Success all “round” for Radcliffe AC

There was plenty of success on the hills, trails and roads for members of Radcliffe Athletic Club. The club had four finishers at Sunday’s 18-mile Saddleworth Round Fell Race, the latest clash in the Run the Moors Fell Grand Prix which is contested by local clubs. Craig Norman was an impressive 15th overall, ... More

Radcliffe runners complete gruelling 50-mile ultra

There was a fantastic age group win for Sheila McNulty when two veteran Radcliffe Athletic Club runners completed the challenging Lakeland 50 ultra race. McNulty was first W70 in 17 hours, 45 minutes and 29 seconds in the popular Lake District event which is billed as one of the greatest ultra trail challenges in ... More

Grand Prix run at Rivington

A trio of runners represented Radcliffe Athletic Club at the latest Central Lancashire Grand Prix fixture. Rob Shiels was the club’s first finisher, and 37th overall, at the Horwich Jubilee Race in Rivington. He clocked 37:17 on the popular 5.4-mile course which was slightly longer than usual due to a road closure.... More

Radcliffe runners beat Beater Clough

The South Pennines terrain put down a real challenge to four Radcliffe Athletic Club members. They represented RAC at the tough Beater Clough Fell Race, the seventh fixture in the Run The Moors Fell Grand Prix which is contested by local clubs. John Gibbs was a fantastic tenth on the testing 6.8-mile course with ... More

Scorching performances for Radcliffe runners

  Radcliffe AC runners shone in the sun as they posted heatwave-defying results. Club chairwoman Donna Cartwright led by example when she was the sixth woman, and a fantastic 23rd overall, in Saturday’s Lakeland Trails 14k. She clocked 1:30:10 on the course, which started and finished in Ambleside, describing ... More

Kath conquers tough half marathon

Kath Davies was up to the challenge when she ran what is reputedly the UK’s toughest road half marathon. The Radcliffe Athletic Club member was fourth VW55 in 2:17:31 at the picturesque but very challenging Hendon Brook Race in Nelson, Lancashire. Although billed as a half marathon, the course is actually 13.5 miles ... More

Star performance for Warr

Junior member Aoife Warr was a star member for Radcliffe Athletic Club this week. She ran the second leg in the Year 4 girls’ relay at the Bury Junior Schools’ Sports Association athletics competition this weekend. Her team came fifth in the event, which was held at Bury athletics track. Aoife, who attends St ... More

Trio conquer Tour of Tameside

Radcliffe runners finished high up the leader board at the gruelling four-day Tour of Tameside. Mia Derbyshire, Alex Pullan and Julie Robertson completed four races on consecutive days, kicking off with a 10k trail race in sweltering 24C temperatures followed by a six-mile fell race and a half marathon. The sporting ... More

Winning way for RAC

The Ullswater Way proved to be the winning way for Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Sheila McNulty. She was first FV70 in 6:05:15 in the trail race which starts in Glenridding and takes in a lap of Ullswater, while clubmate Kath Davies ran a great time of 4:58:26 to finish 13th FV50. Despite being billed as 20 miles, the ... More

Race report 29/5/22

There were wins on the trails and roads of Rivington for Radcliffe Athletic Club members at the Ian Hesketh Memorial Duathlon. A trio of runners took part in the event which comprises a 25k bike ride sandwiched by two 5k trail runs – with the option of entering individually or as a relay team. Radcliffe’s Craig ... More