Club Articles


Sunderland Harriers Make Their Debut In The British Masters’ Women’s Cross Country Relay Championships
New Published: Yesterday, 19:49

Sunderland Harriers will be making their debut in the British Masters’ Women’s Cross Country Relay Championships at Long Eaton, Derbyshire a week on Saturday.

Busy team manager Eddie Maddison, whose enthusiasm and dedication to the sport was recognised by England Athletics North East, wit...

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Houghton Harriers Youngsters Impress In Cardiff
Published: Monday October 16, 18:16

Three promising young Houghton Harriers made the long journey to Cardiff for the first of the British Athletics Cross Challenge series on Saturday.

And the trio equipped themselves well with noteworthy performances in their events.

Alex Brown, who surprised many by clocking the fast...

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Sunderland Harriers Lose Ground On North East Harrier League 1st Division Title Chasing Pack
Published: Oct 11th, 19:50

Sunderland Harriers’ senior men’s team maintained their fourth place in the First Division of the Start Fitness North East Harrier League at Druridge Bay on Sunday.

But the points gap at the top widened after they finished fifth with Tyne Bridge, Morpeth and Durham filling the first three ...

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Alyson Dixon cruises to victory in Kielder Half Marathon
Published: Oct 9th, 20:42

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon treated the Kielder Half Marathon as a training run and went on to win the women’s race by more than six minutes yesterday.

The 39-year-old took fifth place overall in her slowest ever time for the distance of 1hr 24min 38sec.

This was her third half...

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Start Fitness North East Harrier League Fixture - Local Teams Braced For Absentees
Published: Oct 4th, 15:03

The Kielder Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km has the biggest pull on local athletes, with the Half Marathon and 10km already sold out.

Also on Sunday is the York Marathon and the Richmond Castle 10km and these two events will also have many North East runners involved.

At the first ...

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Sunderland Harriers Host Club Cross Country Championships
Published: Oct 4th, 10:32

Sunderland Harriers host their club cross country championships at Farringdon on Saturday 21st October at 10am. The event is open to all club members and will be over 1.8mi, one complete circuit of the testing Farringdon course.

The aim of the event is to showcase the joy of cross country...

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Houghton Harriers Junior Alex Brown Stars In New North Eastern Harrier League At Wrekenton
Published: Oct 2nd, 16:37

Houghton Harrier Alex Brown’s rise to prominence on the cross country scene was further emphasised in the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League at Wrekenton on Saturday.

The Under-20 junior man clocked the fastest time of the day (30min 33sec) in the senior men’s event, running from t...

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Albert James Eyes Positive Start To The Start Fitness Harrier League Season
Published: Sep 28th, 19:02

Sunderland Harriers senior men’s and women’s team go into the first Start Fitness Harrier League of the season with ambitious intent at Wrekenton on Saturday.

The Wearside club, who finished senior men’s runners-up last season and won the First Division title in 2016, are the only North E...

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Sunderland Harriers Popular Cross Country Grand Prix Gets Underway This Saturday
Published: Sep 27th, 15:13

The Sunderland Harriers popular CROSS COUNTRY GRAND PRIX gets underway this Saturday at Wrekenton and ends with the competition at Alnwick on Saturday, 3rd March.

The grand prix is a competition that could be won by anyone whatever their ability.

Open to all Sunderland Harriers’ sen...

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Bronze Medal Boost For Sunderland Harrier
Published: Sep 25th, 18:18

Sunderland Harrier Andy Powell won the bronze medal in yesterday’s Scottish Half Marathon in Edinburgh.

The Farringdon athlete clocked 71min 59sec to finish behind Central AC’s Rob Houston (67.42) and Peter Avent (68.44).

Powell, enjoying good form, was three seconds faster than the...

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