Category: Race Reports

Race Report: Marathon Du Medoc 2018

Marathon Du Medoc Saturday 8th September 2018 Report by Alexandra Battersby   The first thing to say is that I love the great north run (I realise this statement is not without controversy but please read on), and have completed everyone since 2002 until this year. So it was going to take something special for …

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Race Report: Hardwolds 80 2018

Hardwolds 80 Saturday 24th November 2018 Report by Cees van der Land So, what are UTMB points?   This race report about the Hardwolds 80 starts in the French Alps to explain what “UTMB points” are and why most of my running in 2017 and 2018 has been in pursuit of these silly points (because …

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Race Report: Sunderland Urban Ultra 2018

Sunderland Urban Ultra Saturday 3rd November 2018 Report by Michael Nemeth   WARNING: The Urban Ultra is a very long race, so a very long report is needed. Firstly, I’ll start with a little bit of background. Ever since my first Great North Run, back in 2012, someone told me about The Wall which is …

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Race Report: Wooler Trail Half Marathon 2018

Trail Outlaws Wooler Trail Half Marathon Saturday 10th November 2018 Report by DD   A short time after completing the Chevy Chase race in July I was asked whether I’d like to do the Trail Outlaws Wooler Trail Half Marathon, and as the Chevy was so much fun (honestly, 20 mile fell races can be …

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Race Report: Hexham 10K 2018

Hexham 10K Sunday 28th October 2018 Report by Helen Blades It’s not just a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow Run Northumberland Hexham 10k is a RunNation race starting on the outskirts of Hexham, heading towards Corbridge along Anick road before turning and coming back and finishing on Tyne Green Country Park. …

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Race Report: British Fell & Hill Relay Championships 2018

British Fell and Hill Relay Championships Grasmere, Lake District Saturday, 20th October 2018 Report by Vicki Deritis with contributions from Marc Fenwick, DD, Cees van der Land and Alex Black   Tyne Bridge Harriers has sent teams to various races around the country but had never sent a team to the British Fell and Hill …

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Race Report: Alwinton Show Fell Race 2018

Alwinton Show Fell Race Nr Rothbury, Northumberland Saturday 13th October 2018 Report by DD   Realising there’s no way I can match the length and quality of the last couple of race reports I’ve decided to keep this one relatively short and hopefully sweet. The race, part of the Alwinton country show, was advertised as …

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Race Report: Bridlington Half Marathon 2018

Bridlington Half Marathon Yorkshire Coast Sunday 7th October 2018 Report by Dave Hartis   I’ll start this off by saying that I do love reading a good race report from a fellow Harrier, in fact I’ve read quite a few over the last 12 months or so and have enjoyed them all.  It’s really quite …

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Race Report: 2018 Kielder Half Marathon

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 back to last year’s Kielder Half Marathon, when I took on my first trail half marathon, little did I know the challenge that …

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Race Report: Continental Thunder Run

Continental Thunder Run Catton Hall, Derbyshire Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd July 2018 Report by Matt Walker   Every year my geographically estranged friend (having moved back home to Birmingham since university against my better judgement) and I seem to be on the lookout for any excuse to spend a weekend camping, seemingly having made the subconscious …

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Race Report: Lakeland 50

Lakeland 50 (Miles) Coniston, Lake District Saturday, 28th July 2018 Report by Cees van der Land   Lakeland 50 race report and why you can run an ultra. Just back home from Coniston on Sunday night, here is little write up on the run I did from Dalemain to Coniston on Saturday the 28th of …

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Race Report: Fairfield Horseshow Fell Race

Fairfield Horseshoe Fell Race (14.5Km) Ambleside, Lake District Saturday, 12th May 2018 Report by Matt Walker Can you consider yourself a “fell runner” if you haven’t done a race in the Lake District? Probably, but the beating heart of fell running certainly lives in Cumbria and I thought I was overdue a trip west to …

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Race Report: 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

Virgin Money London Marathon Sunday, 22nd April 2018 Race report by George Stainsby   Sleet lashed my face. The jelly babies I had taken to eat at carefully planned points were only slightly softer than the now rock hard energy chewy blocks I wished were chips. I took off my gloves to prise the sugary …

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Race Report: 2018 Prague Half Marathon

Prague Half Marathon Prague, Czech Republic Saturday, 7th April 2018 Race report by Louise Lennox   It was well before Christmas when I booked up for the Prague half marathon. I was full of optimism for a potential PB with plenty of time to train and what looked like a fast course, with the bonus …

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2018 Vitality Big Half Marathon: Race Report

Claire Wynarczyk reports from the inaugural Vitality Big Half.   Vitality Big Half: Sunday, 4th March 2018   Well where to begin.   Today, the 4th March 2018, was the Vitality Big Half London, and after a week of shabby weather – where there was a danger of it not going ahead – myself and …

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2018 Marrakech Half Marathon

Roger Heath writes this report from the Marrakech Half Marathon.   Marrakech Semi Marathon: Sunday, 28th January 2018   I have start and say why did I going to sign up for a half marathon in Morocco? It’s your fault Adrian Hall!! If you remember back to the end of last year, you asked who …

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2017 TBH parkrun Challenge – Report

George Stainsby, who recently became the 13th member to complete the TBH parkrun Challenge, writes this splendid report of his tour of North-East parkrun events. Is the NE tourism board reading?   Saturday 23rd December saw me complete a challenge I had embarked on 10 months earlier, and it wasn’t washing the car. This was the …

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2017 Wooler Trail Half Race Report

Ian Pickett reports on the Trail Outlaws half marathon at Wooler.   Trail Outlaws Half Marathon (Wooler): Sunday 19th November 2017    “Dementors are among the foulest creatures that walk this earth. They infest the darkest, filthiest places, they glory in decay and despair, they drain peace, hope, and happiness out of the air around …

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