RADCLIFFE AC had three runners in the top ten in the Northern Jumble Trail Half Marathon from the West Yorkshire mill town of Slaithwaite.
Running alongside the canal Lee Cooper came home third in 1hr 40mins, Dave Rushton fifth in 1hr 43mins 27secs and Peter Hunter eighth in 1hr 46mins 21secs in the Sunday event. Caroline Mullineaux was fourth woman clocking 2hrs 10secs, a personal best time.
Neal Emmerson was seventh overall in the popular Race Tatton 10k on Sunday when he clocked 35mins 27secs. He was joined by John Wrigley from Radcliffe who was well placed on the one lap course in Cheshire’s famous Tatton Park in 28th position in 40mins 28secs.
Two took on the tough 35th Through The Villages race from Wheelton, Chorley. Kate Holden (V40) clocked 1hr 09mins 36secs on the 8.45 mile course going through Wheelton, Brinscall, Abbey Village and Withnell and vet-60 Sheila Jones ran 1hr 11mins 54secs.
Karen Doherty ran the hilly but stunning Derwentwater 10 at Keswick and got herself a personal best time with 1hr 45mins 13secs.
In the popular 5k parkruns Vince Ashton notched up his 59th park location at Cliff Castle in West Yorkshire joining other parkrun “tourists” and clocking 31mins 52secs on his birthday.
Eleven ran at Heaton Park with Mark Garner clocking 21mins 36secs: Mauro Rotondi 22mins 47secs: Amanda Callan 23mins 01sec, a personal best time, Sheila Jones 23mins 08secs: Nick Barnes 23mins 17secs: Chris Fletcher 24mins 47secs: Peter Hunter 25mins 12secs: junior Olivia Whittaker with another pb in 29mins 38secs: Iain Harris ran 31mins 42secs: Christine Berry 33mins 21secs and Lisa Donnelly 38mins 40secs. An 10 ran at Bolton with Katie Percival getting a course pb in 21mins 59secs: Paul Barrington a pb in 23mins 09secs: Debi Warrington a pb in 28mins 10secs: Kath Davies clocking 28mins 12secs: David Schofield 29mins 24secs: Elaine Bailey 30mins 18secs: Andy Wheeler 30mins 41secs: Natalie Hitchen 33mins 18secs: Lucy Tetler 34mins 17secs and Lisa Donnelly 35mins 31secs.
Jenny Yates did the weekend double when she ran at Platt Fields Parkrun on Saturday getting a course pb in 21mins 14secs and then clocked 22mins 32secs in the Sunday 5k at Burrs Country Park in Bury.