Club Articles

Harriers 'rain' supreme on the trails
Published: Apr 29th, 11:22

The miserable persistent rain certainly didn't dampen the spirits of our athletes as they came away with a hat-trick of individual wins at a wet and muddy Washington Trail 10K race.

Sam Thurlbeck, competing in his second race of the week, produced a dominant performance to blow his rivals ...

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(What's The Story) Morning Glory!!
Published: Apr 14th, 17:48

Sunderland Harriers had four athletes racing over the marathon distance down at Manchester this morning.

The course is well-known for being one of the flattest in the country, producing very quick times. A record field of 32,000 were totally 'mad for it' as they took advantage of near pe...

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Sunderland Harriers' Beginners Group
Published: Mar 31st, 17:46

Sunderland Harriers & AC are launching a beginner's running programme, commencing on Friday 5th April 2024.

It will take place every Friday for eight weeks at 6pm at Silksworth Sports Complex & Ski Slope, Silksworth Lane, Sunderland, SR3 1PD, meet outside the ski lodge.

All sessio...

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The Long and Winding Roads of South Yorkshire.......and beyond!!
Published: Mar 24th, 13:34

"The Northern 12 stage road relays, one of my favourite races of the year. This year the venue was Wythenshawe Park in Manchester.

Despite the usual difficulties in transport organisation, we were helped at the last minute thanks to Steel Taxis and Minibus Hire. Seven of us travelled on t...

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Published: Mar 1st, 17:52

This year our AGM is scheduled for Monday 8th April 2024.

Membership renewal becomes due from the AGM, where rates could be increased, but can be paid from 1st March 2024 at current rates as shown on our website Membership page.....

"NEW Membership
Under 20 years old.............

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Sunderland Harriers' Boxing Day Pudding Run 2023 Results
Published: Dec 26th 2023, 17:41

Here are the results of the wonderful efforts at the 2023 Pudding Run..........

1 Angelina James USA Senior 25:19 12:09

2 Jaxon Douglass Guest Senior 22:25 12:25
3 Kayley King Guest Senior 27:39 12:39

4 William Young Sunderland Harriers U15 17:58 12:48
5 Harry Edd...

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Published: Dec 3rd 2023, 19:47

Sunderland Harriers annual Christmas Pudding Run will return to its traditional Boxing Day date. Hopefully this will lead to a bigger and better event as last year only saw 37 finishers when the event was held on the 27th December to avoid a clash with a Sunderland football match.

For tho...

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Published: Nov 26th 2023, 17:11

Sunderland Harriers made good use of the latest Harrier League fixture at a sunny and mild Aykley Heads. No fewer than 42 Royal Blue athletes tackled the uncompromising course, the condition of the course was very kind with little patches of mud here and there.

No doubt the performance of...

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Medal Winners are just Muddy Marvelous
Published: Nov 19th 2023, 16:19

Thornley Hall Farm was the setting for the annual northeastern cross-country relay championships, after a deluge of rain in the lead up to race day; the course resembled a quagmire - with mud deep in most places. The order of the day was to get the head down, run hard and get round in one piece.<...

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Land of Hope and Glory
Published: Nov 12th 2023, 18:55

We had two athletes competing for England yesterday, Stephen Jackson making his debut in the M40 team and Paul Merrison in the M65.

Both athletes went on to have a race to remember.

The 34th British and Irish Masters Cross Country International Championship took place in Tollcross P...

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