Club Articles

Council Red Tape Stops Hetton Lyons Race In Its Tracks
Published: 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.

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.


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Sunderland Harriers Tough It Out To Move On Up
Published: 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 Saturday.

This was a venue for the real “Toughs of the Track” with a farmland course consisting of rough pastures, a ploughed field and a mountai...

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Sunderland Harriers On Course For Mid-table Finish In North Eastern Harrier League
Published: 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’s and women’s teams in the First Division, look likely to finish around mid-table in both leagues.

The senior men are lying in fourth pl...

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Barker Produces a Masterful Display At North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships
Published: 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 Saturday.

The venue, a former pit heap, now a grassed area, looked a winter picture with its snow covered hills and picturesque landscape, wh...

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Sunderland Athletes Have Medal Potential At North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships
Published: 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 Championships at Wallsend on Saturday.

At the Masters’ Championship at Darlington last year, Sunderland Harriers won two men’s team titles and on...

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Disappointing Return At Championships For Sunderland Athletes
Published: 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 the contested eight events and only managed to finish two full teams of six runners.

There are many reasons being put forward why the res...

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Sunderland Harrier Jeffress Misses Chance To Defend Masters Title
Published: Jan 16th, 23:28

Sunderland Harrier Kevin Jeffress will miss out on the defence of his North East Masters’ Cross Country title at Wallsend on Saturday, February 2.

The Seaham athlete will be in Torremolinos for the Half Marathon on the following day.

“I’m a bit gutted that I will miss the Vets cha...

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Dominant Sunderland Harriers Produce A Masterful Display
Published: Jan 14th, 15:47

Sunderland Harriers dominated the North East Masters’ Cross Country Relay Championships at Birtley yesterday

The hurried arranged fixture following the cancellation of the Durham City Harriers event at the Race Course was a huge success for Birtley Harriers with 171 teams entered.


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Question Marks Over Sunderland Harriers Formation Date
Published: Jan 10th, 13:28

Sunderland Harriers officials are having to rewrite the history of the club after newspaper articles suggest that the club is much older than originally thought.

Previous research found the date of the Harriers was given as 1897, but a look through some old newspaper cuttings and minutes g...

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Sunderland Harriers In The Medals At Temple Park
Published: Jan 8th, 04:21

Sunderland Harriers hit the medal trail for the first time since 2015 in the Sherman Cup and Davison Shield cross country team competitions at Temple Park, South Shields, on Saturday.

They finished second in the male event and were third female team, in the competition which is based on th...

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