Club Articles


Record Numbers Earn Personal Best Times In Sunderland Harriers’ 5K Road Race
New Published: Today, 18:04

Sunderland Harriers set a new record for their 24th Sunderland 5km Road Race at Silksworth Sports Complex last Thursday when 147 athletes set a personal best for the distance on the superfast course.

In perfect, windless conditions on a warm evening, with a cracking field in both races to...

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Two gold medals for Durham in English Schools’ Championship
New Published: Yesterday, 22:11

Durham had a successful English Schools’ Championship at Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium on Friday and Saturday.

The County won two gold medals and a bronze in the competition now given the name the Schools Olympics, being the fourth largest athletics event in the world.

Former Chest...

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Sunderland Harriers Women Secure Notable Team Championship Triumph In Sunderland 5K
Published: Friday July 13, 18:51

Sunderland Harriers’ women upset the applecart to triumph in the Northern team championship in their own Sunderland 5k Road Race at Silksworth Sports Complex last night.

This was easily their best ever performance in the short history of the women’s team, who have been managed to glory by ...

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Top Class Field For Sunderland Harriers’ 24th Sunderland 5k Road Race
Published: Wednesday July 11, 22:27

Sunderland Harriers host their 24th Sunderland 5k Road Race tomorrow night at Silksworth Sports Complex with class fields chasing Northern and North East championship medals.

This will be the final year of a three-year contract in staging the Northern Athletics event and the Wearsiders ar...

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Olympian Alyson Dixon Steps Up Preparations For European Championship Marathon In Bridges Of The Tyne 5
Published: Jul 9th, 23:14

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon has made further progress in her efforts to gain peak fitness for the European Championship marathon in Berlin in just four weeks.

Competing in the Tyne Bridge Harriers Bridges of the Tyne 5, she finished in 10th place overall and beat the second woman to ...

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Second Victory In Quick Succession As Sunderland Harrier Oliver James Wins Angel View Race
Published: Jul 2nd, 16:54

Sunderland Harrier Oliver James made it two wins in the space of five days in the Low Fell Running Club’s Angel View race at Gateshead.

Following up his comfortable victory in the Lambton Run, he looked just as at ease in this multi terrain race over approximately 5.3 miles

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Quartet Of Sunderland Harriers Scoop Gold At Monkton Masters
Published: Jun 29th, 18:39

Sunderland Harriers had a number of fine performances in the North Eastern Masters’ Track and Field Championships at Monkton.

Four of the athletes won gold medals and they were headed by Kevin Jeffress, who won an exciting Over-35 5,000m contest.

There were so many competitors tha...

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Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon In Race Against Time To Be Fit For European Championship Marathon
Published: Jun 25th, 19:02

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon faces a race against time to be fit for the European Championship marathon in Berlin.

She has been suffering from an inflamed heel bursa since the Commonwealth Games marathon and has only been in training for a few weeks after the problem responded well to...

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Personal Bests For Three Sunderland Harriers In Aycliffe 10K
Published: Jun 18th, 14:36

Sunderland Harriers had three athletes in the popular Aycliffe 10k Road Race and they all ran personal best times for the distance.

The race, which is well organised by the Newton Aycliffe club with road closures and chip timing, plus a three-lap course to keep spectators entertained, saw...

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SUNDERLAND 5K ROAD RACE 12TH JULY 2018
Published: Jun 11th, 12:06

Thursday 12th July will see the North of England's premier road race take place at our very own Silksworth Sports complex. The North's best Male, Female and age group athletes will be competing over the two lap Silksworth course in two races.

Individual North Eastern, Northern and Northern...

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