Events

Hyde Village Striders events

Stride Through the Woods - Wed 23 April 2014 19:30

Millbrook Monster - Wed 30 July 19:30

Parkrun

Parkrun - Free weekly 5k runs at 9:00 on Saturday mornings. Brabyns Park, Marple, Alexandra Park, Oldham, Woodbank Park, Stockport, Bramhall Park, Bramhall and Heaton Park. Runners need to register on the Parkrun website once, print out their personal barcode and then just turn up and race at any event.

Cross Coutry 2014/15

Manchester Area Cross Country League.

Some of us have entered this league.

The ladies race is appox 8km and start at 13:40 and the gents is approx 10k and starts 14:30
Match 1 Sat 11 Oct, Woodbank Park, Stockport
Match 2 Sat 8 Nov, Sherdley Park, St Helens
Match 3 Sat 6 Dec, Boggart Hole Clough, Manchester
Match 4 Sat 10 Jan, Heaton Park, Manchester
Match 5 Sat 14 Feb, Wythenshawe Park, Manchester

If any of you want to join in or would like more information emai Dominic. If I know by the Thursday before I can get you entered in the match.

South East Lancs League

We will also be entering this league.

Match 1 Sat 17 Jan, Leigh Sports Village, Leigh
Match 4 Sat 31 Jan, Heaton Park, Manchester
Match 3 Sat 28 Feb, Boggart Hole Clough, Manchester

Running races

Shelf Moor Fell race - 5.7m hosted by Glossopdale Sun 7 Sep 2014 11:00

English Half - Half marathon in Warrington Sun 21 Sep 2014 9:00

Congleton Half Marathon - a lovely half with a sting in the tail at 12m Sunday 5 Oct 9:30

Ron Hill's 76th birthday 5k trail race Cowm Reservoir - Thu 25th Sep 2014

Cheddleton Pudding Race - Sat 29 Nov 14:00

Multisport, bike rides & swims

Helvellyn - bumpy race round the lake district finishing with a 'run' up Helvellyn Sun 7 September 2014

Oulton Park duathlon - Sun 5 Oct 2014

Past running events 

Saddleworth 6 - fast six mile, two lap road race round Saddleworth. Wed 13 August.

Gravy 6 mile - possibly the last running of this fast trail race along the Londendale trail and reservoir paths. Sun 20 July 11:00

Sale Sizzlers - fantastic series of four 5k races in Wythenshawe Park every other Thu eve 3rd July, 17th July, 31st July, 14th Aug. Fast course and always a good turnout from Striders.

Black Knight Charge - East Cheshire Harriers' great 6m trail run round Daisy Nook and Park Bridge, hotpot after. Wed 23 July 19:30.

Mossley AFC 10k - an undulating and picturesque course round Mossley and Greenfiled Sun 27 July 10:00

Great Warford 10 - excelent 10 mile road race in flattest Cheshire (near Alderley Edge) Sun 27 July 2014

Royton 5.5m Trail Race - A friendly tail race round Tandle Hill park and surrounds just north of Oldham Wed 9 July 19:30

Offerton 10k - Stockport Harriers' race from Woodbank Park Wed 9 July 19:30

Wizard 5 - Alderley Edge Thu 10 July 2014 19:30

Eddie Cheetham Memorial Debdale Park 7k CANCELLED Fast course and an unusual distance Sun 6 July 11:00

Round The Resers - 5 Mile trail race from Tinitwistle Wed 18 June 19:30

Freckleton Half Marathon - FULL A great half up near Preston with afternoon start Sun 22 June 14:00

Whaley Waltz Fell Race - including a free jump in the river Whaley Bridge 13:10 Sat 28 June

Dovestone Diamond - 10k round the scenic Dovestones reservoir Wed 28 May 19:30

Dennis the Menace - lovely 5 mile trail run round the Tame Valley. Usually first Wed in June (unfortunately it looks like this is not on in 2014 but will hopefully be back).

