May 2020 archive

TBH Running Challenges

This week, besides the regular training sessions, members have also been given a range of challenges to complete. Some are running based, some are strength orientated and the rest are purely for fun (in other words, to make the members look foolish). A collection of photographs taking during the challenges can be viewed below.  

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A long time ago…Edinburgh, PT III

Another report from the Edinburgh Marathon – this time from 2012 – and one that brings back so many happy memories. Read on.    Edinburgh Marathon Sunday, 27th May 2012 Report by Sean Kelly   Third Time Lucky! All week I have been checking the weather forecast for Edinburgh. In  2010 it was incredibly hot (25°) and …

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A long time ago…Edinburgh (again)

Looking through all the old race reports from the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, I really was spoilt for choice in terms of what to re-publish on the website – there really are so many great reports to choose from. So I’m taking the easy option and showing a different one every day over this Bank Holiday …

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A long time ago…Edinburgh

This weekend should have seen the running of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, a joyous two days consisting of a whole host of races around the streets of Edinburgh and surrounding area. Sadly, due to the covid-19 pandemic currently affecting the country, the festival has been delayed until September, but to raise our spirits, we have …

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TBH Virtual 12 Hour Relay Race (Result)

The latest TBH Virtual challenge involved two teams running over 12 consecutive hours.  Broken down into 24 x 30 minute slots, team members took turns to run as far as they could before ‘handing’ over to their team-mate.  The first team to compete was Team George, and they managed a combined distance of 86.625 miles …

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A long time ago…Kielder

As it’s Claire Wynarczyk‘s birthday today (19th May), it’s fitting that we recall one of her favourite race reports. Happy Birthday Claire   Kielder Half Marathon Kielder National Park, Northumberland Sunday 7th October 2018 Report by Claire Wynarczyk   The art of a positive mind.   What a difference a year makes! Casting my mind …

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A long time ago…Jungfrau

However dark things may seem, there’s always light at the end of the tunnel, and when we exit the tunnel, we’ll once again be able to savour everything this great planet has to offer. And you could do a lot worse than taking part in this race.   A magnificent race report of the JUNGFRAU MARATHON by …

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TBH Time Trial Runs

This week members have been mostly doing time trials ‍     Thanks to everyone who took part in the trials and submitted their times.

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Report: Allendale Chimneys 10K

Ring the bells!! Deck the halls!! We finally have a race report which wasn’t written a long time ago (although in current times, even just a couple of days seems an eternity). Many thanks to Cees van der Land for his 10K report. If anyone has a report they’d like to share, either from the …

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TBH Virtual Relay Race II (Result)

Starting on Monday, 4th May, the 2nd TBH Virtual Relay Race will see four teams, comprising of over 130 runners, compete over four days of virtual racing. Each team member has to run (or walk) as far as they can during one leg of 20 minutes. The team which accumulates the greatest distance over four …

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A long time ago…Shap

For many runners, deciding whether to run a 10k or a 10 Mile race can be a difficult decision. But Rob Wishart has an easy solution, just do both. On separate days of course. I’ll let Rob take over..   Total Warrior Weekend 3rd & 4th August 2013 Report by Rob Wishart   And now …

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A long time ago…Stockton

One of the numerous events to be cancelled or postponed during lockdown has been the Stockton Duathlon Festival, which was due to take place in late April. Having competed in 2018, I was meant to take part in this year’s event too, but alas, it wasn’t to be. However, the reason I took part in …

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A long time ago…Prague

We’re skipping back five years to May 2015, and revisiting the Prague Marathon. Completing a marathon is always a special occasion, but for Steve and Mary Pattison, that year’s Prague Marathon was memorable in more ways than one.   Volkswagen Prague Marathon Sunday 3rd May 2015 Report by Steve Pattison   Back in January I …

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TBH Running Challenges

With things the way they are, you could be forgiven for slipping into the routine of doing the same run, along the same route, at the same pace, at the same time of day for the duration of the lockdown. And although there’s nothing wrong with that (it’s sure beats sitting on your behind all …

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