March 2020 archive

A long time ago…12 Stage Relays

This weekend should have seen the running of the National 12 & 6 Stage Road Relays, but like everything else at the moment, the event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus. Nevertheless, we can still saviour this prestigious competition by re-visiting James Dunce’s report from 2015.     National 12-stage Road Relays: Sutton Park, …

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TBH Club Sessions

Following guidance from both the UK Government and England Athletics we will regrettably have to suspend club training sessions until further notice. We know that many people would like to continue with their training and would encourage individuals to do this responsibly but would specifically ask that training sessions aren’t organised from the pool nor …

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A long time ago…Barcelona

Our next race report was written in 2013 and is from Barcelona (it was written in Heaton actually, but you know what I mean). The club had been going for two years by this point and this report was a real game changer as it was a message to fellow runners to never give up …

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Bridges of the Tyne Race: Cancelled

Unfortunately, we have had to make the very difficult, but probably not surprising, decision to cancel the Bridges of the Tyne 5 Mile Road Race on 7th July 2020.  This is due to the ongoing health concerns surrounding the Covid-19 virus and the uncertainty as to when events will again be allowed to take place …

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A long time ago…Leeds to Liverpool

This time we heading back to August 2015, and Rob Wishart‘s attempt to travel from Leeds to Liverpool. For most people, the trip would be done by car or bus, or even on a bike if they’d felt energetic, but Rob wanted to run it. Solo, and without the aid of GPS. Let’s see how …

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A long time ago…Thirsk 10M

Sadly, with the Coronavirus decimating sporting events around the country, it looks like its going to be a while until we’re able to race competitively again, or for that matter, have a new race report posted on the club website. So, following a suggestion by committee member John Tollitt, we thought we’d delve into the …

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Results Round-up: March 2020

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers (updated 16th March 2020) Please get in touch if you would like your result featured or you ran a Personal Best (PB) during an event. Run Northumberland Big 20 Miles: Sunday 15th March Run Northumberland Half Marathon: Sunday 15th March Carlisle Half Marathon: Sunday 15th March Cambridge …

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parkrun round-up: 14th March 2020

Personal Bests Congratulations to the following members who ran a parkrun PB   Milestones Rachel McMillan has set the quickest time by a TBH female member at Blackpool parkrun Alastair Spanner has set the highest age grading by a TBH member at Cotsford parkrun Claire Norman has set the quickest time & highest age grading …

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TBH Member of the Month: February 2020

February’s Member of the Month got into running through supporting his children at the TBH Juniors’ sessions, but after becoming a fully-fledged member in their own right, have become an integral part of the club, running as a counter in both cross-country harrier league & the National XC Championships (Nottingham). They’ve also recently made the …

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parkrun round-up: 7th March 2020

Personal Bests Congratulations to the following members who all ran a parkrun PB   Milestones Christopher Huitson is the first TBH member to run at Stormont parkrun Claire Wynarczyk is the first TBH member to run at Hunstanton Promenade parkrun Emma Peters is the first TBH member to run at Amsterdamse Bos parkrun Cees van …

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parkrun round-up: 29th February 2020

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2020-02-29. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes. Edinburgh parkrun A total of 599 runners took part. View full results for Edinburgh parkrun event #536 Position   Gender Position   parkrunner   Club   Run Time   …

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Results Round-Up: February 2020

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers (updated 2nd March 2020) Please get in touch if your result is missing or you ran a Personal Best (PB) in an event. Duergar Nightcrawler 10: Saturday 29 February The Snake Lane 10: Sunday 23 February High Cup Nick Fell Race: Saturday 22nd February Run Newcastle Valentines …

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Not the 9 o’clock race: Report

Not the Paris Half Marathon Race Sunday 1st March 2020 Report by DD So, following the decision by the French government to postpone the Paris Half Marathon because of the Coronavirus – just 16 hours before the scheduled start time – I had a decision of my own to make; bawl my eyes out or …

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