Race Report 9/8/21
Seven Radcliffe Athletic Club runners fought their way through torrential rain at the Trotters five-mile race in Bolton.
Ian Swan was first home for the club, and a great 35th overall, in 38:38 on the popular course which is a mixture of road and trail.
David Bartlet ran 42:42 pb, Sheila Jones was first FV65 in 43:17 and Kath Davies was third V55 in 47:23. Karen Doherty clocked 53:10, Natalie Hitchen 56:53 and Tracy Wroe 58:59.
Craig Norman and Mark Garner notched up a first and a third place respectively at the Mudnificent 7 obstacle race in Warwickshire. The course was split into seven zones, with the obstacles in each designed by a different race company.
In the popular 5k parkruns, four members were in action at Heaton Park. Hayley Winder ran 24:08, Nick Barnes 30:36, Bev Quinton 37:11 and Iain Harris 37:27.
Elaine Bailey ran 32:05 at Bolton parkrun followed by Lucy Tetler in 35:08. Further afield, Sheila Jones clocked 25:01 at Fell Foot parkrun in the Lake District while Vince Ashton ran 33:03 at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.