Rochdale Harriers and A.C.


John Purdy tribute

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clock10th September 2018

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of John Purdy. John was a larger than life character well known to many in the local running community. John’s good friends Kris Robinson and Phil Williams have kindly written the following tribute to John:   “Any meeting with John was hard to forget. His […]   Keep reading »

2018/2019 Cross Country Fixtures

clock28th August 2018

This seasons Cross Country fixtures have now been confirmed: Red Rose Cross Country League 2018. 13th October                        Leigh 10th November                    Bolton 17th November                    Rossendale 1st December                       Todmorden Entry fee £6.00 to Colin Robinson by Tuesday 2nd October. NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY. Start time 12.15 pm.   South East Lancs Cross Country League 2018 […]   Keep reading »

Rochdale 10k Road Race 2018 results

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clock4th July 2018

What a gorgeous summer evening for a 10k race! The weather offered a real boost to the runners – even if the England vs Columbia World Cup game affected the number of participants this year. There were personal bests through all abilities on the night which was great to see. Ben Coop of Bury AC […]   Keep reading »

Rochdale 10k 2018 – Pre-Entries

clock2nd July 2018

The 2018 Rochdale 10k Road Race Race No First Name Surname Sex Age Club 161 Jimmy Adamson Male 44 U/A 162 Diane Allingan Female 59 Royton Road Runners 163 Ruth Amin Female 40 Belle Vue Racers 164 John Archer Male 67 Winston Runners 165 Paul Ashton Male 35 Royton Road Runners 166 Charlotte Ashton Female […]   Keep reading »

Kinder Trog

clock1st July 2018

Sunday 24th June saw four Harriers travel to the glorious Peak District to take part in the sixth race in the Run The Moors Grand Prix Championship. The 16 mile Kinder Trog is part of the Hayfield series of fell races, which as the name suggest are all based around the pretty village of Hayfield […]   Keep reading »

Edenfield Fell Race

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Sunday 3rd June saw eight Harriers compete in Rossendale Harriers’ Edenfield Fell Race. The 6.4 mile race starts with a long climb up to Cowpe Lowe, then a downhill section to the Pennine Bridleway and up again past Waugh’s well. After the Well runners ascended yet again, to Whittle Pike cross. From there a tussocky […]   Keep reading »

Rochdale 2018 10k Road Race

clock15th June 2018

Book your Rochdale 2018 Road Race entry   Tuesday 3rd July sees the Rochdale 2018 Road Race. Starting 7.15pm the race starts and finishes in Springfield Park and sees entrants of all abilities from the surrounding area.   Book Now     Keep reading »

Three Day Event 2018 results

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clock15th June 2018

Apologies for the delay posting the TDE results. Please see below for each day and the overall TDE. A weekend of amazing weather made for gorgeous scenery but tough running conditions, especially for those doing all three days. You certainly earned the t-shirt!   Results 2018: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 (Knowl Hill Fell […]   Keep reading »

Coiners Fell Race

clock14th May 2018

Bank Holiday Monday saw ten Harriers travel to Mytholmroyd to take on the 1100ft of Coiners Fell Race in extremely hot conditions. This was the second race in the 2018 ‘Run The Moors’ Fell Grand Prix Championship. 197 runners in total completed the 7 mile route – a record entry for the race. The race […]   Keep reading »

Going the distances at Staveley

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clock8th May 2018

Lakeland Trails provided another opportunity for a group of Rochdale Harriers to race – this time 4 members doing 3 separate events at Staveley. A glorious bank holiday weekend resulted in a festival atmosphere, even if it meant for tough running conditions First event of the day was the 10k trail race (actually 11.7k) featuring […]   Keep reading »