Cross country stars Megan Peterkin (left) and Niamh Warr.

24/03/19 Update

It was ‘happy families’ as father and daughter Chris and Olivia Whittaker notched up great performances for Radcliffe AC. Chris claimed his second personal best in six days when he finished 41st out of 1,245 runners at Cheshire 10k. He clocked 35:05 in perfect conditions on his favourite course at Arley Hall, ... More

Radcliffe AC members at Wigan Half marathon.

20/03/19 Update

Neal Emmerson finished a superb fifth at the Wigan Half Marathon, helping Radcliffe AC to win the team prize. There were huge personal bests galore as he led home a strong contingent of 11 Radcliffe AC runners at Sunday’s race in an impressive 01:14:25. In a great day for the club, Emmerson knocked nearly five ... More

Battling the weather at the Irwell 20.

11-03-19 Update

Craig Norman battled snow, hail, strong winds and rain to win The Jackals 10k race. The Radcliffe AC runner said it was the worst race conditions had faced after taking victory on the trail course in Darwen in 56:30. It topped his second place in the same race last year, and follows his third place in January’s ... More

A sea of yellow and black at the Trotters

03-03-19 Update

Neal Emmerson led home a strong contingent of 27 Radcliffe AC runners to finish fourth in the Trotters Five-Mile Race in Bolton. He clocked 29:02 in Sunday’s event in Bolton, helping the men’s team to claim second place, while Katie Percival was third woman in 35:58. Emmerson was followed by Robert Short (30:35) ... More

The women’s team at the national cross-country championships.

24-02-19 Update

Radcliffe AC had a record turnout for its Terry Nortley 10 Mile Multi-Terrain Race. A total of 281 people finished the popular course around the trails, roads and paths of Ringley. In glorious weather, Bury AC dominated the results with Patrick Babb finishing first in 01:00:07. He was 12 seconds ahead of team-mate ... More

Members at the Central Lancashire 5k.

17-02-19 Update

Jenny Yates continued her great form when she was first Vet-50 in the Great North West Half Marathon in Blackpool. She said that she had “nothing left in the tank” after clocking a personal best of 1:38:50 in windy conditions, finishing 132nd out of a field of 900. Three other Radcliffe AC members also took part ... More

Sinead Maguire at the Pendle Way in a Day.

11-01-19 Update

Fiona Lynch notched up another win when she was first woman in the Pendle Way in a Day ultra. She completed the 30-mile course and 4,600ft of ascent in 5:47:50, taking ninth place overall. Radcliffe AC teammate Sinead Maguire also clocked 8:12:50 on the modified version of the Pendle Way in East Lancashire. The ... More

Fiona Lynch at the Wadsworth Trog.

04/02/19 Update

Lisa Carter didn’t let sub-zero temperatures stop her from setting a red hot personal best in the 19-mile Wadsworth Trog fell race. She was one of three Radcliffe AC runners who took on the challenging course on moorland above Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire. Lisa clocked 04:40:30 to knock a massive 30 minutes off ... More

Handing out the medals at the Jim Rhodes Junior Races. (picture Richard Rollon)

Jim Rhodes Tribute

Tributes have poured in for local running “legend”, darts official and well-known charity fundraiser Jim Rhodes who has died aged 78. The much-loved Radcliffe AC member was a prolific runner who inspired countless others over the generations with his knowledge, encouragement and enthusiasm. Fellow runners have ... More

Taking on the Hunters 10k (from left) Caroline Malone, Peter Hunter and Jenny Yates.

27-01-19 Update

Radcliffe AC’s Sharon Peterkin joined the “ultra club” when she conquered a challenging trail race in Nottinghamshire. She said that she was “dead proud of herself” after completing her first ultra race, the Waterway 30. Despite its name, the circular trail route is actually around 32 miles and takes in the ... More