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Athletics

Sunderland Harriers’ solid show in 12-stage Road Relay Championship

Sunderland Harriers put in a solid performance to finish 19th in the Northern Athletics 12-stage Road Relay Championship at Blackpool on Saturday.

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Nathan Reed.

Reed returns to give Sunderland Harriers a boost for Northern 12-Stage Road Relay Championships

Sunderland Harriers are one of seven North East clubs travelling to Blackpool on Saturday for the Northern 12-Stage Road Relay Championships.

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Sunderland Harriers Tim Field (left) and Paul Merrison battle

Wind takes its toll in Thirsk 10-mile Road Race

A 1000-strong field took to the road s of North Yorkshire for the annual Thirsk 10-mile Road Race yesterday.

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Sunderland Harriers Under-15/17 girls team, left to right, Lydia Stoker, Eve Quinn and Sarah Knight.

Young athletes go for glory in English Schools’ Cross Country Championship in Norwich

The English Schools’ National Cross Country Championships is the most eagerly anticipated event of the winter for young athletes.

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North East runner Jonny Taylor (left) tracks winner Andy Vernon

North East senior men make it seven in a row in Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships

The North East senior men’s team went into the record books by equalling Lancashire’s seven team victories in a row at the Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships at Prestwold Hall on Saturday.

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Start of the senior mens medium pack in the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League at Alnwick on Saturday. Picture by Hudson Stoker.

North East senior teams forced into making changes for Inter Counties Cross Country Championships and World Trials

The North East has been forced to make two changes to their senior teams for Saturday’s Inter Counties Cross Country Championships and World Trials at Loughborough, also on Saturday.

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Jake Jansen was the first Sunderland Harrier home at Alnwick

Sunderland Harriers’ women narrowly miss out on promotion on final day of Harrier League campaign

Defending senior men’s champions Sunderland Harriers had to settle for the runners-up position in the First Division of the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League at the final fixture at Alnwick on Saturday.

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RUN: Runner Alyson Dixon braves the bad weather to take part in the Sunderland 10K and Half Marathon Event Picture: DAVID WOOD

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon runner-up in Trafford 10k

Alyson Dixon continued her preparations for world marathon championship selection in London in August by finishing runner-up in yesterday’s Trafford 10k Road Race.

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Sunderland Harrier Aidan Crowe (8419) makes his way through the big field with an improved performance in the National Cross Country Championships at Nottingham.

Sunderland Harriers looking to clinch second place in the North Eastern Harrier League

The final North Eastern Harrier League fixture takes place at Alnwick on Saturday where promotions and relegations from the various leagues will come to a conclusion after a long winter season.

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Sunderland Harrier Jack Tallentire (right) fights to the finish in the junior men's race at the National Cross Country Championships in Nottingham

Encouraging performances in the National Cross Country Championships

With more than 8.000 entries and massive fields, it was always going to be a big challenge for clubs to get among the medals in the English National Cross Country Championships at Nottingham on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harrier Jason Waite, second right, in the Rak half marathon in Dubai.

Sunderland Harriers are out to make their points in English National Cross Country Championships

The English National Cross Country Championships at Nottingham on Saturday is the pinnacle of the winter races for most club runners.

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The start of the seniors men's race in the Royal Signals Road Relay. Pictures by Hudson Stoker

Olympiam Alyson Dixon inspires Sunderland Strollers to bronze medals in Royal Signals Road Relay

Alyson Dixon steered Sunderland Strollers Over-35 veterans to the bronze medals in the Royal Signals Road Relay and North East Championships at Hetton Lyons Country Park on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers Kevin Calvert.

Sunderland Harriers gunning for Royal Signals North East Road Relay Championships medals

Sunderland Harriers go into the Royal Signals North East Road Relay Championships at Hetton Lyons Country Park on Saturday with stronger teams than last year.

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The launch of the 2017 Durham City Run, which offers tweaked routes for 5k and 10k runners.

Entries open now as Prince Bishops Durham City Run returns

Thousands of runners are expected to turn out for the second annual Prince Bishops Durham City Run this summer.

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Muddy marvel Steve Potts led Sunderland Harriers team home at Thornley Hall Farm on Saturday

Sunderland Harriers on the up in Harrier League mud lark

Sunderland Harriers thrived in the worst conditions of the winter to improve their league positions in both the men’s and women’s divisions of the North Eastern Harrier League at Thornley Hall Farm on Saturday.

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Picture by North East Wildlife Photography

Seven great North East half marathons to enter if missed out on a Great North Run place

Disappointed in the Great North Run ballot? You weren't alone.
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Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon

Jo Pavey set to challenge Alyson Dixon’s Virgin London Marathon British title defence

Alyson Dixon faces a quality women’s domestic field when she defends her Virgin London Marathon British title in April.

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Sunderland Harriers' winning women's team. Left to right: Coleen Compson, Nicola Woodward and Vicky Younger

Kevin Jeffress the Master with golden hat-trick as Sunderland Harriers enjoy a day to savour

Kevin Jeffress led from start to finish to complete his hat-trick of wins in the North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships at Wallsend on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers bid to emulate last year’s success in North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships

Sunderland Harriers bid to emulate last year’s success in North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships

Sunderland Harriers’ will be bidding to emulate their performances of last year in the North East Masters’ Cross Country Championships at Wallsend on Saturday.

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Ian Dixon enjoyed an improved run for Sunderland Harriers

Six medals for the North East in Northern Cross Country Championships

The North East came away with two gold medals, three silvers and a bronze in the Northern Cross Country Championships at Knowsley Safari Park on Saturday.

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