• 18th October 2020

    Jones impresses in Cheshire

    It was a winning return to racing for Radcliffe AC’s Sheila Jones at the Cheshire 10k. She was first Vet-65 in a personal best of 46:29, in what is one of the fastest 10ks in the UK. The race starts and finishes at Arley Hall and ...more
  • 29th September 2020

    Caroline Malone dives into racing

    Radcliffe AC’s Caroline Malone made a splash when she returned to racing action. She took part in the UswimRun event at Media City, Salford, which combined open water swimming and running. Malone completed a 750m swim, a 1-mile ...more
  • 16th September 2020

    Runners "line up" for charity

    More than 70 runners took part in a 24-hour challenge on the Totty Lines to raise £3,700 for a community defibrillator. They ran continuously up and down the 2.14-mile length of the former railway line from Greenmount to Brandlesholme ...more
  • 7th September 2020

    Michelle's virtual US challenge

    A Radcliffe Athletic Club member has described how running helped her mental wellbeing after she ran the length of a US state during lockdown. Michelle Hincks completed the 1,000km Virtual Great Run Across Tennessee after the Covid-19 ...more
  • 24th August 2020

    Race report 24/08/20

    Radcliffe AC runners have raised £875 after one of their young members was diagnosed with a brain tumour for a second time. They were inspired to go the extra mile by 17-year-old Matthew Pullan who is undergoing radiotherapy following ...more
  • 5th August 2020

    Radcliffe AC athletes rack up the miles

    Three Radcliffe AC runners chalked up more than 200 miles when they completed virtual ultra-running challenges. Helen Andrew took on the Virtual Montane Lakeland 100 – which despite its name is actually 105 miles – while Sheila ...more
  • 28th July 2020

    Alex's fundraising effort for his brother

    A Radcliffe AC member  is going the distance to support his twin brother during his treatment for brain cancer. Alex Pullan (17) is running at least 5km every day for the entire duration of his sibling’s radiotherapy treatment. ...more
  • Former Radcliffe AC president Terry Nortley.
    28th July 2020

    Terry Nortley Relays

    Hundreds of runners enjoyed some lockdown racing action when they took part in the Terry Nortley Relays. The event, named in memory of the much-respected former Radcliffe AC president, is normally held in Close Park, Radcliffe. But ...more
  • 16th June 2020

    New club badge unveiled

    Radcliffe AC have unveiled a new club badge which reflects the town’s heritage. The logo, in the club’s yellow and black colours, has been designed by the company which created Radcliffe Borough FC’s badge. It incorporates images ...more
  • 4th June 2020

    Virtual Race Report 04/06/2020

    Radcliffe AC members haven’t let the cancellation of the racing calendar due to coronavirus slow them down. They have been taking part in virtual races and challenges, earning themselves an impressive array of medals and raising money ...more
  • 7th April 2020

    James runs a garden half marathon

    Runner James Higginson beat the coronavirus blues by completing a half-marathon in his parents' back garden. The Radcliffe AC athlete admitted he felt "a little dizzy" after completing around 1,300 lengths of the garden path in 3 hours 15 ...more
  • 23rd March 2020

    Weekly update 23/03/2020

    Radcliffe AC has set up virtual running sessions and a hardship fund to help members during the coronavirus crisis. The club announced the moves because of the restrictions on people socialising and the financial impact that coronavirus ...more
  • 23rd March 2020

    *** All Radcliffe AC races for 2020 postponed ***

    *** All Radcliffe AC races for 2020 postponed *** Following guidance from both England Athletics and the UK Government, we have taken the decision to postpone all Radcliffe AC races planned for 2020, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. ...more
  • 15th March 2020

    Race Report 15/03/2020

    Neal Emmerson was a superb fourth in the tough Spen 20 in West Yorkshire in a busy week of racing for the club - despite the running calendar being hit by coronavirus fears. He was among more than 150 runners who tackled the challenging ...more
  • 8th March 2020

    Race Report 08/03/20

    Radcliffe AC had a strong turnout of 22 runners at the tough Roddlesworth Roller. Robert Short was 19th out of a field of 324 in the undulating 9k race, the first fixture in the Central Lancashire Grand Prix which is contested by local ...more
  • 2nd March 2020

