Harriers train twice weekly (Tuesday and Thursday
evenings ) at Marl Pits
Sports centre Newchurch Road Rawtenstall.
Sessions usually start at around 7.00pm.We
have changing,shower and refreshment facilities
available.We cater for all ages and abilities
and everyone is made welcome.
split into groups depending on ability although
more structured quality training sessions are
now available devised for everyone by our more
experienced runners and catering for all abilities.
During the Summer months training is either taken
on the local hills ( off road.multi terrain) or
on the track or road depending on preference.During
the Winter months training is taken on the roads
either in structured group sessions or pack runs
or on the track.
the Junior page on this site for more details
on our junior section and what to do if you are
considering coming along for the first time. See
also our Junior Facebook page for another outlook
on our Junior section
for our Junior FB PAGE)
Junior training is taken
by our fully qualified UKA coaches and is usually
taken on the track in properly structured sessions.
Junior coaches are all CRB checked and are First
for beginers or those less fit and considering
getting on the ladder to fitness and better health
we have our
Monday night First
Steps to fitness courses,again at Marl
Pits at 7.00pm. These sessions are conducted by
experienced athletes able to offer help and advice.If
you think this is for you please come along ,its
all very friendly !
Rossendale Harriers has
its very own gym which has all of the usual equipment.
Members (over 18) have 7 day access to our gym.
Keys for the gym
(for fully paid up members only) can obtained
7 days a week from Watts News agents at 53 Burnley
Road East Waterfoot which is only 5 mins drive
away. They can be obtained and signed for on production
of a club membership card.(Ask for the door combination)
They can also be obtained on club nights from
the shop or from certain club officials.
Below you can find several documents which you
may find useful when planning your training and
some useful hints and tips on how to avoid those
dreaded injuries.Click on the document to open
them (microsoft word format)
Post training sports massage
sessions will now be taking place at Rossendale
Harriers following training sessions on Tuesday
and Thursday evenings (Marl Pitts Sports centre
BB4 7SN). The sessions will be based on a drop-in
service, although sessions can be booked in advance
to secure a slot. Each booking will last for around
a 15minute period and priced at £7.50 additional
slots can be booked, for example you can book
two slots which is 30 minutes for £15.00
With the cold winter nights on the way these sessions
are ideal in helping reduce the high winter injury
rates and helping you get the most out of your
Benefits of Sports Massage include;
• Relaxes muscles and releases tension.
• Increases blood flow and oxygen to the
• Which in turn reduces recovery time and
speeds up injury recovery time.
• Increases Flexibility
• Re-aligns muscle fibres.
If you require additional information please contact
Phil Bolton Mobile; 07739518248