Rochdale Harriers and A.C.


**Suspension of Training**

clock4th November 2020

With England going in to lockdown at midnight tonight (Wednesday 4th November), Rochdale Harriers & AC has suspended all training. England Athletics have written to the Government requesting an exemption for organised group sporting activity, however as the situation currently stands, we are only permitted to exercise within our family groups or bubble, or with […]   Keep reading »

Members Survey 2020

clock7th October 2020

In September all members where invited to complete an online survey, the purpose of the survey was to help understand members experiences as members, what they thought worked well, what worked less well and how they thought the their experience at the club could be improved. The survey was devised by Jeff McCarthy and I […]   Keep reading »

Major Mike to run London (across the Pennines)

clock3rd October 2020

In the autumn of 2019, Mike Winstanley started training for the 2020 London Marathon. Training went well and he even completed a 20 mile race as part of his build-up. However, as we all know the world went a little bit crazy in the spring of 2020, when Covid-19 changed all of our lives. The […]   Keep reading »

New Vice Captains Appointed

clock13th September 2020

Following approval from the committee on Monday 7th September, vice captains have been appointed to support the work of Men’s Captain Richard Stirzaker and Women’s Captain Jill Barton. The Men’s Vice Captain will be Jon Dearnley-Lane. Jon has been a member of Rochdale Harriers for more than a decade, he as strong interest in training […]   Keep reading »

Training Returns to Kingsway (+ Update on Junior Training)

clock2nd September 2020

School Lettings Solutions, the company which manages the Kingsway Park Athletics Arena on behalf of Kingsway Park High School, ceased trading during the summer. The school are going through a tendering process to appoint a new company to manage lettings, this should be in place by October. However, the club have been in contact with […]   Keep reading »

Annual Membership Fees Now Due!

clock22nd July 2020

The Annual General Meeting took place via Zoom on Monday 13th July. It was agreed that membership fees would remain the same for 2020/2021 as they were for 2019/2020. Your membership fees are now due. For a standard senior member his is £30 including England Athletics affiliation, for other types of membership and multi-member discounts […]   Keep reading »

Resumption of Junior Training

clock22nd July 2020

Please find attached a letter from our Chairman, Nick Barton on the resumption of training for Junior Athletes. This post will be updated as we receive further information. Resumption of Junior Training   Keep reading »

Rochdale Harriers 5k Challenge – July 2020

clock21st June 2020

Run a 5k in July, or if you want run lots of 5ks. Whilst we cannot formally race, we can time trial! The idea of this challenge is for to run the fastest 5k that that you can in the month of July. For those of you that took part in the Terry Nortley Virtual […]   Keep reading »

Annual General Meeting – Monday 13th July

clock16th June 2020

Following the cancellation of the AGM in April, it was decided that if we where unable to hold a meeting face to face within three months that we would hold the AGM virtually. The AGM will be held virtually by Zoom at 7:30pm on Monday 13th July. All members are encouraged to attend. Please email […]   Keep reading »

Limited Return to Training from 23rd June

clock14th June 2020

Following recent changes to Government and England Athletics guidance, we are working to facilitate group training for club members. **Unfortunately, due to group sizes and additional safeguarding responsibilities, we do not feel that we are currently able to facilitate training for junior athletes under the guidelines. We hope to change that in July/August** Tuesdays (from […]   Keep reading »