Race report 17/1/22

Two Radcliffe Athletic Club members proved that they aren’t scared of the dark when they took on a 10k with a difference. Michelle Hincks and Carl Willcock received ‘glow in the dark’ medals after finishing the Petzel Night Runner Race at Rivington. The boggy course is difficult enough in daylight, but the ... More

Race report 10/1/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club member Peter Warr completed an epic challenge to run the length of the country. He took part in the 874-mile LeJog, covering the equivalent of the distance from Land’s End to John O’ Groats. Participants had to complete the virtual challenge in 2021 and Warr notched up the distance just ... More

Race report 28/12/21

It was a winning end to 2021 for two Radcliffe Athletic Club members. Jenny Yates was first VW55 in 43:18 at the Ribble Valley 10k while Sheila Jones clocked 48:07 to win the VW65 age group. They were joined by four more Radcliffe runners on the fast and popular course in Clitheroe. Kathryn Davies ran 52:52, Elaine ... More

Race report 20/12/21

Four Radcliffe Athletic Club members were in cross country action in Heaton Park. They enjoyed perfect conditions at the second fixture of the South East Lancashire Cross Country League. John Gibbs led home the trio of RAC members in the men’s 10k race, finishing 36th in 42:48. Craig Norman was six places behind in ... More

Race report 12/12/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Karen Doherty got into the festive spirit at the Longridge Christmas Pudding seven-mile race. She completed the tough, undulating course on the country roads over the beautiful Longridge Fells near Preston. All finishers received a Christmas pudding and Doherty clocked a course personal ... More

Race report 6/12/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club members faced harsh conditions in the final Red Rose Cross Country League fixture of the season. They contended with chilly temperatures, strong winds and driving rain on the testing course at Marl Pits in Rossendale which featured deep mud and slippery descents. Julie Robertson was first home ... More

Race report 29/11/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club runners posted sizzling performances in chilly temperatures. Eight members braved the weekend’s cold weather to run the Wilmslow Festive 10k. Rob Shiels was first home for the club in a speedy 39:46 followed by Mike Kontowtt who clocked 42:18. Jenny Yates notched up another win, finishing ... More

Race report 14/11/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Gary Adkins described completing the Athens Marathon as an “amazing experience”. He completed the tough route in 3:00:23, finishing a great 162nd out of a field of 29,059. Closer to home, six Radcliffe runners completed the Windmill Remembrance 10k. A two minutes’ silence was held ... More

Race report 7/11/21

Jenny Yates took a superb silver medal at the British Masters 5k Road Championship. In blustery conditions, the Radcliffe Athletic Club member was second FV55 in a new Vet PB of 20:13. The event in Nelson, Lancashire also incorporated the Northern Masters 5k Road Championships, with Yates taking gold in that event.... More

Race report 1/11/21

There was some animal magic for two Radcliffe Athletic Club members who took on a race with a difference. Natalie Hitchen and Sarah Rushton received fantastic animal-themed medals after completing the Chester Zoo 10k in 1.04:58 and 1.04:50 respectively. The race started in the heart of the zoo before heading out onto ... More