Club Articles


Sunderland Harriers Christmas Pudding Run With Sealed Handicap Race On Boxing Day
Published: Thursday December 14, 20:22

Sunderland Harriers are celebrating their Christmas Pudding Run on Boxing Day at Silksworth Sports Complex.

For those of you who haven't partaken of this seasonal event, it's your chance to give it a try. For those who enjoyed the newly inaugurated event last Christmas, won by John Archer...

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Sunderlands Senior Women’s Team Make History In The N E C Cross Country Championships
Published: Thursday December 14, 08:14

Sunderland Harriers senior women’s team made club history when they finished third in the North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships at Redcar Racecourse on Saturday.

It was the first time in the long history of the event that the Wearsiders had won medals.

Third place was a...

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Ladies Day at the Racecourse
Published: Tuesday December 12, 15:09

Ladies Day at the Racecourse.
A very cold, dry and bright day greeted the Ladies teams contesting the North-East Counties Athletics Association cross country championships held at Redcar Racecourse on Saturday. The flat winding course was firm underfoot as the under 20/17-year-old team of J...

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Jack Completes Martin Double At North Eastern Counties Cross Country Senor Championships
Published: Monday December 11, 22:52

Sunderland-born Jack Martin followed his brother Patrick, the 2015 champion, in winning the North Eastern Counties Cross Country Senor Championship at Redcar Racecourse on Saturday.

The former Sunderland Harrier took the race by the scruff of its neck to win by 31 seconds.

But he ad...

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Oliver James Back To Boost Sunderland Harriers’ Senior Men’s Prospects
Published: Dec 6th, 19:12

Sunderland Harriers’ senior men bid to beat their performance of the last two years in the 113th North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships at Redcar Race Course on Saturday.

The 14 times team champions were shunted out of the medals in finishing in fourth place for the second year...

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Houghton Harriers Johnson & Bellamy On Track To Win Grand Prix Prizes
Published: Nov 30th, 00:46

Grand Prix events are very popular and offers athletes another competition within the race.

Two cross country events give local athletes an opportunity to be involved in this competition.

The UK Athletics Cross Challenge and the Start Fitness North East Harrier League are playing t...

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Catherine reports from Aykley Heads XC
Published: Nov 29th, 13:57

Following the XC at Aykley Heads, here is a roving report from the Under 13 girls race by Catherine Randles.

The race course was quite challenging, there were lots of hills and sudden turns. The ground was quite dry for most of it, although there was a small decline that was rather muddy! ...

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North East Duo Impress At Liverpool To Clinch European Championship Places
Published: Nov 27th, 18:19

Two North East athletes have made the team for the European Cross Country Championships at the British Athletics Cross Challenge and European Trials at Liverpool on Saturday.

Morpeth Harriers’ Under-20 Scott Beattie and recent Morpeth recruit Under-23 Mhairi Maclennan, whose Scottish club...

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Weightman On Target For Commonwealth Games After North Eastern Harrier League Success
Published: Nov 22nd, 17:00

Laura showed she is heading in the right direction for next year’s Commonwealth Games after her superb performance in the North Eastern Harrier League at Aykley Heads on Saturday.

The Morpeth Harrier, who makes her 5,000m debut at a major championship on the Australian Gold Coast next Apri...

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Sunderland Harriers Face Up To Missing Out In North Eastern Harrier League
Published: Nov 21st, 07:20

Sunderland Harriers look to be heading for a place outside the first three in the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League Men’s First Division after finishing fourth at Aykley Heads on Saturday.

The fixture marked the halfway mark of the season and the Wearsiders are lying in fourth pla...

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