    Race Report 02/03/2020

    A trio of Radcliffe runners took on the trails around Smithills in Bolton in the popular Trotters Five Mile Race. Mark Williams was the club's first finisher, coming 39th out of 241 runners in 36:41. He was joined in the cold conditions ...more
  • 25th February 2020

    Race Report 25/02/2020

    RADCLIFFE AC athletes battled gruelling conditions at the English National Cross Country Championships. The club took a nine-strong team to the event at Wollaton Park in Nottingham. One of the muddiest ever national courses, they also ...more
  • 17th February 2020

    Race Report 17/02/2020

      It was a double race weekend for Andy Haines when he took to the hills for Radcliffe AC. He contended with high winds and several river crossings in Sunday’s New Chew Mountain Marathon in Saddleworth. A test of running and ...more
  • 10th February 2020

    Race Report 09/01/2020

    Runner Vince Ashton, who became a 'parkrun tourist' after being diagnosed with MS, has bagged his 90th location. The Radcliffe AC member notched up the milestone where he clocked 29:14 at Woodhouse Moor parkrun in Leeds,  the world's ...more
  • 3rd February 2020

    Race Report 03/02/2020

    Radcliffe AC's Olivia Whittaker represented Bury at the Greater Manchester Primary Schools Cross Country Championships at Heaton Park. She battled through the pain barrier to finish 90th out of around 200 competitors in the under-11 girls ...more
  • 26th January 2020

    Race report 26-1-20

    It was another good week for Radcliffe AC members who took part in a variety of races across several North West counties. Mark Williams was 49th out of a field of 352 at the St Annes 10 Mile Run. He completed the flat course, which ...more
  • 21st January 2020

    Race report - 21/01/20

    Fiona Lynch conquered one of the world's most brutal endurance races – the 268-mile Spine Race along the entire length of the Pennine Way. The superhuman Radcliffe AC athlete battled Storm Brendan, freezing temperatures, snow, strong ...more
  • 12th January 2020

    Race Report 12/01/2020

    It was a tough day out for Radcliffe AC’s Lisa Carter when she completed the 21-mile Trigger Race in horrendous weather despite falling and hurting her knee. She was ‘chuffed’ to complete the route with around 1,650 ft of climbing ...more
  • 5th January 2020

    Race Report 05/01/2020

    Radcliffe AC members got the new year off to a winning start at the Holcombe Howler Trail 10k and Half Marathon races. Katie Percival was the winning woman and a fine eighth overall in the half marathon, completing the testing course ...more
  • 1st January 2020

    Race Report 30/12/19

      Radcliffe AC’s Jenny Yates rounded off the year on a high when she was among the prize winners at the Ribble Valley 10k in Clitheroe. Her gun time of 44:33 saw her claim third Vet-50, though her chip time of 43:22 was ...more
  • 24th December 2019

    Race Report 23/12/19

    Radcliffe AC members enjoyed the red carpet treatment at their movie-themed Christmas party and annual presentation. They dressed up as an array of colourful film characters for the event at the Bolholt Country Park Hotel, Bury. The club ...more
  • 10th December 2019

    Race Report 09/12/2019

    Olivia Whittaker won the Jim Rhodes Junior of the Year Award at Radcliffe AC’s junior presentation ceremony. She was presented with the cup, which is named in memory of the former club member who died in January aged 78 and was ...more
  • 1st December 2019

    Race Report 01/12/2019

    Radcliffe AC’s Donna Cartwright finished a fantastic sixth in the Red Rose Cross Country league and has been crowned first Vet-40. Cartwright, who started running at the age of ten, was taking part in her 32nd cross country season. ...more
  • 25th November 2019

    Race Report 25/11/2019

    Radcliffe AC members posted great cross country performances in the mud at Heaton Park. Donna Cartwright ran 31:44 to finish fourth out of 105 ladies, and Junior Olivia Whittaker came a great 12th in 7:26 in the under-11 girls’ ...more
  • 19th November 2019

    Race Report 19/11/19

    It was a hugely successful weekend for Radcliffe AC who picked up a raft of awards at the Central Lancashire Grand Prix presentation ceremony. The club won the team title in the competition which is contested over ten races ranging from ...more
  • 10th November 2019

