Club Articles


Albert James Steps Down As Team Manager After Six Years At The Helm
New Published: Today, 10:35

Albert James steps down as Sunderland Harriers’ team manager after six years at the helm. James must have thought he would be in for a smooth ride when he witnessed Sunderland take the silver medals at the NECAA Royal Signals relays at Hetton Lyons Park in February 2012, the team included 2012 Ol...

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Sunderland Harriers Men’s Relay Teams Create History
Published: Sep 7th, 18:25

Sunderland Harriers created history when they became the first club to win all three male North East Road Relay titles at Hetton Lyons Country Park on Saturday.

They won the main six-stage event for the Royal Signals trophy for the first time since 2007, after a neck and neck tussle with h...

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Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon Smashes 30-Year World 50 K Record
Published: Sep 7th, 18:13

Alyson Dixon, just a week after winning gold and setting a world record for 50k (31 miles) on her ultra distance debut in Romania, will be chasing another world record in the Simplyhealth Great North Run on Sunday.

The Sunderland Stroller this time dons fancy dress and will attempt to chas...

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Müller Grand Prix: A 2020 Vision For Gateshead
Published: Sep 6th, 19:23

Gateshead International Stadium has provided the stage for some unforgettable athletics moments over the years and it looks like there are plenty more to come following the confirmation that the famous venue is to host the Müller Grand Prix from next summer.

Given the redevelopment of Birm...

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Four More Championship Records Produced At Bedford Day 2
Published: Sep 2nd, 22:04

Another four superb championship record performances were produced as the country’s best youth athletes gathered in Bedford for the second day of the England Athletics Under-17 and Under-15 Championships.

Breaking the 30-year-old championship record held by Olympic medallist Katharine Merr...

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Opening Day Of England Athletics Under-17/Under-15 Championships
Published: Sep 1st, 08:56

Some fantastic sprinting which reaped a couple of championship records – along with another meeting best in the triple jump – headlined the opening day of the England Athletics Under-17/Under-15 Championships in Bedford.

Joel Pascall-Menzie set a championship record in the under-17 men’s 1...

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Durham City Harriers Summer Cross Country Relays
Published: Aug 29th, 13:05

Sunderland Harriers dominated the men’s relays to claim two gold medals in the Durham City Harriers Summer Cross Country Relays at the Racecourse, Durham.

The Wearsiders’ triumphed in the senior men’s three-stage event and the Over-35 veterans’ relay, while the club’s veteran women finishe...

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Europe & United States Named For The Match
Published: Aug 29th, 01:43

A total of 24 British athletes feature on the Europe squad for the event in Minsk.

The Europe and USA teams set to compete at the inaugural edition of The Match in Minsk, Belarus, on September 9-10 have been announced.

Six reigning world champions and 15 reigning continental champio...

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Barker Wins 2nd 10k Seaham Trail Race
Published: Aug 22nd, 08:45

Sunderland Harrier Michael Barker notched up his second win in the Trail Outlaws Branches and Bays 10k Trail race at Seaham.

The race starts at Hawthorn and the route goes through the woodland of Hawthorn Dene before the running of the Bays of Hawthorn Hive and The Blast Beach.

The ...

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Yohan Blake Pips Adam Gemili In Sprint Thriller
Published: Aug 19th, 07:40

Former world 100m champion Yohan Blake edges out Brit Adam Gemili at the Müller Grand Prix in Birmingham

It took a photo finish to separate Yohan Blake and Adam Gemili in the 100m, but both men left the Alexander Stadium in good spirits and knowing their countdown to Doha is on track. Blak...

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