Houghton Harriers’ Brown leads from the front in North Eastern Harrier League

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Houghton Harriers were one of the most successful clubs with nine winners of awards at the North East Track and Field Grand Prix. Seven of their winners, pictured, were presented with awards by Stephen Miller MBE and triple Paralympic gold medallist.

Sunderland Harriers hoping to make the most of return to the National Six-Stage Road Relay Championships

Sunderland Harriers return to the National Six-Stage Road Relay Championship for the first time since 2010 at Sutton Coldfield on Saturday.

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Kielder 10k winner Alyson Dixon (left) and runner-up Jess Fox

Olympian Aly Dixon strolls to victory in scenic Kielder 10k

Alyson Dixon, after just ticking over in training since her Rio Olympic marathon performance, showed she is heading back to her best form with a good run in Saturday’s Kielder 10k.


International parkrunday: Celebrate its 12th birthday with one of these

Parkrun is marking its 12th birthday this weekend, with thousands of people expected to take part in events across the North East.
Sunderland Harriers begin defence of North Eastern Harrier League First Division title

Sunderland Harriers begin defence of North Eastern Harrier League First Division title

Sunderland Harriers begin the defence of the North Eastern Harrier League First Division title at Wrekenton on Saturday.

Jack Tallentire impressed on the last leg for Sunderland Harriers

Youngster Jack anchors Sunderland Harriers to qualification for National Six-Stage Relay

Sunderland Harriers qualified for the senior men’s National Six-Stage Road Relay final in the Northern Championship at Manchester yesterday.

Ian Dixon.

Sunderland Harriers’ James places his faith in six of the best

Sunderland Harriers are one of six North East clubs that contest the Northern Athletics Senior Men’s Six-Stage Road Relays on Saturday in Manchester.

Sunderland Harrier Sean Smith was 11th in the Tynedale 10-mile road race

Eritrean triumphs by more than 11 minutes in arduous Tynedale 10-mile road race

The Tynedale 10-mile road race must be one of the toughest courses in the UK, with mountainous hills to contend with, and times reflected this at the finish – high up at Hexham Racecourse

Sunderland Harrier Steve McMahon.

Sunderland Harrier Steve McMahon focused on bringing his times down

Former footballer and Sunderland Stroller Steve McMahon is one of Sunderland Harriers most improved runners since joining the club in January 2015.

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Seven great North East runs you can still enter in 2016 now the Great North Run is over

Itching for a new running challenge? Inspired by watching the Great North Run? Can't wait until next year?
Tania and Mo Farah yesterday

Mo Farah seals his Great hat-trick

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah became the first man to win the Great North Run three times in a row.

Mo Farah greets his wife Tania at the end of the Great North Run. Pic: PA.

Mo Farah's wife celebrates first Great North Run with burger and chips and ice cream

Tania Farah fell to the ground as she completed her first Great North Run before she was congratulated by her husband Mo.
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Back of the net! Mo Farah celebrates his third successive Great North Run win. Pic: PA.

Mo Farah celebrates Great North Run hat-trick with Alan Shearer tribute

Mo Farah claimed a third successive Great North Run title today - with a tribute to Geordie hero Alan Shearer.
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