• 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
  • Jennny gets her prize from the Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor June Hitchen.
    9th July 2018

    09/07/18 Update

    JENNY Yates was first vet-50 in the popular We Love Manchester 10k on Sunday. In a  field of  more than 1,600 on a route billed as fast she clocked 44mins 58secs in scorching conditions and was presented with a rucksack of goodies by ...more
  • Michelle wins night run.
    1st July 2018

    01/07/18 Update

    MICHELLE Hincks enjoyed the dark side when she ran through the night and won a 12 hour race. She got herself a medal and a voucher when she took on the Trailblazer Night Run at Townley Park, Burnley on Saturday completing 13 laps, 40 ...more
  • Fiona nearing the end and looking good on Dale Head.
    24th June 2018

    24/06/18 Update

    FIONA Lynch took on a mountain of a challenge when she became the first woman in the club to complete the Bob Graham Round, one of the toughest fell running challenges in Britain. With 24 hours to cover its 66 miles, 42 summits and ...more
  • Runners at the Crazy Cow 10k.
    18th June 2018

    18/06/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Jenny Yates was a great first vet-50 and ninth woman overall when she took part in the four-day Tour of Tameside. She said it was her best but toughest achievement of her veteran years as a runner. She won herself £50 ...more
  • Ready to race the train
    11th June 2018

    11/06/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE were running under their own steam when they took on the Race The Train from Bury to Rawtenstall. The aim of the tough 11 mile event was to beat the steam engine to Rawtenstall and three of the club did just that with Chris ...more
  • Runners at Edenfield.
    4th June 2018

    04/06/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Dave McGrath took a well deserved second place in the Edenfield Fell Race on Sunday. He ran the 6.4 mile course with its 1,565 feet of climbing in  a fine 47mins 42secs losing out to the winner from Todmorden by just three ...more
  • 28th May 2018

    28/05/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Donna and Mark Cartwright proved a winning combination when they were first team in the Ian Hesketh Memorial Duathlon at Rivington. Donna took on the two 5k runs and keen cyclist hubby Mark the 22k bike ride and they had ...more
  • Success at Hollingworth.
    20th May 2018

    20/05/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Neal Emmerson certainly showed he had form when he won the Windermere Marathon on Sunday clocking a great 2hrs 44mins. In very hot conditions he was determined to improve on his postion last year when he came home ...more
  • Girl power at Heaton Park.
    14th May 2018

    14/05/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had another great turnout when 39 ran the Haigh Hall 4 mile evening race at Wigan with Neal Emmerson taking a fine fifth place, clocking 24mins 24secs. Becoming a force to be reckoned with Chris Whittaker took 15th place ...more
  • Great turnout at Coiners. ( pic from Sarah Turner)
    8th May 2018

    08/05/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had a great turnout of 21 runners in the Coiners Fell Race at Mytholmroyd, in West Yorkshire. The May Bank Holiday race was the second in the Run The Moors Grand Prix the club takes part in along with other local clubs and ...more
  • Taking a look at the village "characters" at the Wray Scarecrow 10k.
    29th April 2018

    29/04/18 Update

    FIONA Lynch said it was one of the best experiences she had ever had when she took on the gruelling 61 mile Fellsman in the Yorkshire Dales. She covered its tough 11,000 plus feet of climbing on rugged terrain in 17hrs 58mins and was ninth ...more
  • Blackpool 10k
    22nd April 2018

    22/04/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Neal Emmerson may have faced the hottest ever London Marathon on Sunday but he ran 2hrs 39mins 25secs, a record time for the club since its formation in 1984. He beat his previous best marathon time by almost two minutes ...more
  • Runners ready to go. Eventual winner James Kovacs, number 294, is on the far left (Pic by Debi Warrington).
    15th April 2018

    15/04/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had more than 300 finishers at their annual 10k Trail Race on Sunday adding another success to their list of events. First place went to James Kovacs (V40) from Salford in a time of 36mins 39 secs and first woman was Hayley ...more
  • Runners get pbs at Tatton 10k.
    9th April 2018

    08/04/18 Update

    IT was girl power when it came to the Manchester Marathon with five Radcliffe AC women taking on the challenge. They joined the thousands on Sunday in perfect conditions on a course billed as the flatest and fastest in the country. Kate ...more
  • A midweek 5k round Cowm.
    2nd April 2018

    02/04/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Fiona Lynch took on the challenging 14 mile Howgills Fell Race on Saturday finishing sixth woman and third vet-40 in a time of 3hrs 58mins. In good conditions the event from Sedbergh in Cumbria had nearly 7,000 feet of ...more
  • Prizewinners on Saturday night.
    26th March 2018

    26/03/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had 80 at their presentation night on Saturday and chairman Chris Paxton said it had been a "cracking" year for the growing club. A dinner, raffle and disco was held at Bury Masonic Hall for members, family and friends ...more
  • Pyjama game at Heaton Park!
    19th March 2018

    19/03/18 Update

    THERE was a seventh place out of 1256 in the Wigan 5k on Sunday for Radcliffe AC's Neal Emmerson and it wasn't even the race he had planned to run! He clocked a fine 16mins 57secs but had entered the Wigan Running Festival's half ...more
  • Mckenzie, Bev and Dawn took on the ultra challenge.
    11th March 2018

