Category: Race Reports

Yorkshire Threes Peaks – Race Report

Yorkshire Three Peaks Sunday, 30th August 2020 Report by Simon Pryde   Lots of us are missing racing. I read with interest Matt’s re-evaluation of running (A time to reflect), and not so much why it’s important, but HOW it is.   And whilst I agree we can all become a little too obsessed with …

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Derwent Reservoir Trail Run: Race Report

Derwent Reservoir: Social Distance Trail Runs Sunday, 6th September 2020 Report by Claire Wynarczyk   If you had told me at the start of the year that I wouldn’t be able to race between February and September, I would have laughed and said ‘No way! But as we all know, that nightmare scenario became a …

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An ode to Tyne Bridge Harriers

For many of us, the coronavirus lockdown has meant we’ve had a lot of spare time on our hands. And while some have used it to sunbathe, binge watch TV box-sets and treat it as a mini-holiday (okay, just me – DD), other members have been using the time in more productive ways. Reflecting her …

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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…Kielder

As it’s Claire Wynarczyk‘s birthday today (19th May), it’s fitting that we recall one of her favourite race reports. Happy Birthday Claire   Kielder Half Marathon Kielder National Park, Northumberland Sunday 7th October 2018 Report by Claire Wynarczyk   The art of a positive mind.   What a difference a year makes! Casting my mind …

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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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Report: Allendale Chimneys 10K

Ring the bells!! Deck the halls!! We finally have a race report which wasn’t written a long time ago (although in current times, even just a couple of days seems an eternity). Many thanks to Cees van der Land for his 10K report. If anyone has a report they’d like to share, either from the …

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A long time ago…Shap

For many runners, deciding whether to run a 10k or a 10 Mile race can be a difficult decision. But Rob Wishart has an easy solution, just do both. On separate days of course. I’ll let Rob take over..   Total Warrior Weekend 3rd & 4th August 2013 Report by Rob Wishart   And now …

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A long time ago…Stockton

One of the numerous events to be cancelled or postponed during lockdown has been the Stockton Duathlon Festival, which was due to take place in late April. Having competed in 2018, I was meant to take part in this year’s event too, but alas, it wasn’t to be. However, the reason I took part in …

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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…Nice

Nice to see you, to see you Nice. Our next trawl through the club archives sees us jumping back to April 2015, and a report from the European Boy Bands convention. No, my mistake, it’s a report from the Nice Half Marathon.     NICE Half Marathon Sunday, 26th April 2015 Report by Arnaud Albertini   …

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A long time ago…Paris

For our next visit to the club archives, we’re travelling back to March 2012 to read about the Paris Half Marathon. But we haven’t got one race report. Oh no. We don’t even have two race reports to digest. In fact we’ve got three race reports, all from the same event, and all belters too. …

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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…Whitley Bay

Continuing the seaside theme, this time we’re popping back to 2012 and re-visiting Kev Jeffress‘s take on the North Tyneside 10K. This was Kev’s first competitive run for TBH, and boy what a debut. Enjoy. North Tyneside 10K Road Race Sunday 8th April 2020 Report by Kev Jeffress   I’d been looking forward to this …

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