2006 Fixtures & Results

(See 2005 Results for an indication of what's likely to be on in 2006)

Winter Training Sessions



"Fell" = Local Fell Race Grand Prix 2006 event

"NoETL" = the North of England Track League event

"XC"Cross Country Event (see introduction)

"TRACK" = Track fixture




2006 2006 Consolidated Fixture List and Results Event Results
Jan 1 Jan  Victory for Ladies Team at the Joe Salt New Year's Day Awakener Race, Cowm Reservoir. Measured distance: 5 miles. Full results: UK Results.net. .  .PDF     Excel

Saturday 14th January.    South East Lancs XC.    Boggart Hole Clough, Blackley.



Saturday 28th January.   NoEAA XC Championships. Witton Park, Blackburn (Senior Men's course measured @ 7 miles). Directions and  Course Map.  Pictures and  .Results available 



Sunday 29th January -  Tough Guy 9, Wolverhampton  ...

..PDF     Excel

Sunday 29th January - GMAA Sportshall Junior Championship,  Medal Bonanaza for Rochdale Juniors 



Feb Sunday 5th February 2006 - Dewsbury 10k, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire . ...PDF     Excel

Sunday 5th February 2006 - MARY TOWNELEY LOOP RELAY -  (5 legs, 2 runners in each, total 47 miles with 6300ft of ascent, map) Pictures   .


Results in Excel  

full results 

Saturday 11th February -Parbold Hill race (6.75 m, near Wigan) .. ....PDF     Excel

Sunday 12th February - Winter Hill fell race, Rivington (AM, 11m/2750') Profile


.PDF     Excel

Saturday 18th February - Wilf Richards Cross Country Relays (Heaton Park)  Pictures  and  Rochdale Harriers' Ranking XC


Saturday 25th February - National XC Championships, London. Pictures XC



March Saturday 4th March - Noon Stone fell race, Todmorden (AM, 9m/2300') Pictures and  Profile  .. ....PDF     Excel
Sunday 5th March - Cloud Nine fell race, Congleton (CM, 8.75m/950') Pictures ...

..PDF    Excel

Saturday 11th March - Half Tour of Pendle fell race (AM, 9m/2250') Profile and Press ..'... ..PDF    Excel
Sat 11th March - Inter-Counties Cross Country Championships - Wollaton Park, Nottingham ..'...


Sunday 12th March - Spen 20 mile race, nr. Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire ...'. .'...
Sunday 12th March - Haworth Hobble (31 miles, 4400') Press .'. '...PDF    Excel
Sunday 19th March, Wilmslow Half Marathon  Summary ' ....PDF    Excel
Wednesday 22nd March, 6:30 p.m. - Vera Hurst 5K Road Race Map .''

'.PDF    Excel

Saturday 25th March - Heaton Park  12 & 6 Stage Road Relay Championships  Photographs  ''


Tuesday 28th March - Liver Hill race, Rawtenstall (BS, 5m/800') Full Results  and Profile Fell
fixture 1/9 

'.PDF    Excel

Wed 29th March, 6:45 p.m. - Joan Rhodes Memorial 5K Road Race '.. ''.PDF    Excel
April Saturday 1st April - Pendle Fell Race (4.5m/1500') .


Sunday 2nd April - Oldham Mayor's Half Marathon ..

'.PDF    Excel

Saturday 8th April - Wardle Skyline fell race, Wardle (BM, 7m/1000'). Results thanks to Nigel Allan 'Fell
fixture 2/9 

'.PDF   Word

Saturday 15th April - Rivington Pike fell race (3.25m/700') .   .PDF   Excel
Wednesday 19th April, 7 p.m. - 23rd Annual Colin Robinson 4.2 mile Pictures  .

  .PDF   Excel
(incl profile)

Sunday 23rd April - London Marathon ... ..PDF   Excel
Sunday 23rd April - Bolton 10K Picture .

Tracey Smith 55:19

Wednesday 26 April - Steve Rothwell Memorial 4 Mile Road Norden, Rochdale (analysis of performances 2006 vs 2005 included in .PDF  results) .

