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

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Memories of a Royal Blue in the USA
Published: Friday September 18, 11:33

A former Sunderland Harrier has rekindled his link with the club after a period of 58 years.

Ian Halliwell a former Monkwearmouth Grammar School pupil and one of a group of talented athletes at the school during the 1960s, got in touch with the Harriers after discovering a Sunderland Harriers lapel badge.
He said: “I came across something I'd like you to have - a Harriers lapel badge that dates back to the 1920s.
I only knew of one other in existence in the 1960s, but do not recall the owner. My aunt gave it to me aroun...

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Memories of a Royal Blue in the USA
Friday September 18, 10:19

A former Sunderland Harrier has rekindled his link with the club after a period of 58 years. Ian Halliwell a former Monkwearmouth Grammar School p...

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Paul Redman's Charity Virtual London Marathon Run in Memory of Len Christopher
Sep 9th, 09:50

Len Christopher was a most valued member of Sunderland Harriers for over 28 years, competing for the club in road races and cross country events. He ...

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Permanent change to the date of the AGM
Sep 1st, 11:11

With Covid 19 threatening to prevent the normal AGM in October, Michael Hill sent this proposal to our Chairman, Kevin Carr, I would like to propose...

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Junior virtual 5 and 3k run
Jul 18th, 17:57

JUNIOR VIRTUAL 5 AND 3k FREE!!!! An individual virtual run for junior members 15 years old and under. (16 year old can enter the senior run via t...

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Great North Run, the early years. 1983/84
Jun 26th, 17:56

As expected and hoped for by some the GNR has been cancelled due to covid 19 therefore we continue to look back at the early years in particular 1983 ...

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Sunderland ‘virtual’ 5km 2020
Jun 25th, 19:40

The annual Sunderland 5km, including the Northern Athletics championships, was scheduled to take place at Silksworth Sports Complex on Thursday 23rd J...

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Great North Run, the early years.
Jun 4th, 17:34

This September the Great North Run is due to celebrate its 40th birthday, while we all wait to see if it will happen, I took time to look back at some...

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Meet Vicky, Women’s Team Captain
May 17th, 16:10

PB’s: 400m 60.9, 800m 2:16.99, 1500m 4:45 (All 1993), 5km 19:39 (2018). Member Since: 1992 -1995. Returned 2015 after being spotted out for a run b...

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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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