349 Results for author: Faye Harding

14/10/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC’s Neal Emmerson was a great tenth place when he ran the Yorkshire Marathon in 2hrs 38mins 28secs, giving him a personal best marathon time by nearly a minute. There was also a personal best time by six minutes for club coach Ian Warrington who clocked 2hrs 53mins 25secs. On Sunday the two battled wet and windy conditions in what is one of ... More

07/10/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC runners travelled to Chester, Rochdale and even France in their busy season of racing. In the Chester Marathon there was success for Jenny Yates who smashed her personal best time by seven minutes when she ran 3hrs 36mins 26secs. She came in 8th vet-50 despite some fierce competition in her age category when age group championships were ... More

30/09/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC’s “yellow army” invaded the Swinton 5.25 Mile Road Race when Neal Emmerson won the race in 30mins 05secs, leading from start to finish, the men won the team prize and Jenny Yates took the first vet-50 prize and came 48th out of 161 runners in 36mins 43secs. Twenty-eight runners took part and making up the winning men's team at the ... More

23/09/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC were well represented when they took on the Northern Athletics Autumn Road relays at Sports City on Sunday. With three women’s teams and a men’s team they faced some top class opposition from clubs throughout the North. In the six stages in the men’s event Neal Emmerson, Ian Warrington, Chris Whittaker, Craig Norman, Chris Paxton and ... More

16/09/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC had plenty of yellow vests on show when they joined hundreds running the popular Bury 10k on Sunday with Chris Whittaker coming 25th in 38mins 01sec and Sheila Jones coming in first vet-60 in 48mins 21secs. Club juniors also joined in the youngsters’ 1.4k fun run afterwards in the town centre in a great atmosphere despite some damp and ... More

10/09/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC had a turnout of 28 runners for the Blackleach 4.8 Mile Multi-Terrain Race in Walkden on Sunday with good places for many and the men’s team prize for the club. Neal Emmerson was first male 35 and fifth overall out of 190 runners with a time of 28mins 43secs followed very closely by Dave McGrath, second male 35 and in sixth place in ... More

03/09/18 Update

FIONA Lynch was third woman and a fine 14th overall when she ran the tough 45 mile Grand Tour of Skiddaw on Saturday. She described the ultra trail race in the Northern Lake District as “hard work” and completed in 8hrs 50mins to take her third position and a trophy. The event, which started and finished at Dalston, climbed up Skiddaw about half way ... More

26/08/18 Update

DAVE McGrath had a good week when he came eighth out of 187 runners in the Pennington Flash 5 Mile Trail Race on Sunday after having a good run out on the hills in the midweek Golf Ball Fell Race. He clocked 30mins 25secs in the trail event and came 16th in the fell race out of 236 runners with a time of 41mins 49secs. The club had a fine turnout for ... More

19/08/18 Update

TWELVE Radcliffe AC runners faced some testing conditions when they ran the eight mile Crowden Horseshoe Fell Race in the Peak District on Sunday. Dave McGrath was first home for the club in 12th position in 1hr 11mins 07secs on a course which threw up stream crossing, bogs wind rain and mist on its 1,699 feet of climbing. But it was well marked to help ... More

12/08/18 Update

THERE was a great turnout of 31 Radcliffe AC seniors for the popular evening Ramsbottom Summer Mile and an enthusiastic group of the club’s juniors ran the 1k Fun Run to get themselves a medal. Chris Whittaker clocked 5mins 11secs and was in ninth place, Donna Cartwright (V40) was second woman in 6mins 04secs and Jenny Yates (V50) was third woman ... More