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A long time ago…Vienna

This weekend (Sunday, 5th April) should have seen the running of the Berlin Half Marathon, but as we all know, sporting events around Europe have been postponed due to the Coronavirus, so the next best thing to running a half marathon is reading about one. I present to you this fine report from Tony Carter. …

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TBH Easter Egg Quiz

Congratulations to Jamie Wilson, who was first to successfully answer this week’s TBH Easter Egg quiz.  The answers are; Tom Charlton Vicky Cuthbertson Jesmond Dene 2 Miles Sandy Anderson Nurishment Active Milk Tynemouth Londsands 1m 10cm Neal Richardson £5

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A long time ago…12 Stage Relays

This weekend should have seen the running of the National 12 & 6 Stage Road Relays, but like everything else at the moment, the event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus. Nevertheless, we can still saviour this prestigious competition by re-visiting James Dunce’s report from 2015.     National 12-stage Road Relays: Sutton Park, …

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TBH Club Sessions

Following guidance from both the UK Government and England Athletics we will regrettably have to suspend club training sessions until further notice. We know that many people would like to continue with their training and would encourage individuals to do this responsibly but would specifically ask that training sessions aren’t organised from the pool nor …

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2019 TBH parkrun Challenge

With the final parkrun of 2019 done and dusted, this year’s TBH parkrun Challenge is now officially over. Well done to the eight members who completed the challenge (see below for a list of completists) and thanks to everyone who took part in the challenge during the year. Details of the 2020 TBH parkrun Challenge …

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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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