Rochdale Harriers and A.C.


2020 Road Race Championship

clock6th January 2020

The races for the 2020 Road Race Championship have been agreed by the Committee. Last months it was agreed that the ever popular Trafford 10k would be one of this medium distance races, confirming this race early to allow members to get a place before all of the entries where taken. This race is now full. […]   Keep reading »

NEW – Couch to 5K Programme

clock27th December 2019

A new 10 week Couch to 5k programme will start on 7th January 2020. The programme which takes place at Kingsway Park High School Sport Centre every Tuesday at 6.15 pm, will be led by a Run England qualified Run Leader with the support of experienced members of Rochdale Harriers & AC. Full details and […]   Keep reading »

XC Championship Dates & Entries

clock17th November 2019

The XC Championship season is upon us, please see Colin for entries by the dates below: Saturday 14th December 2019 Greater Manchester Championships – Boggart Hole Clough Entry Fee: £6.00 Closing Date: 23rd November 2019 Saturday 25th January 2020 Northern Championships – Camp Hill Estate, Kirklington, Bedale, Yorkshire Entry Fee: £8.00 Closing Date: 7th January 2020 […]   Keep reading »

Awards Night

clock10th November 2019

The Rochdale Harriers Awards Night will take place on Saturday 14th December from 7:30pm at Bamford Bowling Club, Norden Road, Bamford. The night will include: Junior prizes, including Coach’s Awards and the John Purdy Award; Club Fell Championship Awards; Club Road Race Championship Awards;  Joe Salt Award; Draw for club place at the Virgin London […]   Keep reading »

Half Marathon Success for Lewis and Richard

clock10th November 2019

Lewis Hinchcliffe took time out from a late autumn holiday in the Lake District to compete in the famously tough Langdale Half Marathon, winning the race by nearly three minutes in 1:22:53. Men’s Captain Richard Stirzaker, took part in the Manchester Half Marathon. Aiming for a personal best on this fast course. Whilst he could […]   Keep reading »

2019/20 Cross Country fixtures and subs

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clock28th August 2019

Hi everyone The XC season starts in earnest 12th October with the first Red Rose fixture. Please see below for full details of the Red Rose League and the South East Lancs League. Also the Greater Manchester County Cross Country Championships. Entry fees are due to Colin or Amanda asap. Let’s try to get as […]   Keep reading »

Chipping Show – 24th August 2019

clock28th August 2019

Craig Wellens gives us a personal account of Rochdale Harriers at Chipping Show. Race 11 of the Run the Moors Fell Grand Prix brought us to Chipping, a picturesque village in the heart of the Ribble Valley in the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire. The fell race is part of the Chipping Agricultural Show so […]   Keep reading »

Summer Shutdown!

clock3rd August 2019

Rochdale Harriers Junior section will be taking a break from training for two weeks from week commencing 12th August. Training will return as normal on Tuesday 27th August. Training for Seniors will continue, however on Tuesday 13th and Tuesday 20th August training will be from Springfield Park rather than Kingsway.   Keep reading »

Royton Trail

clock14th July 2019

Thanks to Anjem Ahmed for providing a report from the Royton Trail Race. If you would like to provide a race report for any race that you have taken part in, please let Nick Barton know. On a warm Wednesday evening, 10thJuly,  253 runners took part in the 13thannual Royton Trail Race.  The undulating course […]   Keep reading »

Three Day Event

clock23rd June 2019

A rainy Friday evening saw runners set off on the first race of the now legendary Rochdale Three Day Event. Now in it’s 25thyear the tough event is a highlight of many runners’ year. Originally started to celebrate the 100thanniversary of the founding of Rochdale Harriers & Athletics Club, the three races are all based […]   Keep reading »