Category: Race Reports

A long time ago…Leeds to Liverpool

This time we heading back to August 2015, and Rob Wishart‘s attempt to travel from Leeds to Liverpool. For most people, the trip would be done by car or bus, or even on a bike if they’d felt energetic, but Rob wanted to run it. Solo, and without the aid of GPS. Let’s see how …

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A long time ago…Thirsk 10M

Sadly, with the Coronavirus decimating sporting events around the country, it looks like its going to be a while until we’re able to race competitively again, or for that matter, have a new race report posted on the club website. So, following a suggestion by committee member John Tollitt, we thought we’d delve into the …

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Not the 9 o’clock race: Report

Not the Paris Half Marathon Race Sunday 1st March 2020 Report by DD So, following the decision by the French government to postpone the Paris Half Marathon because of the Coronavirus – just 16 hours before the scheduled start time – I had a decision of my own to make; bawl my eyes out or …

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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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Brass Monkey: Race Report

Brass Monkey Half Marathon Sunday 12th January 2020 Report by Claire Wynarczyk   The power of Positive Thinking   Reflecting on Sunday’s race, if there’s one thing I’ve learnt, it’s to ignore the stuff out of my control – the weather, other runners – and focus solely on myself and the race in hand. Since …

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Race Report: Wensleydale Wedge

Wensleydale Wedge Sunday 17th November 2019 Race report by Annette Kelly   Muddy marvellous   “We should sign up for the Wensleydale Wedge, it’ll be great! It’s 20 miles in November but there’s loads of food at the check points and it’s beautiful round there. It’s organised by a walking club so we can run/walk …

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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: Amsterdam Half Marathon

Amsterdam Half Marathon Sunday 20th October 2019 Race Report by David Daniels   Naked ladies of Amsterdam   Before I begin, a note of warning, I have tried to make this a waffle-free report but unfortunately some bits of waffle may have crept in unintentionally. Going into 2019 full of optimism for the year ahead, …

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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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Race Report: Simonside Fell Race

Simonside Fell Race Saturday, 21st September 2019 Race Report by Matt Walker   Surprise on Simonside       This race was proof that sometimes you don’t need to try new things to have new experiences, and sometimes you can find yourself outside your comfort zone when you are least expecting it!   I first …

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Race Report: Branches & Bays

Branches & Bays 10K Sunday 18th August 2019 Report by David Daniels   The race, organised by Trail Outlaws, is now in its 4th year, and judging by the over-flowing car-park and queue of runners waiting to be registered, it appears to be gaining popularity with every passing year. Starting and finishing in Hawthorn village, …

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Race Report: Tynedale 10K

Tynedale 10K Wednesday 3 July 2019 Pies, Peas and longingly awaited PB’s Race report by Laura Carrick Those who know me will know when it comes to races, to say the least, I don’t have the best track record. I love training and run “canny” in it – I’m by no means fast but I …

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Race Report: Joss Naylor Challenge

Joss Naylor Lakeland Challenge Saturday 15th June 2019 Report by Badger   Joss Naylor, aka ‘King of the Fells’, ‘Iron Man’ or simply ‘The Shepherd’ is something of a legend in fell running circles and beyond. His achievements are too numerous to mention and now, well into his 80’s is still to be found running …

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Race Report: Kirk Yetholm to Wooler

Cheviot Trail Series – Race 3: Kirk Yetholm to Wooler Sunday, 9th June 2019 Race Report by Little D   Boarding coaches at Wooler, myself and 150 or so runners were transported to the picturesque village green of Kirk Yetholm, from where we were instructed to follow the St Cuthbert’s Way back to Wooler. A …

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Race Report: Northallerton 10K

Race Report: The Northallerton 10K Sunday, 26th May 2019 By Little D What you doing on your back?   When you’ve flown over 4,000 miles to complete a race (in my case the Vancouver Marathon) then you can’t really use the excuse “It’s a long way to travel just for a race” anymore. And when …

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Race Report: BMO Vancouver Marathon

BMO Vancouver Marathon Sunday, 5th May 2019 Report by Little D If you’re looking for a marathon with PB potential then unfortunately this isn’t the one for you. Don’t get me wrong. The route is fantastic, with plenty of long flat, wide straights, run mainly on smooth tarmac roads, and has an overall negative descent …

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