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2019 TBH parkrun Challenge

Well done to the Gemma Finnie, the latest member to complete the 2019 TBH parkrun Challenge (updated 3rd November 2019).   Here at TBH we are big fans of parkrun and parkrun tourism.  So, to encourage a bit of local tourism together with some added friendly competition at 9am on a Saturday morning, we are …

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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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Unsung Heroes of the North East

The North East Volunteer Awards took place on Wednesday evening (25th September) and TBH Membership Secretary Kevin Cheetham was recognised for his contribution to the sport by being named as runner-up in the Volunteer of the Year category.   Although richly deserved, what I find staggering is how Kev could only be named as runner-up, …

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Race Report: Joss Naylor Challenge

Joss Naylor Lakeland Challenge Saturday 15th June 2019 Report by Badger   Joss Naylor, aka ‘King of the Fells’, ‘Iron Man’ or simply ‘The Shepherd’ is something of a legend in fell running circles and beyond. His achievements are too numerous to mention and now, well into his 80’s is still to be found running …

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parkrun round-up: 9th March 2019

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2019-03-09. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes. The list is presented by parkrun and contains every member registered with us that participated. If a member is missing from this list please contact …

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Tyne Bridge Harriers: New Members

A warm welcome to the club’s newest members. Sophia Clark (Junior) Lucas Powell (Junior) Charlotte Waldron (Junior) Jason Braithwaite Stephanie Docherty Zara Hough Alister Houghton Jennifer Jones Kieran Reay Emily Stokes Michelle Stokes Julie Wright Joe Ziegler I hope your time at TBH is filled with success and happiness.  

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Back in the Game: by Kevin Cheetham

Back in the Game by Kevin Cheetham January 2019 It was 2012 and there I was, in my mid 40’s, carrying a fair bit of excess timber and having a liking for a regular social drink or three. I decided that the time had arrived to do something about this, so I started doing a …

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Run Report: Good times in South Africa

Having a Whale of a Time November 2018 Report by Annette Kelly   I know the run reports for the club are usually about races but this is about a social run on a recent holiday that has gone down as my favourite run, probably ever.   I don’t usually run when on holidays but …

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TBH Advent Calendar: The Great Reveal

Season’s Greetings. Many thanks to everyone who took part in this year’s TBH Advent Calendar challenge. Judging by the answers that came in – and the number of incorrect guesses at some of the old photographs – it’s safe to presume it’s been a tad difficult. In fact, the winner of the challenge only managed to …

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Sport Newcastle – Unsung Hero Award

I wouldn’t usually post something where I win an award myself (I’m far too modest for that) but realised I would be missing out on a golden opportunity to thank Sport Newcastle for presenting me with this tremendous award and to acknowledge the wonderful people I’ve had the pleasure to serve beside during my time at …

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2018 Boston Marathon – A runner’s story

On Monday, 16th April 2018, Japanese runner Yuki Kawauchi, overcame all the odds to win the 2018 Boston Marathon. Click here to read the fascinating story behind his triumph.     

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Membership Subscriptions 2018-2019

A reminder that the club is now accepting membership fees for the 2018/19 season.   2018/19 Subscriptions fees; Subscription year runs from 1st April 2018 until 31st March 2019 · Senior Member £52 (less £2 for existing members who renew before 31st May 2018) · Junior Member £27 (less £2 for existing members who renew before …

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Tyne Bridge Harriers: Life Membership

  The club’s Constitution states ‘The Management Committee may confer Life Membership upon any member who, in the view of the Committee, has made an exceptional contribution to Tyne Bridge Harriers’.   In recognition and appreciation of their exceptional and ongoing contribution to our club, as well their endeavours, over many years, in the wider athletics …

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TBH Member of the Month: February 2018

Many congratulations to RICHARD TAILFORD, selected as February’s TBH Member of the Month Having succumbed to injury in the latter part of 2017, Richard has made a remarkable comeback, fitting seamlessly back into Group 2 and is running better than ever. Nowhere was this demonstrated better than at the Snake Lane 10M (25th February) where his …

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Marathon Running: A guide for everyone

Regardless of your age and ability, successful marathon training takes careful planning and preparation. How much preparation? Whether your goal is to run sub 3 hours or ‘just’ to finish, ideally you need to give yourself at least 18 weeks prior to the event… And that assumes you have a solid running base to start with – …

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2018 Marrakech Half Marathon

Roger Heath writes this report from the Marrakech Half Marathon.   Marrakech Semi Marathon: Sunday, 28th January 2018   I have start and say why did I going to sign up for a half marathon in Morocco? It’s your fault Adrian Hall!! If you remember back to the end of last year, you asked who …

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Andy Mellon: Still young at heart

Following a health scare in 2017, Andy Mellon writes this fascinating piece about the heart and what we can do to look after it.   The club training session on Thursday, December 21st was a funny one for me. I had slept badly, not eaten well that day and felt a bit flat.  As I …

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