Category Archive: Cross Country

Sep 02 2017

Race Fixtures: Winter 2017 & Spring 2018

North East race calendar for Winter 2017/Spring 2018 (including club championship races and several events outside of the area).     If you would like your Race listed, please send details here.

Jul 11 2017

2017 Chevy Chase: Race Report

Chevy Chase Race Report by Matt Walker   Saturday, 1st July 2017   Those of you who read my race report for the Roseberry Topping Fell race a few weeks ago (or anyone who has had the misfortune to ask why I have been absent recently) will know that I had quite a spell of …

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Mar 27 2017

Results round-up: March 2017

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers (updated 27 March 2017)   South Shields Monthly Mile: Wednesday 1 March 2017   Haweswater Half Marathon: Sunday 5 March 2017   Cyprus Half Marathon: Sunday 5 March 2017     Trafford 10K: Sunday 5 March 2017   Lasswade 10M (Edinburgh): Sunday 5 March 2017   Scottish …

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Mar 08 2017

2016-2017 TBH Harrier League Grand Prix

Many congratulations to this year’s winners of the TBH Harrier League Grand Prix Series – Alison Dargie and Tom Charlton       The TBH Harrier League Grand Prix is an internal club competition for members who represent TBH during the cross-country season.     After eight cross country fixtures (six North East Harrier League races …

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Mar 04 2017

2016-2017 NEHL Cross Country

NEHL Fixture 6: Alnwick Pastures, Saturday, 4 March 2017 Going into the final fixture of the season, the club had already secured the Senior Men’s Championship and were hoping to complete the ‘double’ by winning the Senior Ladies title too. Unfortunately, it wasn’t to be, with TBH ladies being pipped to the title by North …

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Feb 25 2017

2017 English National Cross Country Championships

Well done to the lads and lasses who competed in this year’s English National Cross Country Championships.   Wollaton Park, Nottingham: Saturday 25 February 2017   Representing the club in the Senior Women’s race were; Charlotte Carpenter (39.31), Lysanne Jurriansen (39.42), Parul Akter (47.25) and Sara James (56.43), with the foursome finishing in a terrific 74th position.   Running …

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Feb 21 2017

NEHL Thornley Hall Farm Race Report

Alison Dargie reports from the recent mud-fest at Thornley Hall Farm and brings to light all that is good (and bad) about cross-country.   NEHL Cross Country: Thornley Hall Farm (Saturday, 11th February 2017)   Arriving at a cross country there’s always that moment when I don’t want to get out of the car: that moment …

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Feb 11 2017

2016/17 NEHL: Thornley Hall Farm

Kinnel! How hard was that? Rain, sleet, wind, mud, hills, mud, water and more mud. Today’s fixture at Thornley Hall Farm had it all. And yet, inspite of all that, provisional results have the senior ladies winning their race and the lads finishing 2nd in the senior men’s race! A terrific performance by EVERYONE who …

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Feb 01 2017

2017 Northern Cross Country Championships: Race Report

Alison Dargie reports from last weekend’s Northern XC Championships.   Northern Cross Country Championships, Knowsley Safari Park: Saturday, 28 January 2017   I’d never run a cross country at a safari park before and was picturing something like that bit in the Hunger Games where they throw the mutant wolves into the mix for a …

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Jan 28 2017

2017 Northern Athletics XC Championships

A huge well done to the lads and lasses who traveled over to Knowsley Safari Park (Liverpool) to take part in this year’s Northern Athletic Cross Country Championships (Saturday, 28 January 2017).   In a strange twist of fate, both the senior Men and senior Ladies finished 15th position in their respective races – the …

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Jan 07 2017

2016-2017 North East Harrier League

UPDATED 7 JANUARY 2017 Congratulations to the Senior Ladies team who finished 1st in their race Also coming up trumps was Leodhais MacPherson, finishing 1st in the U17 Men’s race And the men held on for a terrific 2nd place in the Senior Men‘s race All in all, quite a good day for the club. …

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Dec 10 2016

2016 North Eastern Counties XC Championships

Many congratulations to the Senior Men’s team who finished 3rd in today’s North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships at Aykley Heads, Durham (Saturday, 10th December 2016).   The team, consisting of Marc Fenwick, James Dunce, Terry Scott, Tom Charlton, Finn Brodie & Tim Bonham, ran a terrific race, finishing behind two extremely strong teams in …

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Nov 26 2016

2016-2017 NEHL Cross Country: Race 3

Start Fitness North East Harrier League Cross Country: Race 3 Thornley Hall Farm: Saturday 26 November 2016   “Well done Ladies today @ Thornley Hall Farm, a challenging course but great conditions, sunshine blue skies. Ladies, you finished 3rd place which is a tremendous result! Well done everyone who turned out to race”. Cat (Ladies …

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Oct 09 2016

2016-2017 NEHL: Race 2

Well done to everyone who turned out at Druridge Bay today (Sunday, 9 October).   A solid turnout from the TBH lasses produced another strong performance, with the ladies finishing in 4th place! ??   And a terrific 2nd place finish by the lads saw them move to the top of the Division 1 table …

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Oct 01 2016

2016-2017 NEHL: Race 1

Well done to all the members who turned out to represent the club in today’s North East Harrier League fixture at Wrekenton (Saturday, 1st October 2016).   Thanks to everyone’s efforts, the club finished 1st in the Senior Ladies race and 2nd in the Senior Men’s race (Provisional results can be found here)   And …

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Sep 27 2016

Results round-up: September 2016

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers. (updated 27 September 2016)   Tees Pride 10K: Sunday 4 September   Bridgwater 5K: Sunday 4 September 2016   Coxhoe Trail Race: Sunday 4 September 2016   Autumn Coast Road 5K: Wednesday 7 September 2016   Run Durham Hamsterly 10M: Saturday 3 September 2016   Great Langdale …

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Sep 10 2016

Whipper In: History of North East Cross Country

WHIPPER IN The Northumberland and Durham Paperchase League, the Early Years, the Forerunner of the North East Harrier League by Archie Jenkins   Modern day cross country running evolved from the public school activity ‘Hare & Hounds’ or ‘Paper Chasing’. This human form of hunting embraced the terms commonly used in the field sport. The …

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Aug 02 2016

Results Round-up: July 2016

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers. [updated 2 August 2016] Please get in touch if you’ve took part in an event which isn’t listed, ran a Personal Best (PB) or set a club record.   Chevy Chase (20 Mile Fell race): Saturday 2 July 2016   Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon: Saturday/Sunday 2 & …

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