    Race Report 10/11/2019

    Radcliffe AC junior Olivia Whittaker retained her ladies’ crown at the Run Heaton Park 5k, knocking 52 seconds off the time she ran when winning the same race in July. She ran a course personal best of 25:27 to finish first woman and ...more
  • 4th November 2019

    Race Report 04/11/2019

    RADCLIFFE AC’s Neal Emmerson has been crowned the Central Lancashire Grand Prix men’s champion, and the club has won the team title. The results were confirmed after Radcliffe fielded a fantastic 21 runners in Sunday’s testing ...more
  • 28th October 2019

    Update 28-10-19

    Donna Cartwright continued her great cross country form with a superb fifth place in the second race in the Red Rose league. The club had a strong turnout of 25 seniors who took on the muddy, strength-sapping courses at Leverhulme Park ...more
  • 22nd October 2019

    Update 22-10-19

    Radcliffe AC's Sheila Jones and Jenny Yates celebrated with superb marathon times when they represented England. The pair competed for their country at the Celtic Nations Masters Marathon Championship which was incorporated into Sunday's ...more
  • 14th October 2019

    Race Report 14/10/2019

    Neal Emmerson made it two wins in a row when he led home a strong contingent of 18 Radcliffe AC runners at the Gin Pit 5 Mile Trail Race on Sunday. He clocked 28:39 to take the victory by more than a minute -  a week after winning the ...more
  • 6th October 2019

    Race Report 06/10.2019

    Radcliffe AC members notched up a string of victories in distances ranging from ultra marathon to 10k. The flying Fiona Lynch was the first woman finisher in the gruelling Three Towers Ultra Marathon, covering the 44-miles and 8,000 ft ...more
  • 30th September 2019

    Race Report 30-9-19

    Radcliffe AC's Donna Cartwright didn't let the bad weather rain on her parade when she was third woman at the Worsley Woods Five Mile Trail Race. She also clinched first Vet-40 in a superb 34:51 in the new race which had a strong ...more
  • 22nd September 2019

    Race Report 22/09/2019

    Newly-wed Peter Hunter took on the Mykonos Run 10k while on his honeymoon in Greece. The Radcliffe AC athlete, who tied the knot last month, finished 52nd in 56:52 on the course which took in some of the historical sites of the pictures...more
  • 15th September 2019

    Race report 15/09/19

    RADCLIFFE AC’s women took a clean sweep of the podium places at Bury 10k. The versatile Vet-40 Fiona Lynch was the first woman in a new personal best of 39:57. Vet-50 Jenny Yates knocked 30 seconds off her PB to take second place ...more
  • 8th September 2019

    Race Report 08/09/2019

    There were peak performances from Radcliffe AC athletes who conquered everything from the UK’s highest mountain to the world’s biggest half marathon. Four from the club joined the 57,000 people who took part in the iconic Great ...more
  • 2nd September 2019

    Race Report 02/09/2019

    Neal Emmerson represented England Masters when he finished a superb 26th at the Maidenhead Half Marathon. He ran 74:30 at the event where the country’s top age group runners took on those from the Celtic nations. Emmerson was seventh ...more
  • 26th August 2019

    Race Report 28/08/2019

    THERE were great results for two Radcliffe AC runners when they battled tough obstacles in a race with a difference in Derbyshire. Craig Norman and Mark Gardner pushed themselves to the limit over the 6k Overload course which had 40 ...more
  • 19th August 2019

    Race Report 18/8/2019

    There was team victory for Radcliffe AC’s Paula Abernethy, Amanda Hey and Sheila Jones at the Riverside Half Marathon. The winning women’s team also picked up a hat-trick of age group wins on the flat and fast course along the Lune ...more
  • 11th August 2019

    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 ...more
  • 5th August 2019

    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 ...more
  • 28th July 2019

    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 ...more
  • 21st July 2019

    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 ...more
  • 14th July 2019

    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 - approxim...more
  • 8th July 2019

    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 ...more
  • 1st July 2019

    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 ...more
  • 24th June 2019

    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 ...more
  • 16th June 2019

    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 ...more
  • 10th June 2019

    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-Mara...more
  • 3rd June 2019

