Three Peaks Fell Race 1969 – A great moment in Harriers history!
On page 118 of “Milestones” Joe Salt’s history of the first one hundred years of Rochdale Harriers and Athletics Club it is briefly mentioned that “for the first time Rochdale won the ‘Three Peaks’ Fell Race (overall time – 8 hours 41 minutes 13 seconds); Colin winning in 2 hours 44 minutes and 44 seconds”. […] Keep reading »
Richard & Jackie’s Brexit Challenge!
Don’t worry this isn’t going to get political. Club members Richard and Jackie Mason set themselves a challenge to run a half marathon in every country of the European Union (there are 28, see if you can name them all), before the Article 50 deadline on 29th March. To date they have ticked 25 of […] Keep reading »
Calderdale Way Fell Relay – 19th May 2019
The Calderdale Way Fell Relay will take place on Sunday 19th May 2019. It is a real highlight of the racing calendar and a great opportunity to run as part of a team. The race covers the 51 miles of Calderdale Way, with teams of 12 running in pairs over 6 legs, ranging from 4.7 […] Keep reading »
Rochdale Harriers & A.C – Annual General Meeting
The Rochdale Harriers & A.C Annual General Meeting will take place at our Springfield Park HQ at 7.30pm on Monday 15th April 2019. All club members are invited and encouraged to attend. If you have any issues that you wish to be raised at the AGM or if you have any nominations for committee positions […] Keep reading »
National & South East Lancs Cross Country Championships
The last weekend in February saw fourteen Harriers travel over the border to take part in the National Cross Country Championships, this year held at Harewood House in Leeds. The venue was new to the Nationals, having being run successfully last year for the Northern Cross Country Championships. The ladies (Colette Cooke, Jan Needham, Joanne […] Keep reading »
Harriers out in force on the fells!
Last Saturday saw an impressive thirteen Rochdale Harriers brave Storm Erik to complete the local nine mile Windy Hill fell race. A favourable tailwind helped runners on the tough climb up the Roman Road to the medieval Aiggen Stone, but a turn onto the moors towards Blackstone Edge saw runners having to battle against a […] Keep reading »
Road Race 2019 Championships
Please see below for the 2019 Road Races as ratified by the club committee. Download as PDF Keep reading »
Fell Race 2019 Championships
Please see below for the 2019 Fell Races as ratified by the club committee. Download as PDF Keep reading »
Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!
The end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019 marked a busy running programme for many Harriers. Saturday saw ten Harriers join Ian Stainthorpe at Fletcher Moss parkrun in Didsbury, it was not only Stainers 250th parkrun, but his 106th different parkrun course. Fletcher Moss is a relatively new parkrun (7th edition), run on a […] Keep reading »
2019 Road Race Championship
Meeting earlier this month the club committee ratified a provisional list of races for the 2019 club road race championship. To qualify you must: Compete in 4 unique races (in the case of a race series such as the Sale Sizzlers, only your best performance counts, even if you complete all of the races in […] Keep reading »