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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
First parkrun for beginners group
The beginners group completed their first parkrun at Fountains Abbey today.
Dawn, who helps out with the beginners class said, “So proud of the beginners group today on their first parkrun at the beautiful Fountains Abbey. Well done everyone.”
At the weekend Ray and Paula Johnstone completed the Escrick 10k, a flat multi-terrain course which was made more difficult due the hot conditions. Of the 580 finishers, Ray managed a finish time of 45 minutes 40 seconds while Paula finished in 1.06.06.
Sally Houghton – BOFRA V50 Champion 2016
Ripon Runners has reasons to be celebrating today after Sally Houghton claimed the female V50 title in the 2016 BOFRA Championships.
When: Thursday 25th August at 6.30 pm prompt (for spirting participants)
Where: The Rugby Club
What’s on: Games, relays, tug or war and more – (no 10k)
Sustenance: Curry – meat & vegetarian options; hotdogs or burgers available
Price: £5 only and £2 for children
If you love a bit of friendly competition, keeping fit, and eating curry –...
4th Minster to Minster Marathon
By ever popular demand the Minster to Minster Marathon is once again on the calendar – so make a note: Saturday 27 August 2016!
Shaun Lee Johnstone 10 mile
The Shaun Lee Johnstone Memorial 10 mile multi-terrain race takes place this year on:
Sunday 16 October at 11:00 am
If you wish to enter, download SLJM 10 mile 2016 – entry form.pdf
2016 Club Championships
The club will be running its championship again this year, intended to include as many members as possible, and structured in such a way that all have a chance of picking up a prize (if they choose to enter). Alongside friendly...
The Junior Section is on holiday until Tuesday 13th September
Any queries relating to the Junior Section – please contact Lisa via email:
Al Andalus Ultimate Trail
So what on earth possessed a group of Ripon Runners used to the cold, wet, muddy condition of North Yorkshire to have a go at running a multi-day race during the hottest part of the summer in Southern Spain?