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Cowm Reservoir 5k race

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Date and time

06:30 pm

Event Enquiries

Tel.: 07894 197948

Event Location

Cock & Magpie, Cockhall Lane, Whitworth, Nr Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 8BQ

Event ID#


Event Category:

Running Events > Trail Race

Event Description

Whit’th Whippets present

Cowm Reservoir 5k Race

(ARC Rules. Permit No ARC 21/308)

6.30pm Tuesday 21 September 2021

from the Cock & Magpie Pub, Cockhall Lane,
Whitworth, Rochdale OL12 8BJ



We’re looking forward to welcoming runners on Tuesday 21 September at 6.30pm for the final 5k race at Cowm Reservoir this season.


Money raised from this event will go to 'Rossendale Responsible Animal Rescue'.




Please don’t attend if you or anyone you live with has covid symptoms. Come dressed ready to run as there are no changing facilities at the event. Parking is limited so we advise you to arrive early, and park on Cowm Park Way South (OL12 8AH).  


Registration is at the Cock & Magpie pub on Cockhall Lane, OL12 8BJ. Toilets are also available.  


Please arrive in good time to register and collect your race number. The start is a short walk from the pub but we advise you do not arrive any later than 6pm. 


There are no entries on the night. All runners must pre-register in advance through BookitZone.



The route 

The race will use Route A which is the original Cowm 5k route with the same start and finish location.


You will run up the lane, turn left then straight up to the reservoir and through the gate to do two anti-clockwise laps. Marshals will be present throughout the course to direct you. 




Once you have crossed the line, please keep your distance from those still running down the road and lane. 


Free sandwiches will be available in the pub afterwards, but you'll need to bring your own money to purchase drinks. There is a large beer garden at the rear where prizes will be presented at around 8pm for first, second and third places plus best in age categories. 


If you have any questions, please contact us on 07894 197948 or email  


A big thank you to our sponsors MetCon Gym and Basils Restaurant, and to United Utilities for permission to use the reservoir. 

Have a great race!


Ian and Lindsay 

Race Organisers 

Event Terms

Please enter me for the above event. I accept that the organiser will not be liable for any loss, damage, action, claim, cost or expenses which may arise in the consequence of my participation in or attendance to this event. I declare that I will not attend unless I am in good health on the day of the event and accept that I attend at my own risk. In the unlikely event of abandonment or cancellation, all or part of my entry fee may be retained for the management and administration of the event. No refunds or transfers allowed under any circumstances.

Further information from the Organiser

You should collect your race pack/number/item at the venue on the day of the event. Please arrive in good time.

Event Organiser

Name: Ian Connolly

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Cowm Reservoir 5k race

Cock & Magpie, Cockhall Lane, Whitworth, Nr Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 8BQ

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