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Sunderland Harrier Sparrow shines at Sheffield

Sunderland Harrier Sparrow Morley warmed up for this Saturday’s North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships by winning the 3000m in the Northern Athletics Open Indoor meeting at Sheffield on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers' Colleen Compson.

Manager Maddison happy to see Sunderland Harriers women’s team flourish

Sunderland Harriers have never been renowned for a strong women’s endurance section of the club.

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Jason Waite led Sunderland Harriers to third team in the senior mens Harrier League

Lift-off: Jason Waite leads Sunderland Harriers to third place finish

Sunderland Harriers lifted themselves from the First Division relegation mire by finishing third senior men’s team in the North East Harrier League at Thornley Hall Farm on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers hoping to banish any relegation worries

Sunderland Harriers hoping to banish any relegation worries

Sunderland Harriers senior men’s team go into the third of six North Eastern Harrier League fixtures with relegation worries at the new venue of Thornley Hill Farm, Peterlee on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers packed well in the senior men's race with Barry Maskell, Sparrow Morley (tucked in behind), Kevin Jeffress and Andy Powell, making inroads through the 400-strong field.

Sunderland Harriers out of the Sherman Cup medals – as lack of an Under-17 team hits hard

Ten-time Sherman Cup champions Sunderland Harriers were knocked out of the medals before the start of the competition at South Shields on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers Kevin Jeffress, Michael Thompson (reserve) and Paul Merrison on duty for England at the International Veterans Cross Country in Glasgow.

Sunderland Harriers’ men and women are gunning for cross country success

Sunderland Harriers will be bidding to win medals in both the men’s Sherman Cup and women’s Davison Shield Cross Country competition at South Shields on Saturday.

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WATCH: Running legend Paula Radcliffe excited after signing up for Sunderland half-marathon

Legendary runner Paula Radcliffe was in Sunderland today after signing up to take part in the city's half-marathon next May.
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Ian Ritchie led Sunderland Harriers home at Heaton

Tyne Bridge too strong for Sunderland Harriers in title defence on Newcastle Town Moor

Sunderland Harriers, the defending Heaton Harriers Memorial 10k team champions, had to settle for second place after a powerful team performance by Tyne Bridge Harriers at Newcastle’s Town Moor yesterday.

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Sunderland Strollers Doorstep Marathon stalwarts, left to right, Phil Watson, Kevin ONeil, Graham Clazey, Malcolm Cox, Terry Topping and Kevin Blyth.

Sunderland Harriers looking to retain crown in Heaton Harriers’ 10km race

Sunderland Harriers defend the Heaton Harriers Memorial 10km team title at Newcastle’s Town Moor on Sunday.

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Sunderland Harrier Sparrow Morley

Sunderland Harrier Sparrow Morley runner-up in Norman Woodcock Memorial Road Race

Sparrow Morley enjoyed the company of Tadele Geremew before the Elswick Harrier pulled away to win his own club’s Norman Woodcock Memorial Road Race at Gosforth Park on Saturday.

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Houghton Harrier Dominic Ellis celebrated winning the England Athletics North East volunteer runner-up of the year award.

North East Marathons are beginning to attract big interest

Three marathons in eight days have recently taken place in the North East when just a few years ago there was not one on the fixture list.

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Sunderland Harrier Alice Smith

Sunderland Harrier Alice Smith misses out in Morpeth to Newcastle Marathon after halfway lead

Alice Smith, Sunderland Harriers’ top female runner during the past year, made her debut in yesterday’s inaugural Morpeth to Newcastle Marathon with mixed results.

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Houghton Harrier Alex Brown.

Purple patch as Houghton Harriers make a big impact in the North Eastern Harrier League

Houghton Harriers are enjoying a well earned purple patch as the club begins the start of the cross country season.

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Birtley AC runner Sophie Burnett, from Sunderland, anchored her team to bronze medals at Sheffield

Athletics: Bronze medal delight for Birtley in Northern Cross Country Relay

Birtley Athletics Club took well-earned bronze medals behind winners Lincoln Wellington in the Northern Athletics Cross Country Relay Championships at Sheffield on Saturday.

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Kevin Jeffries

Sunderland Harriers included in England squad for British Masters’ and Irish International Cross Country Championships

Four Sunderland Harriers have been included in the England squad for the British Masters’ and Irish International Cross Country Championships at Glasgow in November.

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Sunderland Harrier Michele Avery

Sunderland Harriers make Gibside Fruit Bowl race impact

Four Sunderland Harriers were among the prize winners in yesterday’s Blackhill Bounders Gibside Fruit Bowl trail race.

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Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill

Thanks for the memories! Jessica Ennis-Hill retires from athletics

Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced her retirement from athletics. The 30-year-old heptathlete, who added a silver medal at this year's games in Rio to her gold from London four years ago, announced the decision on her Instagram page this morning.

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Sunderland Harrier Paul Blakey, who was missed out of the results at Druridge Bay.

Sunderland Harriers’ senior men given reprieve after technical glitch

Sunderland Harriers, who were given last place in the First Division of the North Eastern Harrier League in the Senior Men’s race on Sunday at Druridge Bay, have had their result amended.

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Houghton Harrier Alex Brown was the fastest runner of the day in the North Eastern Harrier League

Teenager Alex Brown leads Houghton Harriers to victory – as Sunderland Harriers face up to real threat of first ever relegation

Sunderland Harriers are in danger of relegation, for the first time in the club’s history, after another dismal showing in the senior men’s North Eastern Harrier League First Division at Druridge Bay yesterday.

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Sunderland Harrier Steve McMahon.

Depleted Sunderland Harriers miss out on national top-50 place

A weakened Sunderland Harriers senior men’s Six-Stage Road Relay team failed to make the top 50 in the National Championships at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday.

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