May 2020 archive

Week 7 – 6 minute Time Trial

We were blessed with another week of glorious sunshine which meant there were a few strategic decisions about when to take on this week’s 6 minute time trial. Again we saw some hugely impressive results with a number of juniors covering more than a mile in their 6 minutes. To add a bit of extra …

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Week 6 – 1 mile key worker fancy dress – team results

The challenge of running dressed as a key-worker was the lesser problem this week with the weather causing havoc for planning opting run times. The baking heat at the beginning of the week changed to blustery winds – neother conducive to running in fancy dress! But the juniors pulled out all of the stops and …

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Week 5 – 15 miles – Team Results

This week saw a new level of pressure for the Team Captains who had to organise which of their runners were suited to shorter, faster legs and which suited longer endurance runs. Numbers were crunched, slide rules were slid (ask your grandparents kids) and tactics were developed. The Striders employed a complex 9 distance strategy …

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Striders reveal their team branding

In a busy couple of weeks the Shutdown Striders have shown that they’re not only accomplished athletes but they have a flair for marketing and branding. Graeme, the Strider’s team boss, talks us through their work. Shutdown Striders chose our team name and logo through a rigorous democratic process. We invited ideas for prospective team …

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Week 4 – 12 minute – Team Results

It was another close competition this week with the added pressure of some particularly warm weather towards the end of the week. The results were checked and verified and The Lockdown Legends made it a hat-trick of wins. Special mention to David Carr who managed to cover the most distance, an impressive 3.05km. This week’s …

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Week 3 – 10 stage – Team Results

This week’s challenge replicated the most prestigious inter-club event of the year, the National 12/6 stage relays. This event has been graced by many of our Olympians and this week it was the chance for the Tyne Bridge Juniors to have a go. 4 athletes were selected to run the the long leg (2.2 miles) …

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