Race report 29/11/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club runners posted sizzling performances in chilly temperatures. Eight members braved the weekend’s cold weather to run the Wilmslow Festive 10k. Rob Shiels was first home for the club in a speedy 39:46 followed by Mike Kontowtt who clocked 42:18. Jenny Yates notched up another win, finishing ... More

Race report 14/11/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Gary Adkins described completing the Athens Marathon as an “amazing experience”. He completed the tough route in 3:00:23, finishing a great 162nd out of a field of 29,059. Closer to home, six Radcliffe runners completed the Windmill Remembrance 10k. A two minutes’ silence was held ... More

Race report 7/11/21

Jenny Yates took a superb silver medal at the British Masters 5k Road Championship. In blustery conditions, the Radcliffe Athletic Club member was second FV55 in a new Vet PB of 20:13. The event in Nelson, Lancashire also incorporated the Northern Masters 5k Road Championships, with Yates taking gold in that event.... More

Race report 1/11/21

There was some animal magic for two Radcliffe Athletic Club members who took on a race with a difference. Natalie Hitchen and Sarah Rushton received fantastic animal-themed medals after completing the Chester Zoo 10k in 1.04:58 and 1.04:50 respectively. The race started in the heart of the zoo before heading out onto ... More

Race report 24/10/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club runners were back in cross country action at Heaton Park. They took part in the first South East Lancashire Cross Country fixture of the season, which featured a tough new course around the park. In the women’s 8k race, Jenny Yates was 16th and second FV55 in 35:28, while Emma Wolstencroft ... More

Race report 18/10/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club had a strong turnout at the second cross country fixture of the season. Members were out in force at the Red Rose Cross Country races at Leverhulme Park, with the men running approximately 10k while the women ran 5k. In the women’s race, Jenny Yates was 26th overall and second FV55 in 24:17. ... More

Race report 11/10/21

Several Radcliffe AC athletes were among the tens of thousands of runners who took part in the Manchester Marathon. Neal Emmerson clocked 2:37:05 to finish a superb 26th, just a week after winning the Rochdale Half Marathon. Also completing the 26.2-mile course through Manchester and Trafford was Gary Adkins who ran ... More

Race report 3/10/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club’s Neal Emmerson won the Rochdale Half Marathon in 1:16:10. He took victory by more than a minute on the out-and-back course which started in the town centre before heading along the Rochdale Canal and taking in a lap of Hollingworth Lake. Stephen O’Hagan was among the 50,000 runners who ... More

Race report 26/9/21

Sheila Jones continued her great form with a superb age group win at the Great Manchester Run Half Marathon. She was first F65 in 1:49:48 over the course which started in Portland Street before heading out to the Etihad Stadium and finishing back in the city centre. Jen Entwistle notched up a new half marathon ... More

Race report 20/9/21

Radcliffe Athletic Club's Andy Wheeler ran a great 54:46 in his longest race since suffering a heart attack May. He was pleased to finish in well under an hour at the Blackleach Five Mile Trail Race. Team-mate Karen Doherty also clocked 49:09 on the scenic paths around the country park in Salford. It was a quiet ... More