82 Results for author: Karen Doherty

Star performance for Warr

Junior member Aoife Warr was a star member for Radcliffe Athletic Club this week. She ran the second leg in the Year 4 girls’ relay at the Bury Junior Schools’ Sports Association athletics competition this weekend. Her team came fifth in the event, which was held at Bury athletics track. Aoife, who attends St Michael’s Primary School in Whitef... More

Trio conquer Tour of Tameside

Radcliffe runners finished high up the leader board at the gruelling four-day Tour of Tameside. Mia Derbyshire, Alex Pullan and Julie Robertson completed four races on consecutive days, kicking off with a 10k trail race in sweltering 24C temperatures followed by a six-mile fell race and a half marathon. The sporting festival finished with the Dr Ron Hill ... More

Winning way for RAC

The Ullswater Way proved to be the winning way for Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Sheila McNulty. She was first FV70 in 6:05:15 in the trail race which starts in Glenridding and takes in a lap of Ullswater, while clubmate Kath Davies ran a great time of 4:58:26 to finish 13th FV50. Despite being billed as 20 miles, the race in the Lake District was ... More

Race report 29/5/22

There were wins on the trails and roads of Rivington for Radcliffe Athletic Club members at the Ian Hesketh Memorial Duathlon. A trio of runners took part in the event which comprises a 25k bike ride sandwiched by two 5k trail runs – with the option of entering individually or as a relay team. Radcliffe’s Craig Norman and his brother Karl were ... More

Race report 25/5/22

Veteran Radcliffe Athletic Club member Sheila Jones won her age group at Sunday’s Great Manchester Run Half Marathon for the second year in a row. Jones clocked a time of 1:49:27 to clinch first WV65. She shaved 21 seconds off her time last year, on a course which started in Portland Street before heading out to the Etihad Stadium and finishing back in ... More

Race report 16/5/22

England’s largest body of water proved no match for Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Neil Greenhalgh and Simon Foulkes. They took on The Lap ultra marathon, a 47-mile clockwise lap of Lake Windermere with around 7,500ft of climbing. Run on picturesque and challenging trails, the pair completed the race in 13:27:57 and received locally-made wooden ... More

Race report 9/5/22

Radcliffe runner Simon Foulkes swapped The Rock in Bury for the Rock of Gibraltar! He clocked 1:34:57 at the Gibraltar International Half Marathon – knocking nearly six minutes off the time he posted in last week’s Estepona Coastal Trail Half Marathon in Spain. Closer to home, Sheila Jones continued to notch up the wins when she was first VW65 at ... More

Race report 2/5/22

Craig Norman was a superb second in the 36-mile Holcombe Howler Ultra race. The experienced ultra runner was one of three Radcliffe Athletic Club athletes who took on the tough challenge with 6,400ft of climbing on Saturday. Norman was “over the moon” with his performance of 7:13:08 on the Holcombe and Rossendale Moors. Meanwhile, ultra ... More

Race report 24/4/22

RADCLIFFE Athletic Club had a great turnout of 21 runners at a sunny Bolton 5k at Leverhulme Park. They posted superb times and personal bests over the flat and fast two-lap course, the second race in the Central Lancashire Grand Prix championship which is contested by local clubs. John Gibbs was the first RAC runner across the line in 18:23, finish... More

Race report 18/4/22

Four Radcliffe Athletic Club members got Easter off to a cracking start at the Salford 10k. They took part in the popular Good Friday race, a fast two-lap course in Lower Kersal. Rob Shiels was the club’s first finisher in 40:45 while Simon Foulkes was pleased with a new pb of 41:25. Sheila Jones notched up another age group win, finishing first ... More