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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
Buckden Out Moor Fell Race
Martin Gabriel and Sally Houghton took part in the Buckden Out Moor fell race on Saturday 5th May.
Organised by the National trust and in just its second year, the course winds up through Rakes Wood out on to open moor to the summit of Buckden Pike. With a short run along the tops the route then heads down...
Milton Keynes Marathon
Stuart Pender and Jane Grundy ventured to Milton Keynes to run the marathon. The expected heatwave came to fruition with it being 19 degrees at the 10am start.
Temperatures continued to rise throughout the race to a tropical 26, with the tree lined avenues and park land offering some respite. The people of Milton Keynes and surrounding...
Near perfect running conditions, cool and dry, along with a great atmosphere, saw many members heading the local Fountain 10K race on Sunday.
Kari Munro claimed second female place (and 41st overall) in a time of 44:32, while there was top 20 finishes for Dominic Lockwood (38:31), Simon Cave (38:39) and Douglas Scott (41:18), while Michael Hernandez was 23rd...
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).