341 Results for author: Faye Harding

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

06/08/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC’s Fiona Lynch battled the heat to come third woman in the 30 mile Peak Skyline and was a fine 15th overall with her time of 5hrs 48mins 42secs. She was third woman when she ran it last year but this year on Sunday was further up the field in the challenging event which takes place in the Peak District’s White Peak area crossing gritst... More

29/07/18 Update

TWO Radcliffe AC runners battled grim weather in the challenging Lakeland 50 with Ian Warrington coming a fine 35th place in 9hrs 33mins. The popular event in the Lake District is billed as one of the greatest running and walking challenges in Europe and has almost 10,000 feet of climbing on its tough route. Last Saturday keen ultra runner Sarah Oxley ... More

23/07/18 Update

SIX Radcliffe AC runners took on the second highest peak in the Yorkshire Dales on Saturday when they ran the 6.8 mile Ingleborough Fell Race. Chris Whittaker was first home for the club in 40th position out of 209 finishers covering the course with 1,968 feet of climbing in 1hr 0mins 25secs. They were battling for points in the season long Run The ... More

16/07/18 Update

Eight Radcliffe AC runners faced scorching conditions at The Windmill Half Marathon on Sunday. On what was billed as a fast flat course Dave Rushton was first home for the club in 1hr 44mins 05secs. Fair-skinned Sharon Peterkin ran 2hrs 37mins 47secs despite suffering in what she described as "horrendous" heat. Michelle Hincks managed a personal best with ... More

18/06/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC's Jenny Yates was a great first vet-50 and ninth woman overall when she took part in the four-day Tour of Tameside. She said it was her best but toughest achievement of her veteran years as a runner. She won herself £50 but it was the success in four different events all round the Tameside area that she was well-pleased with and she was ... More

11/06/18 Update

RADCLIFFE were running under their own steam when they took on the Race The Train from Bury to Rawtenstall. The aim of the tough 11 mile event was to beat the steam engine to Rawtenstall and three of the club did just that with Chris Whittaker first in from the club in 1hr 17mins 49secs, in 15th place out of 421. Craig Norman ran 1hr 20mins 44secs and ... More

28/05/18 Update

RADCLIFFE AC's Donna and Mark Cartwright proved a winning combination when they were first team in the Ian Hesketh Memorial Duathlon at Rivington. Donna took on the two 5k runs and keen cyclist hubby Mark the 22k bike ride and they had an overall time of 1hr 27mins 50secs at the Saturday event which started from Rivington Primary School. Radcliffe had a ... More

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