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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

Anyone interested in marathon running may like this comprehensive guide written by Sports Fitness Advisor Jillian Anderson. It is spread over multiple pages and packed with practical tips and advice. The guide is completely free (although it does contain lots of ads) and can be accessed via this link    

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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