41 Results for author: Deborah Warrington

Race Report 03/02/2020

Radcliffe AC's Olivia Whittaker represented Bury at the Greater Manchester Primary Schools Cross Country Championships at Heaton Park. She battled through the pain barrier to finish 90th out of around 200 competitors in the under-11 girls race, clocking 8:36 in poor conditions on the tough course. Whittaker earned her spot in the team after finishing in ... More

Race Report 12/01/2020

It was a tough day out for Radcliffe AC’s Lisa Carter when she completed the 21-mile Trigger Race in horrendous weather despite falling and hurting her knee. She was ‘chuffed’ to complete the route with around 1,650 ft of climbing in six hours and 26 minutes after failing to finish last year. Entrants have to navigate from Marsden to Edale over ... More

Race Report 05/01/2020

Radcliffe AC members got the new year off to a winning start at the Holcombe Howler Trail 10k and Half Marathon races. Katie Percival was the winning woman and a fine eighth overall in the half marathon, completing the testing course which took in Holcombe Tower and Pilgrim’s Cross in 1:50:51. In the 10k race, Craig Norman was third overall and ... More

Race Report 30/12/19

  Radcliffe AC’s Jenny Yates rounded off the year on a high when she was among the prize winners at the Ribble Valley 10k in Clitheroe. Her gun time of 44:33 saw her claim third Vet-50, though her chip time of 43:22 was actually the second fastest in her age category. The race, which incorporated the Northern 10k Road Championships, attracted a ... More

Race Report 23/12/19

Radcliffe AC members enjoyed the red carpet treatment at their movie-themed Christmas party and annual presentation. They dressed up as an array of colourful film characters for the event at the Bolholt Country Park Hotel, Bury. The club championship consisted of road, trail, fell and cross country races, with prizes for each age and gender category from ... More

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