Category: Cross Country

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, 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. Well …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2016 Elvet Striders Clamber: Race Report

Victoria Harrison breaks her race reporting duck with this tremendous account from the Elvet Striders Clamber race.   Elvet Striders Clamber Race (5.2miles): Wednesday 27 July 2016   On a gorgeous Wednesday evening, myself and my other half Garry made our way down to Durham for the Elvet Striders Clamber Race – 5.2 miles of cross …

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UK Inter-Counties Fell Race Champs: Race Report

Dave Moir reports from the UK Inter-counties Fell Race Championships   Ras Moel Eilio (Snowdonia – Wales) – 14th May 2016   One flew over the cuckoo’s nest   I’m definitely getting one of those fear lobotomies that most fell runners have had before my next fell race. I think this was one of the …

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Baildon Boundary Way 2016: Race Report

Danny Fletcher, TBH’s pin-up boy, writes this report from the Yorkshire dales.   Baildon Boundary Way: Sunday 3 April 2016   Baildon Boundary Way, probably a run that not many of you, if any have heard of, yet this multi terrain half marathon usually sells out in hours of entries being opened. Organised by Baildon …

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2015-16 HL Grand Prix: Points table

Every year, in tandem with the Start Fitness North East Harrier League, the club holds a club competition for its members. Following every cross country fixture (five Harrier League meets, the Sherman Cup/Davison Shield competition and the North Eastern Championships) points are awarded on participation and on a member’s finishing position. The higher position a …

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2015/16 North East Harrier League

  “Many congrats to the ladies today. We have retained our NEHL title Well done to everyone!!! Durham City Harriers put up a fantastic competition to knock us off our perch while North Shields Poly nipped away at our heels. Gateshead Harriers had a great finish today which kept us biting our nails to the …

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2015/16 NEHL Cross Country: Alnwick

Well done to everyone who represented the club in the latest fixture of the North East Harrier League (Saturday, 5th March 2016).   A terrific performance by the Senior Women saw the team finish 1st on the day, and help move the club into 2nd position in the Division One table.   An equally solid …

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English National Cross Country Championships 2016

Well done to all the lads and lasses who took part in today’s National Cross Country Championships at Donnington Park (Saturday, 27th February 2016).   The men finished a creditable 31st out of 123 teams, with James Dunce first counter for the team, finishing 244th out of 1730 runners. Other competing members were Finn Affleck-Brodie, …

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2016 Northern Cross Country Championships

Many thanks to Robin Rutherford for these terrific photographs from Saturday’s event.  

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2016 Northern XC Championships

A simple ‘well done’ doesn’t seem appropriate when writing about the members who took part in the 2016 Northern Cross Country Championships (Saturday, 30th January) as appalling weather conditions made the course around Witton Park, Blackburn, more challenging than usual.   As well as ankle deep mud and several steep ascents, competitors also had to …

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NE Fell Running Championships 2016

Bored of traipsing along the same old pavements? Feel let-down running around a farmer’s field masquerading as a cross-country course? What you need is a good dose of Fell Running!   The list of races for the 2016 North East Fell Running Championship has just been announced.     There is one more race “in …

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