TBH Winter Grand Prix – Race 3

With the advantage of a canny handicap, it was Tyne Bridge’s very own Member of the Year, Rob Kirtley, who was first past the finishing line. Romping home in a time of 22m 26s (real time of 19m 46s), Rob was almost 3 minutes ahead of the second placed runner, Victoria Waugh.

Despite the chilly conditions, there was a terrific turn-out of 46 runners, with seemingly just as many volunteers around the 5k course.

Well done to everyone who took part, particularly TC who recorded the quickest run of the night (16m 04s), and many thanks to all those helping out during the race.

A set of provisional results are shown below, but if you have any queries with either your time or finishing position, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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    • Sean Kelly on 20th December 2011 at 22:01
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    Romping Rob, a new nickname for a newly revitalized runner. He walked the final mile of the grand prix race in November. I didn’t know that he was just hustling for a decent handicap! Seriously, tonight Rob displayed the TBH spirit in spades. Enjoy it when you are in good form but dig deep when you’re struggling. Rob dug deep tonight and unearthed gold. Brilliant stuff.

      • on 20th December 2011 at 22:23
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      thanks for the support Sean.. really appreciated !!

    • Kenny mac on 20th December 2011 at 22:03
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    4 runners sub 17, 4 runners sub 18, 8 runners sub 18, bodes very well for club. 11 year old running 20.20 , good times ahead

    • Elspeth on 20th December 2011 at 22:33
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    Well done everyone some really good times and looks like it was s good turn out i was gutted i missed out! Sounds like fob flew round well done! :)

    • double d on 20th December 2011 at 23:10
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    I love seeing typo’s on comments. You know what it should read but can’t help chuckle at what is actually typed. Good one tonight fob, you dashed around the course like you like a rocket up your arsr.

    • Paul Hilton on 20th December 2011 at 23:12
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    Let me be the 1st to congratulate on the comments of TBH website (as it has been going on all night on fbook) . DD for getting these times out so quick, Shades AKA Rob Kirtley for winning, Victoria 2nd, Imran 3rd. Loads of PBs and everyone played there part in making it another memorable night, marshals, supporters and runners

    Thanks especially to Kevin Jeffress who came all the way from Seaham and got a PB for his 1st ever 5k race 17.24.

    • Trevor Wakenshaw on 20th December 2011 at 23:16
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    Well done Rob. Fantastic stuff!!

      • on 21st December 2011 at 04:39
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      Thanks very much Trev..really appreciate the comment in my little moment of glory !! felt good :-)

    • kenny mac on 20th December 2011 at 23:39
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    well done Kevin, you don’t know how good you can become, great start

    • Apples on 21st December 2011 at 07:27
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    Great to see the Shadey one running well again. Looking forward to seeing some pb’s from Shades in 2012. Excellent performances across the board, well tone to all who took part and thanks to the marshals and timekeepers.

      • Apples on 21st December 2011 at 07:34
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      Damned those pesky typos, DD will be chuckling now

    • Darryl on 21st December 2011 at 10:47
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    Big thanks to DD and Paul and all the marshals for putting this on, cracking race around the best part of our city. Really enjoyed it! Great run by Rob to, good to see him back on form.

      • on 21st December 2011 at 15:42
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      thanks very much Darryl

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