Club Articles


World Champion Dina Asher-Smith Keeping Feet On Ground Ahead Of Tokyo 2020
Published: Dec 12th 2019, 14:57

Success in Doha will count for nothing at next summer’s Olympics, according to Dina Asher-Smith.

The 24-year-old became the first British female sprinter to win World Championship gold when she stormed to victory over 200 metres in Qatar in October, having already claimed silver over 100m....

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mo Farah To Return For 10,000m Track Event
Published: Dec 6th 2019, 14:38

Mo Farah will compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - but not in the marathon.

The four-time Olympic gold medalist, now 36, has not run a track event since 2017 after opting to focus on marathons instead.

But he will return to the 10,000m event next year in Japan as he looks to de...

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Mud Bath at Aykley Heads
Published: Nov 28th 2019, 14:23

The rain and the cold failed to put a dampener on the second staging of the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League at Aykley Heads on Saturday.

While two of the four Harrier Leagues have been postponed so far this season, at Druridge  Bay and the Lambton Estate, due to flooding of the ...

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Marathon Man Glenn Forster, Fifty Years a Harrier
Published: Nov 25th 2019, 21:05

Marathon man Glenn Forster has been celebrating being a Sunderland Harrier for 50 years.
And the 63-year-old has a mountain of memories to look back on in an international marathon career that took him around the world. It was his performance in the 1984 London Marathon, where he finished 1...

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2019 Sunderland Harriers Boxing Day Christmas Pudding Run
Published: Nov 18th 2019, 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: Nov 17th 2019, 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: Nov 17th 2019, 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 2019, 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 2019, 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 2019, 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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