12 Results for author: Karen Doherty

Race Report 19/11/19

It was a hugely successful weekend for Radcliffe AC who picked up a raft of awards at the Central Lancashire Grand Prix presentation ceremony. The club won the team title in the competition which is contested over ten races ranging from a mile to a half-marathon. Neal Emmerson was crowned the men’s champion and Robert Short was fourth, while Iain ... More

Update 28-10-19

Donna Cartwright continued her great cross country form with a superb fifth place in the second race in the Red Rose league. The club had a strong turnout of 25 seniors who took on the muddy, strength-sapping courses at Leverhulme Park in Bolton, which included slippery hills and a thigh-deep stream crossing. Cartwright was also first vet-40 in the ... More

Update 22-10-19

Radcliffe AC's Sheila Jones and Jenny Yates celebrated with superb marathon times when they represented England. The pair competed for their country at the Celtic Nations Masters Marathon Championship which was incorporated into Sunday's Yorkshire Marathon. They were joined in the regular marathon by Neal Emmerson who smashed his previous club record to ... More

Race Report 30-9-19

Radcliffe AC's Donna Cartwright didn't let the bad weather rain on her parade when she was third woman at the Worsley Woods Five Mile Trail Race. She also clinched first Vet-40 in a superb 34:51 in the new race which had a strong contingent of 29 runners from the club. They turned out in the rain - negotiating muddy sections and calf-deep puddles - ... More

Race report 15/09/19

RADCLIFFE AC’s women took a clean sweep of the podium places at Bury 10k. The versatile Vet-40 Fiona Lynch was the first woman in a new personal best of 39:57. Vet-50 Jenny Yates knocked 30 seconds off her PB to take second place in 42:32, just ahead of senior Katie Percival in 42:43. The great results continued, with Sheila Jones taking first ... More

Race Report 18/8/2019

There was team victory for Radcliffe AC’s Paula Abernethy, Amanda Hey and Sheila Jones at the Riverside Half Marathon. The winning women’s team also picked up a hat-trick of age group wins on the flat and fast course along the Lune Estuary footpath in Lancaster. Abernethy was 4th lady and first Vet-50 in 1:43:44 over the scenic route. Jones ran ... More

04-08-19 update

Radcliffe AC’s Chris Whittaker knocked more than two minutes off his time from last year to finish a superb 22nd out of thousands of runners at a hot and humid York 10k. He was among the 5,200 people who completed the course around the streets of the city in temperatures of around 22C. Whittaker, the club’s male captain, ran the popular road race, ... More

Race report 8/7/19

Radcliffe AC’s Lisa Carter and Fiona Lynch took on tough terrain in the two-day Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon. They paired up to finish fourth woman vets team in the event’s Carrock race, completing approximately 61 miles and 11,150ft of climbing in 16 hours, 20 minutes and 24 secs. The event in the Howgill Fells was only open to people with ... More

Race report 01/07/2019

The memory of Radcliffe AC stalwart Jim Rhodes lived on when athletes of all ages competed in Radcliffe. Twenty four runners lined up in Radcliffe AC’s annual Joan Rhodes and Fred Norris 5k on Sunday while around 30 juniors competed over various distances in the Jim Rhodes Junior Races on the same day Jim, who died in January aged 78, organised the ... More

Race Report 10/6/19

Radcliffe AC runners Sheila Jones and Neal Emmerson have earned England Masters vests after great marathon and half-marathon performances. Vet-35 Emmerson has qualified to represent his country in his age group at Maidenhead Half-Marathon in September. He received the news from England Athletics after finishing ninth in 01:16:13 at the recent Hull ... More