332 Results for author: Faye Harding

20/05/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC's Neal Emmerson certainly showed he had form when he won the Windermere Marathon on Sunday clocking a great 2hrs 44mins. In very hot conditions he was determined to improve on his postion last year when he came home fourth. He beat his last year's time by more than six minutes. Ian Warrington also ran clocking 3hrs 08mins 48secs coming ... More

14/05/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC had another great turnout when 39 ran the Haigh Hall 4 mile evening race at Wigan with Neal Emmerson taking a fine fifth place, clocking 24mins 24secs. Becoming a force to be reckoned with Chris Whittaker took 15th place out of 240 runners with a time of 25mins 49secs. Ian Warrington was close behind in 18th position in 26mins 00secs with ... More

08/05/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC had a great turnout of 21 runners in the Coiners Fell Race at Mytholmroyd, in West Yorkshire. The May Bank Holiday race was the second in the Run The Moors Grand Prix the club takes part in along with other local clubs and there were points to be fought for over 6.7 miles and 968 feet of climbing in the scorching heat. First home for the ... More

29/04/18 Update

FIONA Lynch said it was one of the best experiences she had ever had when she took on the gruelling 61 mile Fellsman in the Yorkshire Dales. She covered its tough 11,000 plus feet of climbing on rugged terrain in 17hrs 58mins and was ninth woman. The event, in its 56th year, is a high level traverse over moorland from Ingleton to Threshfield and naviga... More

22/04/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC's Neal Emmerson may have faced the hottest ever London Marathon on Sunday but he ran 2hrs 39mins 25secs, a record time for the club since its formation in 1984. He beat his previous best marathon time by almost two minutes and was 141st out of the thousands taking on one of the biggest distance running events in the world. He said: " The ... More

15/04/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC had more than 300 finishers at their annual 10k Trail Race on Sunday adding another success to their list of events. First place went to James Kovacs (V40) from Salford in a time of 36mins 39 secs and first woman was Hayley Simpson of East Cheshire Harriers & Tameside AC, 31st overall, clocking 44mins 08secs. Second overall went to Richard ... More

08/04/18 Update

IT was girl power when it came to the Manchester Marathon with five Radcliffe AC women taking on the challenge. They joined the thousands on Sunday in perfect conditions on a course billed as the flatest and fastest in the country. Kate Holden (V40) was first home for the club in 3hrs 44mins 44secs with Sheila Jones next in 4hrs 00mins 18secs and coming ... More

02/04/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC's Fiona Lynch took on the challenging 14 mile Howgills Fell Race on Saturday finishing sixth woman and third vet-40 in a time of 3hrs 58mins. In good conditions the event from Sedbergh in Cumbria had nearly 7,000 feet of climbing and she described some of the climbs an descents as "mammoth" but was well pleased with her result. Andy Haines ... More

26/03/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC had 80 at their presentation night on Saturday and chairman Chris Paxton said it had been a "cracking" year for the growing club. A dinner, raffle and disco was held at Bury Masonic Hall for members, family and friends and using a screen to show photographs of prizewinners he outlined the club successes in races and the numbers taking part ... More

19/03/18 Update

THERE was a seventh place out of 1256 in the Wigan 5k on Sunday for Radcliffe AC's Neal Emmerson and it wasn't even the race he had planned to run! He clocked a fine 16mins 57secs but had entered the Wigan Running Festival's half marathon. Snow conditions forced organisers to cancel the half and competitors were invited to join runners in the festiva... More