Race Report 11/08/2019

Neal Emmerson was a thrilling second in the Ramsbottom Summer Mile and led Radcliffe AC’s men’s team to victory in a great week of racing for the club. He clocked 4:58 on the course in Nuttall Park in an exciting race in which just three seconds separated the top three. Radcliffe had a strong turnout of 24 members at ... 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 ... More

Race Report 28/07/2019

Three Radcliffe AC runners battled horrendous weather when they notched up their latest ultras. Head coach Ian Warrington completed the challenging Lakeland 100 in 31 hours 23 minutes and 19 seconds, coming a superb 87th out of 265 finishers. Michelle Hincks finished the Lakeland 50 in 13:51:46 and Sarah Oxley knocked ... More

Race Report 21/07/2019

  THREE Radcliffe AC runners lined up against athletes from around the world when they took on the highest peak in England and Wales. Lisa Carter, Mark Wolfenden and Paul Swyers joined a top-class field at the 44th Snowdon Race. The famous mountain challenge starts ... More

Race Report 14/07/2019

  Radcliffe AC’s Scott Baxter combined his running and climbing skills when he took on what is billed as England’s most extreme race. He finished 20th man in the inaugural Pinnacle Ridge Extreme in the Lake District - approximately 17 miles and 8,860ft of ascent of technically hard running and scrambling. The ... 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 ... 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 ... More

Race Report 24/06/2019

RADCLIFFE AC’s Sheila Jones was named the female runner of the decade at Heaton Parkrun’s 10th anniversary event. The Vet-60 said she was “overwhelmed” after receiving a trophy at Saturday’s event. Jones has run 398 of the free weekly 5ks which take place around the country on Saturday mornings - 351 of ... More

Race Report 16/06/2019

  Three Radcliffe AC runners completed four races in four days when they took part in the Tour of Tameside. Mark Garner, Sharon Peterkin and Karen Doherty ran the X Trail 10k on Thursday and the six-mile Hell on the Fell race the following evening. The challenge also included the Hero Half Marathon on Saturday and ... 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 ... More