Category: Race Reports

A long time ago…Chevy Chase

Not only is this a fabulous race report by Matt Walker, but it’s also a perfect excuse to reference one of my all time favourite films, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, which features the american comedian Chevy Chase. Check it out! Anyway, back to the race report. Make yourself a cuppa, sit yersel down and enjoy. …

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A long time ago…Lambton

This week’s blast from the past had a happy ending in more ways than one   Lambton Challenge 10K Sunday, 29th June 2014 Report by Michael Nemeth   The pre-race left me feeling slightly out of my comfort zone. I was stood alone seeing a lot of clubs surrounded by their team mates. Seeing them …

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A long time ago…Newburn

Just when you thought it was safe to start browsing the club website again, up pops another ‘vintage’ race report to remind you how quickly the years are passing by. This corker of a race report dates back to 2012   Newburn River Run Wednesday 20th June 2012 Race Report by David Appleby   Six …

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A long time ago…Blaydon (Pt II)

T’was the ninth of Joon. Which can only mean one thing…another Blaydon race report. This one dates back to 2011 and is courtesy of former member Elsbeth Lawson. NEHL Blaydon Cross Country Saturday 26th November 2011 Report by Elsbeth Lawson I got up on Saturday morning pleased to see that it was neither raining or as …

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A long time ago…Blaydon

For our next old race report, we go back to the 2012 Blaydon races. The event was memorable for a number of reasons, most notably the club debut of Steve Cairns.   Blaydon Races Saturday June 9th 2012 Report by Steve Cairns   View from the front: Well just behind it actually: Kenny had been …

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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…Liverpool

Our second terrific June race report comes the 2016 Liverpool Marathon, where Georgia Wilding went PB hunting.   Rock and Roll Liverpool Marathon Sunday 29 May 2016 Report by Georgia Wilding   Started the Sunday morning in the youth hostel kitchen with a whole host of other runners and took the short walk to the …

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A long time ago…Bamburgh

And so we roll into June, and there’s some terrific race reports coming up from past events in that month. The first report we’re revisiting is Tom Charlton’s write-up from the Bamburgh 10K (2015). Take it away Tom.   Bamburgh 10K Sunday, 14th June 2015 Report by Tom Charlton   After having nursed a cold …

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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. And you could do a lot worse than taking part in this race.   A magnificent race report of the JUNGFRAU MARATHON by …

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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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