52 Results for year: 2014


SEVEN Radcliffe AC members joined in the Christmas spirit when they took to the hills above Rawtenstall on Boxing Day. Many wore fancy dress when they ran the traditional Whinberry Naze Fell Race climbing 750 feet before they met Santa on the summit and were rewarded with Smarties before hurtling back down towards the finish. First woman home for the club ... More


NINE members joined a running legend when they took part in the popular 5k Heaton Parkrun in Prestwich on Saturday. Former Olympian Ron Hill was among a 360 strong field to mark his remarkable achievement of running every day for the past 50 years. Nine Radcliffe runners joined in the event and some were lucky enough to have a photo taken with the ... More


TWELVE Radcliffe AC runners formed three teams to battle wintry conditions in a new fell relay on the moors above Bacup on Sunday. They were among 25 teams from surrounding areas to take on a demanding 10k course set in the Lee Mill Quarry site organised by Rossendale Harriers. Each team runner tackled the flagged course with the first team runners facing ... More


THERE was a great turnout from Radcliffe AC for the Puma Stockport !0 on Sunday with 14 taking on some grim conditions.   Two members Kath Davies (V50) and Sinead Hayes not only battled cold, wind and rain in the popular road race but the day before they had run a gruelling cross country race. First home for the club at Stockport was Mark Turner in a ... More


TWO Radcliffe AC members took the to the hills when they ran the David Staff Memorial Fell Race at Darwen on Sunday. Joining 160 runners Paul Swyers (V45) covered the five mile course with 1,200 feet of climbing in 40mins 32secs and Mark Wolfenden, also vet-40 clocked 43mins 31secs. The day before Paul had run the Bolton 5k parkrun clocking 24mins 09secs... More


TWELVE Radcliffe AC members took on the muddy challenge of cross country on Saturday at Leverhulme Park, Bolton. They were racing in the Red Rose League and Fiona Lynch (V40) ran into a fine 22nd place overall out of 136 women runners. This put her fourth in her age category and first home for the club. She was followed by Kath Davies (V50): Sinead Hayes: ... More


KEN Smith did a 10k race with a difference when he took part in the midweek Manchester Run In The Dark. He clocked 43mins 33secs, more than four minutes faster than when he did the popular event last year. Although it was night time the event was specially lit for the massive field taking part and the race started at Media City Piazza at Saford Quays . It ... More


SEVEN Radcliffe AC runners tackled a hilly and muddy course when they took part in the Red Rose Cross Country League race at Astley Park Chorley on Saturday. Getting back into form Kath Davies (V50) was first home for the club followed by Sinead Hayes, recovering from running the New York Marathon. Among the men Ian West (V50) did a fine run to lead in ... More


RADCLIFFE AC's Sinead Hayes flew to the Big Apple to take part in one of the most popular marathons in the world. She completed the New York City Marathon on Sunday in a personal best of 4hrs 30mins 14secs, 26 minutes faster than her last marathon time. She had traveled with her family to the city to make a holiday of her trip to run with thousands in the ... More


RADCLIFFE AC's Tony Holt ran a marathon with a difference on Sunday when he took to the hills around Rivington. He was competing in the Montane Rivington Trail Marathon with the course covering more than 2,600 feet of climbing. The vet-50 clocked 4hrs 43mins and came home 53rd out of 175 entries. The challenging race included climbing Rivington Pike, Winter ... More