    Race Report 02/06/2019

    Jenny Yates was crowned the woman’s champion at the Hollingworth Lake 5k Series in Rochdale in a week of great results for Radcliffe AC. Held over five Wednesdays, the event proved successful for the club with Sheila Jones winning the ...more
  • 26th May 2019

    Race Report 26/05/19

    Radcliffe AC’s Fiona Lynch became the first person in the club’s history to complete the world’s toughest five-day mountain race. She described it as “the experience of a lifetime” after finishing eighth woman and second female ...more
  • 19th May 2019

    Race Report 19/05/2019

    Radcliffe AC head coach Ian Warrington completed the 100-mile Chester Ultra in a great week of running for the club. He finished a brilliant ninth in 23:32:22 on some of the region’s very best trails. The tough course included the ...more
  • 12th May 2019

    12/05/2019 Race Report

    James Hall took on a mountain of a challenge at the Great Lakeland 3 Day event. He completed three consecutive days on the fells in the mini-mountain marathon which has a choice of three courses for runners and walkers. Known for its ...more
  • 28th April 2019

    28/04/19 Update

    Five Radcliffe AC members joined more than 40,000 runners at the 39th London Marathon – while others took to the hills for their own marathon efforts. John Wrigley was first home for the club at the world-famous event, crossing the ...more
  • 22nd April 2019

    21/04/19 Update

    Radcliffe AC’s Lisa Carter travelled to the Lake District for the challenging 11.5-mile Newlands Memorial Fell Race. With around 3,609ft of climbing, the course covers the peaks of Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head, High Spy and Cat ...more
  • The start of the Radcliffe 10K Trail Race.
    15th April 2019

    15/04/19 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had 171 finishers at its annual Multi-Terrain 10K Race on Sunday. First place in the popular event went to unattached runner Cameron Ronaldson in 37mins 29secs while Hannah Price from Bury AC was first woman in 42:47, ...more
  • Strong turnout at Curley’s.
    8th April 2019

    08/04/2019 Update

    Neal Emmerson set yet another club record when he led home a great field of 16 Radcliffe AC runners at the Greater Manchester Marathon. He ran a fantastic 2hrs 34mins 25secs, knocking more than four minutes off his previous personal ...more
  • PB machine Olivia Whittaker.
    31st March 2019

    31/03/19 Update

    Radcliffe AC junior Samuel Howard beat around 200 runners to finish on the podium at Bury’s primary school cross country competition. He was presented with a trophy and a certificate after finishing second in the four-race champions...more
  • Cross country stars Megan Peterkin (left) and Niamh Warr.
    24th March 2019

    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 ...more
  • Radcliffe AC members at Wigan Half marathon.
    18th March 2019

    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 ...more
  • Battling the weather at the Irwell 20.
    11th March 2019

    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 ...more
  • A sea of yellow and black at the Trotters
    3rd March 2019

    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 ...more
  • The women’s team at the national cross-country championships.
    24th February 2019

    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 ...more
  • Members at the Central Lancashire 5k.
    17th February 2019

    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, ...more
  • Sinead Maguire at the Pendle Way in a Day.
    11th February 2019

    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 ...more
  • Fiona Lynch at the Wadsworth Trog.
    4th February 2019

    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 ...more
  • Handing out the medals at the Jim Rhodes Junior Races. (picture Richard Rollon)
    2nd February 2019

    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 ...more
  • Taking on the Hunters 10k (from left) Caroline Malone, Peter Hunter and Jenny Yates.
    27th January 2019

    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. ...more
  • Sheila McNulty (front second left) celebrates her birthday with fellow members at The Hebden.
    20th January 2019

    20-01-19 Update

    Sheila McNulty celebrated her birthday by taking to the hills for The Hebden Challenge. And the Vet-70 wasn’t the only one, with several Radcliffe AC members joining her at the popular event in Calder Valley, West Yorkshire. Billed ...more
  • Newly-qualified coaches Amanda Callan (left), Ian Hopkinson and Amanda Darbyshire
    13th January 2019

    13-01-19 Update

    Fiona Lynch battled “brutal” conditions to finish third Vet-40 when she took to the fells. The Radcliffe AC runner faced terrible weather in the 24-mile Trigger Race from Marsden to Edale in the Peak District. Lisa Carter also ...more
  • Andy Wheeler at Bolton New Year’s Day parkrun.
    6th January 2019