Herod Farm Race - Hilly 3 miles hosted by Glossopdale Wed 16 April 2014 19:30

Trafford 10k - flat and fast Sun 9 March 2014

Cheshire 10k - flat and fast Sun 30 March 2014

Lad's Leap fell race - from Crowden in Longdendale Sun 30 March

Blackpool half marathon - speedy half in the jewel of the north Sun 6 April 2014

Greater Manchester Marathon - Sun 6 April 2014

London Marathon - 13 April 2014

Addlington Winter Warmer - 10k canal/road/Middlewood Way. Guess your time! Sun 29th Dec 10:00

Hit the Trail 5m Reddish Valley - Sun 5th Jan 2014

Congleton Half - Sun 6th October 9:30

Through the Villages - 8.4 bumpy road miles Wheelton near Chorley Sun 3rd Nov 10:30

Sandgrounder 10k and 5k - Southport Sun 17th Nov 5k starts 10:00 10k starts 11:45

Cheddleton Xmas Pudding race - Cheddleton (Nr Leek) Sat 30th Nov 14:00

Gravy Pud 5m fell race from Bulls Head, Tintwistle Sun 1st Dec

Stockport 10 - Very popular local 10 miler, tweaked route Sun 8th Dec 10:00

Cheshire 10k - Arley Hall (near M6/M56) Sun 29th Sep 10:00

Grand 10k Run at Aintree - Sun 22nd Sep

Ron Hill's 75th birthday 5k road race Littleborough - Wed 25th Sep

Five Races series in Manchester parks

Boggart Chase 10k - Sun 15th Sep 10:30

Tameside 10k race and charity walk - Sun 8th September 10:00

Sale Sizzlers - excellent series of flat, fast 5k races in Wythenshawe Park on Thursdays at 19:30. July 4th, July 18th, August 1st, August 15th

Great Warford 10 mile - nearly flat two and bit lap race round Cheshire lanes Sun 11th Aug 10:00

Saddleworth Six - 6m road race, fast and not too hilly despite being in Saddleworth! Wed 14th Aug 19:30

Millbrook Monster 10k - Wed 31st July 19:30

Black Knight Charge - 6m multi-terrain race round Daisy Nook and Park Bridge Wed 24th July 19:30

Gravy 6 - 6m trail race round lovely Longdendale Sun 21st July

Royton Trail - 5.5m Multi-Terrain Race Wed 10 July 2013 19:30

Offerton 10k - three lapper starting in Woodbank Park  Wed 10 July 19:30

Whaley Waltz - Sat 29th June 14:15

Round the Ressers - Undulating 5 miler in Longdendale Wed 19th June 19:30

Dennis the Menace - 5 mile trail race round the Tame Valley Wed 5th June 19:30

Dove Stone Diamond - Wed 29th May 19:30

Greater Manchester Marathon - 28 April 9:00

Lactic Flashback - a Kiwi Classic. 8 mile multi-terrain with a few hills! 3 March 11:00

Spen 20 tough and hilly 20 mile warmup for your spring marathon. 10 March

Trimpell 20 flat, fast and mostly traffic free 20 mile warmup for your spring marathon. 17 March 11:00

Adlington Winter Warmer - 10k trail race for charity on/near the Middlewoood Way with a twist, donate to enter, predict your time, no watches allowed, the closest to their predicted times win prizes! Sunday 30th Dec 10:00. entry form

The Billy Knox New Years Day Awakener - 4.5m multi-terrain race near Cowm Reservoir, Whitworth, Rochdale. Tuesday 1st Jan 2013 11:15.

Hit The Trail - Bell Vue Racers' 5 mile off road race near Stockport. Sunday 6 January 11:00

Striders Santa run - 18:30 Mon 10th Dec. Dress festive, short run followed by mince pies and a draw for the club's two London Marathon places. Bring some dosh as we'll have a collection Willow Wood Hospice.

