Tag: Richard Jones

Weekend round-up: 5th & 6th October 2013

A round-up of the weekend’s races featuring Tyne Bridge members.   2013 West Sydney Half Marathon: 5th October Shaun Brown: 1:18:35 (5th overall)   Full results here.     2013 Chester Marathon: 6th October David Moir: 2:53:02 Steve Cairns: 2:54:47 (racing under different club name) Isobel Knox: 3:15:08 Kerry Reed: 3:41:33 Guy Rintoul: 3:55:39 Richard Jones: 4:11:38 …

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Lake Tahoe Triple Marathon: 27-29th September 2013

Although he’s been away from the club for a few weeks, member Richard Jones is still busy knocking out those marathons. 51, 52 & 53… I decided to do this event for a few reasons; it is a spectacular place and the scenery is amazing, the event covers two states (California and Nevada) which helps …

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Isle of Man Marathon, 11 August 2013

For many, running just one marathon is one marathon too many (just ask club captain Paul Hilton), but for club member Richard Jones you can never have enough of a good thing. Whey aye 5-0! “A game of two halves” is an old football cliché which is very appropriate for my 50th marathon that I …

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The Wall Ultra 2013

A few weeks ago, club member Richard Jones was one of several hundred people who took part in The Wall Ultra race. Here is Richard’s report. The Wall Ultra, Sat 22 June 2013 (Carlisle Castle to the Millennium Bridge, Gateshead) This was going to be difficult for a couple or reasons; firstly I’d never ran more than …

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Madrid Marathon – 28 April 2013

If you’ve been running for as long as I have then you would have no doubt encountered that magical feeling called “runner’s high”, where your run/race/competition has gone better than expected and you feel like you could give Mo Farah a run for his money (and after his recent appearance at VLM he’s got plenty of that …

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Dust Bowl Series: 18 – 22 March 2013

Visitors to the website have recently been treated to some fantastic race reports, and I am happy to say that the latest, written by Richard Jones, is another classic.   Dust Bowl Series – Five Marathons in Five States in Five Days, 131 miles   Firstly, I have to apologise for taking far too long to write this race report; …

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