Club Articles

Sunderland Harriers Hoping To Get Ahead In Northern Athletics 12-stage Road Relay Championships
Published: Thursday March 21, 11:46

Sunderland Harriers are one of seven North East Clubs contesting the Northern Athletics 12-stage Road Relay Championships at Birkenhead on Sunday.

They join Blackhill Bounders, Darlington, Gateshead, Heaton, Morpeth and Tyne Bridge for the trip to Merseyside.

Team manager Albert J...

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Charlton Completes Domestic Hat-Trick
Published: Monday March 18, 20:18

North East runner Sam Charlton pulled off a superb domestic treble with his England Schools’ Cross Country Championship victory in the Senior Boys’ Race at Temple Newsam, near Leeds on Saturday.

The Wallsend Harrier competing for Northumberland, proudly added the Schools’ title to last wee...

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Athletes Defy Elements To Book World Places
Published: Mar 14th, 21:28

The North East shone in the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships and World Trials at Loughborough on Saturday.

Despite gale force winds, intermittent showers and sunshine, athletes battled through the worst of the wind to put the counties team firmly in the limelight with many fine ...

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Durham Athletes Gunning For Championship Medals In Leeds
Published: Mar 14th, 21:13

A team of 48 county athletes will be contesting the English Schools’ Cross Country Championships at Temple Newsham, Leeds, on Saturday.

The number covers three age groups and both sexes as Durham bid to get among the hard-fought for individual and team medals over the six events.


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Three North East Athletes In With A Shout Of Denmark Selection
Published: Mar 7th, 08:59

The Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough, on Saturday, also hosts the World Cross Country Trials.

They will be held at Aarhus, in Denmark, on March 30, for Senior and Under-20 athletes.

The North East squad have a possible three athletes that co...

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Olympians Farrell & Dixon Show Their Class in Dalton 10K
Published: Mar 5th, 12:54

Two Olympians contested the Run Nation Dalton Park 10km multi-terrain race yesterday.

Border Harrier Tom Farrell and Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon both won their categories by big margins.

Farrell, who competed in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil and made the 2015 World Championship f...

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Sunderland Harriers Women’s Team Suffer Relegation
Published: Mar 5th, 11:02

Sunderland Harriers women’s team have dropped straight back to the Second Division of the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League after gaining promotion last year.

At Alnwick on Saturday, the Wearsiders’ brief spell of competition at the top tier came to an abrupt end after the other t...

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Sunderland Harriers’ Jacqueline Etherington Is In Fine Form Ahead Of Championships
Published: Feb 28th, 21:03

Sunderland Harrier veteran Jacqueline Etherington’s busy period of championship indoor racing leads her to the British Championships on March 9/10 for her next engagement.

Following this, she then travels to Torun, in Poland, for the World Indoor Championships, where she will be competing ...

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Satisfactory Medal Haul For North East Athletes At English National Cross Country Championships
Published: Feb 25th, 13:46

You could not get a better venue for the English National Cross Country Championships than that provided at Harewood House, near Leeds, on Saturday.

With the magnificent Georgian property sitting on top of a hill within the “Capability” Brown designed landscape, cross country runners turne...

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Road Relay Cancellation Row Still Running
Published: Feb 21st, 11:02

A leading athletics official has hit back at claims by Sunderland Council that they were not to blame for the cancellation of the North Eastern Counties AA (NECAA) Road Relays at Hetton Lyons Country Park last weekend.

A row has blown up between organisers and the council over the decision...

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