Club Articles

Sunderland Harrier Gunn Fights Off Pain To Win Bronze At Aykley Heads
Published: Nov 21st 2018, 22:16

Sunderland Harrier Craig Gunn crowned his cross country debut by winning the bronze medal in the North Eastern Harrier League’s senior men’s race at Aykley Heads, Durham, on Saturday.

He was running from the slow pack in the six-mile handicap race and his performance helped to steer his c...

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Masterful Sunderland Harriers In The Medals At British & Irish Masters’ Cross Country Championships
Published: Nov 19th 2018, 15:16

Three Sunderland Harriers came back from the British and Irish Masters’ Cross Country Championships with three team medals and an individual bronze at Swansea on Saturday.

Over-60 Paul Merrison led the charge with third place in his category and a team gold for England.

Kevin Jeffr...

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Sunderland Harriers’ Men & Women Are Hoping To Keep Their Heads
Published: Nov 14th 2018, 16:11

Sunderland Harriers go into the fourth Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League of the season at Aykley Heads, Durham, on Saturday, with both their men and women’s teams lying in midtable in their respective First Divisions.

The men are in sixth place and the women are fifth, as the sea...

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Alyson Dixon Strolls To Victory In Memorial 10k Road Race
Published: Nov 12th 2018, 13:43

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon won her fourth Heaton Harriers’ Memorial 10km Road Race at Newcastle’s Town Moor yesterday.

She is the course record holder with her time of 34.04 from 2016, and while that time was out of site as she passed halfway in 17.41, she won the women’s race comfor...

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Sunderland Harriers Trio Get Call-Up For British & Irish Masters
Published: Nov 8th 2018, 11:49

Three Sunderland Harriers have been selected for the British and Irish Masters’ Cross Country international at Swansea a week on Saturday.

Kevin Jeffress and Paul Merrison compete for England, while Jacqueline Etherington is in the Scotland team.

Jeffress goes in the Over-35 event a...

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Sunderland Half Marathon & 10k 2019 Date Revealed
Published: Nov 2nd 2018, 11:04

First details have been revealed for the 2019 Sunderland half marathon and 10k.

Both races take place on Sunday, May 12, and begin and end at the city centre's Keel Square.

They are again organised by Events of the North in conjunction with Sunderland City Council and Active Sunderl...

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Success For Sunderland Strollers Men & Womens Teams At Hexham 10km
Published: Nov 2nd 2018, 11:03

Sunderland Strollers turned out in force in the Run Northumberland Hexham 10km Road Race on Sunday.

And they were rewarded by winning both the men’s and women’s team races, with their star athlete Alyson Dixon breaking the women’s course record.

The Olympian was having her first rac...

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Both Sunderland Harriers’ Men & Women’s Teams Finish 2nd At British Masters’ Cross Country Relay Championships
Published: Oct 30th 2018, 16:56

Sunderland Harriers scored a glorious silver double in the British Masters’ Cross Country Relay Championships at Long Eaton, Derbyshire on Saturday.

The Over-35 Men’s and Women’s teams ran up to form to finish second in both highly competitive events.

The men’s team, which competed ...

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Sunderland Harriers Send Strong Sides For Masters Bid
Published: Oct 30th 2018, 11:39

Sunderland Harriers are sending two strong teams to contest the British Masters’ Cross Country Relay Championships at Long Eaton, Derbyshire on Saturday.

The Over-35 Women’s team bids to beat their third place of last year, while the Over-35 Men’s team are looking for their first win since...

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Local Clubs Falter At Northern Cross Country Relay Championships
Published: Oct 26th 2018, 14:17

A sprinkling of North East clubs travelled to Sheffield to contest the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relay Championships at Graves Park.

While they did not win any medals, there were some good performances from individuals and clubs alike.

Birtley claimed the fastest individual ...

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