Rochdale Harriers and A.C.


Chorley XC & SELXC Round-Up


clock19th February 2018

Last Saturday saw the final race of the South East Lancashire Cross Country League take place at Chorley. Twenty eight Harriers – fourteen juniors and fourteen seniors – raced the challenging course which featured laps around Astley Park. Harry Peacocke had a strong run to finish 7th in the under 11 boys. Along with teammates […]   Keep reading »

Kay hits 100!


clock18th February 2018

Kay Welsby celebrated her 100th parkrun at Watergrove on Saturday 17th February. Celebrations were delayed a week as wild weather led to a late cancelation of the event on 10th February. With number 100 complete, predictably as first female, there was more cake, this time thanks to Izzy McCarthy. Results and details of Watergove parkrun […]   Keep reading »

Harriers Perform at Windy Hill

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clock11th February 2018

Five Rochdale Harriers braved freezing temperatures and icy showers to compete in the nine mile Windy Hill Fell Race from Littleborough Rugby Club, taking in Blackstone Edge and the aptly named hill that gives the race its name. Lewis and Philip Hinchcliffe made their debuts in the black, red and gold, with Lewis finishing fifth […]   Keep reading »

Fixtures 2018

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clock8th February 2018

We are delighted to announce the Rochdale Harriers 2018 fixtures for fell and road racing championships. Please visit the fixtures page for more information on each event. Here’s to a successful season for all members   Keep reading »

Harriers parkrun take over – Saturday 3rd March 2018


clock5th February 2018

Every so often we like to give back a little. Actually, our members give back all the time, but it is nice to do it as a club. The Trafford 10k, first race in the Rochdale Harriers Road Race Championships takes place on Sunday 4th March, so rest your legs on Saturday and join your […]   Keep reading »

Annual General Meeting – Monday 9th April 2018


clock5th February 2018

All current members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Rochdale Harriers & AC, at 7.30pm at our Springfield Park HQ. If you have any issues to be raised or would like to nominate yourself for any of the committee positions, please do so in writing to Club Secretary – Ray Dalby […]   Keep reading »

Juniors Sporthall Success!


clock28th January 2018

16 Rochdale Harriers Juniors competed at the Greater Manchester Sportshall Championships at Sports City, winning 11 medals, including 2 gold. Adam Fern won the U13 boys 6 lap race, was 2nd in the vertical jump and 3rd in the standing triple jump. Dervla Moore won the U15 girls standing long jump, was 2nd in the […]   Keep reading »

NEW – Beginners’ Running Course – 5th February 2018


clock24th January 2018

The next (16th) Complete Beginners’ Running Course Starts on 5th February 2018 (£2.50 per session). There are a limited number of places available on this 10 week course. Led by qualified and award winning, Run Leader Amanda Thirsk. To register for this programme please contact Amanda at amanda.thirsk@btinternet.com Start Time: 6:45pm. Finish Time: Approximately 8pm. […]   Keep reading »

County XC Championships

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clock17th January 2018

Carly Takes County XC Gold In what was a very successful day at the Greater Manchester Cross Country Championships at Heaton Park, particularly for Rochdale Harriers women, Carly Needham was crowned Greater Manchester Cross Country Champion, but not before some confusion over race numbers, which nearly resulted in Carly’s mum Jan being crowned champion! All […]   Keep reading »

Calderdale Way Fell Relay 2018


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Calderdale Way Fell Relay 2018 This year’s Calderdale Way Fell Relay will be on Sunday 20th May. The club hope to enter two teams, each team is constituted of twelve runners, running six legs in pairs. The legs are between approximately five and eleven miles. All competitors will be expected to learn their leg and […]   Keep reading »

Parkrun Tourism

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clock17th January 2018

Club members are encouraged to support their local parkrun event, and Rochdale Harriers members are the backbone of both Watergrove parkrun and Queen’s Park Junior parkrun, but in addition to regular running and volunteering locally a group of Rochdale Harriers are getting out and about visiting a wide range of other parkrun events. Over the […]   Keep reading »

Disability Athletics


clock26th January 2018

Training for athletes with disabilities Since about 2007, the experienced coaches at Rochdale Harriers & A.C. have provided specific training for disabled athletes. We run regular sessions on Thursdays, 6.00pm at Kingsway School Running Track, Kingsway Park Sports Centre and Athletics Arena on Turf Hill Road, Rochdale, OL16 4XA. This is opposite the Gordon Riggs Garden Centre. […]   Keep reading »

Rochdale Harriers Juniors


clock26th January 2018

We have two groups for Junior training at Rochdale Harriers and we train in all aspects of athletics: Running (sprints & long distance), jumping and throwing. We aim to help all athletes achieve their own potential. For aged 9 and above we train on Tuesday and Thursday nights 7.00 – 8.00pm at Kingsway School Running Track, Kingsway Park […]   Keep reading »

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Kay hits 100!
18 Feb 2018
Fixtures 2018
08 Feb 2018