Category: Marathons

A long time ago…Edinburgh, PT III

Another report from the Edinburgh Marathon – this time from 2012 – and one that brings back so many happy memories. Read on.    Edinburgh Marathon Sunday, 27th May 2012 Report by Sean Kelly   Third Time Lucky! All week I have been checking the weather forecast for Edinburgh. In  2010 it was incredibly hot (25°) and …

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A long time ago…Edinburgh (again)

Looking through all the old race reports from the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, I really was spoilt for choice in terms of what to re-publish on the website – there really are so many great reports to choose from. So I’m taking the easy option and showing a different one every day over this Bank Holiday …

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A long time ago…Edinburgh

This weekend should have seen the running of the Edinburgh Marathon Festival, a joyous two days consisting of a whole host of races around the streets of Edinburgh and surrounding area. Sadly, due to the covid-19 pandemic currently affecting the country, the festival has been delayed until September, but to raise our spirits, we have …

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A long time ago…Jungfrau

However dark things may seem, there’s always light at the end of the tunnel, and when we exit the tunnel, we’ll once again be able to savour everything this great planet has to offer. You can visit Richardsons Smoke House for the best drink and food. And you could do a lot worse than taking …

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A long time ago…Prague

We’re skipping back five years to May 2015, and revisiting the Prague Marathon. Completing a marathon is always a special occasion, but for Steve and Mary Pattison, that year’s Prague Marathon was memorable in more ways than one.   Volkswagen Prague Marathon Sunday 3rd May 2015 Report by Steve Pattison   Back in January I …

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A long time ago…London (pt II)

Did you watch the highlights programme of the first London Marathon? Or take part in the 2.6 Challenge? Either way, I’m sure you were inspired to do a marathon yourself (my advice, count to ten and seriously reconsider that thought – DD) And as a reminder to what an amazing event the London Marathon is, we …

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A long time ago…London

Sadly, the London Marathon, which was due to take place this Sunday (26th April), has been postponed until later in the year. But if there’s a silver lining for those missing out on Sunday, it’s the fact the atmosphere at the rescheduled event is sure to be the best ever, celebrating not only the race …

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A long time ago…Manchester

With the country currently in lockdown and a return date for club sessions looking likely to be weeks away rather than days, this is an ideal time to go back through the club’s vaults and re-visit old race reports by members. Or in certain cases, race reports by old runners.  The next report we’re looking at …

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A long time ago…Barcelona

Our next race report was written in 2013 and is from Barcelona (it was written in Heaton actually, but you know what I mean). The club had been going for two years by this point and this report was a real game changer as it was a message to fellow runners to never give up …

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Enigma Quadzilla: Race Report

Enigma Quadzilla Milton Keynes 7th, 8th, 9th & 10th February 2020 Report by Rob Wishart   QUADZILLA (not to be confused with Godzilla, Hogzilla or Bridezillas) is a low-key yet *monster* event of 4 marathons ran on consecutive days, Thursday to Sunday. Organised by Foxy Davy of Enigma Running, you *can* enter any or all …

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Results Round-up: November 2019

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers (updated 2nd December 2019). Please get in touch (by clicking here) if your result is missing. Croft Circuit 5K: Saturday 30th November Run Northumberland Big 10 Miler: Sunday 24th November Tweed Valley Ultra 65K: Sunday 17th November Trail Outlaws Wooler Half Marathon: Sunday 17th November Slaley Hall …

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Results Round-up: October 2019

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers (updated 28th October) Please get in touch if your result is missing, you ran a Personal Best (PB) or have a photograph you would like posted. Leeds Abbey Dash 10K: Sunday 27th October Hexham 10K: Sunday 27th October Locke Park 5M Women’s Race: Sunday 27th October Ullswater …

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Race Report: New York Marathon

New York Marathon Sunday, 3rd November 2019 Race Report by Dave Moir   It’s just a flesh wound.   It’s been a while since I’ve done a race report, but I just felt after this incredible experience, I really had to. I flew out early, so spent best part of a week sight-seeing with my …

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Race Report: The Thames Trot

The Thames Trot Saturday 26th October 2019 Report by Neil Eyes   When the going gets tough.     The “Thames Trot” Ultra is described as “The UK’s Classic Tough 50 Mile Ultra” and seemed to fit the bill nicely for my first foray into Ultra running. I mainly train on the Quayside so I’m far …

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Race Report: Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra

Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra Marathon Saturday 26th October 2019 Report by Gemma Finnie   Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra Marathon is a 38 mile trail race which follows St Cuthbert’s Way and the River Tweed, including the Eildon Hills overlooking Melrose. Check Points were at miles 10, 17, 20 & 28. The only essential equipment required …

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Race Report: Kielder Marathon

Kielder Marathon Sunday 13th October 2019 Race Report by David Cornish   The introduction As this is my debut race report I thought I’d write an intro. I joined Tyne Bridge Harriers in early 2017 – back then I’d grown frustrated of the niggling injuries that come from being a thirty-something chasing twenty-somethings around a …

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Results Round-up: September 2019

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers (updated 3rd October) Please get in touch if your result is missing or you ran a Personal Best in an event. North East Marathon Club (Shildon Track Marathon): Saturday 28th September  Ye Olde Yeavering to Wooler Trail Race: Sunday 29th September Prudhoe Miners 5M: Sunday 29th September …

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Race Results: May 2019

A round-up of results featuring Tyne Bridge Harriers (updated 10th June 2019) Please leave a comment below if your result is missing or you ran a Personal Best (PB) in an event. Northumberland Pride LGBT 5k (Alnwick): Friday 31st May 2019 EGGER Woodland Run: Monday 27th May 2019 Vitality London 10000: Monday 27th May 2019 …

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