saw my dramas started 2 days before, Stevie Cairns was entering me for a 10 mile race and said to me that I was a vet 35, well that was it, he was in the bad books for the rest of the night!!….

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Jan 13 2014

parkrun roundup: 11th January 2014

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at parkrun on Saturday, 11th January. If your name is missing from the list, please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.   Results for  Fritton Lake parkrun, event number 88, 11/01/2014 46 participants completed the run today. The first male to …

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Jan 12 2014

TBH News

Many congratulations to Jomah Kekula, selected as December’s Member of the Month. Since joining the club in Autumn, Jomah has steadily progressed through the ranks and shows tremendous promise for the future.   Continuing the good news, a very warm welcome to all the following who are now fully fledged club members. Rob Clymer John Goldsbrough Ian …

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Jan 12 2014

Training Sessions w/c 13th January 2014

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 14th January Group 1: 3 x 3k Group 2: 3 x 10 minutes Group 3: 3 x 10 minutes Group 4: 3 x 10 minutes Group 5: Pyramid Session   Wednesday 15th January Beginners session, 6:30pm at East End Pool. This session is for beginners and may not …

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Jan 08 2014

TBH Winter Grand Prix: Race 4 results

On a chilly winter’s evening 95 runners took to the streets of Newcastle for the 4th race of this years Winter Grand Prix series. And taking advantage of some decent handicap times were two newcomers to the club, Thomas Lund and Calum Tyson, both finishing well over 5 minutes ahead of the 3rd placed runner, Lyndsay Walsh. Fastest time …

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Jan 07 2014

parkrun roundup: 1st & 4th January 2014

Below is a comprehensive list of Tyne Bridge members that participated at parkrun on Wednesday, 1st January and/or Saturday, 4th January. If your name is missing from the list, please contact parkrun direct (office@parkrun.com) and ask them to change your details.

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Jan 05 2014

RunGeordieRun across Australia 2013

Update: 5th January 2014 HE’S DONE IT!! After 82 gruelling days of running, Mark “Run Geordie Run” Allison completed his run across Australia late on Saturday night. Beginning his adventure in mid-October, Mark had to tackle extreme temperatures, wild storms, countless blisters and numerous days of running mile after mile on his own. But it was all worth it as at …

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