Category: Race Reports

NEMAA T&F: Fixture 4

Jacqueline Etherington reports from the latest North Easter Masters Track & Field fixture.   NEMAA T&F: Fixture 4. Monday 4 July 2016   In the 4th of 6 NEMAA T & F fixtures, the horrendous heavy downfalls of rain did not deter the 16 hardy souls out representing TBH! Spirits were high, 13 new club …

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The Road to Rothbury: Race Report

Emily Mavin reports from the Coquet Half Marathon: Sunday 3rd July 2016   The road to Rothbury. Ok, so it doesn’t quite have the same ring to it as “the road to Rio” but I’m not an elite athlete, just someone who had a few too many drinks and persuaded her friend Katie to enter …

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2016 Rock N Roll Liverpool Marathon: Race Report

Georgia Wilding leaves the half-marathon to the boys and goes Marathon PB chasing.   Rock and Roll Liverpool Marathon: Sunday 29 May 2016   Started the Sunday morning in the youth hostel kitchen with a whole host of other runners and took the short walk to the already sunny and warm Albert Dock. It felt …

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Rock N Roll Liverpool Half Marathon: Race Report 2

Hot on the heel’s of Danny’s Liverpool Half Marathon report, we also have one from new club member George Stainsby.   Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon: Sunday 29 May 2016   I like Liverpool. It’s alive. It breathes itself and knows what it is good at, and with a cheeky grin and a friendly confidence, …

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Rock N Roll Liverpool: 28th & 29th May 2016

Danny Fletcher reflects on a terrific weekend of running in Liverpool.   Rock N Roll Liverpool: Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th May 2016   I have participated in a number of Rock n Roll runs in the past. I ran the first and last Rock n Roll Edinburgh half marathon, my first marathon was at …

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Masters Track & Field: Fixture 2

Jacqueline Etherington reports from Round 2 of the Masters T&F league. Monkton Stadium, Jarrow: Monday, 23 May 2016.   Fixture 2 of 6 saw no less than 18 TBH master athletes turn out to represent the club. Between all those that competed there was a Tyne Bridge athlete in every discipline on the night. The …

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UK Inter-Counties Fell Race Champs: Race Report

Dave Moir reports from the UK Inter-counties Fell Race Championships   Ras Moel Eilio (Snowdonia – Wales) – 14th May 2016   One flew over the cuckoo’s nest   I’m definitely getting one of those fear lobotomies that most fell runners have had before my next fell race. I think this was one of the …

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2016 Ravenscar Half Marathon: Race Report

David Anderson takes us along the North York Moors coastline and prays he doesn’t have trouble with wind.   Ravenscar Half Marathon: Sunday 8th May 2016   The race was won by Richard Pattinson in 1h 26m 27s and the first lady was Rhona Haslam in 1h 44m 06s. I finished in 8th position, in a …

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2016 London Marathon: Race Report

Having been short-changed in an earlier marathon attempt, Louise Kelly runs a full one around the streets of London.   Virgin London Marathon: Sunday 24 April 2016 Ah, London! The marathon that all runners aspire to do at some point in their running career. I was lucky enough, although some may say unlucky, to secure …

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2016 Boston Marathon: Race Report

Andy Mellon relives the Boston Marathon. 3 hills or 4?   Boston Marathon: Monday 18 April 2016   I’ve read that every marathon you do is different. I’d learnt that from my two previous Autumn marathons at Chester; the first a 5 minute negative split run when the second half felt great as I pushed hard …

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2016 Paris Marathon: Race Report

Bam Rashid leads us around the streets of Gay Paree.   Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris: Sunday 3 April 2016 On 2nd October 2015, I have decided to do Paris Marathon as I didn’t get the general ballot for the Virgin London Marathon (VLM) 2016 (before I’ve got a club place from TBH). As this will be my …

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2016 Vienna Marathon: Race Report

Neal Richardson takes us on the highs and lows of marathon racing.   Vienna Marathon: Sunday 10 April 2016 Running races in countries outside the UK is always going to be logistically trying (not to mention expensive). However, when you have family members living in the city of the chosen event it makes life a …

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Chocathlon 9K: Race Report

Adrian Hall discovers chocolate isn’t just for Easter.   Chocathlon 9K: Saturday 9th April 2016 Well done everybody who ran this weekend in Manchester, South Shields or elsewhere, weathers been great. I did a charity run in Marsden, West Yorkshire, the Chocathlon 9K. I didn’t expect much of a challenge, but it actually was the hardest …

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Baildon Boundary Way 2016: Race Report

Danny Fletcher, TBH’s pin-up boy, writes this report from the Yorkshire dales.   Baildon Boundary Way: Sunday 3 April 2016   Baildon Boundary Way, probably a run that not many of you, if any have heard of, yet this multi terrain half marathon usually sells out in hours of entries being opened. Organised by Baildon …

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2016 World Half-Marathon Championships: Race Report

Sara James guides us around her home town of Cardiff – and Nestle consider changing their Kit-Kat slogan.   World Half-Marathon Championships (Cardiff) – Saturday 26th March 2016 I never thought I’d get the chance to take part in the World HM Championships… Yet that is exactly what I found myself signing up for several months …

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North Tyneside 10K: Race Report

Louise Kelly discovers whether she’s cut out for office life.   North Tyneside 10K : Sunday, 27th March 2016 It doesn’t really matter how your training goes before a race. At the end of the day, you either have a good day or a bad day at the office. For me the week leading up …

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Hardmoors 55: Race Report

It’s been a while since we’ve had a race report on the site, so thanks to Rob Wishart for submitting this terrific piece. Hardmoors 55: Saturday 19th March 2016 Hardmoors is the name of a series of races, mostly trail marathons & ultras, that happen on the North York Moors. Usually the route is along …

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Great Ethiopian Run: Race Report

Out of Africa (by the skin of my teeth)  Just in case there is any possibility that someone might not know, Tyne Bridge Harriers won the team challenge at the Great North Run. We were then entered into a draw against the other Great Run victors around the country, and were the lucky winners of …

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