Club Articles


Sunderland Harriers’ Men & Women Are Hoping To Keep Their Heads
Published: Wednesday November 14, 16:11

Sunderland Harriers go into the fourth Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League of the season at Aykley Heads, Durham, on Saturday, with both their men and women’s teams lying in midtable in their respective First Divisions.

The men are in sixth place and the women are fifth, as the sea...

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Alyson Dixon Strolls To Victory In Memorial 10k Road Race
Published: Monday November 12, 13:43

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon won her fourth Heaton Harriers’ Memorial 10km Road Race at Newcastle’s Town Moor yesterday.

She is the course record holder with her time of 34.04 from 2016, and while that time was out of site as she passed halfway in 17.41, she won the women’s race comfor...

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Sunderland Harriers Trio Get Call-Up For British & Irish Masters
Published: Nov 8th, 11:49

Three Sunderland Harriers have been selected for the British and Irish Masters’ Cross Country international at Swansea a week on Saturday.

Kevin Jeffress and Paul Merrison compete for England, while Jacqueline Etherington is in the Scotland team.

Jeffress goes in the Over-35 event a...

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Sunderland Half Marathon & 10k 2019 Date Revealed
Published: Nov 2nd, 11:04

First details have been revealed for the 2019 Sunderland half marathon and 10k.

Both races take place on Sunday, May 12, and begin and end at the city centre's Keel Square.

They are again organised by Events of the North in conjunction with Sunderland City Council and Active Sunderl...

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Success For Sunderland Strollers Men & Womens Teams At Hexham 10km
Published: Nov 2nd, 11:03

Sunderland Strollers turned out in force in the Run Northumberland Hexham 10km Road Race on Sunday.

And they were rewarded by winning both the men’s and women’s team races, with their star athlete Alyson Dixon breaking the women’s course record.

The Olympian was having her first rac...

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Both Sunderland Harriers’ Men & Women’s Teams Finish 2nd At British Masters’ Cross Country Relay Championships
Published: Oct 30th, 16:56

Sunderland Harriers scored a glorious silver double in the British Masters’ Cross Country Relay Championships at Long Eaton, Derbyshire on Saturday.

The Over-35 Men’s and Women’s teams ran up to form to finish second in both highly competitive events.

The men’s team, which competed ...

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Sunderland Harriers Send Strong Sides For Masters Bid
Published: Oct 30th, 11:39

Sunderland Harriers are sending two strong teams to contest the British Masters’ Cross Country Relay Championships at Long Eaton, Derbyshire on Saturday.

The Over-35 Women’s team bids to beat their third place of last year, while the Over-35 Men’s team are looking for their first win since...

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Local Clubs Falter At Northern Cross Country Relay Championships
Published: Oct 26th, 14:17

A sprinkling of North East clubs travelled to Sheffield to contest the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relay Championships at Graves Park.

While they did not win any medals, there were some good performances from individuals and clubs alike.

Birtley claimed the fastest individual ...

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Sunderland Harriers Rewarded For Productive Year
Published: Oct 18th, 16:25

Sunderland Harriers held their club presentation evening during their annual meeting at the Lakeside Social club at Gilley Law.

A big turn-out of club members ensured that the event created a good atmosphere for the award winners.

Twelve awards were made by the club president George...

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Houghton Harriers Compete In Tough Conditions In Cardiff
Published: Oct 16th, 18:14

Three Houghton Harriers made the long journey to Cardiff - despite gale force winds and torrential rain - to contest the first major cross country event of the season on Saturday.

The Cardiff Cross Challenge opened the 2018 /2019 British Athletics Cross Challenge Series and ends at the UK...

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