The 1961 Harelbeke–Antwerp–Harelbeke[nb 1] was the fourth edition of the E3 Harelbeke cycle race and was held on 11 March 1961. The race started and finished in Harelbeke. The race was won by Arthur Decabooter.
|Dates||11 March 1961|
|Distance||202 km (125.5 mi)|
|Winning time||5h 05' 00"|
- ^ The race was known as Harelbeke–Antwerp–Harelbeke (French: Harelbeke–Anvers–Harelbeke) for the first twelve editions. In 1970, the race became known as the E3, after the Belgian road which is now known as the E17.