Club Articles


Record Sunderland Harriers’ Entry In North East Championships
New Published: Today, 08:27

Sunderland Harriers go into the 114th North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships with their biggest ever entry in the Senior Men’s and Women’s events at Alnwick.

A total of 35 Sunderland men and 11 women are included in the fields of 423 men and 254 women, which are well down on la...

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson : I’m ready for Tokyo
New Published: Yesterday, 23:49

In a way I crave those moments now,” Katarina Johnson-Thompson says of the quiet and the solitude that helped her become the heptathlon world champion this year after she had suffered so much doubt and disappointment in past major events. “If I don’t get enough quiet time now, I go a bit mad. I l...

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World Champion Dina Asher-Smith Keeping Feet On Ground Ahead Of Tokyo 2020
Published: Thursday December 12, 14:57

Success in Doha will count for nothing at next summer’s Olympics, according to Dina Asher-Smith.

The 24-year-old became the first British female sprinter to win World Championship gold when she stormed to victory over 200 metres in Qatar in October, having already claimed silver over 100m....

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mo Farah To Return For 10,000m Track Event
Published: Dec 6th, 14:38

Mo Farah will compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - but not in the marathon.

The four-time Olympic gold medalist, now 36, has not run a track event since 2017 after opting to focus on marathons instead.

But he will return to the 10,000m event next year in Japan as he looks to de...

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Mud Bath at Aykley Heads
Published: Nov 28th, 14:23

The rain and the cold failed to put a dampener on the second staging of the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League at Aykley Heads on Saturday.

While two of the four Harrier Leagues have been postponed so far this season, at Druridge  Bay and the Lambton Estate, due to flooding of the ...

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Marathon Man Glenn Forster, Fifty Years a Harrier
Published: Nov 25th, 21:05

Marathon man Glenn Forster has been celebrating being a Sunderland Harrier for 50 years.
And the 63-year-old has a mountain of memories to look back on in an international marathon career that took him around the world. It was his performance in the 1984 London Marathon, where he finished 1...

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2019 Sunderland Harriers Boxing Day Christmas Pudding Run
Published: Nov 18th, 19:47

Sunderland Harriers are celebrating their Christmas Pudding Run on Boxing Day (Thursday 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 since it was re...

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International Rivalry At Sunderland Harriers
Published: Nov 17th, 20:20

Sunderland Harrier Over-40 Jacqueline Etherington gains her third vest when she represents Scotland in the British and Irish Masters Cross Country International at Liverpool on Saturday.

She will join clubmate Over-50 Micky Thompson who also competes at Aintree in the England team.

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Sunderlands Senior Men’s Team Finish In 3rd Place In Memorial 10k Road Race
Published: Nov 17th, 20:10

Sunderland Harriers senior men’s team had to be satisfied with third team place in the Heaton Harriers Memorial 10k Road Race at Newcastle’s Town Moor yesterday.

The Wearsiders’ had been gunning for first place in the popular race with around 600 runners, who made a wonderful sight as they...

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International Selection For Sunderland Athletes
Published: Nov 10th, 07:36

Two Sunderland runners have been selected to compete in the England Masters team for the British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International at Liverpool a week on Saturday.

Sunderland Harrier Micky Thompson and Sunderland Stroller Wendy Chapman will compete in the Over-50 category at Ai...

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