26 Results for author: Deborah Warrington

Race Report 09/12/2019

Olivia Whittaker won the Jim Rhodes Junior of the Year Award at Radcliffe AC’s junior presentation ceremony. She was presented with the cup, which is named in memory of the former club member who died in January aged 78 and was passionate about supporting young runners. It has been a great year for Whittaker, aged 10, who started running around 14 ... More

Race Report 01/12/2019

Radcliffe AC’s Donna Cartwright finished a fantastic sixth in the Red Rose Cross Country league and has been crowned first Vet-40. Cartwright, who started running at the age of ten, was taking part in her 32nd cross country season. The results were confirmed after the final fixture of the four-race series which is contested by 21 clubs. A total of 12 ... More

Race Report 25/11/2019

Radcliffe AC members posted great cross country performances in the mud at Heaton Park. Donna Cartwright ran 31:44 to finish fourth out of 105 ladies, and Junior Olivia Whittaker came a great 12th in 7:26 in the under-11 girls’ race. Meanwhile, 17-year-old Alex Pullan was the first under-18 in the senior men’s race. Saturday’s fixture was ... More

Race Report 10/11/2019

Radcliffe AC junior Olivia Whittaker retained her ladies’ crown at the Run Heaton Park 5k, knocking 52 seconds off the time she ran when winning the same race in July. She ran a course personal best of 25:27 to finish first woman and a superb 15th out of 118 runners in Sunday’s race. She said: “It was really tough but the club has helped me so ... More

Race Report 04/11/2019

RADCLIFFE AC’s Neal Emmerson has been crowned the Central Lancashire Grand Prix men’s champion, and the club has won the team title. The results were confirmed after Radcliffe fielded a fantastic 21 runners in Sunday’s testing Through the Villages race, the culmination of the 10-race championship which is contested by local clubs over distances ... More

Race Report 14/10/2019

Neal Emmerson made it two wins in a row when he led home a strong contingent of 18 Radcliffe AC runners at the Gin Pit 5 Mile Trail Race on Sunday. He clocked 28:39 to take the victory by more than a minute -  a week after winning the Rochdale Half Marathon - and was part of the winning men's team with Robert Short who was eighth in 31:52 and Craig Norman ... More

Race Report 06/10.2019

Radcliffe AC members notched up a string of victories in distances ranging from ultra marathon to 10k. The flying Fiona Lynch was the first woman finisher in the gruelling Three Towers Ultra Marathon, covering the 44-miles and 8,000 ft of climbing in 9 hours, three minutes and 52 seconds. Five from the club took on Saturday’s physically and mentally ... More

Race Report 22/09/2019

Newly-wed Peter Hunter took on the Mykonos Run 10k while on his honeymoon in Greece. The Radcliffe AC athlete, who tied the knot last month, finished 52nd in 56:52 on the course which took in some of the historical sites of the picturesque Aegean island. He said: “It was hot and hilly and had a strong headwind but the views were nice though!” Rob ... More

Race Report 08/09/2019

There were peak performances from Radcliffe AC athletes who conquered everything from the UK’s highest mountain to the world’s biggest half marathon. Four from the club joined the 57,000 people who took part in the iconic Great North Run on Sunday. For Vince Ashton, it was his first half marathon since he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in ... More

Race Report 02/09/2019

Neal Emmerson represented England Masters when he finished a superb 26th at the Maidenhead Half Marathon. He ran 74:30 at the event where the country’s top age group runners took on those from the Celtic nations. Emmerson was seventh Vet-35 in the international competition, narrowly missing out on a personal best. A total of 147 masters took part in ... More