Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 31 2014

parkrun round-up: 29th March 2014

This is a list of members of members who participated at a parkrun event on Saturday, 29th March 2014. The first runner home for each gender is included in bold, regardless of club, for reference purposes.   Leeds parkrun A total of 378 runners took part. View full results for Leeds parkrun event #341 Position   Gender Position   …

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Mar 31 2014

Hartlepool Marina 5 Mile race report

Alasdair Blain reports from a hazy Hartlepool marina.   The Hartlepool Marina 5 Mile race wouldn’t have been high on many peoples race list, but both Jon Moss and I saw it as an ideal opportunity to take a good chunk of time out of our PBs from last year’s TBH Bridges 5.   I …

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Mar 31 2014

Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k race report

Mal Gibson travels back in time to report on the Terry O’Gara Memorial 5k race (Sunday, 30th March 2014).   A quick check on Facebook early this morning, saw the misty sights of Wallsend displayed by Sparrow. However this did not deter me or any of the many other TBHers from turning up to the …

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Mar 30 2014

2014 Coniston 14 Race Report

It was ‘party time’ for Katie Monnelly and the other TBH’ers in the Coniston 14. Coniston 14, Saturday 29th March 2014. I am new to running. I definitely fall into the trap of having a great club training session and then signing up to a race while I’m on a high. And that’s how I …

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Mar 29 2014

Results round-up: 29th & 30th March 2014

A round-up of races featuring club members.   Coniston 14: Saturday 29th March 2014 Well done to the 11 members who took part in this scenic, but ever so hilly race. Members results can be found here.   Causey Pike Fell Race: Saturday 29th March 2014 Well done to John Tollitt (running in his NFR colours) for finishing in …

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Mar 29 2014

Training Sessions w/c 31st March 2014

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 1st April TBH Summer Grand Prix. A 2-mile race through Jesmond Dene, starting and finishing near Pet’s Corner. (Note: a new course will be used this year). Members are asked to meet at East End Pool between 6:00 – 6:30pm before making their way to the start, 1 mile away. The race will …

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Mar 29 2014

Wreckenton 2 XC Race Report, Saturday 22nd March

Keith Rooney waxes lyrical from the final XC of the year… although he nearly missed it Hm, smelt all right, looked all right. Caffeine eh?? I was looking for some tell-tale sign, a mischievous twitch of the lips, a suspicious flicker of the eyebrow – but all I got was the same, reassuring, expansive smile, …

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Mar 28 2014

The TBH Golden Mile 2014

Now the cross country season has come to an end it is time to start thinking about getting some speed into those legs for the summer of road racing ahead. One theory for how to make yourself a faster runner is that if you can increase your basic speed over shorter distances then this in …

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Mar 27 2014

2014 Gibraltar Half-Marathon Race Report

Continuing his exploits around southern Europe, Tony Carter reports from the Gibraltar Half-Marathon (23 March, 2014).   So, a pigeon walks into a bar. You may think that this is a start of a joke, but this did actually happen when I went to Gibraltar. Although currently based in Seville, I recently went to Gibraltar for a …

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Mar 26 2014

Race Day Bridges Of The Tyne 5M Road Race 2014 – Current Start List

Here is the current start list for this years Race Day Bridges Of The Tyne 5M Road Race 2014.

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Mar 24 2014

2013/14 NEHL Grand Prix: Final Standings

After eight compelling events, the final tables for the 2013/14 NEHL Grand Prix series have been calculated and the winners are…   Senior Women   Senior Men (see below for race fixtures)   To succeed in the NEHL Grand Prix series members must not only show huge commitment to the cause but also churn out consistent performances at every event, so massive congratulations to Charlotte and James …

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Mar 24 2014

Thirsk 10M Road Race 2014

Andy Harrison reflects on his run around North Yorkshire. (Sunday, 23rd March 2014) I like 10 mile races, it’s a good distance for me. It’s long enough to mask the lack of speed I have at 5 and 10k and just short enough to stop me losing interest and focus. For the record my attention …

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Mar 24 2014

parkrun roundup: Saturday, 22nd March 2014

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on Saturday, 22nd March 2014. The first runner home for each gender is included (in bold), regardless of club, for reference purposes.   Newcastle parkrun A total of 509 runners took part. View full results for Newcastle parkrun event #214 …

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Mar 23 2014

Training Sessions w/c 24th March 2014

This week’s training sessions are;   Tuesday 25th Group 1. Fartlek/Hills Group 2. Fartlek/Hills Group 3. Fartlek/Hills Group 4. Fartlek/Hills Group 5. 8 x 2 minutes   Wednesday 26th Beginner’s session, 6:30pm at East End Pool This session is for beginners and may not be suitable for experienced runners.   Thursday 27th Group 1. 25 …

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Mar 22 2014

2013/14 NEHL: Wrekenton II

Wrekenton, 22nd March 2014   After another fantastic day of cross-country racing, including a surprise result in the Senior Men’s event, the major honours for 2013/14 went to;   Senior Women Division 1: Gateshead Harriers Senior Women Division 2: Birtley AC U17 Girls/U20 Women: Durham City U15 Girls: Jarrow & Hebburn U13 Girls: Tynedale Harriers   Senior Men Division …

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Mar 20 2014

Tyne Bridge Harriers: 2014 Annual General Meeting

This will take place at 7:30pm on Thursday, 3rd April at the PTE club on Chillingham Road in Heaton. Members of the Committee to be elected at that meeting with Committee roles to be decided at the first Committee meeting following the AGM. Can all members please try and make the effort to attend.

Mar 18 2014

Seville 10km City Run, Sunday 9th March

Tony ‘El Torero’ Carter fills his boots before taking another mighty scalp in the bid to be Europe’s most travelled TBH runner A little more than 2 weeks ago I made my way to Seville to start an internship. Before going, when I was looking for clubs in the area, I had found out about …

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Mar 18 2014

2013/14 NEHL: Race 6 Wrekenton

The final Start Fitness North East Harrier League fixture takes place this Saturday, 22nd March 2014, and in a change from recent seasons, the venue for the event is Wrekenton (Gateshead). Due to parking issues at Prudhoe – the usual venue for the season finale – race organisors have had to relocate the final harrier league fixture to Wrekenton for the second time …

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