Sinead refuelling at 30 mile with the help of her family.

23/07/17 Update

GUTSY Sinead Hayes added another ultra to her list and an eigth place when she took on the Coltswold 24 Hour Race at weekend.  Runners in the event, on the Bathurst Estate just outside Cirencester, could compete as a relay team or solo and the aim was to complete as many laps of a 9km course as possible in 24 ... More

Tough day in glorious weather at Kentmere.

17/07/17 Update

RADCLIFFE AC's Neal Emmerson took first place when he ran the challenging Pendle Festival Half Marathon beating his nearest rival by more than five minutes. On a course with more than 2,000 feet of climbing from Barley on Saturday he clocked 1hr 25mins 33secs, improving by five minutes on last year's time when he was ... More

Great turnout at Rochdale.

09/07/17 Update

RADCLIFFE AC had another successful Bull Hill Fell race with 221 finishers and Horwich RMI Harriers taking the first three places. Phil Mardsen, who was second last year, ran the 5.2 mile course in excellent conditions in 34mins 03secs. Michael Cayton was second in 35mins 22secs and Nick Leigh took third place in ... More

Great turnout for Eddie's Revenge.

02/07/17 Update

RADCLIFFE AC's Fiona Lynch was third woman home when she took part in the Ultimate 110k Trails Challenge through some of the most dramatic scenery in the Lake District. She took 15hours 50mins 46secs to finish the tough 68 mile plus ultra marathon which included six mountain passes and 14,000 feet of climbing. Starting at ... More

Runners at the Horwich 5

25/06/17 Update

TWENTY THREE faced humid conditions to take part in the midweek Horwich 5 and there were some close battles between them. Neal Emmerson was first home for Radcliffe in 15th place out of 231 runners clocking 31mins 12secs in the picturesque course through Rivington. Ian Warrington was 25th in 32mins 30secs: John ... More

Runners at Holcombe 2 Towers

19/06/17 Update

THERE was success on the hills for Radcliffe AC women when they took the team prize in the midweek Holcombe 2 Towers Fell race. Round the local moors 12 from the club competed on the tough four mile course with 1,312 feet of climbing. In the women's team Katie Percival ran 50mins 25secs and came fourth senior woman, ... More

Good turnout at the Knowl Hill.

12/06/17 Update

RADCLIFFE AC's Fiona Lynch showed she was on top form when she was first woman in the tough Bolton Hill Marathon. Leading all the way in the Saturday event she came home in a time of 3hrs 58mins on a course which had 3,700 feet of climbing, taking in Winter Hill. It was billed as one of the toughest in the UK She said ... More

Sea of yellow at Bolton Parkrun.

5/6/17 Race Update and Bolton Parkrun Tribute to Eileen Royle

NINE Radcliffe AC runners travelled to the Lake District to take part in marathons and half marathons at Coniston. In hot conditions, Fiona Lynch ran the Coniston Trail Marathon and was the seventh woman and second vet-40 with a time of 4hrs 06mins. She beat her time from last year by 14 minutes. Mauro Rotondi ... More

Eileen Royle Radcliffe AC, an inspiration

Eileen, an inspiration!

AN INSPIRATION is how fellow runners have been describing Radcliffe AC's head coach Eileen Royle who died in hospital on Sunday aged 69 after losing her fight against cancer. Eileen, who lived in Little Lever, had been a member of the club for almost 30 years. Radcliffe AC was formed in 1984 and she joined four years ... More

Great turnout at Foe Edge.

29/05/17 Update

FIONA Lynch was the fifth woman when she ran the Liverpool Rock 'n' Roll Marathon on Sunday in 3hrs 11mins 52secs. In good running conditions, it was the fourth time the vet-40 had taken on the event. She was first in her age group, fifth out of 951 women and 124th overall out of a field of around 3,000 runners. ... More