    11/03/18 Update

    IT was a busy weekend of racing for Radcliffe AC with runners in nine races over two days of totally different weather conditions. On sunny Sunday Neal Emmerson, show his form yet again got himself a fine fourth place in the Spen 20 ...more
  • Braving conditions at the Trotters.
    4th March 2018

    04/03/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE had a good turnout of 18 runners at the Trotters 5 Mile Trail Race on Sunday despite initial fears the course could be hit by the week's extreme weather conditions. Neal Emmerson showed his form by taking fourth place out of a ...more
  • Runners at the start of the 10 Mile.
    26th February 2018

    26/02/18 Update

    IN perfect conditions Radcliffe AC had 240 finishers in the popular Terry Nortley 10 Mile Multi-Terrain Race on Sunday. First place went to non-club runner Lee Szymanski in 1hr 01min 57secs with first among the women going to local club ...more
  • Vet-50 Jenny taking a trophy and voucher prize at the Central Lancs 5k.
    19th February 2018

    19/02/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC had a great turnout of 34 runners at the Central Lancs 5k at Bolton on Sunday with Neal Emmerson coming home eigth out of 309 in a time of 17mins 20secs. The race in and around Leverhulme Park was also the opening fixture ...more
  • Donna gets a second place, with Lisa and Kate making up the first women's team at Windy Hill.
    11th February 2018

    11/02/2018 Update

    DONNA Cartwright showed her form again this weekend when she was second woman and first vet-40 in the Windy Hill Fell Race at Littleborough. Having a great start to the season she clocked 1hr 20mins 18secs for the nine mile event with ...more
  • Amanda, Sheila and Chris at Heaton Park.
    5th February 2018

    05/02/17 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC women were prizewinners at the Red Rose Cross Country League presentation night when Donna Cartwright took first place among the vet-40s and Jenny Yates was third vet-50. They were both also successful in the team prizes ...more
  • Youngsters Fleur,Niamh and Ewan get a taste of the big competition.
    29th January 2018

    29/01/18 Update

    FOUR Radcliffe AC women faced a windy seaside prom when they competed in the Lytham St Annes 10 Mile Run on Sunday. On a flat straight course along the promenade and then around a seaside lake with a field of 364 Jenny Yates was first ...more
  • Some of the club who took part in The Hebden.
    21st January 2018

    21/01/18 Update

    DONNA Cartwright was fifth out of 82 women at the South East Lancs Cross Country League race at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday. In heavy muddy conditions she clocked 29mins 41secs and was also first vet-40. Radcliffe took third place ...more
  • Bev at the ultra.
    15th January 2018

    15/01/17 Update

    FIONA Lynch described the challenging Trigger fell race in the Peak District as "ace" after she took it on running 24.5 miles with 4,000 feet of climbing in 5hrs 22mins. A strong field left Marsden Cricket Club to run from Marsden to ...more
  • Neal in action
    7th January 2018

    07/01/18 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Donna Cartwright took a fine 23rd place out of 82 women in the Greater Manchester Cross Country Championships at Heaton Park on Saturday. On a four mile plus course with deep mud in the wooded section but great conditions ...more
  • Still in the festive spirit at the Ribble Valley 10k.
    1st January 2018

    01/01/18 Update

    THIRTEEN Radcliffe AC's runners kept up the festive spirit taking on the popular Ribble Valley 10k road race on New Year's Eve with John Wrigley first home for the club in 41mins 38secs. The event from Roefield Leisure Centre in ...more
  • 27th December 2017

    27/12/17 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC runners have been getting into the festive spirit and showing off some great fancy dress outfits. Seven of them ran Rudolf's Red Nose 5 Mile Trail Race at Blackpool, joining hundreds at the start at Blackpool Fire Station ...more
  • Katie on her way to 12th.
    18th December 2017

    18/12/17 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Katie Percival finished 12th out of 88 women when she ran the South East Lancs Cross Country League event at Tandle Hill, Royton. She was one of 11 members taking on mud and frost on a hilly course on Saturday and she ...more
  • Lucy with her well-deserved Christmas pudding and festive medal
    10th December 2017

    10/12/17 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Lucy Dewhurst turned out to be the club's lone racer this weekend after snow and ice caused havoc and events were cancelled. She took on the 34th Longridge Christmas Pudding Race at Preston on Sunday and braving a strong ...more
  • Runners at Stockport.
    4th December 2017

    04/12/17 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC's Neal Emmerson took 12th place out of 995 runners at the Stockport 10 on Sunday. He had a personal best time of 57mins 42secs, beating his previous time by more than two-and-a half minutes on a testing course with two ...more
  • Ladies at Salford.
    27th November 2017

    27/11/17 Update

    NEAL Emmerson and Katie Percival were among the top prizewinners in this year's Run The Moors Fell Grand Prix. At Bamford Bowling Club on Friday night they beat runners from several clubs taking part in the well established series to ...more
  • The start of a successful 13 Arches.
    20th November 2017

    20/11-17 Update

    RADCLIFFE AC notched up another success with the second running of their sell-out 13 Arches Trail Half Marathon on Sunday and the honours went to local club Bury AC who took first and third place. On the undulating course in perfect ...more


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