THIRTEEN Radcliffe AC’s runners kept up the festive spirit taking on the popular Ribble Valley 10k road race on New Year’s Eve with John Wrigley first home for the club in 41mins 38secs.
The event from Roefield Leisure Centre in Clitheroe was on an undulating course around traffic free roads in Clitheroe.Chris Paxton clocked 44mins 36secs and Mauro Rotondi 45mins 05secs but it was a disappointing race for club coach Ian Warrington when he took a tumble but still managed to run on and finish in 45mins 17secs.
Jenny Yates was fifth vet-50 in 46mins 57secs: Nick Barnes ran 47mins 34secs: Steve Hamer 49mins 03secs: Sheila Jones was third vet-60 in 49mins 54secs: Jen Entwistle clocked 1hr 01mins 25secs: Lisa Donnelly 1hr 05mins 41secs: Sarah Oxley 1hr 08mins 15secs: Lucy Dewhurst 1hr 08mins 17secs and Rebecca Wright 1hr 10mins 14secs. (Some great pics from Debi)
The parkruns proved very popular with 11 at Heaton Park and 10 at Bolton this morning (New Year’s Day).
Dave McGrath ran 19mins 31secs at Heaton Park followed by Chris Whittaker in 19mins 35secs: Mark Garner clocked 23mins 12secs: Peter Hunter 23mins 40secs: Sheila Jones 24mins 31secs: Nick Barnes 26mins 42secs: Chris F;letcher 27mins 54secs: Jen Entwistle 31mins 27secs: Lucy Dewhurst 31mins 38secs: Iain Harris 34mins 07secs and Sharon Peterkin 40mins 52secs.
At Bolton Mark Williams ran 23mins 46secs: Ken Smith 24mins 17secs: Mark Wolfenden 24mins 53secs: Nick Barnes 25mins 59secs: Kath Davies 29mins 13secs: Rob Lister, who had run the Sale Water Parkrun in 21mins 38secs, also clocked 29mins 13secs: Mark Murphy ran 35mins 57secs and running together Sarah Rushton clocked 38mins 33secs: Sarah Oxley 38mins 37secs and Lucy Dewhurst 38mins 38secs.
Karen Dohertry did the New Year’s Day Awakener 5k at Whitworth in 34mins 36secs.
Sheila Jones and Kate Holden did the double today, running at Glossop and Hyde parkruns!