Club Articles

Sunderland Harriers Women Battle Blizzards To Clinch Harrier League Promotion
Published: Monday March 19, 13:44

Sunderland Harriers women’s team braved freezing conditions and blizzards to turn in their best performance of the season to gain promotion to the First Division of the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League.

They not only won their divisional team race, they also beat all the First D...

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County’s Youngsters Go For Medals In English Schools’ Cross Country Championships
Published: Mar 14th, 15:26

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 medals For North East in Inter-Counties Cross Country Championship
Published: Mar 14th, 15:05

The North Eastern Counties enjoyed a medal haul in the British Athletics Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships at Loughborough on Saturday.

The 82-strong team, covering 10 age categories, won a full set of individual medals plus two team golds and one silver, over the mud-splattered ...

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Two Sunderland Harriers Make North Eastern Counties Debut In Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships
Published: Mar 8th, 00:21

Two Sunderland Harriers will make their North Eastern Counties debut in the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Loughborough on Saturday.

Kevin Jeffress and Alice Smith have received a late call-up for the nine-strong teams to compete at Prestwold Hall.

Seaham athlete Jef...

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Aly Dixon Settles For Sixth Place In London Big Half Marathon
Published: Mar 5th, 14:25

Alyson Dixon had to be satisfied with sixth place in the first Vitality London Big Half Marathon yesterday.

In a quality field, the Sunderland Stroller clocked 1hr 13min 34sec behind winner Charlotte Purdue, who knocked a minute off her previous best to record 70.29 for the 10h fastest ti...

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Sunderland Harriers’ Women’s Team Face Battle For North Eastern Harrier League Promotion
Published: Mar 1st, 11:46

The sixth and final Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League of the season takes place at Alnwick on Saturday.

And local clubs have plenty to run for as they chase league titles and promotion at the Pastures.

Sunderland Harriers’ women’s team, who had promotion within their gras...

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Birtley’s Christopher Perkins Secures Bronze Medal In English National Cross Country
Published: Feb 26th, 18:03

Under-13 Christopher Perkins was one of only two North East medallists in the English National Cross Country Championships at London on Saturday.

The Birtley athlete finished third (11min 34sec) behind winner William Robjohns of Dorset club Poole AC (11.22) at Hampstead Heath.


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Harriers Mourn Glynn Bathgate
Published: Feb 22nd, 10:04

Glynn Bathgate, a Sunderland Harriers’ vice president for many years, has died at the age of 78.

He was a keen Great North Run and London Marathon runner, raising thousands of pounds for charity before injuries took their toll.

Glynn attended Barnes School and his athletic prowess ...

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Sunderland & Houghton Harriers Target Capital Gain In National Cross Country Championships
Published: Feb 21st, 19:42

Sunderland Harriers and Houghton Harriers will have a small party of runners travelling to London for Saturday’s Saucony English National Cross Country Championships.

When entries closed for the 10 races, the programme had a huge 9472 runners entered.

The course at Parliament Hill...

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Sunderland Harriers Pip Sunderland Strollers To Over-35s Silver Medals In Royal Signals Relay
Published: Feb 19th, 19:08

A ding-dong battle between Sunderland Harriers and Sunderland Strollers in the Royal Signals North East Road Relay Championships Over-35 four-stage Road Relay for the silver medals was a highlight at Hetton Lyons Country Park on Saturday.

The Strollers had Olympian Alyson Dixon in their r...

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