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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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Jason Waite, who will make his Northern Championship debut

Sunderland Harriers’ senior men eyeing top 10 finish in Northern Cross Country Championships

Sunderland Harriers’ senior men’s team bid to maintain their upward trend when they compete in the Northern Cross Country Championships at Knowsley on Saturday.

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Houghton Harrier Alex Brown (Durham Central) won the senior boys' race

Youngsters make their mark in Durham County Schools’ Cross Country Championships

The Durham County Schools’ Cross Country Championships at Barnard Castle on Saturday saw athletes seeking selection for the county team to contest the National Championships.

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Start of the veterans relay in the Durham Cathedral Relays at Maiden Castle. Ian Dixon (173) led the field home and set Sunderland Harriers on the way to victory.

Sunderland Harriers are doing it on an international stage

Sunderland Harriers have recently been knocking up some fine results in some far flung places around the world.

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Sunderland Harrier Len Christopher produced an impressive run

Sunderland Harriers secure golden double in Cathedral Cross Country Relays

Sunderland Harriers had much to cheer in the popular Durham City Harriers’ Cathedral Cross Country Relays at Maiden Castle yesterday.

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Team manager Albert James

Sunderland Harriers’ team manager James facing selection dilemma

Sunderland Harriers face a conundrum when they select their teams for the annual Durham City Harriers senior men’s and veterans cross country relays at Durham on Sunday.

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Sunderland Harrier Michael Barker

Sunderland Harriers on a high at home for North Eastern Harrier League success

Sunderland Harriers used home advantage to put in their best performance of the season in the senior men’s race in the North Eastern Harrier League at Herrington Country Park on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harrier Ian Dixon.

Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League makes Herrington Country Park debut

The Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League will use Herrington Country Park to stage their fourth fixture of the season on Saturday.

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Runners line up for the Christmas Pudding Run

Sunderland Harriers’ Pudding Run a big success

The first Sunderland Harriers’ Christmas Pudding Run for 25 years was greeted by an enthusiastic response from the hardy participants at Silksworth Sports Complex on Boxing Day.

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Sunderland Harriers' club president, George Cockburn, will be involved in the resurrected Christmas Pudding Run

Sunderland Harriers revive Christmas Pudding Run with sealed handicap race on Boxing Day

Sunderland Harriers are reviving their Christmas Pudding Run on Boxing Day at Silksworth Sports Complex.

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Alyson Dixon

Saltwell success is perfect Christmas lift for Alyson Dixon

Alyson Dixon made her first steps towards World Championship marathon selection with her winning performance in Saltwell Harriers’ 10k Road Race on Saturday.

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