Athletics

Athletics

Jack completes Martin double at North Eastern Counties Cross Country Senor Championships

Sunderland-born Jack Martin followed his brother Patrick, the 2015 champion, in winning the North Eastern Counties Cross Country Senor Championship at Redcar Racecourse on Saturday.

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Oliver James returns to help Sunderland Harriers senior mens team.

Oliver James back to boost Sunderland Harriers’ senior men’s prospects

Sunderland Harriers’ senior men bid to beat their performance of the last two years in the 113th North Eastern Counties Cross Country Championships at Redcar Race Course on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers treasurer Ann Lillie (left) seen presenting the cheque to Karen Maclennan Senior Fund Raiser for Grace House.

Houghton Harriers Johnson and Bellamy on track to win Grand Prix prizes

Grand Prix events are very popular and offers athletes another competition within the race.

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Former Sunderland Harrier Jack Martin.

Athletics: North East duo impress at Liverpool to clinch European Championship places

Two North East athletes have made the team for the European Cross Country Championships at the British Athletics Cross Challenge and European Trials at Liverpool on Saturday.

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Morpeth Harrier Laura Weightman, right, and Sunderland Harrier Linda Mudford, left, in action at the North Eastern Harrier League at Aykley Heads.

Weightman on target for Commonwealth Games after North Eastern Harrier League success

Laura Weightman showed she is heading in the right direction for next year’s Commonwealth Games after her superb performance in the North Eastern Harrier League at Aykley Heads on Saturday.

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Morpeth Harrier Laura Weightman was the fastest women at Aykley Heads. Picture by Hudson Stoker.

Athletics: Sunderland Harriers face up to missing out on top three finish in North Eastern Harrier League

Sunderland Harriers look to be heading for a place outside the first three in the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League Men’s First Division after finishing fourth at Aykley Heads on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harriers' Vikki Cotton.

Sunderland Harriers, Strollers and Houghton Harriers aimimg to maintain title push

Sunderland Harriers, Sunderland Strollers and Houghton Harriers will all be out to improve their league standings in the third fixture of the North Eastern Harrier League senior men’s divisions.

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Race winner Peter Newton.

Newton cruises to convincing victory in Heaton Harriers’ Memorial 10k

The Heaton Harriers Memorial 10k Road Race held a minute’s Remembrance Day silence on the start line before the off of their big event on Newcastle’s Town Moor yesterday.

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Sunderland Harrier Paul Collins took first place in the Mo Run 5km at Newcastles Exhibition Park.

Sunderland Strollers to host Urban Ultra and Clazey’s Doorstep Events during busy period

Sunderland Strollers face a busy period over the next three weeks with two club endurance events being hosted by the club.

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Sunderland Harrier Paul Redman.

Sunderland Harrier Paul Redman races to Over-50 crown in Gibside Trail

Sunderland Harrier Paul Redman won the Over-50 section of the tough Blackhill Bounders Gibside Trail race yesterday.

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Start of the Womens Davison Shield race at South Shields. Picture by Hudson Stoker.

Under-17s a cause for concern for Sunderland Harriers after failing to field a team for the Sherman Cup

For the second year running Sunderland Harriers failed to turn out a team in the Under -17 Men’s age group in the Sherman Cup Cross Country event at South Shields on Saturday.

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Eva Hardie. Picture by Geoff Fenwick

Athletics: Little to cheer about for Sunderland Harriers in Sherman Cup and Davison Shield

Sunderland Harriers were pushed into fourth place in the women’s Davison Shield and fifth in the men’s Sherman Cup cross country events at South Shields on Saturday.

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Oliver James, second left, and Jessica Fox, no 226, at McNeese State University.

Sunderland Harriers struggled to field full-strength sides in Sherman Cup and Davison Shield

Sunderland Harriers go into the Sherman Cup and Davison Shield with doubts over their ability to field full strength teams at South Shields on Saturday

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Alyson Dixon

Sunderland’s Alyson Dixon gets England Commonwealth Games call-up

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon has been selected for the England team for next year’s Commonwealth Games marathon on the Australian Gold Coast.

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Houghton Harrier Henry Johnson was the second fastest runner in the Under-15 boys race.

Athletics: Houghton Harriers at the double with first ever team medals in Northern Cross Country Relay Championship

Houghton Harriers won their first ever Northern Athletics Championship team medals at Sheffield on Saturday.

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Sunderland Harrier Jacqueline Etherington will be included in the Sunderland Harriers' Over-35 team.

Maddison in confident mood ahead of Sunderland Harriers’ debut at British Masters’ Women’s CC Championships

Sunderland Harriers will be making their debut in the British Masters’ Women’s Cross Country Relay Championships at Long Eaton, Derbyshire a week on Saturday.

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Joseph McGinley

Athletics: Houghton Harriers youngsters impress in Cardiff

Three promising young Houghton Harriers made the long journey to Cardiff for the first of the British Athletics Cross Challenge series on Saturday.

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Sunderland Stroller John Cook celebrates his second place finish at the Kielder Half Marathon.

Sunderland Harriers lose ground on Start Fitness North East Harrier League First Division title chasing pack

Sunderland Harriers’ senior men’s team maintained their fourth place in the First Division of the Start Fitness North East Harrier League at Druridge Bay on Sunday.

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Sunderland Harrier Martin Blenkinsopp takes part in the Kielder Marathon yesterday at Kielder Water in Northumberland, which has been described as Britains Most Beautiful Marathon.

Athletics: Alyson Dixon cruises to victory in Kielder Half Marathon

Sunderland Stroller Alyson Dixon treated the Kielder Half Marathon as a training run and went on to win the women’s race by more than six minutes yesterday.

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Sunderland Harriers awards presentation: back row left to right: Eve Quinn, Jacqueline Etherington, Sean Mackie, Anthony Erskine, Michael Laws, Jordan Beavers, Barry Lane. Front row: Sarah Knight, Connor Price, Alice Smith, Anna Harris and Ian Dixon.

Local teams braced for absentees for Start Fitness North East Harrier League fixture

A busy fixture list this weekend will stretch clubs in fielding their strongest teams in the second Start Fitness North East Harrier League of the season at Druridge Bay on Sunday.

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