    06/01/18 Update

    Radcliffe AC’s Craig Norman got 2019 off to a flying start when he finished third in the Holcombe Howler trail 10k. He was presented with a trophy after completing the challenging course, which takes in the stunning trails of Holcombe ...more
  • Members at Ribble Valley 10k including the successful ladies teams Fiona Lynch (left), Katie Percival (third from left) Paula Abernethy (fifth from left) and Jenny Yates (fourth from right).
    30th December 2018

    30/12/18 Update

    Radcliffe AC ladies scored a superb double success at the North of England 10k Championships. Fiona Lynch, Katie Percival and Jenny Yates were the third-placed ladies team at Sunday’s event which is incorporated into the popular Ribble ...more
  • Yenny Yates (left) with the Terry Nortley cup.
    24th December 2018

    24/12/18 Update

    Radcliffe AC members stepped back in time for the club’s annual presentation night and Christmas party. The fantastic event at the Bolholt Country Park Hotel had an 80s theme to celebrate the decade in which the club was founded. ...more
  • It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas at Burrs
    16th December 2018

    16/12/18 Update

    Four Radcliffe AC members battled freezing rain and icy wind in the South East Lancashire Cross Country league. Lachlan Burke coped with the exposed course at Tandle Hill above Oldham to finish third in the under-17s men’s race on ...more
  • Team Radcliffe at Stockport 10
    9th December 2018

    09/12/18 Update

    Radclffe AC’s Neal Emmerson continued his good form to finish eighth in the Stockport 10 Mile Race. He was the first of 12 runners home for the club on Sunday, clocking 56mins 50secs. He was followed by Chris Whittaker who finished ...more
  • Lisa carter with her fundraising award.
    3rd December 2018

    03/12/18 Update

    Lisa Carter was honoured at a Christie awards evening after raising nearly £2,000 in memory of former Radcliffe AC head coach Eileen Royle. She ran the hottest London Marathon on record in April – followed by the 23-mile Three Peaks ...more
  • Members at the City of Salford Women’s Race.
    25th November 2018

    25/11/18 Update

    Michelle Hincks turned in a brilliant performance to finish second female in the 250km Beyond the Ultimate Desert Ultra in Africa. She faced temperatures of 55 degrees Celsius and had to carry all her food and race kit in the gruelling ...more
  • Ben, number 80, on his way to victory.
    18th November 2018

    18/11/18 Update

    THE club had superb conditions for the third running of the 13 Arches Trail Half Marathon and Bury AC’s Ben Coop repeated last year’s win setting a new course record in 1hr 19mins 03secs. On the undulating course he beat his last ...more
  • Good turnout for Windmill Remembrance 10k.
    11th November 2018

    11/11/18 Update

    VET-50 Jenny Yates has qualified to represent England in her age group in the Masters Home International Marathon next year. The event will be incorporated in the Yorkshire Marathon in October and she received the news from England ...more
  • Success at the half marathon for Dave, Caroline, Lee and Peter.
    5th November 2018

    05/11/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had three runners in the top ten in the Northern Jumble Trail Half Marathon from the West Yorkshire mill town of Slaithwaite. Running alongside the canal Lee Cooper came home third in 1hr 40mins, Dave Rushton fifth in 1hr ...more
  • Runners in their fancy dress at the Trick of treat 4 miler.
    28th October 2018

    28/10/18 Update

    THERE was a double treat for Donna Cartwright when she took first place among the women and broke the women’s course record by five minutes, running 30mins 21secs in the Trick or Treat Four Mile Trail Race at Barrow Bridge, Bolton. ...more
  • Ladies with a sixth in the team prizes.
    22nd October 2018

    22/10/18 Update

    JOHN WRIGLEY ran a marathon with a difference when he completed Scotland’s Dramathon clocking 3hrs 39mins 14secs taking in several whisky distilleries along the route! The event started from Glenfarclas Distillery to Glenfiddich ...more
  • Ready for the off at the Gin Pit 5.
    14th October 2018

