RADCLIFFE AC's 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 4,600 feet of ascent in 5hrs 47mins 50secs, taking ninth place overall.

Club team-mate Sinead Maguire also clocked 8:12:50 on the modified version of the Pendle Way in East Lancashire.

The race was in aid of the Doing it for Laura charity, which is raising money for experimental brain cancer treatment for Lancashire teenager Laura Nuttall.

Windy Hill Fell Race lived up to its name when five Radcliffe AC runners tackled the nine-mile race on the hills above Hollingworth Lake.

They battled strong winds on the course which has 1,281 feet of ascent and crosses the high-level bridge over the M62.

Andy Haines was first home for the club in 1:20:55, finishing 67th out of 238 runners.

He was followed by Lee Turner, who knocked three minutes off his personal-best time with 1:22:25. Paul Swyers ran 1:24:39, Lisa Carter finished in 1:42:16 and David Schofield clocked 1:49:46.

Two runners also put in impressive performances in windy conditions at the Tatton 10k.

Donna Cartwright was fifth woman and first vet-40 in 44:37, while Amanda Callan was 15th woman and fourth vet-35 in 48:01.

Radcliffe also had a trio of runners among the 232 participants at the Smithy’s Charity Trail Run.

Mauro Rotondi finished 20th and third vet-45 in 43:04 at the five-mile event in aid of Bolton Hospice.

He was followed by Andy Wheeler in 1:06:58 and Christine Berry in 1:11:28.

Karen Doherty took part in the Northern Masters Cross Country Championships at Winsford, Cheshire.

A minute’s silence was held before the start in memory of Radcliffe AC stalwart Jim Rhodes who died recently and was a second claim member for Northern Masters AC.

In the popular parkruns, Sheila Jones ran 24:02 to finish ninth woman and first vet-60 at Heaton Park.

Also running were Chris Fletcher (27:27), Amanda Darbyshire (33:08) and Iain Harris (33:16).

The good performances continued at Bolton parkrun where Kathryn Davies was 12th woman and first vet-55 in 27:59 and Elaine Bailey was second vet-60 in 31:11.