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Established 1897
Over The Past Century Promoting Athletics Throughout the NE of England, UK.

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Council Red Tape Stops Hetton Lyons Race In Its Tracks
Published: Wednesday February 13, 10:56

Hundreds of runners will be denied the opportunity of competing in the North Eastern Road Relay Championships at Hetton Lyons Country Park on Saturday.

Council red tape has forced the North Eastern Counties AA to call off the event after talks failed to find a solution to the problem.

Sunderland City Council asked a representative of hosts Houghton Harriers to sign a Licence to Occupy, which placed unlimited liability on the signatory. The club declined to sign.

The long-standing event is automatically covered by UK Athl...

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Council Red Tape Stops Hetton Lyons Race In Its Tracks
Wednesday February 13, 10:54

Hundreds of runners will be denied the opportunity of competing in the North Eastern Road Relay Championships at Hetton Lyons Country Park on Saturday...

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Sunderland Harriers Tough It Out To Move On Up
Monday February 11, 21:59

Sunderland Harriers moved up one place to third in the First Division of the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League at Thornley Hall Farm on Satur...

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Sunderland Harriers On Course For Mid-table Finish In North Eastern Harrier League
Feb 7th, 15:14

The penultimate North Eastern Harrier League takes place at Thornley Hall Farm, Peterlee on Saturday. Sunderland Harriers, who have both their men’...

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Barker Produces a Masterful Display At North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships
Feb 5th, 21:41

The North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships attracted one of their biggest entries for years at the Rising Sun Sports ground at Wallsend on Sa...

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Sunderland Athletes Have Medal Potential At North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships
Jan 30th, 19:49

Sunderland Harriers and Sunderland Strollers have a good few athletes entered that have medal potential in the North East Masters’ Cross Country Champ...

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Disappointing Return At Championships For Sunderland Athletes
Jan 26th, 09:34

Sunderland had another disappointing Durham Schools’ Cross Country Championships at Barnard Castle on Saturday. They won just one bronze medal in t...

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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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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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