375 Results for author: Faye Harding

04/02/19 Update

Lisa Carter didn’t let sub-zero temperatures stop her from setting a red hot personal best in the 19-mile Wadsworth Trog fell race. She was one of three Radcliffe AC runners who took on the challenging course on moorland above Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Lisa clocked 04:40:30 to knock a massive 30 minutes off her pb for the classic winter fell ... More

Jim Rhodes Tribute

Tributes have poured in for local running “legend”, darts official and well-known charity fundraiser Jim Rhodes who has died aged 78. The much-loved Radcliffe AC member was a prolific runner who inspired countless others over the generations with his knowledge, encouragement and enthusiasm. Fellow runners have described the great-grandfather as a ... More

27-01-19 Update

Radcliffe AC’s Sharon Peterkin joined the “ultra club” when she conquered a challenging trail race in Nottinghamshire. She said that she was “dead proud of herself” after completing her first ultra race, the Waterway 30. Despite its name, the circular trail route is actually around 32 miles and takes in the picturesque tow paths of the ... More

20-01-19 Update

Sheila McNulty celebrated her birthday by taking to the hills for The Hebden Challenge. And the Vet-70 wasn’t the only one, with several Radcliffe AC members joining her at the popular event in Calder Valley, West Yorkshire. Billed as a challenge rather than a race, walkers and runners took on tough routes of either 15 or 22 miles which both started ... More

13-01-19 Update

Fiona Lynch battled “brutal” conditions to finish third Vet-40 when she took to the fells. The Radcliffe AC runner faced terrible weather in the 24-mile Trigger Race from Marsden to Edale in the Peak District. Lisa Carter also took on the route with covers 4,500 ft of ascent. Runners have to navigate over Black Hill, Bleaklow and Kinder, visiting ... More

06/01/18 Update

Radcliffe AC’s Craig Norman got 2019 off to a flying start when he finished third in the Holcombe Howler trail 10k. He was presented with a trophy after completing the challenging course, which takes in the stunning trails of Holcombe Moor above Bury, in 53 minutes 11 seconds. Peter Cook also did the 10k in 1hour 05 minutes, his first race for the ... More

30/12/18 Update

Radcliffe AC ladies scored a superb double success at the North of England 10k Championships. Fiona Lynch, Katie Percival and Jenny Yates were the third-placed ladies team at Sunday’s event which is incorporated into the popular Ribble Valley 10k. And it was double delight for Lynch and Yates who were part of the winning ladies vets team, along with ... More

24/12/18 Update

Radcliffe AC members stepped back in time for the club’s annual presentation night and Christmas party. The fantastic event at the Bolholt Country Park Hotel had an 80s theme to celebrate the decade in which the club was founded. Many members and guests wore 80s fancy dress – coming as everyone from Freddie Mercury to the Blues Brothers. They ... More

16/12/18 Update

Four Radcliffe AC members battled freezing rain and icy wind in the South East Lancashire Cross Country league. Lachlan Burke coped with the exposed course at Tandle Hill above Oldham to finish third in the under-17s men’s race on Saturday. In deteriorating conditions as Storm Deirdre swept the country, Katie Percival continued her good cross ... More

09/12/18 Update

Radclffe AC’s Neal Emmerson continued his good form to finish eighth in the Stockport 10 Mile Race. He was the first of 12 runners home for the club on Sunday, clocking 56mins 50secs. He was followed by Chris Whittaker who finished 34th in 1hr 01mins 41secs with Ian Warrington two places behind in 1hr 01mins 47secs. Among the women, Kate Percival ... More