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Established 1884
Over The Past Century Promoting Athletics Throughout the NE of England, UK.

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Royal Blue Marathon Heroes
Published: Feb 18th, 15:23

Sunderland Harriers, who have been in existence since 1884, enjoyed their greatest performances over the marathon distance during the 1980s and beyond when they were one of the UK’s top marathon clubs.

With seven runners beating the benchmark of 2hr 20min and the 20th best Dave Robertson on 2:26:08, there was strength in depth in the squad.

A sign of things to come was in the first Great North Run in 1981 when Glenn Forster, Calum Bark, Paul Taylor, Dave Dixon, Ray Donkin and Larry Pratt won the team race. Their prize was a ...

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Thinking about becoming an Athlete, are you an established athlete who is considering joining a club, why not come along to one of our training nights where you'll be given a warm welcome.


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Competition Diary

Sunderland H&AC v Gunjur Athletics "Marathon" Challenge - Start Day


Sunderland H&AC v Gunjur Athletics "Marathon" Challenge - Final Day


NECAA Senior and Masters XC Relay Championships (Provisional)


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Royal Blue Marathon Heroes
Feb 18th, 14:40

Sunderland Harriers, who have been in existence since 1884, enjoyed their greatest performances over the marathon distance during the 1980s and beyon...

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The Annual General Meeting and Membership Payments
Feb 16th, 12:52

As previously reported, because of the effects of earlier Covid 19 lockdown, our financial year was brought into line with that of England Athletics a...

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Adapted Training During Lockdown
Feb 5th, 15:33

Like many coaches in the North East Sunderland Harriers sprint coach Andy Abbott has been forced to adjust his training methods for his group through the lack of competition due to the Coronavirus. It ruined the 2020 athletics season and the 2021 is heading in the same dir...

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Sunderland Harriers' Historical Individual Cross Country Championship Victories
Jan 29th, 14:25

With the cancellation of last month’s North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships, through the Covid crisis, this was the first time the event ...

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38 Years of Athletics at the Silksworth Track
Jan 14th, 13:36

During the first lockdown, the Silksworth all-weather track became a hive of activity for athletes from around the North East and beyond to ensure the...

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Brian Bewick Wins Smiles In Gambia
Dec 31st 2020, 10:10

Sunderland Harrier Brian Bewick’s life changed direction completely in 2015 when his wife presented him with his birthday present. For many years he ...

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Results of the 2020 Boxing Day Pudding Run
Dec 26th 2020, 17:12

I would like to say a massive thank you to all those that participated in today's Pudding Run, not the best conditions to race in but nevertheless a h...

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Andy Graham seeks National Honours with the Royal Blues
Dec 20th 2020, 19:20

Former Wallsend Harrier middle distance runner Andy Graham has transferred to Sunderland Harriers following his move to Seaham. The 37-year-old was...

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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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Become a Qualified Coach

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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