RADCLIFFE AC's Whittakers kept it in the family last weekend as father and daughter, Chris and Olivia, put in great performances.

Chris claimed his second personal best in six days when he finished 41st out of 1,245 runners at the Cheshire 10k.

He clocked 35mins 5secs in perfect conditions on his favourite course at Arley Hall, knocking around two minutes off his previous best.

And talent runs in the family as daughter Olivia finished first junior in 27:06 at the Run Heaton 5k.

In her first competitive race for the club, she was also third female and 11th overall on the course at Heaton Park.

Elsewhere, Craig Norman continued his great form when he was one of two Radcliffe AC runners in the 50k Canalathon.

He finished eighth in 4:13:18 on the route which started from Ancoats in Manchester and ran along the Rochdale Canal to Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire.

In his first ultra, Mike Cooke ran 5:04:50 to finish 52nd.

The club had three runners at the Wilmslow Half Marathon, with Lee Cooper first home for Radcliffe in 1.39.28. Kathryn Davies ran 1:56:15 and Sarah Jackson finished in 2:23:34.

Andy Haines enjoyed perfect conditions when he took to the hills above Keswick for the 4.5-mile Causey Pike Fell Race.

With 1,781 feet of climbing, he clocked 51:57 to finish a fine 61st.

Deborah Cliff travelled further afield to Cyprus for her first race in a Radcliffe vest.

Recovering from a long period of injury, she ran 1:05:50 at the flat, coastal Petrolina 10k in Limassol.

Caroline Malone did her first triathlon of the season, taking part in the 10th Ribby Hall event in Blackpool.

She completed the 400m swim, 11-mile cycle and 5k run in 1:17:23.

More families have also been in action for Radcliffe AC.

Peter Warr had a great run at the seven-mile Garstang Gallop where, on gently undulating country roads, he finished in 1:05:19.

Daughter Niamh Warr was one of two Radcliffe runners who competed at the Inter Schools Cross Country Championship at Heaton Park.

Megan Peterkin finished 30th, while Warr was 45th.

Meanwhile, siblings and juniors, Isabel and Jude Hockenhull, were in action at last week’s Cartmel Sport Trail 5k in Cumbria.

In very wet and blowy conditions, Isabel ran 34:52 to finish seventh woman and 19th overall, while her brother was 56th out of 129 runners in 40:49.