News Reel

This page is provided publicly to give both visitors/members news of runs/performances, as well as pass on any useful information pertaining to the club/training/meetings. If you’ve any news/photos/information/results to supplement this feed, please send to and we’ll update accordingly.

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8th July 2021

The Club Records page has been updated to include better options for filtering/search. Give it a try and let us know if you have any issues. There are still some things we need to update as far as data goes, but it’s pretty much done now

7th July 2021

Pole Vault Camps

If anybody is interested (age 11+) in taking part in Pole Vault, there are some camps being run over the Summer by the North East Pole Vault Academy. Details below if you wish to contact and express interest (or book on)

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28th June 2021

Race To The Castle

When Jen and Lee set off on a run, it’s not your typical jog around the block! On this occasion, a mere 100km in the Race To The Castle event. Likely nursing a few aches and pains right now, yet feeling very content I’m sure. Great effort by you both

25th June 2021

Eastbourne Sports Complex parking

Per a reminder from staff at Eastbourne, could all members ensure parking is done within the spaces provided (or into the overflow car park), and not on the roadside/kerb. This has huge impact on the ability of emergency vehicles to get through if required.

24th June 2021

A group of Harriers ventured down to Kirkleatham yesterday for a Muddy Roads trail event.

Jade Hutchinson was first Harrier home in 20:31 (15th overall), with Phil Teece (20:44) right behind. Shout out to Libby Hammond who set herself a new 5K trail PB (18th overall, 1st Junior) 👏

Photos from Karen Harland –

Provisional results –

Well done to everyone else from the club who took part.

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23rd June 2021

Charity openings for Great North Run

We’ve been contacted by some charities recently advising of spaces available for the Great North Run, with the intention of raising money on their behalf. If any of our members would like to know more about this, contact us for details and we’ll pass it on to you directly.

20th June 2021

Cleveland Way Relays

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Penshaw Half Marathon

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Sunderland City Runs

Results (5k)VIEW
Results (10k)VIEW
Results (Half Marathon)VIEW

19th June 2021

Laurie Cummings was looking to break the V80 5k record on the track. Whilst it didn’t quite happen (this time!), Laurie won’t rest until he does. See his ITV interview below.

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13th June 2021

The Station junior parkrun started today, more details can be found at

9th June 2021

We’ve been contacted by a researcher at a North East university, request is as follows

“The research project is investigating berry supplementation on running performance. They will be provided with important running statistics from their data, such as VO2 max and lactate turn-point, as well as receiving £50 upon completion of the testing.”

If any members would be open to this (spaces may well be limited), please contact us and I’ll pass on the researchers details