Tag: Sophie Marr

2018 TBH Club Championships

Congratulations to James Dunce for being crowned Tyne Bridge Harriers’ Club Champion 2018. A 2nd place finish in the Clive Cookson 10K (used as the club’s championship race) saw James win the Championship for the 3rd time (having previously won in 2015 & 2017). And congratulations to Sophie Marr, whose 3rd place finish in the ladies …

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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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Runner profile: Alex Lockwood

Tyne Bridge Harriers were formed in 2011, and one of the earliest runners to join the club was Alex Lockwood. In this report, Alex looks back at four years of running in the black & white vest.   Seven things I’ve learnt since joining TBH   In June 2011 I joined Tyne Bridge Harriers after …

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2014/15 NEHL: Race 2 Report

I hope she doesn’t mind but I’m going to begin this report with a posting from Sarah Lindsay’s FB page which sum’s up the day beautifully.   …having had time to reflect on yesterday’s NEHL XC in Durham, I think each and every TBH runner should be congratulated on their efforts. …it was a brutal …

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Sophie Marr’s Weekend

Sophie Marr let’s us in on her weekend exploits.   Saturday: 1st November Set my alarm. Woke up before alarm. Loads of time to spare. SAB is outside. I’ve forgotten my coffee. This is an absolute must. Cees has been waiting in the cold as I didn’t look at phone. I just make the one …

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2014 Middlesbrough 5K race report

“The Force is strong with this one”   Middlesbrough 5k: Sunday, 1st June 2014   Another Sunday, another race. Thankfully, because the Middlesbrough 5K is local (if you can call 30 miles away local!) and has a reasonable starting time – 10:15am opposed to 8:00am for the Edinburgh Half Marathon – it means I can …

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Tyne Bridge Harriers: 2014 Club Championships

Many congratulations to Steve Cairns for being crowned Tyne Bridge Harriers’ Club Champion 2014. Steve’s 7th place finish in the Clive Cookson 10K (used as the club’s championship race) was enough to see him claim the honour of being this year’s champion. And congratulations to Alison Dargie too, a 3rd place finish in the ladies …

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2014 London Marathon race report

Cees van der Land’s insight into this year’s London Marathon is a marvel (heck, it even includes Scarlett Johansson).   2014 Virgin London Marathon race report by Cees van der Land Inspired by the high quantity and quality of race reports on the Tyne Bridge site lately (and a little bit of post-marathon blues) here’s …

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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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Great North Run Race Report, No. 2

Newbie to the TBH family Felicity Watson offers her views on the magnificent turnout, complementing that stalwart Stuart’s report Before I started this race I asked Mr Kenny Mac whether I could begin the report with the line “I would like to forget the pain of…” Needless to say this was encouraged with some enthusiasm. …

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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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Tynedale 10k / TBH Club Championship Race 2013

Tynedale 10k – 3rd July 2013 It was a night of jubilation for Marc Fenwick as his 5th place finish in the Tynedale 10k was enough to waltz away with the title of Tyne Bridge Harriers Club Champion 2013. Many congratulations Marc   Also to be congratulated is the new female Club Champion, Sophie Marr, who continues to improve month upon …

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Northumberland Half 10th March, Race Report

International Women’s Day. Mothering Sunday. Tyne Bridge’s Sophie Marr is 3rd placed Senior Woman at the Northumberland Half, taking North Shields Poly’s Suzanne Thew in the final stretch with a superb PB of 1hr 29m 28s. A weekend for the women — and what company. First woman home was Aly Dixon in 1hr 15, with …

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