Category: Race Reports

NEHL Cross Country 2019-2020

North East Harrier League Cross Country Race 1: Wrekenton Saturday 28th September 2019 After a really wet early morning, thankfully the predicted rain didn’t arrive, and despite some fairly heavy rain earlier in the week, the course was still pretty firm with a few muddy puddles if you like that sort of thing. First up …

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NEGP 6 – Gateshead Stadium 7-8-19

The final fixture in the NEGP series had 3 TBH juniors out, with many of our reguars away still on holiday. Amber Maynard had a good try at a PB in the 800m, falling short only by a couple of seconds. She put in a brave first lap but fading slightly in the second, but …

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Spring Track Relays – Churchill Playing Fields Track, Monkseaton – 10-3-19

(IP – There’s a special addition at the end so do keep reading to the bottom.) On turning up at the track, there were sighs of disappointment from the usual mud-larks who were missing cross country already, as early on it was 15°C with bright sunshine and no wind. This turned out to be an …

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Birtley Relays – Lord Lawson School 10-3-19

Getting to the course early and setting the tent up seemed a little pointless, as conditions were dry with no wind at all. This later proved to be a very sensible decision, as the weather got progressively worse throughout the morning, with the final U15/U17 race 3rd leg being run in driving wet snow, so …

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Race Report: Walbottle Cross Country

Walbottle Cross Country Race Tuesday, 11th December 2018 Race Report by Anna Dorman Even though today wasn’t a club race, I thought it was still worth mentioning because of the big TBH appearance. As I was walking onto the main field where all the schools were, I spotted several Tyne Bridger’s. Some of those being …

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NEHL 4 – Aykley Heads 17-11-18 (incorporating Henry Pickett’s U11 race report)

Aykley Heads was kind to us with blue skies and reasonably solid ground under foot.  First up was the U11 Boys race and I’ll hand-over straight away to Henry Pickett to take you through the events from a first-hand perspective: Race Report for Aykley Heads Cross Country U11 Boys by Henry Pickett Before we set …

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Race Report: NECAA Track & Field Championships

NECAA Track & Field Championships Middlesbrough Sport Village Sunday, 13th May 2018 Report by Hope Moir I started off today by going along to the high jump. When I arrived I was quite shocked to find every one was twice the height of me, so I thought they were under 17s and that I was the …

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Race Report: NOTAN Grand Prix

NOTAN Grand Prix (2nd Meeting) Sunday, 6th May 2018 Report by Zoe Perowne The sun was shining bright; it was a warm day. I was worried it might be a bit too warm for athletics but there was a cooling breeze at the Churchill track.  This was my first athletics competition since joining Tyne Bridge Harriers …

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2018 Birtley Relays

Birtley Relays Sunday, 11th March 2018   Dave Moir reports from Sunday’s event. Well despite it being Mothers-day, some carefully crafted words of appreciation, cards and presents, resulted in some good numbers of TBH juniors turning out at Birtley, to take part in the second running of this event. In the first race we had …

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2017 Good Friday Road Race

Thanks to Finlay & Anna Dorman for this race report.   Good Friday Road Race (aka The Rainy Road Race): Friday, 14th April 2017   Six daring TBH juniors faced the rain and took part in the Good Friday Road Race. It was good to have a representative from all the junior groups; Mo Farah’s, …

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2017 Birtley Cross Country Relays

Some great performances, in what turned out to be a fairly tough, muddy affair.   Club Results   I thought this was a really good event, so all credit to Birtley for putting it on.   Dave Moir Junior Coach    

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Aykley Heads Race Report

Mud, Mud Glorious Mud Race Report by Finlay Dorman On a crisp icy day with temperatures hovering around freezing, 9 juniors showed us their grit, determination and running talent. Unfortunately our u11 boys were indisposed due to illness and injury. However we had u11 girls in abundance with 7 participants. Starting the charge was Imogen …

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Jarrow Minors Cross Country: 3rd October 2015

Well done to the 9 runners we had representing TBH at Jarrow today It was a fairly mild day, but the grass had been recently cut, and the massive amount cut grass on the course made it fairly tough going. First race was the Year 4 girls. We had 4 runners in that, all of …

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2015 Arisaig Highland Games: Race Report

TBH youngster Leodhais MacPherson recently reached an important landmark in his young life… beating his dad in a race for the first time. Take it away Leodhais.   The Arisaig Highland Games have been held annually for years and years, they always take place on the last Wednesday of July. We drove up on the Tuesday, …

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TBH Juniors Sports Day: Race Report

The TBH Junior‘s held their annual Sports Day on Wednesday evening [22nd July] and one of the club’s most promising athletes, Katherine Bird, writes this report.   It was a windy evening when it started. We were in a rush to get to sports day in time because Lauren – my sister – had not …

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NEHL 2014/15: Wrekenton Race Report 2

A Wrekenton Cross Country Report By Jane Harland 🙂   The sky was grey, the ground was nice and hard and nothing could stop the ten TBH Juniors from running the last Cross Country Race of the season.   The first race up was the under 11 boys. Our only junior in that race was …

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NEHL 2014/15: Wrekenton Race Report 1

Finlay Dorman reports from the final cross-country fixture of the season at Wrekenton.   It was misty, but the ground was firm. We didn’t have to wade through thick sludge! So all was well for the nine TBH runners. To kick off the show was our youngest competitor Jake Moir in the u11 boy’s category, …

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NEHL 2014/15: Alnwick Race Report 2

This no-holds barred race report is by Lauren Bird. ALNWICK RACE REPORT The sun was shining upon us as we ventured into the worst discipline man has ever known: the terror of… pause for dramatic effect…. CROSS COUNTRY! (Not for the weak of heart, this event is full of people who are either mad or …

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