Club Articles


2019 Sunderland Harriers Boxing Day Christmas Pudding Run
New Published: Yesterday, 19:47

Sunderland Harriers are celebrating their Christmas Pudding Run on Boxing Day (Thursday 26th December) at Silksworth Sports Complex.

For those of you who haven't partaken in this seasonal event, it's your chance to give it a try.

For those who have enjoyed the event since it was re...

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International Rivalry At Sunderland Harriers
Published: Sunday November 17, 20:20

Sunderland Harrier Over-40 Jacqueline Etherington gains her third vest when she represents Scotland in the British and Irish Masters Cross Country International at Liverpool on Saturday.

She will join clubmate Over-50 Micky Thompson who also competes at Aintree in the England team.

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Sunderlands Senior Men’s Team Finish In 3rd Place In Memorial 10k Road Race
Published: Sunday November 17, 20:10

Sunderland Harriers senior men’s team had to be satisfied with third team place in the Heaton Harriers Memorial 10k Road Race at Newcastle’s Town Moor yesterday.

The Wearsiders’ had been gunning for first place in the popular race with around 600 runners, who made a wonderful sight as they...

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International Selection For Sunderland Athletes
Published: Nov 10th, 07:36

Two Sunderland runners have been selected to compete in the England Masters team for the British and Irish Masters Cross-Country International at Liverpool a week on Saturday.

Sunderland Harrier Micky Thompson and Sunderland Stroller Wendy Chapman will compete in the Over-50 category at Ai...

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North Eastern Harrier League Suffered Its Second Postponement
Published: Nov 3rd, 12:36

Sunderland Harrier Liam Taylor claimed his fourth win of the year in the Run Hexham 10k on Sunday.

In what was a neck and neck tussle with Gateshead Harriers inform Conrad Franks, the Springwell athlete got the verdict by just one second in winning in 33.03.

This comes on top of his...

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Lambton Estate Gears Up For Harrier League Debut
Published: Oct 24th, 12:49

The Lambton Estate hosts their first North Eastern Harrier League on Saturday with around 3,000 runners and spectators expected to attend.

This was due to be the third league promotion of the season, but is now the second, after the Druridge Bay Country Park fixture was postponed due to fl...

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Northern Athletics Cross Country Success For Sunderland
Published: Oct 24th, 11:16

Sunderland Harriers’ return to the Cutlers Relay and Northern Athletics Cross Country Relay Championships after an absence of five years, proved the right decision on Saturday.

The Wearsiders’ senior men finished in the top 10 in eighth (45.50) and their B team claimed a top 20 spot in 18t...

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Sunderland Return To Championships After A Five Year Absence
Published: Oct 18th, 13:15

Sunderland Harriers return to the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relays Championships at Sheffield on Saturday for the first time since 2014.

The Wearsiders have entered two senior men’s teams and two senior women’s teams for the four-stage relays at Graves Park.

With a new team m...

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Michaels Record Achievement Awarded At Presentation Night
Published: Oct 16th, 11:21

Sunderland Harrier Michael Wilson won the top award at the club’s presentation night, held in conjunction with the annual meeting at Lakeside Social Club on Monday.

The middle distance runner broke the long standing 400m record of Nicholas Watson from 1993 (48.8), in clocking 47.79 while a...

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Eliud Kipchoge Becomes First Person To Break Two-Hour Marathon Time
Published: Oct 12th, 10:01

We have proof: humans are capable of running a marathon distance in less than two hours. That is the simplest conclusion to draw from Eliud Kipchoge’s incredible feat in Vienna in the early hours of Saturday morning, when the Kenyan became the first man to break a barrier that for so long had bee...

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