Club Articles

Published: Sunday December 03, 19:47

Sunderland Harriers annual Christmas Pudding Run will return to its traditional Boxing Day date. Hopefully this will lead to a bigger and better event as last year only saw 37 finishers when the event was held on the 27th December to avoid a clash with a Sunderland football match.

For tho...

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Published: Nov 26th, 17:11

Sunderland Harriers made good use of the latest Harrier League fixture at a sunny and mild Aykley Heads. No fewer than 42 Royal Blue athletes tackled the uncompromising course, the condition of the course was very kind with little patches of mud here and there.

No doubt the performance of...

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Medal Winners are just Muddy Marvelous
Published: Nov 19th, 16:19

Thornley Hall Farm was the setting for the annual northeastern cross-country relay championships, after a deluge of rain in the lead up to race day; the course resembled a quagmire - with mud deep in most places. The order of the day was to get the head down, run hard and get round in one piece.<...

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Land of Hope and Glory
Published: Nov 12th, 18:55

We had two athletes competing for England yesterday, Stephen Jackson making his debut in the M40 team and Paul Merrison in the M65.

Both athletes went on to have a race to remember.

The 34th British and Irish Masters Cross Country International Championship took place in Tollcross P...

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Indoor Training Begins at Southmoor Academy
Published: Oct 28th, 15:15

Senior athletes will notice fewer obstructions on the track on future Tuesday evenings. Coaches of the FUNdamental group have decided to continue training exclusively at the track but the speed group will be spending the evenings in the Sportshall at Southmoor Academy (SR2 7TF).

It is that...

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Durham Association of Boys and Girls Club Awards Evening
Published: Sep 9th, 20:47

The Durham Association of Boys and Girls Clubs are holding their Annual Youth Awards evening at Ramside Hall on Monday 25th September 2023 starting at 19:00hrs.

In the last twelve months many young athletes from many sports have successfully competed at County and National level including ...

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Ann Lillie
Published: Aug 15th, 12:26

You may all have heard the sad news of the passing of Ann Lillie yesterday.

Ann was a huge part of the Sunderland Harriers’ family for many years, mentor and friend to the young since her first association, Treasurer for over thirty years, keeping us all in order at Committee meetings with...

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Carter McQue climbs to new heights
Published: Jul 3rd, 15:43

Carter McQue has made significant leaps and bounds in his very short high jump career.

As the U15 North East, Northern, and English indoor high jump champion after less than a year in the sport, McQue had demonstrated his exceptional talent. Winning these titles at a young age is a testam...

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Celine Obinna-Alo photo finishes for brilliant silver
Published: Jul 3rd, 14:40

In an exciting display of determination, Sunderland Harriers' own under 15 female sprinter, Celine Obinna-Alo, recently left her mark on the track at the ESSA National Schools T&F Championships. Taking place at the prestigious venue of the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, Celine showcased her rem...

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Durham County Schools' Athletics Championships 2023
Published: Jun 14th, 23:34

A sun-soaked Monkton Stadium held the 68th Durham County Schools Athletics Championships on Saturday.

This event is the first chance for young athletes to stake their claim for a place on the county team at the coveted English Schools Championships held at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium ...

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