41 Results for author: Deborah Warrington

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

Race Report 28/08/2019

THERE were great results for two Radcliffe AC runners when they battled tough obstacles in a race with a difference in Derbyshire. Craig Norman and Mark Gardner pushed themselves to the limit over the 6k Overload course which had 40 energy-sapping challenges for competitors to climb over, crawl under and carry weights through. Norman was third in the ... More

Race Report 11/08/2019

Neal Emmerson was a thrilling second in the Ramsbottom Summer Mile and led Radcliffe AC’s men’s team to victory in a great week of racing for the club. He clocked 4:58 on the course in Nuttall Park in an exciting race in which just three seconds separated the top three. Radcliffe had a strong turnout of 24 members at the event which was part of the ... More

Race Report 28/07/2019

Three Radcliffe AC runners battled horrendous weather when they notched up their latest ultras. Head coach Ian Warrington completed the challenging Lakeland 100 in 31 hours 23 minutes and 19 seconds, coming a superb 87th out of 265 finishers. Michelle Hincks finished the Lakeland 50 in 13:51:46 and Sarah Oxley knocked nearly an hour off her time from ... More

Race Report 21/07/2019

  THREE Radcliffe AC runners lined up against athletes from around the world when they took on the highest peak in England and Wales. Lisa Carter, Mark Wolfenden and Paul Swyers joined a top-class field at the 44th Snowdon Race. The famous mountain challenge starts from the edge of Lake Padarn in the ... More

Race Report 14/07/2019

  Radcliffe AC’s Scott Baxter combined his running and climbing skills when he took on what is billed as England’s most extreme race. He finished 20th man in the inaugural Pinnacle Ridge Extreme in the Lake District - approximately 17 miles and 8,860ft of ascent of technically hard running and scrambling. The loop from Patterdale Hall had five ... More