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Walk to Oldham
Friday, 31st Mar 2017 21:06

Rochdale AFC in association with Dale In The Community Sports Trust and The Dale Supporters Trust are for the second year running, holding a charity pub run / walk to Oldham Athletics ground prior to the Derby Day fixture on Saturday 22nd April.


Funds raised will be donated to three worthy charities – Bloodwise (Joe Thompson’s designated charity), Prostate Cancer UK and former Dale Academy Player - Ellis Robinson, who continues his fight to walk again following a tragic accident 12 months ago which left him paralysed from the neck down.

Supporters are encouraged to join us on the run / walk and donate generously!

Those who took part last year can verify what a great day it was, with a pleasant stroll / jog up Oldham Road punctuated by a couple of pub stops and a magnificent 3-2 victory to round things off.

The plan is similar to last time:
From 10am: Meet outside the RAFC Club Shop at the Crown Oil Arena
Walkers to set off at 10.15am
Runners to set off at 11am
Pit-stop 1 – The Flying Horse Hotel, Rochdale town centre (1.2miles)
Continue along Drake Street and on to Oldham Road
Pit-stop 2 – The Summit pub on Oldham Road (2.6 miles from the Flying Horse Hotel)
Pit-stop 3 (optional) – The Railway Inn
Arrive at Boundary Park (2.4 miles from the Summit pub)
Total distance: 6.2 miles
Feel free to call at more pubs en-route and don’t forget to bring your buckets for donations along the way!
Sponsor forms will be available at the Dale Trust desk in the Dale Bar and from the RAFC Ticket Office.

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