Photos from Through the Villages


Update 15/07/12

A RECORD number of 50 runners took on Radcliffe AC's 3 Day Challenge, competing on the fells, in cross country and on trails. In its third year club chairman Mark Emmett described the event as "a great three days of running for everyone." Martyn Bell (V40) of Horwich Harriers was the men's overall winner after the ... More

Photo of the Marathon runners 2012!


Update 08/04/2012

RADCLIFFE AC's Anna Lupton blazed her way round the Salford 10k to finish third woman and 75th out of 532 runners. Anna, who is usually racing in the mountains and has represented England and Great Britain in mountain races in Europe and America, took to the roads to cover the fast course in 35mins 59secs.  She has ... More

Update 01/04/2012

THE Golden Army, as club runners were dubbed by Mark Murphy, has been out in force over last week taking part in fell and road races. In great conditions nine took on the Liver Hill Fell Race at Rawtenstall, with Donna Cartwright coming home fifth among the women and 65th out of 174 runners in 41mins 29secs. Donna had ... More

Update 25/03/2012

PAUL Rushton faced a hot weekend when he took on not just one marathon but two. He entered the Gin Pit Double Marathon for the second year running despite having recently been injured and ran an overall time for the two marathons on Saturday and Sunday of 9hrs 51mins 54secs. He was placed 19th.  Last year he was placed ... More

Latest report 18/03/12

DONNA and Mark Cartwright took to the hills of West Yorkshire on Sunday in the 15 mile Heptonstall Fell Race. On tough terrain with 3,200 feet of climbing Donna came home third woman and was leading with a mile to go until the last climb took it out of her legs. She finished in a great 2hours 48mins. An improving Mark ... More


ROB Andrew enjoyed the lovely sunshine on Sunday and a flat fast course down country lanes to do a personal best time for 10k. He took part in the popular Trafford 10k at Partington, Manchester and clocked a great 41mins 06secs. Mark Cartwright showed he is getting back to form when took to the fells on Sunday in the ... More

Terry Nortley 10 Mile Multi Terrain Race

THERE was a record number of 261 runners in Radcliffe AC's Terry Nortley 10 Mile Race. The number was beyond expectations and was a tribute to the club's former president who died in November. A coach for more than 50 years the club had decided to name the first race of the season after him. In perfect conditions but ... More

Round up 12/02/2012

RADCLIFFE AC's George Critchley braved treacherous icy conditions when he ran the Winter Hill Fell Race on Sunday. Organisers said it had been some of the worst conditions the 11 mile race had ever had in its 30 year history. Vet-50 George joined 173 runners starting from Rivington Hall Barn in Horwich and taking ... More