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Charity Run/ Walk To Oldham Returns For A Third Year

10 October 2017

Charity Run/ Walk To Oldham Returns For A Third Year...

Rochdale Football Club, the Dale Supporters Trust and the Dale in the Community Trust are, for the third consecutive season, holding a sponsored walk/ jog/ run to Oldham Athletic's ground prior to the Derby Day fixture on Saturday 18th November.

All funds raised from the event will go to the Rochdale Food Bank. Read more about the Rochdale Food Bank HERE.

For the first time, those taking part can raise money online by using this link. Email the Dale Trust at if you would like to be added to the online list. The Trust will pay the Paypal fees of all donations, so all monies received will be donated in full to the Food Bank. You can download a more traditional sponsor form by clicking HERE.

Everyone is welcome to get involved, whether you intend on raising money or not.

The plan of action for the event is as follows:

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!

In addition to downloading an online sponsor form, you can also pick one up from the RAFC Ticket Office, or from the Dale Trust desk prior to kick-off at the home games v Bristol Rovers and Wigan Athletic.


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