Club Articles

Joe Armstrong - An Insight
Published: May 15th, 08:28

Joe Armstrong is a recent acquisition to Sunderland Harriers ranks, joining the Wearsiders after departing from Morpeth Harriers. He is a talented middle-distance runner who has been competing from the age of 10 and now at the age of 24 is hitting the best form of career.

This was emphasi...

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Published: Apr 26th, 07:46

As a member of the Durham Association of Boys and Girls Clubs (DABGC), Sunderland Harriers have the rare opportunity of Club competition for younger athletes.

Until Covid 19 intervened we would have been invited to enter the DABGC County Championships giving the Club a chance to win Age Gr...

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The Annual General Meeting 2022 and Membership Payments
Published: Mar 22nd, 07:38

Because of the effects of Covid 19 our financial year was brought into line with that of England Athletics and our AGM was moved to each April. This year our AGM is programmed for 4th April 2022.

When we moved our AGM from October 2020 to April 2021 membership of existing members was al...

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Inter Counties Debut for Stephen Jackson
Published: Mar 11th, 10:48

Sunderland Harrier Stephen Jackson, at the age of 36, makes his debut in the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Loughborough on Saturday. He has been elevated to a team place as the squad has been hit by some late withdrawals

He said: “I was delighted to be called up as the tea...

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Grand Prix Prizes for Senior Mud Skippers
Published: Jan 7th, 16:00

The Sunderland Harriers Cross Country Grand Prix is at the halfway stage of the season with the penultimate Harrier League fixture at Thornley Hall Farm, Peterlee, on Saturday.

Following that comes the Northern Championships at Pontefract Park on Saturday 29th of January, the Sherman Cup a...

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2021 Pudding Run No Handicap for Glenn Forster
Published: Jan 1st, 10:14

Former international marathon runner Glenn Forster beat the handicapper to win the Sunderland Harriers Christmas Pudding Run at Silksworth Sports Complex. The race, a sealed handicap, is devised to give every participant an equal chance of winning the race, whatever their ability.

The cou...

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Published: Nov 13th 2021, 18:09

Sunderland Harriers are celebrating the return of their annual Christmas Pudding Run on Boxing Day (Sunday 26th December) at Silksworth Sports Complex.

For those of you who haven't partaken in this seasonal event, it's your chance to give it a try. For those who have enjoyed the event sin...

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Halfway Stage in the Harrier League
Published: Nov 12th 2021, 15:49

The North Eastern Harrier League marked the halfway stage of the season at Lambton Park.

And there is evidence that participation in the league is gradually getting back to normal despite on-going concerns over the Covid Pandemic. The biggest fields of the season were seen at Lambton wher...

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Prelude to NEHL at Lambton Estate
Published: Oct 27th 2021, 10:53

Sunderland Harriers finished in third place in the second fixture of the North Eastern Harrier League to keep their title hopes alive after another consistent performance at Druridge Bay. The Wearsiders’ finished in third place behind winners Tyne Bridge and Morpeth Harriers and go into the thir...

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Defibrillator for Silksworth Track
Published: Oct 4th 2021, 13:51

Following tenacious work by Debra James, Sunderland Harriers have purchased a Defibrillator from Cardioproof to be stored handily at trackside for use in any cardiac emergency during track sessions.

Although the Ski Lodge possesses its own machine, time is vital in a cardiac emergency. ...

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