Tag Archive: Danny Fletcher

Jul 12 2017

2017 Great North 10K: Race Report

Great North 10K race report by Danny Fletcher   Sunday, 9th July 2017   “Don’t call it a come back, I’ve been here for years!”  – LL Cool J.     I had previously run the Great North 10K 4 years ago, one of my first ever running events. Like many new runners I used …

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Sep 19 2016

2016 Great North Run: Race Report

Great North Run: Sunday 11 September 2016 Report by Danny Fletcher   It was watching the Great North Run on television that got me into running, watching people of all shapes and sizes crossing the Tyne Bridge with smiles on their faces on their 13.1 mile jaunt to South Shields. Sadly my love for the …

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May 31 2016

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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May 17 2016

TBH Mental Health Ambassador: Danny Fletcher

To coincide with the club’s link-up with the Mental Health Ambassador programme (click here for further details), we’re re-posting Danny Fletcher‘s runner profile article from July 2015. ********************************************** Danny Fletcher provides our next runner’s profile. A brutally honest account at times, but ultimately an up-lifting tale of how running, and running with friends and team …

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Apr 04 2016

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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Nov 19 2015

Rock n Roll Las Vegas Half-Marathon 2015

Last Sunday saw several members travel down to Leeds for the Abbey Dash and another group head west for the Brampton to Carlisle road race. But Danny Fletcher travelled slightly further afield for his running kicks – Viva Las Vegas!!   Rock n Roll Las Vegas Half-Marathon: Sunday 15th November 2015   I knew this wasn’t …

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Jul 24 2015

Runner profile: Danny Fletcher

Danny Fletcher provides our next runner’s profile. A brutally honest account at times, but ultimately an up-lifting tale of how running, and running with friends and team members, can be life-changing.   I’ve suffered with depression on and off since my late teens, I have self harmed, had unhealthy obsessions with food and spoken to …

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Jul 20 2015

Northumberland Coastal Run 2015: Race Report 1

Danny Fletcher looks back at this year’s Coastal Run.   It was my first time running the Coastal Run, it usually fills up the same day as entry opens, and after running yesterday I can see why it won Runner’s World Best Race in 2011. I was unlucky in gaining a place, missing out when initially …

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Apr 22 2015

Asics Manchester Marathon 2015: Race report

Danny Fletcher reports from the Asics Greater Manchester Marathon (19th April 2015) and finally admits what most men get up to during a race.   16 weeks of training had brought me to this weekend, Sunday after Sunday of long runs in wind, rain and even snow. With Manchester, Brighton and London being so close …

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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 17 2014

DVD Review: Spirit of the Marathon

Club member Danny Fletcher reviews the documentary Spirit of the Marathon.   “When you Cross the finish Line, it will Change Your Life Forever” There are a few of us in the club that have run a marathon in the past, some that have run many, but I am certain there are just as many that …

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