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Ripon Runners was founded in 1984 as road running began its extraordinary ascendancy from the sport of eccentrics to probably Britain’s most participated in athletic activity. Our president, Monty Munson, now in his 80’s and still running, was one of our founder members as was Rodney Mills who in his seventies has found new fame as Britain’s over 70 indoor champion at 400 metres.
News & Reports
Neil Dring travelled to that well known flat area of England (aka the Lake District) to brave an undulating course made all the more difficult in warm weather, and finished in a time of 4 hours 59 minutes.
Trails de Cathare Challenge du Donjon
Martin Gabriel and Sally Houghton headed out to France to take part in the Trails de Cathare Challenge du Donjon. This two day event was held in the midi Pyrenees from the village of Cucugnan. Day one was an uphill race to the Chateau de Queribus perched high above the village. Day 2 was a 21k race which...
Raby Castle 10k
Helen Cox and Beth Constantine completed a very hilly course 10k at Raby Castle in Co. Durham, with Beth’s sprint finish just enough to pip mum Helen to the finish line as they crossed in 55 minutes 13 seconds and 55 minutes 14 seconds. Beth was first female in the 15-19 category, while Helen was 2nd female 45-49.
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
For anyone who completed the 2017 JHJ there’s still plenty of time to enter the 2nd and 3rd races in the new 2017-18 Hornblower Series
Deer Park Puzzler and Beer Festival
Saturday 30 June
Mike, our map and orienteering expert, is devising a fun orienteering event in the deer park that’s suitable for all the family to have a go at. The idea is to meet in the park, complete the run in the morning and then enjoy the beer festival at the Rugby Club later on in the...
Away Runs - Summer 2018
26th June and 10th July
The venues haven’t been agreed yet but we will be holding our summer social runs on the above Tuesday evenings. Usually we have some great runs out of varying distance and speed led by people from the club. There will be a buffet afterwards, which will be subsidised, and generally the option to...
2018 Club Championship
Download the 2018 Race List Races2018.pdf
Wildcard Calculator This is designed to help you to decide if one of your results from a race or Parkrun, in 2018, would improve your standing if used as your wildcard.
You will need to do six races this year in order to qualify for the club championships and at least...
Autumn Term starts Tuesday 12th September
Both Juniors and Minis to meet at Ripon Rugby Club 5.15 pm to 6.15 pm
Subs are due
£20 per child cheques payable to Ripon Runners – please put child’s name on the back. Prompt payment is appreciated, thank you.
Rugby Car park
If you drop off and collect your child by car, please be aware of...
- Tuesday 27 March after running
It’s your opportunity to ask hard questions and hold the committee to account, so please do attend. Refreshments will be provided!
Chatter and Tales
Ripon REDers came together on Wednesday 31st of January for one final run of the month. R.E.D Jan 2018 has seen some truly fantastic people don their red T-shirt every day of January.
Paul's Bob Graham Round
At 22:00 on Saturday evening I set off from Moot Hall in Keswick on the first leg of the BGR aiming for a 22 Hour round, my running support for this leg freshly back from Holiday the night before was Alex Fawcett.
Ripon Runners in the Local Community
At our recent AGM in March, and as we have done for the last few years, club members nominated local charities and then voted on which three charities the club should make a donation of £750.00 to (£250 each).