Amy Johnson

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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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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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TBH on tour – Amsterdam trip

Amsterdam trip

By Joseph Taylor The trip to Amsterdam had felt like it had been in the diary for ages. From the initial email from Ian asking who would be interested it was always something to look forward to and then all of a sudden the 14th of October crept up and it was time to pack …

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Barcelona Ironman

Ian and his family after the ironman

2nd October 2022 By Ian Parker Firstly, the race is in a seaside resort called Calella (pronounced Calaya) about 55km up the coast from Barcelona. I won’t bore you with travel etc but if anyone is thinking of doing it, I am happy to help.  If anyone are familiar with Triathlon racing, the birthplace of …

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Cross Country: A Beginner’s Guide

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  Sat 24th Sept 2022 – Wrekenton NEHL 2  Sun 9th Oct 2022 – Druridge Bay NEHL 3 Sat 29th Oct 2022 …

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The Neptune Relays – Wednesday 27 April 22

TBH's at the Neptune Relays

By Ryan Holt Paul O’Mara suggested we try something new and give the Neptune relays a go. Based in Hardwick country park, the route was a nice change from racing on the roads. The terrain was a mixture of grass and paths round the park. This was the clubs first time fielding teams in this …

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A landmark run – Sunday 3rd April 2022

London landscape with London Eye

By Claire Wynarczyk I know a few days has passed since I completed the fifth edition of London Landmarks Half marathon but it’s given me time to reflect on the most perfect day and come down from the high. After a computer error knocked me out of the first edition and many failed ballot applications …

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Race report by a 1st time marathon runner – Manchester Marathon 2022

Marloes at the Manchester marathon

By Marloes Peeters I wrote this race report one day post-marathon, which means that the great sense of achievement I felt when I crossed the finish line is now mixed with “What did I do to myself and why can’t I get up from the sofa”. I have been told the muscle ache will take …

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Irish Adventure – Dublin to Belfast ultramarathon

Mural

By Rob Wishart Last year a faceybook friend posted that they’d entered GUCR, the Grand Union canal race. This is one of my DNFs and I thought, with lessons learned maybe I can finish now…. Well, we’ll have to find out some other time as the entry list was full! So, looked for another 100 …

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Parkrun roundup 19 March 2022

TBH's taking part in Hasenheide

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2022-03-19. Of a total 690 members, 107 took part on this date.The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes. The list is presented by parkrun and contains every member registered with us that participated. …

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Thirsk 10 mile road race

26 TBH’s competed at Sunday’s 10 mile road race in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. See full results from TBH

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Parkrun round up 12 March 2022

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2022-03-12. Of a total 690 members, 88 took part on this date. The first runner home for each gender is included/emboldened, regardless of club, for reference purposes. The list is presented by parkrun and contains every member registered with us that …

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Tyne Bridge Harriers Monthly Competition

January 2022 Season’s Greetings to you and yours. Santa’s Elves (aka the Committee) have been hard at work coming up with some fun ways to make 2022 a great year of running. We have decided that we will hold monthly challenges (in place of the member of the month award) with the usual voucher being …

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