Rochdale Harriers Three Day Event
Unfortunately, due to the ongoing Covid 19 situation, we have had to cancel the Three Day Event in line with England Athletics guidance that no races should take place before 1st July 2020. If you have already booked a place, you will receive an email from Bookitzone offering either a full refund or automatic entry in to the 2021 event.
26th Annual Rochdale Three Day Event
Three Tough Races in Three Days. Races may be entered individually or as a series of all three.
Friday – Sunday 12th, 13th, 14th June 2020
2018 Results and Pictures
2017 Results and Pictures
TECHNICAL T-Shirt (not cotton) to those who pre-enter before 24th May and then complete all three races. Postal pre-entry for all three races combined costs £19 EA attached, £23 unattached for entry before 24th May. From 24th May price for the series rises by £4.
On-line entry is includes booking fees.
Prices for Day 1 and Day 2 rise by £2 per race for entries received on or after 24th May.
Registration for all three races (NOTE NEW REGISTRATION VENUE THIS YEAR): Bridge Inn 741 Edenfield Road, Rochdale OL11 5TT (near the bus terminus where Day 1 starts)
A breathtaking course (in every sense) with stunning views on the climb up Edenfield road and during the descent down Ashworth Valley Road (more detail). Postal pre-entry by 24th May: £7.30 EA attached, £9.50 unattached. £2 extra to enter after the pre-entry deadline. Entry on day is also possible.
An undulating, three lap course through Naden Valley, School Lane, across the stream and past the Three Owls Bird Sanctuary (more detail). Postal pre-entry by 24th May: £7.30 EA attached, £9.50 unattached. £2 extra to enter after the pre-entry deadline. Entry on day is also possible.
The most popular of the three due to the scenery, route and advertising in the FRA handbook – a Category BM Fell Race (1300′ total climbs) passing Higher Naden Reservoir, up to the top of Knowl Hill (1380′), down between the 4 reservoirs, back up then down past Dr Dam lake to the finish (more detail) £6.30 including on-line entry fee. Entry on day is also possible.
Day 1 – Carly Needham, Rochdale 39:20 (2006) – previous record 39:24 (2003)
Day 2 – Carly Needham, Rochdale 42:34 (2006) – previous record 42:57 (2000)
Day 3 – Katie Walshaw, Holmfirth 47:04 (2015)
Fastest cumulative ladies time for all 3 days Lucy Whittaker, Saddleworth 39:29, 42:57, 50:06 = 2:12:32 (2000)
Day 1 – Dave Lewis, Rossendale 31:51 (1997)
Day 2 – John Brown, Salford 33:53 (1998)
Day 3 – Sam Tosh, Rossendale 41:10 (2015) (Previous record Dave Lewis, 41:23 (2000))
Fastest cumulative time for all 3 days: Dave Lewis Rossendale 32:17, 35:02, 41:23 = 1:48:42 (2000)