    14/10/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC’s Neal Emmerson was a great tenth place when he ran the Yorkshire Marathon in 2hrs 38mins 28secs, giving him a personal best marathon time by nearly a minute. There was also a personal best time by six minutes for club coach ...more
  • Runners at the Rochdale events.
    7th October 2018

    07/10/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC runners travelled to Chester, Rochdale and even France in their busy season of racing. In the Chester Marathon there was success for Jenny Yates who smashed her personal best time by seven minutes when she ran 3hrs 36mins ...more
  • On tour in Florence!
    30th September 2018

    30/09/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC’s “yellow army” invaded the Swinton 5.25 Mile Road Race when Neal Emmerson won the race in 30mins 05secs, leading from start to finish, the men won the team prize and Jenny Yates took the first vet-50 prize and came 48th ...more
  • Taking on the big boys!!
    23rd September 2018

    23/09/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC were well represented when they took on the Northern Athletics Autumn Road relays at Sports City on Sunday. With three women’s teams and a men’s team they faced some top class opposition from clubs throughout the North. ...more
  • Three take a flyer!
    16th September 2018

    16/09/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had plenty of yellow vests on show when they joined hundreds running the popular Bury 10k on Sunday with Chris Whittaker coming 25th in 38mins 01sec and Sheila Jones coming in first vet-60 in 48mins 21secs. Club juniors also ...more
  • Runners had lots of success at Blackleach.
    10th September 2018

    10/09/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had a turnout of 28 runners for the Blackleach 4.8 Mile Multi-Terrain Race in Walkden on Sunday with good places for many and the men’s team prize for the club. Neal Emmerson was first male 35 and fifth overall out of ...more
  • Ian and friends ride for charity.
    3rd September 2018

    03/09/18 Update

    FIONA Lynch was third woman and a fine 14th overall when she ran the tough 45 mile Grand Tour of Skiddaw on Saturday. She described the ultra trail race in the Northern Lake District as “hard work” and completed in 8hrs 50mins to ...more
  • Dave in action at Wardle earlier in the season.
    26th August 2018

    26/08/18 Update

    DAVE McGrath had a good week when he came eighth out of 187 runners in the Pennington Flash 5 Mile Trail Race on Sunday after having a good run out on the hills in the midweek Golf Ball Fell Race. He clocked 30mins 25secs in the trail ...more
  • Ready to take on the Crowden Horseshoe.
    19th August 2018

    19/08/18 Update

    TWELVE Radcliffe AC runners faced some testing conditions when they ran the eight mile Crowden Horseshoe Fell Race in the Peak District on Sunday. Dave McGrath was first home for the club in 12th position in 1hr 11mins 07secs on a course ...more
  • Runners at the Ramsbottom Summer Mile
    12th August 2018

    12/08/18 Update

    THERE was a great turnout of 31 Radcliffe AC seniors for the popular evening Ramsbottom Summer Mile and an enthusiastic group of the club’s juniors ran the 1k Fun Run to get themselves a medal. Chris Whittaker clocked 5mins 11secs ...more
  • Three have success at York.
    6th August 2018

    06/08/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC’s Fiona Lynch battled the heat to come third woman in the 30 mile Peak Skyline and was a fine 15th overall with her time of 5hrs 48mins 42secs. She was third woman when she ran it last year but this year on Sunday was ...more
  • Karen in the Northern Masters track championships.
    29th July 2018

    29/07/18 Update

    TWO Radcliffe AC runners battled grim weather in the challenging Lakeland 50 with Ian Warrington coming a fine 35th place in 9hrs 33mins. The popular event in the Lake District is billed as one of the greatest running and walking ...more
  • Four new run leaders.
    23rd July 2018

    23/07/18 Update

    SIX Radcliffe AC runners took on the second highest peak in the Yorkshire Dales on Saturday when they ran the 6.8 mile Ingleborough Fell Race. Chris Whittaker was first home for the club in 40th position out of 209 finishers covering ...more
  • Tackling the heat at the Windmill Half Marathon are Dave, Michelle and Sharon.
    16th July 2018

    16/07/18 Update

    Eight Radcliffe AC runners faced scorching conditions at The Windmill Half Marathon on Sunday. On what was billed as a fast flat course Dave Rushton was first home for the club in 1hr 44mins 05secs. Fair-skinned Sharon Peterkin ran 2hrs ...more


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