June 2020 archive

A long time ago…Lambton

This week’s blast from the past had a happy ending in more ways than one   Lambton Challenge 10K Sunday, 29th June 2014 Report by Michael Nemeth   The pre-race left me feeling slightly out of my comfort zone. I was stood alone seeing a lot of clubs surrounded by their team mates. Seeing them …

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A long time ago…Newburn

Just when you thought it was safe to start browsing the club website again, up pops another ‘vintage’ race report to remind you how quickly the years are passing by. This corker of a race report dates back to 2012   Newburn River Run Wednesday 20th June 2012 Race Report by David Appleby   Six …

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Returning to Training Guidance

Runners Guidance for taking part in a socially distanced training session In line with UK Government guidance, TBH are now in a position to offer socially distanced training sessions. Sessions will be limited to six members per group, and members are restricted to one session per week. It is important that you take a few …

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TBH Virtual 5K Handicap Race

For the latest virtual challenge, TBH members took part in a 5K Handicap run. But rather than handicap times being applied to individual athletes, they were applied to the training groups instead.  So rather than running for personal glory, members were running for the honour of their regular training group.  And the victorious group were…(and …

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The Virtual Blaydon Race 2020

We runners are a hardy bunch, and nothing comes between us and a local road race – not even a pandemic. Last week saw the staging of the Virtual Blaydon Race, and TBH had another terrific turn-out in the event. Well done to everyone who represented the club Full results can be found here

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Bridges of the Tyne Virtual 5 Mile Road Race 2020

Tyne Bridge Harriers are hosting a virtual event of their popular 5 Mile Road Race in place of the race that was scheduled for 7th July but had to be cancelled due to the covid-19 pandemic. (note: this is an independent event, and entries for the original 5 Mile Road race have been deferred to …

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A long time ago…Blaydon (Pt II)

T’was the ninth of Joon. Which can only mean one thing…another Blaydon race report. This one dates back to 2011 and is courtesy of former member Elsbeth Lawson. NEHL Blaydon Cross Country Saturday 26th November 2011 Report by Elsbeth Lawson I got up on Saturday morning pleased to see that it was neither raining or as …

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A long time ago…Blaydon

For our next old race report, we go back to the 2012 Blaydon races. The event was memorable for a number of reasons, most notably the club debut of Steve Cairns.   Blaydon Races Saturday June 9th 2012 Report by Steve Cairns   View from the front: Well just behind it actually: Kenny had been …

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TBH Virtual Relay Race: St James to South Hylton

For the latest virtual club challenge, teams had to race over a distance of 55km, the equivalent of running from St James metro station to South Hylton metro station (via the coast).  Members were arranged into teams of 11 runners, with each runner having to run a 5km leg. And to make the event more …

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An ode to Tyne Bridge Harriers

For many of us, the coronavirus lockdown has meant we’ve had a lot of spare time on our hands. And while some have used it to sunbathe, binge watch TV box-sets and treat it as a mini-holiday (okay, just me – DD), other members have been using the time in more productive ways. Reflecting her …

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A long time ago…Liverpool

Our second terrific June race report comes the 2016 Liverpool Marathon, where Georgia Wilding went PB hunting.   Rock and Roll Liverpool Marathon Sunday 29 May 2016 Report by Georgia Wilding   Started the Sunday morning in the youth hostel kitchen with a whole host of other runners and took the short walk to the …

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