Category Archive: Articles

Jan 18 2018

2018 London Marathon

Ralph Dickinson from Blyth Harriers is organising another trip for this year’s London Marathon. Trip Itinerary; Saturday, April 21st Your coach will depart from pickup points along the A1 corridor between Ashington and Scotch Corner and make the journey south to London, stopping once for refreshment en route. On arrival, you will be taken to …

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Jan 14 2018

NE Counties Fell Running Championships 2018

The North East Counties Fell Running Championship is an annual competition open to anybody born or resident within the North East Counties (Northumberland, Durham, Tyne and Wear, Cleveland and North Yorkshire north of Whitby). You will be presumed to be eligible if you have entered any of the races as a member of a North …

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Dec 27 2017

2017 TBH parkrun Challenge – Report

George Stainsby, who recently became the 13th member to complete the TBH parkrun Challenge, writes this splendid report of his tour of North-East parkrun events. Is the NE tourism board reading?   Saturday 23rd December saw me complete a challenge I had embarked on 10 months earlier, and it wasn’t washing the car. This was the …

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Dec 26 2017

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

With the evenings now becoming darker from around 4:30pm, 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 …

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Dec 10 2017

TBH Member of the Month: November 2017

It gives me great pleasure to announce CEES VAN DER LAND as November’s Member of the Month. Cees began the month with an outstanding victory in the White Rose Ultra-marathon, a 60 miles race on the outskirts of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and then two weeks later represented England in the British & Irish Masters Cross Country International (Derry, Northern Ireland). That’s some …

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Nov 30 2017

Gift Ideas for Christmas

UPDATE: 30 November 2017 Not Just A Print has set up a store specifically for TBH merchandise. Just click on the link below to see what is available.  Tyne Bridge Harriers – Run TBH Officially licensed Tyne Bridge Harriers Merchandise. A donation is made from the sale of each item to support the club and …

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Jul 02 2017

Anita Nott Race Report

Many thanks to Kay Black for this personal account of the Anita Nott memorial race.   Anita Nott Memorial Race: Monday, 26th June 2017 One for the ladies   This race is special to me as last year it was the very first race I’ve done wearing a number bib and finished in a respectful …

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Mar 29 2017

Training with the Farrahs!

Regular club member, George Stainsby, gives a first-hand account of training with the TBH Juniors. And it’s not all fun & games!   “Bulldog!” Cue a lot of kids running about in roughly two directions. Some of them are running very, very quickly. On the back of the excitement boiled up by the TV Olympic-athons, …

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Mar 08 2017

A life outside of running?

Drift wood (a beginners guide to Aqua running) by Dave Moir   Lane swimming in public swim sessions always makes me think of the Travis song ‘Drift wood‘. A bit unfair probably, as I have previously always headed to the fast lane to avoid the drift wood, so have rarely had the problem of swimming around it. …

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Dec 21 2016

Louise Kelly: Running and Me

We all have reasons to run. For some, it’s to simply keep fit & healthy, while others thrive on the competitive side of running. In a frank and brutally honest account, club member Louise Kelly explains how running is a way of making a better life for herself.   I’ve sat down several times trying to …

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May 31 2016

Rock N Roll Liverpool: 28th & 29th May 2016

Danny Fletcher reflects on a terrific weekend of running in Liverpool.   Rock N Roll Liverpool: Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May 2016   I have participated in a number of Rock n Roll runs in the past. I ran the first and last Rock n Roll Edinburgh half marathon, my first marathon was at …

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May 17 2016

TBH Mental Health Ambassador: Danny Fletcher

To coincide with the club’s link-up with the Mental Health Ambassador programme (click here for further details), we’re re-posting Danny Fletcher‘s runner profile article from July 2015. ********************************************** Danny Fletcher provides our next runner’s profile. A brutally honest account at times, but ultimately an up-lifting tale of how running, and running with friends and team …

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Apr 13 2016

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Nov 05 2015

TBH & Great Run

As you may have seen via social network over the past week, Tyne Bridge Harrier members have had the good fortune to be selected for a trip of a lifetime to the Great Ethiopian Run on the 22nd November 2015.   The success of TBH at the Great North Run resulted in the club entering …

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Sep 28 2015

2015 President’s Shield: Final Results

I’m delighted to announce NICK HOWELL as winner of the 2015 President’s Shield   Throughout the 20 race series, where member’s best six scores count towards their final total, Nick turned out consistently high level performances and beat 2nd placed Tom Charlton by the narrowest of margins. Nick, along with Tom, Nick Pearson, Paul Feeley, …

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Sep 15 2015

TBH Member of the Month: August 2015

There were as usual, many excellent performances from the TBH members but several stood out. Both Phil Scott and Lee Cuthbertson have had exceptional returns from injury and would have been deserved winners in their own right.   However, the August Member of the Month with his feats of endurance is Rob Wishart.   After his …

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Aug 30 2015

Liverpool to Leeds: The Rematch

Sometimes the sequel is better than the original. Report by Rob Wishart. Last month I couldn’t run from Liverpool to Leeds. Why? Heavy backpack and sore feet? So I got new shoes and minimalised what went in the pack. No change of big clothes. Enough food and water for “one meal”. Bivvy bag, waterproofs, headtorch. …

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Aug 10 2015

Track & Field: Race Report

Paul Waller looks back on a memorable day at the final T&F fixture of the season [Saturday, 8th August 2015].     Track & Field Meet #4: Hot and Heavy in Hexham.   A perfect morning in Newcastle led to a select band of men and women to make the short trip out to Hexham …

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