  Full Results .PDF   Excel

Sunday 30th April - 52nd Three Peaks Race (AL, 24m/4500')  Pics 1 and Pics 2 .

  .PDF   Excel

May Monday 1st May - Cragg Vale Fell Race  (CS, 4m/720’) -12 noon start ..''Fell
fixture 3/9 
. .PDF   Excel
Saturday 6th May - Ravenstones Brow Fell Race (10m/1250') '. . .PDF   Excel
Sunday 14th May - Mytholmroyd Fell Race (BM, 7m/1350) ' Fell
fixture 4/9 

.PDF   Excel

Full Results

Tuesday 16th May - Geoff Doggett Memorial 5k Road Race,  map. (analysis of performances 2006 vs 2005 included in .PDF  results). News


Full Results

.PDF    Excel'

Wednesday 17th May - Blackstone Edge Fell Race (AS, 3.75m/1200')  Map .   2004 and 2006 Results kindly provided by John Hey. Updated profile  News .

Full Results 

.PDF   Excel

Sunday 21st May - Great Manchester Run  .

.PDF   Excel

Wednesday 24th May.  - Graham Richards 5K Memorial Run, Bowlee, Middleton  . ..PDF   Excel'
June Saturday 3rd June - Track Fixture (Chorley) TRACK


Sunday 4th June - Blackpool Half Marathon .

..PDF   Excel'

Sunday 4th June - Saddleworth Fell Race (AS, 3m/950’) Profile    Fell
fixture 5/9 
...PDF   Excel'

Rochdale Harriers
  3 Day Event  



Friday 9th, 7:30 p.m.  - Norden  6.2 Mile Road Race, taking in Ashworth Valley
Entry Form    (for 1 or more of 3 races)

Word  .PDF

..'....PDF   Excel'
Saturday 10th, 11:00 a.m.  - Naden 6 Mile Multi Terrain Race   through Naden Valley
......PDF   Excel'
Sunday 11th, 11:00 a.m.    -  "Knowl Hill" Fell Race , passing by the reservoirs at Greenbooth (6 miles/ 1300 ft ascent) - usual FRA fell race safety requirements  apply 

. ..PDF   Excel'..

Tuesday June 13th - Waugh’s Well (AS, 4m/1000')   Fell
fixture 6/9 


Full results

..PDF   Excel'..
July  Tuesday 4th July,  7:15 p.m. -  Rochdale 10K .



Thursday 13th June - Sale Sizzler 5K . .PDF   Excel'..
Thursday 13th June - Bull Hill Fell Race ...'. .PDF   Excel'..

.Sat 22nd July - Turnslack Fell Race (8M, 2150'), Littleborough * Profile *

. .PDF   Excel'.

(results requested)

Sunday 23rd July - Coniston Fair Fell Race (includes kids sports, sheep show, wrestling (not sheep), beer tent etc.) Fell
fixture 7/9  .
..PDF   Excel'..
Wednesday 26th July, 7 p.m. -  Rochdale Observer Fun Run 25th Anniversary 5 Mile Road & Trail race. Entry Form

Results (possibly?).

August 3rd August - Rochdale beat Salford at Joan Rhodes Memorial 5k Trail Race - Summary  .

Full results

Sunday 6th August - Personal Best Moonraker 10k .

.PDF   Excel'.

Sunday 6th August - Track Fixture (Hyndburn, Clayton le Moors). .TRACK .
10th August - Sale Sizzler 5K

..PDF   Excel'.

Monday 14th August - 7 pm - Brown Wardle Hill Race .   .


Wednesday 16th August - Pilgrim's Cross Fell Race (BM 6m/1100’), Helmshore near Haslingden . ..PDF   Excel'.
23 August - Golf Ball Fell Race, Rossendale  Mid Week series.  Results courtesy of Aaron Kelly, Rossendale Harriers. ..


