Tag: George Stainsby

Race Report: Chapel Fell Top Fell Race

The Chapel Fell Top: Roof of England Fell Race St John’s Chapel, North Penines Tuesday 17th July 2018 Report by George Stainsby   Lots of runners have goals. I set some for myself every year. Some are to run a bit faster over specific race distances; some are to improve on previous races; but until …

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Race Report: 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

Virgin Money London Marathon Sunday, 22nd April 2018 Race report by George Stainsby   Sleet lashed my face. The jelly babies I had taken to eat at carefully planned points were only slightly softer than the now rock hard energy chewy blocks I wished were chips. I took off my gloves to prise the sugary …

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2017 TBH parkrun Challenge – Report

George Stainsby, who recently became the 13th member to complete the TBH parkrun Challenge, writes this splendid report of his tour of North-East parkrun events. Is the NE tourism board reading?   Saturday 23rd December saw me complete a challenge I had embarked on 10 months earlier, and it wasn’t washing the car. This was the …

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2017 Gateshead Trail 10K: Race Report

George Stainsby reports from the Gateshead Trail 10K.   Gateshead Trail 10K: Saturday 12th August 2017   As Britain’s longest road, and one of the most important pieces of infrastructure in the North-East, the A1 is noisy. And busy. And not a good place for a run. But just a few hundred metres to the …

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Training with the Farrahs!

Regular club member, George Stainsby, gives a first-hand account of training with the TBH Juniors. And it’s not all fun & games!   “Bulldog!” Cue a lot of kids running about in roughly two directions. Some of them are running very, very quickly. On the back of the excitement boiled up by the TV Olympic-athons, …

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2016 Frome Half Marathon: Race Report

George Stainsby reports from the Frome Half Marathon (Sunday, 17th July 2016)   Eleven years ago, just a few months after my little girl was born, I tried to go for a run. We were on a visit to Frome, Somerset, to see my wife’s parents. She’s from Frome, you see. So Frome was the …

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Rock N Roll Liverpool Half Marathon: Race Report 2

Hot on the heel’s of Danny’s Liverpool Half Marathon report, we also have one from new club member George Stainsby.   Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon: Sunday 29 May 2016   I like Liverpool. It’s alive. It breathes itself and knows what it is good at, and with a cheeky grin and a friendly confidence, …

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