Fallen Heroes 5k - 5k race in Littleborough in memory of the two GMP officers recently killed while on duty Sunday 2 December 11:15

Gravy Pud - 5 mile fell race from Bull's Head pub, Tintwistle Sunday 2 December 11:00

Ron Hill's 74th Birthday 5k Road Race Littleborough Thursday 20th September 18:45

Congleton half marathon a well organised club race with a long hill in the first couple of miles and a steep little one at 12m (the Sting in the Tail) Sunday 7th October  09:30

Kiwi Classic Events
Millbrook Monster - Sunday 12th August 2012 10:00
Tameside 10K - Sunday 2nd September 2012 10:00
Jekyll & Hyde Halloween 5 Night Run! - Wednesday 31st October 19:30
Reservoir Jogs – Sunday16th Dec 2012 11:00
Boxing Day 5K - Wednesday 26th December 2012 12:00

Sweatshop Summer Six Pack series

Dennis the Menace 5 Mile Race Wed 6th June 2012 19:30
Round the Resers 5 Mile Race Wed 27th June 2012 19:30
Offerton 10K Race Wed 4th July 2012 19:30
Gravy6  Mile Race Sun 22nd July 2012 11:00
Black Knight Charge  6 Mile Race Wed 25th July 2012
19:30
Millbrook Monster 10K Race Sun 12th August 2012 10:00
 

Five races - Manchester Parks Grand Prix Series 2012

Thurs 26th April Heaton Park - Salford 5k
Sunday 27th May Wythenshawe Park - Sale 5 mile
Sunday 24th June Platt Fields - Platt Fields 10k
Sunday 8th July Debdale Park - Debdale Park 7k
Sunday 16th September Boggart Hole Clough - Boggart Chase 10k 

Sale Sizzlers A series of four fast 5k races organised by Sale Harriers every other Thursday evening at 19:30 in Wythenshawe Park. Dates 5th July, 19 July, 2nd August 16th August.

Saddleworth Six Six mile road race, not too hilly despite being in Saddleworth! See Danny's report from last year on the Race Reports page for more info. Wednesday 8th August 2012 19:30

The Gravy Six - trail race from Hadfield round the Longdendale Valley Sunday 22 July 11:00

Black Knight Charge East Cheshire Harriers' 6 mile trail race round Daisy Nook  - Wednesday 25th July 19:30

Eddie Cheetham Memorial Race - 7k round Debdale Park Sunday 8th July 2012 - 11.00 a.m.

Stockport Harriers Offerton 10k - Wed 4th July 19:00

Round the Ressers cracking 5 miler in Longdendale - Wednesday 27th June 2012 19:30 entry form or online entry.

Dennis the Menace 5 mile trail race round our local river paths -  Wednesday 6th June 2012 19:30 entry form

Dovestone Diamond 6 mile trail race - Wednesday 23rd May 2012 19:30 entry form

Hit The Trail - 5 mile off road race. Sunday 8 January 2012

Greater Manchester Marathon - Mostly flat and hopefully fast. 29 April 2012

Thompson Brothers, Offerton 10k  - Weds 6th July 2011 19:30

Millbrook Monster - A popular, hilly off-road 10k near Stalybridge Weds 27th July 2011 19:30

Black Knight Charge - 6 mile trail race at Daisy Nook Weds 13th July 2011 19:30

Gravy Six - 6 mile trail race in Longdendale Sunday 17th July 2011 11:00

Pink Womens Triathlon - Boundary Water Park, Holmes Chapel 3rd July 2011

Wardle off-road tri - Rochdale Tri Club's MTB / trail triathlon 6th August 2011

Tameside 10k - 10k road race Sunday 4th September 2011 9:30

Coombs Tor Fell Race - 6.8 hilly miles from the Little Mill Inn, Rowarth Sunday 11th September 2011 10:30

English Half Marathon (Warrington) - Sunday 18th September 2011 9:00

Liverpool Marathon - Sunday 9th October 2011 9:30

Congleton Half Marathon - Sunday 9th October 2011 9:30

Reservoir Jogs - 9 mile multi-terrain trail race round Longdendale Sunday 9th October 2011 9:30

