Category: Cross Country

North Eastern Cross Country Championships 2014

Results from Saturday’s event can be found on the North Eastern Counties Athletic Association website.   Many thanks to all the race officials and competing North East clubs for making it a tremendous day of competition, and many congratulations to all the race winners.   And finally, well done to the Tyne Bridge members who …

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2014/15 NEHL: Race 3 report and results

Well done to all the members who took part in the latest fixture of the North East Harrier League (Wallington Hall: Saturday, 29th Nov 2014).   On a terrific day for the club, both the Senior Ladies and Senior Men finished 1st in their respective races, with the Ladies triumphing for the third time in …

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2014/15 NEHL: Race 3

The 3rd fixture of the North East Harrier League takes place on Saturday, 29th November in the beautiful surroundings of Wallington Hall, in the heart of the Northumberland countryside. Using GoogleMaps, estimated travelling time from East End Pool to Wallington Hall is 40 minutes.   Address: Wallington Hall, Cambo, NE61 4AR   Map:   For a …

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2014/15 NEHL: Race 2 Report

I hope she doesn’t mind but I’m going to begin this report with a posting from Sarah Lindsay’s FB page which sum’s up the day beautifully.   …having had time to reflect on yesterday’s NEHL XC in Durham, I think each and every TBH runner should be congratulated on their efforts. …it was a brutal …

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North East Harrier League: Race 2

The next fixture of the Start Fitness North East Harrier League takes place at Aykley Heads (Durham) on Saturday, 22nd November 2014.   Race HQ will be the main entrance area of County Hall (DH1 5UZ). There are 1,000 car parking spaces at County Hall staff car park for runners and spectators. Entry to the car park will …

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English National Cross-Country Relay Championships 2014

  Well done to the lads and lasses who represented Tyne Bridge Harriers at the English National Cross-Country Relay Championships 2014.   In the Senior Ladies race, the trio of Joanne Lee, Louise Rodgers and Sophie Marr finished a creditible 40th position (out of 98), whilst in the Senior Men’s race, the quartet of Shaun …

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2014/15 TBH XCGP: Tables

  Every year, in tandem with the harrier league cross-country, TBH runs a competition for its members. Points are awarded on participation – a member has to finish a race in order to score – and also on the member’s finishing position. The higher position a member finishes, the higher number of points they score. …

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Sherman Cup race report No.2

Keith Rooney reflects on Saturday’s cross-country affair.   Rooney, you’re a right nutter!” The words exploded in my left ear, jerking me out of my painful introspection and kicking me right back into the raw, unrelenting meat grinder that is the Sherman Cup. And I was, all at once, suddenly aware, also, of the jumbo …

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Sherman Cup race report

Danny Fletcher reports from a wind-swept Temple Park.   Sherman Cup / Davison Shield: Saturday, 25th Oct 2014   No longer a cross country virgin I arrived at Temple Park feeling a bit more relaxed than I had at Cramlington.   Looking at the weather forecast the night before I was happy to see that …

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Sherman Cup / Davison Shield Cross-Country results

Sherman Cup and Davison Shield results can be found on the NE Harrier League website.   Club highlights include Joanne Lee, Louise Rodgers and Kym Eden winning the Veteran Ladies race and the TBH Juniors finishing complete teams in the U11’s, U13 Boys and U13 Girls races. [you can read a mini race report of …

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2014/15 NEHL: Race 1 report

Cross-Country first-timer, Danny Fletcher, extol’s the virtues of running around fields and over hills.   Arriving in Cramlington for my first country experience fellow TBHer Deb Airey described it as looking like a scene from Game of Thrones, the tents pitched up with colourful flags blowing in the wind. I haven’t seen Game of Thrones, …

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2014/15 NEHL: Race 1 results

Well done to everyone who turned out today (Saturday, 11th October) at the first fixture of the 2014/15 Start Fitness North East Harrier League. Glorious weather made for superb running conditions, and a strong turn-out by the club resulted in both the men and ladies coming top in their respective races But aside from the …

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North East Harrier League 2014/15

The North East Harrier League (sponsored by Start Fitness) returns on Saturday, 11th October, with the first fixture taking place at East Cramlington Nature Reserve (NE23 6XF).   After two successive promotions, Tyne Bridge Harriers men found themselves in Division One last year and were pipped to the title by Durham City Harriers in the final …

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Rainbow Led; Book Review

Rainbow Led, Athletics in the North East of England 1914-18 by Archie Jenkins researches both a brief history of athletics before and after World War 1 but also the many military cross country races sanctioned by the North East Counties Cross Country Association during the conflict. Illustrations are included to give a flavour of the …

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Arnison Crag Horseshoe Fell Race

Richard MacDonald writes this report from the Lake District.   Arnison Crag Horseshoe Fell Race: 23rd August 2014   A post on Facebook by Colin Dilks re the Fell Race which is attached to the Patterdale Dog Day, a country show celebrating Lakeland Hounds & Terriers and the local Herdwick Sheep. The seed was sewn, I …

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2014 TBH Cup

With the 2014 TBH Cup now underway (Sunday’s North Tyneside 10k was the opening race of the series) the 1st points table of the competition can be viewed below.   Updated 23/04/2014   The next event in the series is Sunderland Strollers’ Pier to Pier MT race which takes place on Sunday, 11th May.

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Wreckenton 2 XC Race Report, Saturday 22nd March

Keith Rooney waxes lyrical from the final XC of the year… although he nearly missed it Hm, smelt all right, looked all right. Caffeine eh?? I was looking for some tell-tale sign, a mischievous twitch of the lips, a suspicious flicker of the eyebrow – but all I got was the same, reassuring, expansive smile, …

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2013/14 NEHL Grand Prix: Final Standings

After eight compelling events, the final tables for the 2013/14 NEHL Grand Prix series have been calculated and the winners are…   Senior Women   Senior Men (see below for race fixtures)   To succeed in the NEHL Grand Prix series members must not only show huge commitment to the cause but also churn out consistent performances at every event, so massive congratulations to Charlotte and James …

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