Category: Club News

Parkrun club results: 25th May 2024

This is a list of members of Tyne Bridge Harriers who participated at a parkrun on 2024-05-25. Of a total 764 members, 110 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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NESDL 20-04-24 Monkton Stadium

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This was the first ever fixture of the new North East Senior Development League (NESDL), with many of the North East clubs leaving the Northern League to form this league this year. There have been some changes to the way things are done, with some new ideas to hopefully make things better for those taking …

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Sand Dancer Multi-terrain 10kish

My running goal for maternity leave was to do the Manchester Marathon. In hindsight that was a stupid idea because I am not a professional athlete or Instagram runfluencer, so a trip to South Shields would have to do. Some brief thought was given to footwear selection: would trail shoes be overkill? Would carbons be …

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President’s Shield 2024

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This year we have changed the format of the President’s Shield to acknowledge performance inthe selected races and participation in club events. The five races are (more information below): • Sand Dancer 10k• Angel View Trail Run• Fell ‘Em Doon 5 Miler• Quayside 5k• Memorial 10k this will also be the Club Championship Race You must …

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Spotlight on: Elaine O’Mara

TBH runners

Congratulations to our February MoTM Elaine O’Mara Elaine set a new 10k PB of 60.49 at Dewsbury 10k, knocking 2 mins 41 secs off her previous time set in 2018!! Two weeks later at the Blyth parkrun Elaine ran 28.53 – her fastest 5k since may 2019. Alongside these performances Elaine also took part in …

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Spotlight on: Heather Dorman

Congratulations to January member of the month Heather Dorman. Heather has ran some brilliant XC races this season, topped off by placing 2nd v50 at the Masters XC. She regularly competes in club events and relays as well as leading club sessions. Heather is a team player, supporting others with offers of lifts, lending vests …

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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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North Eastern Harrier League 2023-2024

TBH Ladies at NE Harrier league

Location: Aykley Heads, Durham Date: Saturday, 25th November 2023 TBH results from the third fixture of the season. Men’s results Pos Name Pack Race Time Actual Time 4 Zak Kettle S 37:33:00 37:33:00 15 Tim Lawrence S 39:56:00 39:56:00 28 Tim Wilcock M 40:52:00 38:17:00 36 Ewan Richardson S 41:34:00 41:34:00 38 Jarlath McKenna F …

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2023 Awards Nominees

The vote is currently underway to select the 2023 award winners. We had a fantastic selection of people nominated for awards by the leaders and coaches of the club. This has been whittled down to four nominees who are currently being voted for by the committee. Congratulations and good luck to all. Newcomer of the …

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TBH Member of the Month: September 2023

Congratulations to Peter Coyle who is our September Member of the month! Peter had a fabulous September with a great run at the Great North Run, knocking 4.5 mins off his PB despite the crazy temperatures that day! He also has ran PB’s in almost every other distance this year. Peter is always up for …

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TBH Member of the Month: August 2023

The very deserving Member of the Month for August is Stephen Kettle, thanks not only to his great run at the Quayside 5k, but he also helps out week in and week out at the juniors on a Monday & Wednesday. He will also always put his name down to help out with any club …

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Palma Running Festival 2023

With the Ryanair flight carrying most of our contingent delayed, the EasyJet team of 8, plus those lucky enough to have come a few days early, took one for the team and tested out the resort. We were pleased to share with the weary Ryanair travellers that indeed the sun was shining, the sunbeds were …

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Results round-up: September 2023

A round-up of results featuring TBH members (updated 2nd October). Click here if your result is missing or you would like to highlight a Personal Best (PB). The Stairway to Heaven (Holmfirth): Saturday 30th September Georgine Brooke 1:18.17 (2nd senior lady) Full results can be found here European Masters Athletics Championships (Pescara): 25th – 1st …

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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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North Eastern Harrier League 2023-2024

Location: Wrekenton, Low Fell Date: Saturday, 23rd September 2023 TBH results from the first fixture of the season. Women’s results Name Race Time Actual Time Jessica Eaton 28:16:00 25:46:00 Alison Dargie 31:18:00 26:18:00 Rachel Turnbull 31:26:00 28:56:00 Kathryn Stevenson 31:42:00 26:42:00 Alba Gadeau 32:23:00 32:23:00 Jennyfer Ricci 33:48:00 31:18:00 Gemma Finnie 34:33:00 34:33:00 Gillian Dodson …

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TBH Training Sessions

Our main training sessions take place on Tuesday & Thursday evenings, starting and finishing at East End Pool, Byker (NE6 1AL). Sessions last for approximately 1 hour and include a warm-up run, the main session unit and a cool down run back to East End Pool. Tuesday sessions usually focus on speed work (short, hard …

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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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