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

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Northern Athletics Six Stage Road Relay Championships 2016 New Published: Today, 14:32

Sunderland Harriers fielded two teams in the Northern six stage relays hoping to improve on last year's performances of 32nd and 68th respectively for the A and B team at Blackpool.
The A team were targeting a top 15 finish and qualification to the national six stage on the 8th October. Before the race Sparrow Morley was in confident mood stating "Qualification was a formality". The club certainly had the runners capable but as we have seen in recent years anything is possible in a relay, especially if you are in royal blue!


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Northern Athletics Six Stage Road Relay Championships 2016 New Yesterday, 21:18

Sunderland Harriers fielded two teams in the Northern six stage relays hoping to improve on last year's performances of 32nd and 68th respectively for...

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AND THEY'RE OFF... Sep 5th, 10:42

With a distinctly autumnal feel in the air, the 2016 track season was largely consigned to the history books and the curtain rose on an important wint...

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Record breaking Harrietts success at the NEMAA Relays Aug 6th, 15:50

The last NEMAA meeting of the season at Jarrow saw the introduction of relay races for the first time - and so the stage was set for some record break...

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Let the Games begin Aug 3rd, 15:25

You wouldn’t believe it with the lack of media coverage but the 31st Summer Olympics, the pinnacle of athletic competition, is about to begin. The eve...

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By the members, for the members! If I had a PB for every time I heard a person say ‘I want to join a running club, but I am scared!’ then I’d have ...

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After a successful start to the ‘Legends House’ feature in May, I was delighted to have the opportunity to follow it up with another well-known face f...

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Harriers League

What is the Harrier League?
A series of 6 cross country races for clubs in the North East of England. You have to be a member of a club to take part.

You don’t have to be of a particular standard to take part, so even if you’re new to running you can give it a go. All abilities are represented. But you will need spikes or trail shoes - all races are off road.

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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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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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