Club Articles

Houghton Harrier Alex Brown Moves Top Of UK Under-20 Rankings For 10,000m
New Published: Yesterday, 18:30

Houghton Harrier Alex Brown went to the top of the Under-20 UK rankings for 10,000m after his performance in the British Milers’ Club Grand Prix at Trafford on Saturday

He recorded 31min 46.26sec to finish fifth in the senior men’s race to chop well over one minute off his previous best (3...

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Houghton Harriers Will Be Rewarded For Top Finishes In The North East Grand Prix
Published: Thursday August 17, 12:34

Houghton Harriers have eight athletes finishing in the top six of the North East Grand Prix and they will be rewarded for their performances at the presentation evening in September.

The Wearside club ended their grand prix season at the final meeting at Gateshead Stadium and they had much...

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Four Medals For Sunderland Harriers In Summer Cross Country Relays
Published: Aug 14th, 19:21

Sunderland Harriers won one gold, two silvers and one bronze medal in the Durham City Harriers’ Summer Cross Country Relays at Maiden Castle.

The bumper medal haul came in front of a massive 164 teams finishing the two 3x3000m events.

The Wearsiders’ senior team were the first off a...

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New-look Sunderland Harriers Gunning For Durham City Harriers’ Summer Cross Country Relays Glory
Published: Aug 9th, 19:18

Sunderland Harriers go into the Durham City Harriers’ Summer Cross Country Relays tomorrow night with a new-look team for the senior men’s 3x3000m event.

Oliver James and Michael Wilson will join Andy Powell, the only remaining member of the team that finished fourth last year.


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Sunderland Star Dixon Thrilled With World Championship Run
Published: Aug 7th, 00:31

Alyson Dixon smiled through every mile as she led the best in the world for nearly two hours at the World Championships, in London.

Dixon was upbeat about her form going into the women’s marathon but admitted she was shocked at how long she held off a top-quality field around a course that...

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Alyson Dixon Believes Now Is Her Time To Shine At World Championships
Published: Aug 2nd, 20:29

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon flies into London today after seven weeks training at altitude with the British endurance squad in her preparation for Sunday’s World Championships Marathon.

The 38-year-old has been averaging well over 100 miles a week at the training base in Font Romeu in...

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Sunderland Harrier Ian Secures Temple Park Success In Style
Published: Aug 1st, 11:22

Sunderland Harrier Ian Ritchie used his new-found speed to outkick Michael Joyeux (Quakers) to win the Temple Park 5k at South Shields.

He not only won but also ran his fastest time for the distance of 15min 44sec, just a couple of days after clocking his fastest 1500m (4.19.1) in the Nort...

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Quadrathlon Fun For Sunderland Harriers’ Youngsters
Published: Jul 26th, 16:20

Sunderland Harriers’ youngsters competed against themselves in an end of term Quadrathlon at the Silksworth Sports Complex track.

The event, designed to introduce the Under-11s, Under-13s and Under-15s to the challenge of outside competition, had around 50 young athletes taking part.


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Huge Field Of Runners Flood Durham’s Historic Streets
Published: Jul 20th, 12:12

With a full house for the Events of the North Durham City Run last night the historic narrow streets of Durham were flooded with a mass of runners.

The field was so big that the tail enders trailed back from the start in the Market Square to the finish at Palace Green in front of the Cathe...

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Sunderland 5K Road Race Lives Up To Reputation As One Of The Fastest Courses In The UK
Published: Jul 19th, 17:13

The annual Sunderland 5k Road Race lived up to its reputation as one the fastest courses in the UK when the 24th event was staged last Thursday.

The race, which included the North East and North of England Championships, saw the events biggest field since 2014 with 327 contesting the races...

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