October 2019 archive

Member of the Month: September 2019

Alex Black as Harry Potter

September’s Member of the Month hails from Little Whinging, Surrey and was a student at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Congratulations to Harry Potter… aka Alex Black. In September, Alex joined TBH Secretary Ian Pickett in entering the Guinness Book of Records for a running-related feat, becoming the fastest half-marathon finisher dressed as …

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It’ll be all white on the night (or yellow, orange…)

With evenings now becoming darker from around 7:30pm, members and new runners to the club are requested to wear suitable clothing during training sessions.  The essential item of clothing is the running top, as this is the largest bit of kit and can be seen the most effectively.  Whether it’s a t-shirt, jacket or bib, …

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Race Report: The Thames Trot

The Thames Trot Saturday 26th October 2019 Report by Neil Eyes   When the going gets tough.     The “Thames Trot” Ultra is described as “The UK’s Classic Tough 50 Mile Ultra” and seemed to fit the bill nicely for my first foray into Ultra running. I mainly train on the Quayside so I’m far …

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parkrun round-up: 26th October 2019

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2019-10-26. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes.   Edinburgh parkrun A total of 600 runners took part. View full results for Edinburgh parkrun event #519 Position   Gender Position   parkrunner   Club   Run Time   …

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Race Report: Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra

Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra Marathon Saturday 26th October 2019 Report by Gemma Finnie   Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra Marathon is a 38 mile trail race which follows St Cuthbert’s Way and the River Tweed, including the Eildon Hills overlooking Melrose. Check Points were at miles 10, 17, 20 & 28. The only essential equipment required …

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Race Report: Amsterdam Half Marathon

Amsterdam Half Marathon Sunday 20th October 2019 Race Report by David Daniels   Naked ladies of Amsterdam   Before I begin, a note of warning, I have tried to make this a waffle-free report but unfortunately some bits of waffle may have crept in unintentionally. Going into 2019 full of optimism for the year ahead, …

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parkrun round-up: 19th October 2019

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2019-10-19. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes.   Albert parkrun, Middlesbrough A total of 261 runners took part. View full results for Albert parkrun, Middlesbrough event #607 Position   Gender Position   parkrunner   Club   …

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Race Report: Kielder Marathon

Kielder Marathon Sunday 13th October 2019 Race Report by David Cornish   The introduction As this is my debut race report I thought I’d write an intro. I joined Tyne Bridge Harriers in early 2017 – back then I’d grown frustrated of the niggling injuries that come from being a thirty-something chasing twenty-somethings around a …

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parkrun round-up: 12th October 2019

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2019-10-12. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes.   Heaton parkrun A total of 778 runners took part. View full results for Heaton parkrun event #475 Position   Gender Position   parkrunner   Club   Run Time   …

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parkrun round-up: 5th October 2019

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2019-10-05.   The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes.   Wimbledon Common parkrun A total of 520 runners took part. View full results for Wimbledon Common parkrun event #674   Position   Gender …

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Race Report: Simonside Fell Race

Simonside Fell Race Saturday, 21st September 2019 Race Report by Matt Walker   Surprise on Simonside       This race was proof that sometimes you don’t need to try new things to have new experiences, and sometimes you can find yourself outside your comfort zone when you are least expecting it!   I first …

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Results Round-up: September 2019

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers (updated 3rd October) Please get in touch if your result is missing or you ran a Personal Best in an event. North East Marathon Club (Shildon Track Marathon): Saturday 28th September  Ye Olde Yeavering to Wooler Trail Race: Sunday 29th September Prudhoe Miners 5M: Sunday 29th September …

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