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Sherman Cup race report No.2

Keith Rooney reflects on Saturday’s cross-country affair.   Rooney, you’re a right nutter!” The words exploded in my left ear, jerking me out of my painful introspection and kicking me right back into the raw, unrelenting meat grinder that is the Sherman Cup. And I was, all at once, suddenly aware, also, of the jumbo …

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Results round-up: 1st & 2nd March 2014

A round-up of races featuring Tyne Bridge members.   Well done to Dave Young and Morag Kelly who completed the CTS Northumberland Half Marathon on Saturday, 1st March. The event, part of the Coastal Trail Series, took runners from Craster to Bamburgh along the Northumberland coastline and was one of a number of the races on the day. …

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2013 Malaga Marathon: Race Report

Ryan Hogben reports from sunny Spain.   Malaga Marathon: Sunday 8th December 2013 The build up to Malaga had been a torrid one, Emma (Wright) struggling through injuries and the passing of my father less than 2 weeks before had at times put both our participation into doubt. Such is the mental determination of us both …

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Results roundup: 26th & 27th October 2013

A round-up of races featuring Tyne Bridge runners.   Venice Marathon: 27th October 2013 Many congratulations to Tony Carter and Emily Collinge on their performances in this year’s Venice Marathon. Emily was a member of Tyne Bridge for a short time in 2011 and still keeps in contact with several of the members, including Tony. Earlier in the …

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Great Cumbrian Half Marathon Race Report: 6th Oct

A guest report this week, from Karen Rooney at our sister club Tyne Bridge Warriors, on the Great Cumbrian half marathon. Go Karen. “A difficult nut to crack,” I said, gesturing around the massive, crimson-coloured bastion that is Carlisle castle. I was standing with Dave Young in the Castle’s central square. We were waiting for …

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Silloth-on-Solway Beach Half Marathon Race Report

With only a few weeks to go until the GNR some members are looking far and wide for good training runs. For Dave Young this meant a trip to the other side of the country. SILLOTH ON SOLWAY BEACH HALF MARATHON: Sunday 18th August Looking for some pre Great North Run races on Google last …

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Glasgow to Edinburgh Ultra: 6 April 2013

Although he may have lost all feeling in his lower limbs after completing his latest epic run, thankfully Dave Rowe still has use of his fingers and has written this fantastic race report (I just wish he knew where the CAPS LOCK key was on his computer )   Take it away Dave…   I FIRST NOTICED THIS RACE …

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The 12 Dave’s Of Christmas #5 – Dave Young

Today, on Dave 5 of our ‘run up to Christmas’, Dave Young gives us an insight into why he became a runner. When I was a teenager I wasn’t really interested in athletics, I grew up in Whitley Bay and used to spend a lot of my free time fishing.

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