Athletics

Athletics

Houghton Harrier Dover faces tough competition in defence of his Lambton Run title

Houghton Harrier Lee Dover has a fight on his hands when he defends his Foundation of Light Lambton Run title on Sunday.

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Sunderland Harrier Steve McMahon

Personal bests for three Sunderland Harriers in well-organised Aycliffe 10k

Sunderland Harriers had three athletes in the popular Aycliffe 10k Road Race and they all ran personal best times for the distance.

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Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon.

Sunderland Stroller Dixon completes personal haul when she heads to Berlin for European Marathon Championships

Alyson Dixon will complete her grand slam of major championship appearances when she competes in the Berlin European Championship Marathon in August.

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Gateshead Harrier Chris Parr

Dramatic finish to Blaydon Race as leader Chris Parr loses two places in closing stages

Saturday’s Blaydon Race ended in dramatic fashion when long-time leader Chris Parr finished in a collapsed state and lost two positions within sight of the finish.

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Ken Jefferson' right, pictured with protegee Michael Wilson.

Tribute to Sunderland Harrier and esteemed coach Ken Jefferson

Sunderland Harrier and esteemed middle distance coach, Ken Jefferson, has died at the age of 71.

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Sunderlan Stroller Alyson Dixon.

dixon to be on song for blaydon race

A field of over 4,500 will be “Gannin Alang the Scotswood Road” and on their way to Blaydon in celebration of the famous song in the 37th Blaydon Race this Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers' Penshaw Hill Race with women's winner Alice Smith.

Blyth runner Kurt Heron makes superb winning debut in Sunderland Harriers 28th Penshaw Hill Race

Blyth runner Kurt Heron made it a superb winning debut in the Sunderland Harriers 28th Penshaw Hill Race.

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Sunderland Harrier Sarah Knight.

Sunderland Harriers host 28th Penshaw Hill Race with both Scott Ellis and Alice Smith defending their titles.

Sunderland Harriers stage their 28th Penshaw Hill Race tonight with both Scott Ellis and Alice Smith defending their titles.

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Houghton Harrier Henry Johnson.

Birtley’s Bailes secures prestigious Jimmy Hedley 800m trophy win

Birtley athlete Adrian Bailes won the Jimmy Hedley 800m trophy for winning the race dedicated to his memory in the North East Grand Prix at Monkton.

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Sunderland Harrier Jessica Fox.

Overseas Sunderland Harriers are making the grade while on USA scholarships

Three Sunderland Harriers who departed to USA on athletics scholarships have been rewarded with impressive results during their time there.

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Sunderland Strollers Pier to Pier Race winner Abraham Tewelde

Abraham Tewelde completes quickfire city double with Pier-to-Pier race success

Eritrean Abraham Tewelde scored a Sunderland double within the space of eight days at Roker yesterday.

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Sunderland Stroller Wendy Chapman, who is out to defend her Pier-to-Pier women's title on Sunday.

Who will become the ‘Beach King & Queen’ in Sunderland Strollers’ Pier-to-Pier race?

The Sunderland Strollers’ 20th Pier-to-Pier race should make new ground on Sunday.

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Siglion Sunderland 10K race winner  Andy Powell of Sunderland Harriers. Picture by Kevin Brady

Sunderland Harrier Andy Powell secures one of his all-time goals with victory in Siglion Sunderland 10k

Sunderland Harrier Andy Powell realised one of his all-time goals when he triumphed in the Events of the North Siglion 10k Road Race at Keel Square yesterday.

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Half Marathon winner Abraham Tewelde crosses the line. Picture by Kevin Brady

Sunderland Harrier Alice Smith happy with third-place finish in Siglion Sunderland Half Marathon

There was another top placing from a Sunderland Harrier in the Half Marathon when Alice Smith finished third woman yesterday.

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Sunderland Harriers' Andy Powell.

Sunderland Half Marathon and 10km races could see a local athlete make a name for themselves

Tomorrow’s Events of the North Siglion Sunderland Half Marathon and 10km look as though they will be highly competitive races as no one runner stands out from the crowd.

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The rig in action last year.

Runners set to be given unique souvenir at Sunderland City 10k

It’s almost time for lights, camera, action for runners in the Sunderland City 10k event.

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The day is nearly here

10 tips for running a 10K as Run Sunderland Festival 2018 gets underway

Thousands of people are set to pound the streets of Sunderland this weekend as the Sunderland 10k and Half Marathon take place once again.
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Philippa Ellis goes in four events at this weekend's North Eastern Counties Track and Field Championships.

Sunderland Harriers’ quartet set to revive men’s race at the North Eastern Counties Track and Field Championships

The North Eastern Counties Track and Field Championships moves to a new venue on Saturday and Sunday.

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Sunderland Harriers' Over-35s women's team (left to right): Nikki Woodward, Alice Smith and Vicky Haswell

Sunderland Harriers secure hat-trick of titles in North East Masters’ Road Relay Championship

Sunderland Harriers came away from the North East Masters’ Road Relay Championships at Hebburn with three team gold medals.

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Sunderland Harriers’ team bosses confident of big improvements

Sunderland Harriers’ team bosses confident of big improvements

Sunderland Harriers are looking for improved results in the North East Masters’ Road Relay Championships at Bedeswell Park, Jarrow, tonight.

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