Thursday Senior Training moves to Springfield Park
Senior training moves to Springfield Park this Thursday, to allow us to take advantage of local trails. Tuesday track and speedwork sessions will remain at Kingsway. Starting next week, Jeff will be providing Thursday night track sessions on the Springfield Park track, please let him know if you would be interested in taking part in […] Keep reading »
2019/2020 Sub Now Due!
Annual Subs are now due, they remain the same price as last year, £30 for senior members (£15 EA affiliation, £15 club membership), please speak to coaches or Colin regarding junior membership and family discounts! If you would like to pay your subs electronically, please speak to Matt Cox or Nick Barton. If you are […] Keep reading »
John Purdy Memorial Cowm 5k
The John Purdy Memorial Cowm 5k will take place on Sunday 5th of May, which would have been John’s 55th birthday! The race starts at 11:15am with registration at the Cock & Magpie, you can also enter online here! All proceeds to Springhill Hospice! Brenda Robinson is arranging a JP t-shirt, which will be available […] Keep reading »
Wardle Skyline 2019 – Results
Results for the Wardle Skyline Fell Race are now available: Wardle Skyline 2019 Results Keep reading »
Three Peaks Fell Race 1969 – A great moment in Harriers history!
On page 118 of “Milestones” Joe Salt’s history of the first one hundred years of Rochdale Harriers and Athletics Club it is briefly mentioned that “for the first time Rochdale won the ‘Three Peaks’ Fell Race (overall time – 8 hours 41 minutes 13 seconds); Colin winning in 2 hours 44 minutes and 44 seconds”. […] Keep reading »
Richard & Jackie’s Brexit Challenge!
Don’t worry this isn’t going to get political. Club members Richard and Jackie Mason set themselves a challenge to run a half marathon in every country of the European Union (there are 28, see if you can name them all), before the Article 50 deadline on 29th March. To date they have ticked 25 of […] Keep reading »
Calderdale Way Fell Relay – 19th May 2019
The Calderdale Way Fell Relay will take place on Sunday 19th May 2019. It is a real highlight of the racing calendar and a great opportunity to run as part of a team. The race covers the 51 miles of Calderdale Way, with teams of 12 running in pairs over 6 legs, ranging from 4.7 […] Keep reading »
Rochdale Harriers & A.C – Annual General Meeting
The Rochdale Harriers & A.C Annual General Meeting will take place at our Springfield Park HQ at 7.30pm on Monday 15th April 2019. All club members are invited and encouraged to attend. If you have any issues that you wish to be raised at the AGM or if you have any nominations for committee positions […] Keep reading »
National & South East Lancs Cross Country Championships
The last weekend in February saw fourteen Harriers travel over the border to take part in the National Cross Country Championships, this year held at Harewood House in Leeds. The venue was new to the Nationals, having being run successfully last year for the Northern Cross Country Championships. The ladies (Colette Cooke, Jan Needham, Joanne […] Keep reading »
Harriers out in force on the fells!
Last Saturday saw an impressive thirteen Rochdale Harriers brave Storm Erik to complete the local nine mile Windy Hill fell race. A favourable tailwind helped runners on the tough climb up the Roman Road to the medieval Aiggen Stone, but a turn onto the moors towards Blackstone Edge saw runners having to battle against a […] Keep reading »