Author name: Harry Poole

Harry Poole is part of the Tyne & Wear Sport team and comes from Gateshead. He loves sports and works hard to get people active and involved. Harry’s own experiences have shown him how good sports are for bringing people together and helping them achieve more. He’s all about making sure sports are something everyone can enjoy.

Harry Poole
From Quayside runs to Newcastle Marathon glory.

The Road to My First Marathon in Newcastle

I was just a regular guy, making my way along the Quayside. It was an ordinary day, avoiding pedestrians and pretending to take in the sights. Running was my alone time, a chance to step away from the daily grind. I wasn’t aiming for any athletic feats. But then, a thought struck me. It might … Read more


A Runner’s Perspective: Quayside Running in Gateshead

The Quayside is a hidden gem. It’s got this charm with its old bridges and the gentle river. It’s not your typical flashy photo spot. But running here? It’s an adventure. You’re weaving through tourists, stepping over ancient cobblestones, all while chasing that first light by the Millennium Bridge. Because you know, without that snap, … Read more

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