Category: Club News

Changes to coaching and leading

After many (many) years DD has stepped back from his coaching duties – I think everyone would agree his contribution has been enormous and greatly appreciated by all – so there are important changes to the way that the club is now organising sessions. This is an attempt to summarise the changes but feel free …

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parkrun round-up

The return of parkrun can only mean one thing ….. a return to the parkrun round up. Find out what all TBHers have been up to on the consolidated report which is now available at  https://www.parkrun.com/results/consolidatedclub/?clubNum=18014 . Special mentions go to the following for running PBs at various parkrun locations: Time Name Event 23.48 Alison Ennis Newcastle …

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Return to regular Tuesday and Thursday sessions

From next week (w/c 26th July) we will no longer be using the spreadsheet for club sessions. We will be reverting to Tuesday and Thursday sessions, meeting at the Cycle Hub on the Newcastle Quayside (NE6 1BU). We will be meeting from 18:00 with the main session starting at 18:30. Members will receive a weekly …

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TBH Sessions: July 2021

  This month’s training sessions – to be carried out in accordance with the latest government guidelines – can be viewed below,   w/c 5th July Group Session: 1 x 6 minutes, 2 x 3 minutes, 4 x 90 seconds, 8 x 45 seconds Solo Session: 40 minutes steady run with efforts Track Session: tba …

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TBH New Members

  A warm welcome to the club’s newest members. Lisa Swann Nicola Bairstow Miriam White Victoria Barrow Evan Davies William Bowers Louise Tarrant Ellie Chapman Tom Justice Anna Iankovitch Denise Connor Max Armstrong Caroline Simonsen   May your time at the club be enjoyable, successful and happy.   [Thanks to the group leaders and existing …

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Tyne Bridge Harriers – 10th Anniversary

  This week marks the 10th Anniversary since the formation of Tyne Bridge Harriers running club – the first training session took place on Tuesday, 18th January 2011 – and it’s fair to say the past year has been pretty memorable, if not entirely for all the right reasons. Club sessions were suspended (and then …

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TBH GOES OFF ROAD

Ordinarily, today [Saturday, 12th December] would have seen Tyne Bridge Harriers compete in the North Eastern Cross Country Championships, but as we all know, the current pandemic has put pay to all competitions. So instead, members were invited to go on their own ‘cross-country’ run and submit photographs for the club website. Thanks to everyone …

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Returning to Training Guidance

Runners Guidance for taking part in a socially distanced training session (update 26th March 2021) In line with UK Government guidance, TBH are now in a position to offer socially distanced training sessions. It is important that you take a few simple steps prior to, during and after a training session to ensure that it …

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100 not out! – Race Report

Town Moor Marathon Saturday, 17th October 2020 Report by Ian (PARKERMAN) Parker 30 YEARS OF HURT. I remember my 1st Marathon well, it was London 21st April 1991, 2 days after my 30th Birthday and surprise celebrations that went on for most of Friday and Saturday nights. The race itself went well finishing in 3hrs …

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TBH 5K Time Trial: 10th October 2020

On a bitterly cold and blowy morning on the Town Moor, 13 runners from Group 5 & the Beginners toed the start line (socially distanced of course) for this one-off 5K Time Trial event.  And in spite of the difficult conditions, the majority of runners posted fantastic times, with several claiming an unofficial Personal Best …

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Yorkshire Threes Peaks – Race Report

Yorkshire Three Peaks Sunday, 30th August 2020 Report by Simon Pryde   Lots of us are missing racing. I read with interest Matt’s re-evaluation of running (A time to reflect), and not so much why it’s important, but HOW it is.   And whilst I agree we can all become a little too obsessed with …

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TBH Virtual 5K Handicap Race

For the latest virtual challenge, TBH members took part in a 5K Handicap run. But rather than handicap times being applied to individual athletes, they were applied to the training groups instead.  So rather than running for personal glory, members were running for the honour of their regular training group.  And the victorious group were…(and …

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The Virtual Blaydon Race 2020

We runners are a hardy bunch, and nothing comes between us and a local road race – not even a pandemic. Last week saw the staging of the Virtual Blaydon Race, and TBH had another terrific turn-out in the event. Well done to everyone who represented the club Full results can be found here

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TBH Virtual Relay Race: St James to South Hylton

For the latest virtual club challenge, teams had to race over a distance of 55km, the equivalent of running from St James metro station to South Hylton metro station (via the coast).  Members were arranged into teams of 11 runners, with each runner having to run a 5km leg. And to make the event more …

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TBH Virtual 12 Hour Relay Race (Result)

The latest TBH Virtual challenge involved two teams running over 12 consecutive hours.  Broken down into 24 x 30 minute slots, team members took turns to run as far as they could before ‘handing’ over to their team-mate.  The first team to compete was Team George, and they managed a combined distance of 86.625 miles …

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TBH Time Trial Runs

This week members have been mostly doing time trials ‍     Thanks to everyone who took part in the trials and submitted their times.

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TBH Virtual Relay Race II (Result)

Starting on Monday, 4th May, the 2nd TBH Virtual Relay Race will see four teams, comprising of over 130 runners, compete over four days of virtual racing. Each team member has to run (or walk) as far as they can during one leg of 20 minutes. The team which accumulates the greatest distance over four …

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A long time ago…Prague

We’re skipping back five years to May 2015, and revisiting the Prague Marathon. Completing a marathon is always a special occasion, but for Steve and Mary Pattison, that year’s Prague Marathon was memorable in more ways than one.   Volkswagen Prague Marathon Sunday 3rd May 2015 Report by Steve Pattison   Back in January I …

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