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Over The Past Century Promoting Athletics Throughout the NE of England, UK.

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Sunderland Harrier Liam Taylor Wins Pier-to-pier Race
Published: Wednesday May 22, 18:22

Sunderland Harrier Liam Taylor’s homework paid off with first victory in the Sunderland Strollers Pier-Pier Race from South Shields to Roker.

The 33-year-old had, during the week, gone on a reconnaissance mission to look over the course and plan his route.

Athletes are free to choose any route they liked, but they must keep off the highway.

Taylor and South Shields Harrier Luke Adams were locked in combat from the start until they reached Whitburn Academy.

It was here that Taylor’s well-laid out plans came into ef...

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Sunderland Harrier Liam Taylor Wins Pier-to-pier Race
Wednesday May 22, 18:19

Sunderland Harrier Liam Taylor’s homework paid off with first victory in the Sunderland Strollers Pier-Pier Race from South Shields to Roker. The 3...

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Sunderland Strollers Pier-to-Pier Race Set To Be Biggest Ever
May 16th, 22:06

Sunderland Strollers will deliver their biggest ever Pier-to-Pier Race in its 22-year history on Sunday. With over 1,400 entrants, the event has gr...

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Sunderland Harrier Wins The Siglion Sunderland City 10K By Nearly Two Minutes
May 14th, 11:28

Sunderland Harrier Oliver James won the Siglion Sunderland City 10km by a street after setting off the way he intended to finish - leading the 2,000 r...

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Thousands Of Runners Take On City's 10K & Half Marathon
May 12th, 22:54

Crowds turned out in force to support a record breaking number of runners at this year's Run Sunderland Festival. The sun shone down on the thousan...

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Gunn Off The Mark For Sunderland Harriers
May 11th, 07:59

Craig Gunn enjoyed his first win in the sport after leaving the unattached ranks and joining Sunderland Harriers just two years ago. He was competi...

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Masterful Displays From Sunderland Harriers At The North East Masters Road Relay Championships
May 6th, 19:48

Sunderland Harriers dominated the North East Masters Road Relay Championships at Hebburn by placing two teams in the first three, writes Kevin Carr. ...

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SUNDERLAND CROSS COUNTRY (Sept)
An Established Open Cross Country Race in The North East of the England.

Open to Cross Country Teams and Runners of All Abilities. A Shorter Course For Junior Athletes Allow An Early Introduction To Cross Country Events. Held Annually in September attracting teams from all over the North of England

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Prospective members of all abilities are welcome to join Sunderland Harriers from the age of nine years-old. The club provides coaching, facilities and opportunities for all members to participate in athletics and improve their performance.

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Brian Rushworth

Club Honours

Achieved a record-breaking 10 North Eastern Counties senior men’s cross country titles from 1986 to 2000. Won the Northern title at Sheffield in 198

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As long as there are athletes there is a need for qualified people to coach them.

Coaches at Sunderland Harriers are all dedicated volunteers, many having come through the competitive athletics ranks, some others finding a niche having accompanied their own children to the club.

All Coaches are trained and licenced by England Athletics at the various levels of expertise and responsibility. To strengthen our Coaching arm, Sunderland Harriers can assist you to obtain coaching qualifications in your chosen discipline to your ideal level and support you in your coaching experience.


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