Tag Archive: Cross Country

Nov 06 2017

2017-2018 TBH Harrier League Grand Prix

Every year, in tandem with the cross-country season, Tyne Bridge Harriers holds an internal competition for its club members. Following every local cross country event (six North East Harrier League fixtures, the Sherman Cup/Davison Shield competition and the North Eastern Cross Country Championships) members are awarded points for participation and their finishing position. The higher position a member finishes, the higher number …

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Oct 31 2017

2017 Sherman Cup / Davison Shield Cross Country

Sherman Cup / Davison Shield Cross Country Temple Park, South Shields Saturday, 28th October 2017   For all those present at Saturday’s cross country the end of British Summer Time came a day early as a chill wind whipped across Temple Park, reaching parts that other winds don’t reach.   So severe were the conditions …

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Oct 08 2017

2017-2018 Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League

Race 2. Druridge Bay – Sunday, 8 October 2017   Outstanding performances by a plethora of members saw TBH finish 1st in both the Senior Ladies and Senior Men races. Huge congratulations to everyone who ran and played a part in this magnificent result.   And to cap a fabulous day, Paul O’Mara, won an individual …

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Nov 22 2015

NEHL 2015-2016: Aykley Heads

Despite the bitterly cold conditions, a great turn-out by members at Aykley Heads (Durham) saw the club consolidate it’s position in both the men’s and ladies Division One tables. On an undulating course, made even more challenging after the recent poor weather, the TBH Juniors set the order of the day, with Imogen, Amelia, Anna, …

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Aug 06 2015

It’s only mud..

With the cross-country season almost upon us, Heather Dorman has a few reassuring words for all those yet to dip their toe in the mud.   Cross Country – The Low Down Having really enjoyed reading recent postings on the website, I felt inspired to have a go myself.  With the cross country season looming, …

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Oct 27 2014

Sherman Cup race report

Danny Fletcher reports from a wind-swept Temple Park.   Sherman Cup / Davison Shield: Saturday, 25th Oct 2014   No longer a cross country virgin I arrived at Temple Park feeling a bit more relaxed than I had at Cramlington.   Looking at the weather forecast the night before I was happy to see that …

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Oct 13 2014

2014/15 NEHL: Race 1 report

Cross-Country first-timer, Danny Fletcher, extol’s the virtues of running around fields and over hills.   Arriving in Cramlington for my first country experience fellow TBHer Deb Airey described it as looking like a scene from Game of Thrones, the tents pitched up with colourful flags blowing in the wind. I haven’t seen Game of Thrones, …

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Sep 06 2014

Training Sessions w/c 8th September 2014

The next block of training sessions are geared towards the North Eastern Cross Country Championships in December.   Tuesday, 9th September Gp 1. 3 x 1200m, 3 x 800m, 3 x 1600m Gp 2. 3 x 1200m, 3 x 800m, 3 x 1600m Gp 3. 3 x 5 minutes, 3 x 3 minutes, 3 x …

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Feb 07 2014

TBH New Members

A warm welcome to the following new members;   Samantha Crooks Faye Slade Caroline Meaney Emily Morrish Harry Hobson Anthony Joyce Santiago Martinez Jonathon Pearson Charles Casey Chris Chase Miriam Chedgzoy (Junior) Tomos Robinson   And what better time to join a running club than just as the cross-country season resumes after it’s winter break Happy …

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Feb 05 2014

2013/14 NEHL Cross Country: Wrekenton

The next Start Fitness North East Harrier League fixture take place at Wrekenton this Saturday, 8th February 2014. New members to the club are welcome to take part but they must register at Race HQ prior to their race. Race HQ/Registrations will be located in the buildings at Cardinal Hume School on Old Durham Road. The …

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Dec 16 2013

North Eastern X-C Champs, 14th Dec: Race Report

Our Mercurial Member of the Year, Keith Rooney, dives straight into the muddy stuff at this year’s North Eastern X-Country Championships and his ‘feud’ with Group 3 leader Mal Gibson. But will the pupil overcome the master, at last? Like black, gaunt fingers sticking into the moody sky, the trees marched along the skyline, and …

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Oct 04 2013

Sherman Cup / Davison Shield Race Report

Possibly TBH’s most improved runner of the year (that gets the debate going!), Chris ‘I was nominated by Rooney’ Graham gives us his ups and downs of the first cross country event of the year. Arriving early, John Hurse and I busied ourselves putting up the tent and flag. We had not slotted together a …

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Feb 04 2013

NEHL 4 – Wrekenton: Race Times, Location & Course

The next Start Fitness North East Harrier League fixture will take place at Wrekenton this Saturday, 11th February 2012. As usual, Race HQ/Registrations will be located in the buildings at Cardinal Hume School on Old Durham Road.

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Nov 21 2012

TBH: NEHL XCGP- Overall Tables 2012/13

Here are the updated overall individual points tables for the Men & Womens Club XCGP. Scores in bold indicate Man or Lady of the match [gn_spacer size=”20″] [gn_spacer size=”20″] Tyne Bridge for Harrier League Handicap – Rules and Points allocation 100 bonus points for doing all 8 fixtures 20 points for finishing as a counter …

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Nov 12 2012

NEHL 2 : Blaydon – Race Times, Location & Course

This Saturday, sees the 3rd meeting of the North East Harrier League 2011/12 Tyne Bridge Harriers have made a superb impression in the NEHL by winning the previous 2 meetings outright.. not just in our 3rd Division but across all the divisions. This is fantastic achievement for us in our very first year in the competition.

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Nov 02 2012

TBH: NEHL XCGP- Overall Tables 2012/13

Here are the overall individual points tables for the Men & Womens Club XCGP. Scores in bold indicate Man or Lady of the match [gn_spacer size=”20″] [gn_spacer size=”20″] Tyne Bridge for Harrier League Handicap – Rules and Points allocation 100 bonus points for doing all 8 fixtures 20 points for finishing as a counter Points …

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Oct 22 2012

NEHL 1: Cramlington. Times & Location

Saturday 8th October sees the return of the North East Harrier League Cross country Events. Tyne Bridge Harriers will be starting in Division 3 in our first year in the league and we would like to get as many Black & White shirts out on the field as possible.

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Mar 24 2012

‘Blaze Of Glory’ for Tyne Bridge at Prudhoe

In ‘blazing’ conditions Tyne Bridge Harriers blazed to glory at the final Start Fitness NEHL meeting at Prudhoe today. On a challenging and gruelling course, both Mens & Womens teams cemented

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