TWO Radcliffe AC women took on hilly Accrington when they ran a 10k on Sunday. Kate Holden (V40) clocked 51mins 55secs and vet-50 Kirsten Cook 56mins 04secs when they competed in the 30th running of the Accrington 10k. Both were "pretty pleased" with their times on the one lap undulating course.
Also taking on a hilly course was new member Lee Turner ...
RADCLIFFE AC's Ken Smith marked his 100th 5k parkrun on Saturday with a personal best time.
At Bolton's Leverhulme Park he was encouraged by clubmate Mark Williams to a new pb of 21mins 51secs, smashing his previous best time by 46 seconds, putting him in 28th place out of 267 runners. Sinead Hayes also ran clocking 30mins 53secs.
The following day ...
RADCLIFFE AC's Neal Emmerson had good conditions when he ran the Yorkshire Marathon on Sunday and was rewarded on the fast flat course with a good time of 3hrs 4mins 46secs.
Although he did not beat last year's time he was pleased and commented he had been a bit short on the training for the past few months. He said :"The conditions were lovely."
TWO Radcliffe AC members took on the Chester Marathon on Sunday and finished with only just over a minute between them.
Ian Warrington knocked 20 minutes off his marathon time at Manchester earlier in the year when he came home in 3hrs 23mins 32secs, and smashed his target time by six minutes. But it was only in the closing mile that he managed to catch ...