RADCLIFFE AC had a record turnout for its Terry Nortley 10-Mile Multi-Terrain Race.

A total of 281 people finished the popular course around the trails, roads and paths of Ringley.

In glorious weather, Bury AC dominated the results with Patrick Babb finishing first in 1hr 7secs – 12 seconds ahead of team-mate Josh Birmingham, while Rochdale Harrier Christopher Merchant was third in 1:01:16.

It was a clean sweep for Bury AC in the women’s race which was won by Hannah Price in 1:10:56, followed by Katie Geelan, in 1:13:04, and Elizabeth Cheshire, in 1:18:37.

Bury won both the men’s and women’s team prizes.

The race is named after Radcliffe AC’s former president and top local coach Terry Nortley who died in 2011.

The prizes were presented at Cams Lane Primary School in Radcliffe, where a cake sale raised £236 for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

It was also a busy weekend on the club racing scene with 13 Radcliffe members taking part in Saturday’s National Cross Country Championships in Leeds.

The 8k women’s race attracted a high-class field of 1,034 athletes with Jenny Yates first home for Radcliffe in 38:21. She was followed by Katie Percival (40:31), Kate Holden (43:53), Caroline Malone (49:50) and Susanne Andrew (54:43).

In a field of 2,006 in the 12k men’s race, Christopher Whittaker led the club home in 47:28, closely followed by Robert Short in 47:34.

Other results: Chris Paxton 50:24, Craig Norman 50:28, Ian Warrington 51:45, John Gibbs 58:22, Steve Hamer 58:25, John Andrew 59:44.

The women’s team finished 86th and the men’s squad was105th.

Also on Saturday, three members enjoyed stunning scenery at High Cup Nick fell race in Cumbria.

Lee Turner completed the 9.3-mile course with 1,509 feet of ascent in 1:32:08.

He was around two minutes ahead of Paul Swyers, while Mark Wolfenden dipped under the two-hour mark.

Lee Cooper travelled to the North Wales coast for the Rhyl 10-Mile, clocking 1:16:53 on the flat and fast course, while Peter Warr also headed to the seaside where he ran 58:04 at the Stanley Park 10k in Blackpool.

Closer to home, three Radcliffe members took part in Sunday’s Lostock 6-Mile road race in Bolton.

Peter Cook finished in 48:46, followed by his wife Kirsten in 51:40 and David Schofield in 59:03.