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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.

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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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Kevin Jeffress (left) leads from Harriers club-mate Simon ODonnell at Monkton.

Sunderland Harriers make merry with four category wins in North East Masters’ 5000m

Sunderland Harriers won four of the 5000m race categories in the North East Masters’ Track and Field Championships at Monkton on Saturday.

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West Wearsides Will Bellamy.

Wearside youngsters raise the standards at Durham Schools’ County Championships

With some impressive performances, West Wearside came out on top in the tracks events in the Durham Schools’ County Track and Field Championships at Monkton Stadium on Saturday.

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Champion: Jacqueline Etherington.

Sunderland Harrier Jacqueline Etherington clinches Northern Athletics title in style

Sunderland Harrier Jacqueline Etherington was crowned Northern Athletics women’s steeplechase champion in Manchester yesterday.

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Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon.

World Championship-bound Sunderland Stroller Aly Dixon loses out to big rival in Blaydon Race

Alyson Dixon was denied a hat-trick of Blaydon Race wins by her great rival Sonia Samuels in her final event before the World Championships in August.

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Alyson Dixon celebrates beating Paula Radcliffe in the sprint finish in the Siglion Sunderland Half Marathon. Pictures by Tim Richardson

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon ‘Gannin’ for a Blaydon Race hat-trick

Alyson Dixon goes for her hat-trick of wins in Friday’s Blaydon Race when 4,600 runners will be “Gannin Alang the Scotswood Road” on their way to Blaydon in celebration of the famous song.

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Penshaw Hilll Race winner Scott Ellis climbs to the top of the hill. Picture by Tim Richardson.

Scott Ellis the king of Penshaw Hill again, as Alice Smith takes women’s prize

Scott Ellis claimed his second North East Vending Penshaw Hill Race title with a comfortable victory last night.

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Sunderland Harriers Brian Rushworth and Nathan Reed.

Sunderland Harrier Michael Barker tipped to be king of Penshaw Hill race

Sunderland Harriers stage their 27th annual Penshaw Hill Race for the first time with a May date tonight.

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Lydia James won the Under-15 800m race at the North East Grand Prix at Monkton Stadium.

Houghton Harrier Henry sees UK top-ranking spot go to rival Daniel

Houghton Harrier Henry Johnson has been knocked off the top of the UK Under-15 Boys’ 800m standings after being soundly beaten in the North East Grand Prix at Monkton.

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Brave North East athletics officials are out and about around the region whatever the weather.

North East athletics set for hectic evening of events

Tonight sees the North East face its busiest night of athletics as the sport continues to grow at a considerable rate.

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Vicky Younger

Sunderland Harries shine but miss out on medals

Sunderland Harriers put in their best ever performance but still just missed out on medals in the National Masters’ Road Relay Championships at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harrier Steve McMahon, who has had an injury scare.

Phillips confident of Sunderland Harriers Over-35s success in British Masters’ Championships

Sunderland Harriers travel to Sutton Coldfield on Saturday with medal hopes in the British Masters’ Road Relay Championships at Sutton Park.

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Saltwell Harrier Abraham Tewelde.

Eventful pier-to-pier success gives Tewelde second Sunderland title on successive weeks

Saltwell Harrier Abraham Tewelde won his second Sunderland race within eight days with his victory in the Sunderland Strollers Pier-to-Pier run from South Shields to Roker yesterday.

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Action from last years Sunderland Strollers Pier-to-Pier race.

Third time lucky for Franks in Sunderland Strollers’ Pier-to-Pier run?

Sunderland Strollers have a full house for their popular Pier-to-Pier race from South Shields to Roker on Sunday.

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Alyson Dixon celebrates beating Paula Radcliffe in the sprint finish in the Siglion Sunderland Half Marathon. Pictures by Tim Richardson

Home-town Olympian Aly’s the sprint queen in Siglion Sunderland Half Marathon battle with Paula Radcliffe

World marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe took in the sights of Sunderland and the support of the crowds before being outkicked for first place in the Siglion Sunderland Half Marathon yesterday.

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Aly Dixon, left, and Paula Radcliffe at the Sunderland half marathon.

Sunderland’s Aly Dixon beats world record holder Paula Radcliffe in city’s half marathon

Around 4,000 runners lined up for the seventh Run Sunderland Festival today.

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Record number of athletes and fun runners pound pavements in Sunderland City Run

A record number of athletes and fun runners pounded the pavements of Sunderland for this year’s instalment of The Sunderland City Run series of events.

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Event founder Steve Cram, left, with world marathon record holder Paula Radcliffe, right, who is set to take part in Sundays Sunderland Half Marathon.

Radcliffe’s ready to inspire city runners

Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe will be back in her racing shoes on Sunday to take her place in the Sunderland City Half Marathon.

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Karl Robinson.

Evans and Leslie dance to success in South Shields Sand Dancer 10km

The South Shields Sand Dancer multi terrain 10k resulted in a double success for Jarrow and Hebburn AC.

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