44 Results for author: Karen Doherty

Race report 13/9/21

Three Radcliffe Athletic Club members were among the tens of thousands of people who took part in the iconic Great North Run. In a busy weekend of racing for the club, Elaine Bailey finished the world’s largest half marathon in 2:12:58. Craig Ward clocked 2:18:10 and Bev Quinton ran 2:44:14. Six Radcliffe runners were in action at the Wilmslow ... More

Race Report 6/9/21

There was a hat-trick of wins for Radcliffe Athletic Club at the Ian Hesketh Memorial Duathlon. Husband and wife Donna and Mark Cartwright were the first relay team at the event which comprises a 25k bike ride sandwiched by two 5k trail runs. Donna completed the runs in 22:25 and 23:35 respectively, while Mark notched up the second fastest bike ride ... More

Race report 29/8/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Craig Norman finished fifth in the Overload obstacle and mud run in Derbyshire. He raced in the elite championship wave of the tough 10k course which is packed with 40 obstacles. Despite struggling at times, the accomplished obstacle racer finished in 1:14:00. There was a good turnout from club members at the popular 5k ... More

Race report 23/8/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Rob Shiels was in fine form when he clocked 2:22:14 at the Trimpell 20 Mile Race. He finished 32nd out of a field of 255 in the race which takes in the historic city of Lancaster and the stunning Lune Valley. It is popular with those training for a marathon and Shiels ran it as part of his preparation for next month’s ... More

Race report 16/8/21

There was a fantastic turnout from Radcliffe Athletic Club when 19 members took part in the popular Ramsbottom Summer Mile. Gary Adkins was the club’s first finisher and a great seventh overall in 5:07 over the mile course which is run on grass and paths in Nuttall Park. Jenny Yates was fourth woman overall in 6:26 and Julie Robertson was eighth in ... More

Race Report 9/8/21

Seven Radcliffe Athletic Club runners fought their way through torrential rain at the Trotters five-mile race in Bolton. Ian Swan was first home for the club, and a great 35th overall, in 38:38 on the popular course which is a mixture of road and trail. David Bartlet ran 42:42 pb, Sheila Jones was first FV65 in 43:17 and Kath Davies was third V55 in ... More

Race report 2/8/21

A quartet of Radcliffe Athletic Club runners notched up four races in four days when they completed the Tour Of Tameside. Gary Adkins, Alex Pullan, Julie Robertson and Karen Doherty ran a trail 10k, a six-mile fell race, a half marathon and the Dr Ron Hill Hyde 7-mile road race. Gary was a great tenth overall after clocking 41:05, 43:55, 1:25:29 and 43:14 ... More

Race report 26/7/21

Two Radcliffe Athletic Club members completed the challenging Lakeland 50 ultra race. Helen Andrew and Michelle Hincks took on the popular 50-mile event in the Lake District which has around 10,000ft of climbing. Andrew finished in 13:09:52 in testing conditions while Hincks clocked 14:58:17 hot on the heels of completing the 108-mile Spine Challenger ... More

Race report 19/7/21

Jenny Yates set a new 3,000m Northern Masters record in soaring temperatures in Yorkshire. The mercury hit 27C as the Radcliffe Athletic Club member clocked 11:58 on the track in the Masters Grand Prix at Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium. Masters Grand Prix are regular track and field meetings for veteran athletes from the UK and ... More

Race report 12/7/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Donna Cartwright put in a superb performance to be the first woman across the line in the Lakeland Trails 14k. In hot and humid conditions, she ran to victory in the Lakeland Trails 14k in 1:23:00. Cartwright was also 14th overall out of 208 runners in the race which started and finished in Ambleside and featured great ... More