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Spotlight on: Peter Coyle

Find out more about September’s member of the month… Recently I have been doing lots of racing and been getting a few PBs on the back of a chunk of training, focusing on back-to-back Great North Run and the Jarrow 10k races. I’ve run a few GNRs over the years, joining the club after a …

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Spotlight on: Jarlath McKenna

Jarlath at the Lakeland 100

July’s member of the month Jarlath McKenna has clocked up an impressive list of achievements over a wide range of disciplines. Here, he tells us about what he has been up to recently and answers some of our questions. Jarlath: July probably epitomised my running – trying my hand (or rather legs) at everything! In the …

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Cross Country: A Beginner’s Guide

XC taster session

Now Cross Country season is upon us we thought it an opportune moment to assemble this guide with all the info and encouragement you need to take part. Dates for your diary NEHL 1 Saturday 23rd Sept 2023 – Wrekenton NEHL 2 Sunday 15th Oct 2023 – Druridge Bay NEHL 3 Saturday 28th Oct 2023 …

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Spotlight on: Cathryn Anderson

Runners

Well done to Cathryn Anderson who is our June member of the month! Cathryn joined TBH from the couch to 5k group last year. Her running has improved hugely since then including a massive 10k pb, her first ever Blaydon race and club relay event. She also continues to chip away at her 5k time …

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Bridges of the Tyne prizes and results 2023

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Congratulations to everyone who ran in this year’s Bridges of the Tyne race. The full results can be viewed here The table below lists the prize winners for men, ladies and teams. Men Position Prize Winner Ladies Position Prize Winner Teams                   Senior 1  Sam Handcox Senior …

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Spotlight on: Alison Ennis

Alison Ennis

Congratulations to the brilliant Alison Ennis who was our May member of the month. Alison tirelessly represents the club across a range of events. She is particularly committed to track and field, entering every event possible to gain points for the club (running, jumping and throwing!). Alison attends both the NEMAA and the regular T&F …

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Cape Wrath Ultra 2023 – by Dave and Matt

Cape Wrath Ultra

Dave Moir and Matt Walker Introduction Dave: It was whilst out on a TBH organised trail run that Matt Walker first told me about a race he was doing this year. His explanation made it sound nearly (but not quite) impossible, and I was tempted to give it a go. Coming from the perspective of …

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Spotlight on: Zoe Thompson

Zoe racing in winter

April’s member of the month Zoe Thompson has had some brilliant performances recently and is a real team player. Zoe ran a PB at the Blyth 10km and was first V35, then bettered her 10k time at the North Tyneside and finished with another strong 10k time at Gateshead. She was part of the prize-winning …

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Spotlight on: Georgia Wilding

Georgia Wilding

Member of the month for March Georgia Wilding has consistently trained hard both at the club and around her work shifts at the hospital throughout the dark winter months and it has certainly paid off with her running a fantastic marathon Personal Best of 3.33 in Rome on top of several other PB performances. Here, …

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Spotlight on: Jon Bateman

Jon Bateman

Jon Bateman, our February member of the month ran a huge PB of 1.25 at the Barcelona half marathon, was part of the MV35 silver medallist team at the NEMAA Relays and is always willing to represent the club at relay and XC competitions. Here, we find out a bit more about Jon… What is …

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Race report of the BMAF XC Championships at the Rising Sun (19th March)

Ladies at Masters XC

By Marloes Peeters Perk of being a vet: You get to do an extra XC race! Downsides of being a vet: That XC was the muddiest/hardest one of the year and you get to walk around all day with a number showing your age… The BMAF XC Championships were at the Rising Sun Country Park …

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Spotlight on: Rachael Perowne

Photo of Rachael Perowne

Rachael Perowne, our January member of the month, was 2nd FV counter at Davidson Shield which the women stylishly won for the 2nd year in a row! She also recorded a PB at Brass Monkey, was 3rd counter at Northern XC and on top of all that she organised the coach for everyone to go …

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Bridges of the Tyne 5 mile race 2023

Photo by Ryan Booth on Unsplash

*** RESULTS *** Results from the 2023 event can be found here Thanks to everyone who ran, spectated, volunteered and sponsored this years event Tuesday 4th July 2023 This hugely popular race hosted by Tyne Bridge Harriers returns to the Newcastle Quayside in 2023. It’s a fast, mainly flat, out and back 5 mile course …

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Tyne Bridge Harriers and Tyne Triathlon Club collaboration

Woman putting on wetsuit. Photo by Susan Flynn on Unsplash

Tyne Bridge Harriers and the Tyne Triathlon Club are excited to announce a new trial collaboration.  The collaboration will allow TBH members to attend Tyne Triathlon coached swimming sessions at a discounted membership rate of £6 per session (normally £8 for non-members), without needing to become a member of the Tyne Tri Club. Many members …

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Results January 2023

Stop watch

A round-up of results featuring TBH members (updated 29th January) Northumberland Beach Trail Runs: Sunday 29th January James Prescott 58.24 (10K) Jessica Anderson 1:04.18 (10K) Sandy Anderson 1:04.18 (10K) Michael Nemeth 1:16.39 (10K) Michelle Nemeth 1:16.39 (10K) David Gallagher 1:46.23 (Half Marathon) Alexandra Battersby 2:06.37 (Half Marathon) Full results can be found here Fell Em …

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Blood, sweat and soup – Hamsterley Winter Trail 10k

By Georgina Brooke There’s generally a bit around the race where I think ‘what am I doing here?’ This time, for my first trail run, it hit before I’d even got to the start. On the way to the race I realised I’d gone down the wrong steep single track road and would need to …

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Original Mountain Marathon (OMM 2022) Race Report

OMM composite image

By Matt Walker For the four of us from TBH (Rachael Perowne, Susan Murphy, Ian Pickett and I), like many others, this event was supposed to have been last year. Unfortunately, after the organisers had been forced to relocate the 2021 event from Scotland to Cumbria due to COVID-19 restrictions, a storm relocated the event …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.tynebridgeharriers.com/2022/11/18/original-mountain-marathon-omm-2022-race-report/

Lambton XC

TBH Ladies at Lambton XC

By Annette Kelly As I watched the rain come down in the morning from the comfort of my sofa, I thought the usual race day thoughts like “I can’t be arsed with running around a field today”. However, I had a word with myself and made my way to Lambton Estate, setting of the third …

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