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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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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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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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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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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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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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It is sweet and right

After narrowly losing to his son Leodhais recently, some may have thought we’d seen the last of Kenny Mac. Not a chance! Like all great warriors, he will take defeat upon the chin and return even stronger and faster!   A few words from Kenny himself.   The words “Dulce et decorum est” Are most …

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It’s only mud..

With the cross-country season almost upon us, Heather Dorman has a few reassuring words for all those yet to dip their toe in the mud.   Cross Country – The Low Down Having really enjoyed reading recent postings on the website, I felt inspired to have a go myself.  With the cross country season looming, …

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Rob Wishart: A Personal Challenge

“Leeds & Liverpool Canal – not a race, just a personal challenge!” by Rob Wishart Hi folks. Setting the scene, here’s a short history of recent midsummers: Solo overnight run/walk of Hadrian’s Wall from Bowness to Newcastle, arriving in plenty time for the parkrun #good Solo again(no mates!) of Glasgow-Edinburgh canal route #good Lakeland 100 …

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