Club Articles


Sunderland Harrier Jeffress Misses Chance To Defend Masters Title
Published: Wednesday January 16, 23:28

Sunderland Harrier Kevin Jeffress will miss out on the defence of his North East Masters’ Cross Country title at Wallsend on Saturday, February 2.

The Seaham athlete will be in Torremolinos for the Half Marathon on the following day.

“I’m a bit gutted that I will miss the Vets cha...

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Dominant Sunderland Harriers Produce A Masterful Display
Published: Monday January 14, 15:47

Sunderland Harriers dominated the North East Masters’ Cross Country Relay Championships at Birtley yesterday

The hurried arranged fixture following the cancellation of the Durham City Harriers event at the Race Course was a huge success for Birtley Harriers with 171 teams entered.

A...

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Question Marks Over Sunderland Harriers Formation Date
Published: Jan 10th, 13:28

Sunderland Harriers officials are having to rewrite the history of the club after newspaper articles suggest that the club is much older than originally thought.

Previous research found the date of the Harriers was given as 1897, but a look through some old newspaper cuttings and minutes g...

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Sunderland Harriers In The Medals At Temple Park
Published: Jan 8th, 04:21

Sunderland Harriers hit the medal trail for the first time since 2015 in the Sherman Cup and Davison Shield cross country team competitions at Temple Park, South Shields, on Saturday.

They finished second in the male event and were third female team, in the competition which is based on th...

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Sunderland Harriers Trio Face Race Against Time To Catch The Eye Of North East Selectors
Published: Dec 12th 2018, 21:48

The first major Cross Country Championship of the season took place last Saturday when the North Eastern Counties hosted their championships at Wrekenton.

And athletes had their first opportunity to show their early season form before final selection takes place for the Inter County Champi...

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Sunderland Harriers Fail To Shine At 113th North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships
Published: Dec 10th 2018, 16:16

Sunderland Harriers’ hopes of team medals in the senior events of 113th North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships were dashed at Wrekenton on Saturday.

The senior men were outside the medals in fifth place while the women, last year’s bronze medallists, found themselves shunted b...

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Sunderland Harriers Contingent Gunning For Medals
Published: Dec 6th 2018, 16:29

Sunderland Harriers go into the 113th North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships with their biggest ever entry in the Senior Men’s and Women’s events at Wrekenton on Saturday.

A total of 24 men and 13 women are included in the respective fields of 501 men and 316 women.

Both...

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Teacher Reed Gets Top Marks For Road Relays Performance
Published: Nov 30th 2018, 13:32

Sunderland Harrier Nathan Reed is back on course to full fitness after long-term injury problems have blighted his year and beyond.

The 26-year-old returned to competition on Saturday at the Gosforth Park Norman Woodcock Memorial Road Relays and he achieved his most significant result sinc...

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Sunderland Strollers Edge Out Harriers To Finish Second
Published: Nov 27th 2018, 22:41

Elswick Harriers received a bumper entry for their revised Norman Woodcock Road Relay on the ambulance track around the race course at Gosforth Park on Saturday.

The three stage-relay catered for all age groups and attracted 112 teams to the tight circuit over the short distance of just ov...

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Sunderland Harriers' Christmas Pudding Run On Boxing Day 2018
Published: Nov 25th 2018, 17:39

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 Emily Powell...

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