Tuesday 29 August, 7.00pm - Littleborough Lions 5k Fun Run, Wheatsheaf Hotel, Littleborough, nr. Rochdale .


Sept Thursday September 7th - Hades Hill Fell Race (BS, 5m/1200’) Fell
fixture 8/9


Sunday September 10th, 9:30 a.m. - Trafford 10K .. ....PDF   Excel'.

Saturday 16th September GM + NW Road Relays, Stockport          



    summary '...

Thursday 21 September Ron Hill's 67th Birthday 5k Road Race and the Brenda Robinson Birthday 2 Mile Fun Run, Square, Littleborough, .. ..

Sportsoft Results

23 September - World Masters Athletics Championship Mountain Running 2006, Saillon - Ovronnaz, Switzerland.  10K with 900 metres ascent, all up hill.   Information including video of course .

Summary, RH Results and Pictures

Full Results

24 September - Swinton Half Marathon ..

..PDF   Excel'.

Full Results

Wednesday 27 September, 6.45pm - Jim Rhodes St. Ann's Hospice 1 Mile Road Race, Littleborough, nr. Rochdale .


Sat 30 Sept, 11 a.m. - Windgather Fell Race (13.5 m/2500 ft, BL) .


Oct 1st October - Great North Run .


Saturday October 7th - Autumn Leaves (CM, 10m/1700’)  Includes cake competition and all the cake you can eat.  Fell
fixture 9/9 


Saturday 7th October, 1:45 pm,  Red Rose League, Blackburn. Map (postcode BB2 2TP)



Saturday 14th October          SELCC League, Lilford Park, Leigh. Map (Postcode WN7 1HN) XC SEL Sportsoft
Saturday 28th October, 1:45 pm,  Red Rose league, Bury. (course measured at 1.15 miles per lap = 3.5 miles for 3 laps and 5.75 miles for 5 laps).  Map (multimap ref: SD812120) XC RR ..Sportsoft
Sunday 29th October -  Race to the Summit, fell race . ..PDF   Excel'.
Nov Saturday 4th November - Shepherds Skyline Fell Race, Todmorden ... Results 
Saturday 11th November.  SELCC Broadoak,  East Cheshire.		     
XC SEL Results & Pictures
Saturday 18th November, 1:45 pm, Red Rose League, Hyndburn. Wilson Playing Fields. Hyndburn. 13:45 start.  Map (postcode BB5 5SD) XC RR Sportsoft
The 23rd ASICS Wilmslow Half Marathon is on Sunday 25th March 2007.  Entry forms now available. . .
Saturday 25th November SELCC Heaton Park.     XC SEL Sportsoft
Sunday 3rd December - Bolton-by-Bowland Fell Race, 8 miles/800'  ..PDF     Excel
Friday 8th December - Local Clubs Fell Race Grand Prix - presentations, food and beer, with optional pre-run, based at Rossendale Harriers/Rugby Club. Press Fell Grand Prix Placings  
Saturday 9th December  Greater Manchester XC Champs.     .XC Sportsoft.
10th December Calderdale Relay  (50M, 6000'), details courtesy of Halifax harriers Legs explained in detail by Horwich Harriers Press Rochdale Results

Full Results

Sunday 10th December - Stockport 10 Mile Road Race ' Results 
Saturday 16th December Red Rose, League, Rossendale. Marl Pits. 
 (men's course 4.8 miles, approx 500' climbs, Landsat map and height profile
XC RR Pictures


Tuesday 26th December - Whinberry Naze f FRA
Saturday 30th December, 11.00am  - Hot Toddy "Town and Country" Road Race, 5.8 miles, Todmorden 'f f'
Sunday 31st December -  Chip Butty Run, 11.00am from the Brown Cow, Norden.  Please note this is not a race.   Its a free, sociable pack run split into groups of different abilities, followed by chip butties in the Brown Cow. Pictures from last year (7 miles is the longest group)


"Fell" = Local Fell Race Grand Prix 2006 event

"NoETL" = the North of England Track League event

"XC" = Cross Country Event (see introduction).