15 Results for author: Karen Doherty

New club badge unveiled

Radcliffe AC have unveiled a new club badge which reflects the town’s heritage. The logo, in the club’s yellow and black colours, has been designed by the company which created Radcliffe Borough FC’s badge. It incorporates images of Radcliffe Parish Church, the former town hall and the River Irwell, and includes the motto Industria Didat - Industry ... More

Race report 26-1-20

It was another good week for Radcliffe AC members who took part in a variety of races across several North West counties. Mark Williams was 49th out of a field of 352 at the St Annes 10 Mile Run. He completed the flat course, which heads along St Annes promenade before looping around Fairhaven Lake, in 1:09:20 to finish eighth Vet-50. Meanwhile Lee ... More

Race report – 21/01/20

Fiona Lynch conquered one of the world's most brutal endurance races – the 268-mile Spine Race along the entire length of the Pennine Way. The superhuman Radcliffe AC athlete battled Storm Brendan, freezing temperatures, snow, strong winds and deep mud when she completed the Spine Race. The epic challenge crosses some of the most beautiful and ... More

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