Category Archive: Athlete Profiles

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 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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Jul 24 2015

Runner profile: Danny Fletcher

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 members, can be life-changing.   I’ve suffered with depression on and off since my late teens, I have self harmed, had unhealthy obsessions with food and spoken to …

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Jul 21 2015

Runner profile: Louise Kelly

The second in the series of Runner Profile’s is supplied by Louise Kelly.   They say inspiration can strike anywhere and having just finished reading Alex Lockwood‘s profile I thought to myself, ‘It will be nowhere near as good but why not give it a shot’. So here goes nothing!   I suppose the best place …

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Sep 12 2014

Great Run Club Challenge

Following last weekend’s Great North Run, it has been announced Tyne Bridge Harriers were the top rated affiliated club in the race. The GNR was the third round of the 2014 Great Run Club Challenge, a competition for affiliated clubs and registered athletes promoted by Great Run in partnership with England Athletics. To qualify, clubs had …

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Sep 11 2014

Adrian Brooks – 24 Hours on the Tyne

A request for help from Adrian Brooks. Hello all! As some of you may know, I am putting the finishing touches to a plan I have to run for 24 hours on the Quayside. I am doing this partly to continue training for my 100 mile run I am running next year and also to …

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Feb 09 2014

Athlete Profile: Jomah Kekula

Original TBH member Louis Goffe profiles the life so far of fellow club-mate Jomah Kekula, and what running means to our December winner of the ‘member of the month’ award. For those that haven’t been trying to cling on to his shoe laces up at the front of group 2, you may know little of …

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