135 Results for tag: Racing

22/09/2014

RADCLIFFE AC's Tony Holt was just about to start the Lake Tahoe Ironman in California when it was stopped because of  air pollution danger from a raging wildfire. Tony, a fire officer himself and a keen triathlete, had travelled to California as part of a seven-man team from the UK Fire and Rescue Service.  They were among hundreds of competitiors, ... More

14/09/2014

RADCLIFFE AC's Sheila Jones enjoys a run in the park so much so she has completed 200 of them. The popular sponsored 5k runs, which are free and timed, take place in parks round Britain and some abroad and Sheila completed her 200th, the Heaton Park Parkrun, in Prestwich on Saturday clocking a time of 22 mins 44secs. Ten members of the club were on hand to ... More

08/09/2014

RADCLIFFE AC's Tony Holt was fifth overall when he ran the Marple 10k Trail Race in Cheshire. Organised by the Marple Firefighters, Tony, a fire officer himself, was also first vet-50 with a time of 40mins 30secs. Proceeds from the race went to the Firefighters Charity. Seven took part in the City of Salford 10k on Sunday with Chemane Brier finishing ... More

01/09/2014

RADCLIFFE AC's Rob Shiels came home in a fine 26th place out of 170 runners in the Pennington Flash 5 Mile Trail Race at Leigh. In the Sunday event he clocked 31mins 28secs and was among four club members to take part. Carley Appleby made a welcome return to the club with a good time of 36mins 45secs and Vince Ashton (V40) and Mark Emmett (V55) ran together ... More

25/08/2014

IT was a personal best for Radcliffe AC' s George Critchley when he ran the Fleetwood Half Marathon on Sunday. The run was tough in warm weather but the vet-55 ran 1hr 43mins 27secs, more than two minutes better than his previous times. Chemane Brier, in training for the Chester Marathon in October , also ran clocking 1hr 47mins. Seven members ran the ... More

17/08/2014

RADCLIFFE AC's Andy Wheeler went naked for his latest event raising cash to save tigers. He joined 200 naked runners in the London Zoo Tiger Streak, aiming to raise £40,000 to help stop big cat poaching. Vet-55 Andy said: "It was only a few hundreds yards round the course and you could do as many laps as you wanted.  It was nerve-racking at first but it ... More

10/08/14

NINE Radcliffe AC runners took to the hills for the tough midweek Whittle Pike Fell race from Cowpe village, Rossendale. Fell running is becoming more popular among members and Rob Andrew led the way home for the club in the five mile event in 23rd place out of 97 runners clocking 53mins 40secs. Climbing more than 1,600 feet on the Scout Moor area he was ... More

03/08/2014

RADCLIFFE AC's Sinead Hayes came home third woman when she ran a midweek fell race at Todmorden. Three members of the club took on the Cock Hill Wood Fell Race and in just over three miles with 1,112 feet of climbing and with a stunning woodland trail as part of the course Sinead clocked 41mins 04secs. She was followed by Kris Lee in 41mins.19secs and Paul ... More

29/07/2014

SEVENTEEN Radcliffe AC runners took part in a local midweek 5k race with Rob Shiels putting out his usual good performance in fifth place out of 62 in 19mins 05 secs. In the Joan Rhodes and  Fred Norris Memorial Multi-Terrain Race, raising money for St Ann's Hospice, there were prizes for many club members. Robson Maycock was first junior in 24mins 23secs, ... More

21/07/2014

RADCLIFFE AC's John Andrew took on the gruelling Bolton Ironman at weekend. He  joined more than 2,000 competitors and clocked a great 13hrs 27mins 37secs. The Ironman triathlon included a 2.4 mile open water swim at Pennington Flash, a 112 mile bike ride and a marathon 26.2 mile run. Organisers said it was the "best ever" Bolton event. John said: It was ... More