Running, which is a very popular sport in Saddleworth, is mainly on the fells but also on the roads.

The nearby areas for running are the northern Dark Peak / Southern Pennines including Black Hill, Dovestone, Chew & Wessenden.

Many people visit Saddleworth to take part in organized running events.

Two annual events which take place are "The Saddleworth Road and Fell Race" which is organized by the Saddleworth Runners Club and the "Frank Hodson Saddleworth 6 Road Race" which is around the Greenfield area and is organized by Oldham and Royton Harriers & AC. (For further details refer to the "Links" page)

The Boarshirst Centre Running
The Boarshurst Centre runners