Jekyll & Hyde Halloween 5 - 5 mile trail race from Hyde 30th October 9:30

Shepherds Skyline Fell Race - 6.25 miles (with steep hills and mud) Saturday 5th November 13:00

Cheddleton 10k Pudding Race - Near Leek Saturday 26th November 14:00

Gravy Pud - 5 mile fell race from Bull's Head pub, Tintwistle Sunday December 4th 11:00

Stockport 10 - A testing 10 mile race with hills at 5 and 8.5 miles. Start and finish on the Woodbank Park Athletic Track. Sunday December 11th 10:00

Tatton Yule Yomp 10k - Sunday December 11th 10:00

Past multisport/bike rides/swims

Boundary Breeze - great sprint tri based at Boundary Water Park, Holmes Chapel Sun 13 July 2014

The Outlaw - Sun 27 July 2014

Salford - Sprint and Standard distance tri based round Salford Quays 17 August 2014

A Day in the Lakes - scenic half iron distance race from Ullswater Sun 29 June 2014

Outlaw Half - Sun 1 June 2014

Cheshire Tri - sprint tri, great for novices Nantwich Sun 1 June 2014

Matlock - friendly, low key and cheap (£10!!!) pool sprint Bank Hol Monday 26th August

The Vitruvian - half iron distance Rutland Water, Leicestershire 31st August 2013

Helvellyn - hilly bike and run, lovely swim 1st September 2013

Epic swim series 500m, 1.6km or 3.8km swims on each of three dates up in the Lake District 2nd June Coniston, 16th June Derwent, 14th July Ullswater

High Peak Swim - Sunday 28th July at Combs Reservoir near Chapel-en-le-Frith

Greater Manchester Cycle 13, 26 or 52 mile bike rides on closed Manchester roads 30th June

A Day in the Lakes - hilly half-iron distance race in the Lake District. Swim, bike and run in surrounded by beautiful scenery. Sunday 30th June 2013

The Outlaw - Iron distance race based at the National Watersports Centre, Nottingham. Sunday 7 July 2013

Over the Edge bike ride 22, 29 or 52 mile bumpy bike ride over the hills near Rochdale for British Heart Foundation. Starts at 9:00 from Holligworth Lake visitors centre on Sunday 19th May. £15 on the day. Registration from 8:00

Outlaw Half - half iron distance race based at the National Watersports Centre, Nottingham. Sunday 2nd June 2013

Matlock tri - friendly, low key and cheap (£10!!!) pool sprint Monday 29th August 2011

Helvellyn - A rather hilly triathlon 4th September 2011

Tameside XL - Off-road tri from the Copley Centre, Stalybridge 9th October 2011

Oulton Park Duathlon - round the race track! Two distances available. 25 March 2012

Cheshire Triathlon, Nantwich - Beginner friendly with two distances and a pool swim. Sunday 27 May 2012 (also on in the autumn as the Northwest Tri)

A Day in the Lakes - hilly half-iron distance race in the Lake District. Swim, bike and run in surrounded by beautiful scenery. Sunday 24 June 2012

The Outlaw - Iron distance race based at the National Watersports Centre, Nottingham. Sunday 1 July 2012

Boundary Breeze - sprint and super-sprint tri Sunday 15th July 2012 10:00

Whitworth Off Road Tri - Rochdale Tri Club's off roader. Renamed due to a venue change. Saturday 4th August 2012 13:00 A short pool swim to warm up followed by an MTB ride and multi-terrain run.

Allerthorpe Classic Tri - Olympic distance (Swim 1.5km / Bike 40km / Run 10km). Sunday 19th August 2012

The Big Woody iron distance tri in the Forest of Dean. Half didstance Little Woody same day. Great value BW £155, LW £65. Sat 25 August 2012.

Matlock Tri - A low key club event with a 400m pool swi, 11 mile bike and 3 mile run. Only £10 Monday 27th August 2012 entry form