Tyne Bridge Harriers: Weekly News


Issue: week commencing Monday 6th May 2013


Schedule for week ahead

Tuesday 7th May 2013

TBH Summer Grand Prix: Race 2.

>  Members to meet either at Pool 6:00 – 6:30 or at Armstrong Bridge (Jesmond Dene) 6:45.

>  The event will start at 7:00.

>  Members who are able to volunteer on the evening please get in touch at email address below.

Wed 8th May 2013

>  Junior Section: 6:00 at Pool. Hill session in Jesmond Dene, with focus on foot-strike and bounding.

>  Beginners Group: 6:30 at Pool

Thursday 9th May 2013

Group 1



1 Mile at Threshold Pace, 8 x 800m, 1 Mile at Threshold Pace. 1 minute recoveries between all runs. (Threshold Pace 6min/mile).
Group 2



1 Mile at TP, 7 x 3 minutes, 1 Mile at TP. 1 minute recoveries between all runs. (TP = 6:30min/mile)
Group 3



5 minutes at TP, 7 x 3 minutes, 5 minutes at TP. 1 minute recoveries between all runs. (TP = 7min/mile)
Group 4



5 minutes at TP, 6 x 3 minutes, 5 minutes at TP. 1 minutes recoveries between all runs. (TP = 7:30min/mile (Gp 4.1), 8:00min/mile (Gp 4.2)


Group 5


3 Sets (5 x 1 minutes). 30 seconds recoveries and 2 minutes between sets.


All sessions to include warm-up and cool-down runs

Any queries regarding Gr 1-4 sessions or Summer GP, please contact David Daniels at 1988vanbasten@gmail.com


Race Calendar at a glance                                                                                                     

Date Event





Monday 6th May @19:30pm Jesmond Dene Handicap Race 1 Jesmond Dene


registration is at the People’s Theatre (Stephenson Road)”

(distance: 5k)

Tuesday 7th May @19:00pm Our Grand Prix! Jesmond Dene



(distance: 2 miles)

See above for details

Saturday 11th May @11:00am Golden Mile (final race) Churchill Playing Fields Final race of our special mile training

Please email cgraham529@gmail.com if you need more information

Sunday 12th May @10:00am



Pier to Pier Run



South Shields



(distance: 7.5  miles)


Comes highly recommended!

Saturday 18th May Masters National Relay Championships Birmingham Please ask at club night more information on how to be involved
Sunday 19th May



Children’s cancer run



Gosforth Park



(distance: 5 miles)

Gets greggs at end!


Wednesday 22nd May



Clive Cookson

(***part of the TBH club, see more information!***)

Whitley Bay



(distance: 10k)


Sunday 26th May


Edinburgh Marathon and half Edinburgh



Lots of members taking part. Entry now closed
Wednesday 29th May @1915



George Ogle Memorial Race



Swalwell (Blaydon)



(distance: 6 miles)

Can enter on day


Sunday 2nd June


Middleborough 5K Road Race





(distance: 5k)

More info: http://runmiddlesbrough.com/index.aspx?articleid=4547


To look for more races you can visit: http://www.northeastraces.com/

Other dates to know about…

·  Aqua Running at Byker Pool this week takes place on Friday (10th May) at 19.15 – 20.15pm (Monday not on due to bank holiday)

·  Many TBH members planning on going to the Tyne Bar (Ouseburn) after the Blaydon Races (Sunday 9th June)!

Welcome to our new members!   

Since our AGM the following people have joined so we’d like to give them a BIG TBH WELCOME!

Matt Brent, Philip Scott, Michael Nemeth, Louise Watson, Cristina Mayo, Richard McCarthy, Maria Grady, Andrew Dougal, Sarah McMahon, Michelle Bannan, Nicola McLaughlin and Conrad Scott.


Other News   

·  Leaders Training: The next Leaders training with TBSF takes place on the 26th June 2013. If you are interested in becoming a running leader then please speak to lead Coach Dave Anderson to find out more information

·  Kit update: If you are a new member and require a vest and have not yet spoken to Lizzy, please email her : lizzyclampy@yahoo.co.uk . Also remember that if you want to buy any of our other kit items then please click here for more information

·  TBH Cup: We have our new competition, the TBH cup which involves six local road races over the summer months, with member’s best 5 results to count. This event is open to all standard of running and welcomes participants from all of our training groups. Just  like the club’s Harrier League grand prix series, the TBH Cup will have its own unique scoring system. The first race in the series is the NSP Cookson 10k (a fast, 2 lap course which has great PB potential), followed by Blaydon race 9/6/13, Tynedale 10k 3/7/13 (club championships), Sunderland 5k 17/713 Morpeth 10k 6/8/13 and Tynedale 10 mile 1/9/13.
The TBH Cup is free to enter but members must pay their own race fees for these races. If you have not put your name down for this yet then please email Paul Hilton: philtonkitchenalts@hotmail.co.uk

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