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Sunderland Harriers are set to play waiting game

Sunderland Harriers will have to wait to see when they start their defence of the Start Fitness North East Harrier League first division title.

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froome revels in tour hat-trick

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Emily Chong celebrates her win last night

Sunderland athletes take bronze medals in Durham races

Sunderland Harriers came away with two bronze medals in the inaugural Events of the North Durham City 10k and 5k last night.

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young blood boosts new-look harriers

young blood boosts new-look harriers

The 23rd Sunderland Harriers 5k Road Race staged at Silksworth Sports Complex last Wednesday saw much improved results for the hosts.

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Another win in the bag for Sunderland Harrier Matthew Jones.

Sunderland Harrier Matthew Jones claims third Marathon victory

Sunderland Harrier Matthew Jones won his third Marathon with victory in the tough Wales Marathon in Tenby.

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Sunderland Harriers 5k races held at Silksworth Sports Complex.  Start of womens and mens veterans race.

Sunderland Harriers in the medals at Northern Athletics 5k road race

Sunderland Harriers won their first ever Northern Athletics team medals in the 23rd annual Sunderland 5k Road Race at Silksworth Sports Complex last night.

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Sunderland Harrier Jess Fox.

Sunderland Harriers looking to outfox competition in Sunderland 5km Road Race

The 23rd Sunderland 5km Road Race, staged at Silksworth Sports Complex tonight, should live up to expectations with class fields expected in chasing North East and Northern Championship medals.

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Aly Dixon

Alyson Dixon pleased with European Championships effort in build up to Rio Olympics

Alyson Dixon showed that her marathon preparations for the Rio Olympics are going well with an impressive performance in the European Championships Half Marathon Cup in Amsterdam yesterday.

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Great Britain's Alyson Dixon.

Olympic-bound Alyson Dixon takes a break from altitude training for European Championships

Alyson Dixon will come down from the Team GB high altitude training camp in the Pyrenees to compete in the inaugural European Championships Half Marathon in Amsterdam on Sunday.

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Warrior Games bronze medalist James Holborn.

Wearside army veteran’s medal success at Warrior Games

A Wearside hero has told of his pride after picking up two medals in a sporting competition for army veterans.

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Great North Run

On course to become Great World Run

The ambitious attempt by organisers to have every country in the world represented at the 2016 Great North Run has taken another step forward.

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The start of the Great North 10k in Gateshead yesterday, with winner Sparrow Morley (right)

Sparrow flies to Great North 10k success for Sunderland Harriers

Prolific racer Sparrow Morley, switched from an impressive track season to the roads, to win the Great North Gateshead 10k yesterday.

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Multi eventer Ben Mitchell selected for discus in English Schools' Championships

Durham County are gunning for glory at English Schools’ Championships

A team of 35 athletes will represent Durham County in the English Schools’ Championships to be held at Gateshead on Friday 8, and Saturday 9, of July.

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Steve Rankin wins the Foundation of Light 10K Lambton Run around the Lambton Estate yesterday. Picture by Kevin Brady

Sunderland Harriers celebrate double title treat in Lambton Run

Sunderland Harriers came away with double gold in the sixth running of the Lambton Run at Burnmoor yesterday.

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Houghton Harrier Henry Johnson (316) in action

Lambton’s ‘Paradise’ Run looks wide open

The sixth running of the Lambton Run on Sunday sees the event wide open with no outright favourites on the entry list so far.

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Lee Dover.

Sunderland Harrier takes bronze in British Masters

Sunderland Harrier Kevin Jeffress won the bronze medal in the British Masters’ 5k road race championships at Horwich yesterday.

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Houghton Harrier  Philippa Ellis.

Youngsters go again in quest for English Schools’ selection

Athletes took their first step on the ladder for qualification for the English Schools’ Championships following the Durham County Schools’ Championships at Monkton.

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Michael Wilson.

Wilson races to 800m title in Manchester

Michael Wilson became the first Sunderland Harrier to win a senior men’s middle distance title in the Northern Athletics Championships at Sport City, Manchester yesterday.

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Olympic marathon runner Alyson Dixon

Olympic-bound Alyson Dixon thrilled to see others getting active

Aly Dixon is up at the very top of her sport – but the Olympic marathon runner is thrilled to see the sport growing at all levels.

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