Club Articles


Sunderland Harriers Put On A Masterful Display
Published: Wednesday September 19, 15:26

Four Sunderland Harriers were among 704 British athletes, and more than 8,000 from around the world, that took part in the World Masters Championships in Malaga, Spain.

The record numbers were accommodated in four stadiums, with events starting from 8am with the mammoth programme taking o...

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Sunderland Harrier Kevin Jeffress Clinches Best Win Of His Athletics Career
Published: Monday September 17, 07:28

Sunderland Harrier Kevin Jeffress pulled off the biggest win of his athletics career with victory in the Vale of York Half Marathon.

The 39-year-old clipped two seconds off his previous best, set in the 2014 Great North Run, with his 71.49 clocking at Sherburn in Elmet.

In a field o...

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Sir Mo Farah Wins The Great North Run Five times In A Row
Published: Sep 10th, 11:18

Farah just missed out on his personal best by four seconds as he finished in 59 minutes and 26 seconds, half a minute ahead of New Zealand's Jake Robertson in second place.

Favourite Vivian Cheruiyot finished strongly to win her second women's title in one hour, seven minutes and 43 second...

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Sunderland’s Great North Run Stalwarts Ready To Tackle Half Marathon Again
Published: Sep 7th, 08:34

Two of Sunderland Harriers Great North Run stalwarts will be putting on their racing shoes once again for the world’s biggest half marathon on Sunday.

Eddie Maddison, 70, has competed in every GNR since the first in 1981, while Len Christopher, 72 in October, will be turning out in his 31...

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Sunderland Harriers Women Turn Up The Heat In Relays
Published: Sep 3rd, 11:55

Sunderland Harriers women came out on top in the Ken Jefferson Memorial Farringdon Cross Country Relays on Saturday.

In red hot temperatures, more in keeping for a day on the beach than the winter sport of cross country running, the Wearsiders turned on the heat to dominate the two events...

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Season gets under way with the Ken Jefferson Memorial Farringdon Cross Country
Published: Aug 30th, 22:25

Sunderland Harriers get the cross-country season under way on Saturday when they host their 36th annual event at Farringdon.

And this will be the first time it will be known as the Ken Jefferson Memorial Farringdon Cross Country after the esteemed club coach passed away in May, aged 71. <...

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Taylor & Rodgers seal impressive wins at Dalton Park
Published: Aug 23rd, 12:01

Race promoters Run Nation achieved new ground yesterday to become the first North East promoter to start their 10k race in a shopping centre.

The Dalton Park arcade saw 200 athletes make their way through the mall before the centre opened to the public.

And it was Sunderland unatt...

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Sunderland Harriers Off To World Masters Athletics Championship In Malaga
Published: Aug 7th, 22:02

Four Sunderland Harriers are off to Spain and the World Masters Athletics Championships in September.

Over 8,000 athletes from 100 countries will be travelling to Malaga to contest the massive championships which start on September 4 and ends on the 16th.

Among them will be Vicky Ha...

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Sunderland Harriers Geared Up For North Eastern Harrier League Battle
Published: Aug 4th, 11:10

Sunderland Harriers, Houghton Harriers and Sunderland Strollers will get their Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League campaign off the ground on Saturday, September 29.

The first fixture for the 2018/19 season will be hosted by Saltwell Harriers at Wrekenton.

The league is uni...

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Sunderland Harrier Placed Second Despite Getting Same Time As Winner
Published: Jul 30th, 19:21

Sunderland Harrier Kevin Jeffress recorded the same time as the winner but was given second place in the Temple Park 5k at South Shields.

The Seaham man clocked 15.39 with Thames Valley Harrier Michael Cameron declared the winner.

Adrian Bailes (Birtley) was third in 15.57, Houghto...

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