BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Luke Carroll and Thomas Bowden.

k Houghton Harriers will be rewarded for top finishes in the North East Grand Prix

Houghton Harriers have eight athletes finishing in the top six of the North East Grand Prix and they will be rewarded for their performances at the presentation evening in September.

Ian Dixon guided Sunderland Harriers Over-35s veterans home to a victory at Maiden Castle.

Four medals for Sunderland Harriers in Summer Cross Country Relays

Sunderland Harriers won one gold, two silvers and one bronze medal in the Durham City Harriers’ Summer Cross Country Relays at Maiden Castle.

Hong Kong based Sunderland Harrier Gavin Massingham.

New-look Sunderland Harriers gunning for Durham City Harriers’ Summer Cross Country Relays glory

Sunderland Harriers go into the Durham City Harriers’ Summer Cross Country Relays tomorrow night with a new-look team for the senior men’s 3x3000m event.

Aly Dixon leads the way at the World Championships.

Sunderland star Dixon thrilled with World Championship run

Alyson Dixon smiled through every mile as she led the best in the world for nearly two hours at the World Championships, in London.


Personal best: Sarah McDonald delighted to clinch World Championship semi-final place in 1500m

Cleadon’s Sarah McDonald seized her moment and ran a personal best when it really mattered at the World Championships in London last night.

Alyson Dixon crosses the finish line during the Sunderland Half Marathon back in May.

Alyson Dixon believes now is her time to shine at World Championships

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon flies into London today after seven weeks training at altitude with the British endurance squad in her preparation for Sunday’s World Championships Marathon.

Ian Ritchie

Sunderland Harrier Ian secures Temple Park success in style

Sunderland Harrier Ian Ritchie used his new-found speed to outkick Michael Joyeux (Quakers) to win the Temple Park 5k at South Shields.

Young competitors who took part in the Quadrathlon.

Quadrathlon fun for Sunderland Harriers’ youngsters

Sunderland Harriers’ youngsters competed against themselves in an end of term Quadrathlon at the Silksworth Sports Complex track.

Runners take to the streets of Durham to compete in the Durham City 5k and 10k runs.

Huge field of runners flood Durham’s historic streets

With a full house for the Events of the North Durham City Run last night the historic narrow streets of Durham were flooded with a mass of runners.

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Sunderland Harriers 5k  Women's road races at Silksworth Sports Complex.

Sunderland 5K Road Race lives up to reputation as one of fastest courses in UK

The annual Sunderland 5k Road Race lived up to its reputation as one the fastest courses in the UK when the 24th event was staged last Thursday.

Mens race winner Peter Newton (centre), with runner-up Dominic Shaw (left) and Nick Swinburn.

Sunderland Harriers’ double medal delight in 24th Sunderland 5k Road Race

Sunderland Harriers claimed two sets of team medals in the 24th Sunderland 5k Road Race, which also hosted the North East and Northern Championships at Silksworth Sports Complex last night.

Action from 2016 Sunderland Harriers 5k Road Race.

Harriers host popular annual Sunderland 5k Road Race at Silksworth Sports Complex

The Sunderland 5k Road Race on Thursday night at Silksworth Sports Complex sees another bumper entry for the Sunderland Harriers’ promotion.

Ethan Hussey leads home Henry Johnson in the Junior Boys' 1500m at the English Schools' Championships in Birmingham.

Athletics: Houghton Harrier Henry Johnson secures super silver medal in English Schools’ Championships

Houghton Kepier School student Henry Johnson claimed a well-deserved silver medal in the English Schools’ Track and Field Championships at Birmingham on Saturday.

Paul Blakey.

Two top-10 finishes for Sunderland Harriers in Great North 10k

Sunderland Harriers had two veterans in the first 10 in yesterday’s Great North Gateshead 10k at the International Stadium.

Philippa Ellis

Durham athletes all set for schools ‘Olympics’

Durham County have selected 32 athletes for the English Schools’ Track and Field Championships at Birmingham at the weekend.

Washington Running Club's Bottoms Up Cup 5k Race winner Kurt Heron (centre), with runner-up Paul Waller (left) and third-placed Stephen McGrath. Picture by Tim Richardson.

Athletics: 160 finishes as Washington Running Club double numbers for annual Bottoms Up Cup

Washington Running Club doubled their numbers for their second multi terrain 5k within Princess Anne Park yesterday.

Graham Smith.

Schools athletics is a cause for concern as Committee work hard to keep the sport alive

Athletics in Sunderland schools is at an all-time low.

2017 Lambton Run winner Lee Dover nears the finishing line at Lambton Park yesterday. Pictures by Kevin Brady.

Athletics: Houghton Harrier Lee Dover revels in first ever win in Lambton Run

Houghton Harrier Lee Dover knocked up the first win of his short athletics career with victory in yesterday’s Lambton Run.

Alice Smith first woman in the 2016 Foundation of Light 10K Lambton Run.

Sunderland Harrier Alice Smith’s out to defend her Lambton Run 10km title

One of the North East’s most unique challenge events will celebrate its eighth anniversary on Sunday.

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