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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
Michael Bray ran the Fountain Abbey parkrun on Saturday and for the first time broke the 40 minute barrier, taking a whopping 3 minutes and 16 seconds off his previous best time. This gives Michael a new PB time of 37 minutes 29 seconds. I’m sure all members will be delighted for Michael, and look forward to plenty...
Hardmoors Roseberry Marathon
Michael Hall, Nicole Sutton and Lena Conlin ran the last of the Hardmoors Marathons for 2017 – this time the Roseberry Marathon, which includes two ascents of Roseberry Topping. Conditions were freezing with some treacherous ice sections. Mike Hall was first back (time TBC) with Nicole and Lena finishing in 6 hours 53 minutes, which was a...
Liverpool Santa Dash
Chair Simon McCudden ran what he described as ‘The least competitive event that I have ever taken part in’ at the weekend, by running the 5k Liverpool Santa Dash. Along with 8,000 other ‘santas’, including his wife Sheila and other close family friends, Simon enjoyed the great atmosphere as participants from families, business groups, charity groups and folk...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
All three races now open for entries. You can enter each individually as in the past or you can enter all three at once to complete the new 2017-18 Hornblower Series
- The Jolly Holly Jog – Sunday 31 December 2017 – Sold out – sorry!.
Christmas Social Run
Where: Cover Bridge Inn (between Masham and Middleham)
When: Saturday 30 December
Start time: 8:00 am for 18 mile group and 9:00 am for the 6.5 and 10.5 milers
Autumn / Winter Talks
Subjects and dates TBA
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 5.15pm to 6.15pm
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...
Chatter and Tales
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.
Coast to Coast Run
This October 2016, Claire Baker and Matt Holt ran the Coast to Coast over 5 days which is about 40 off-road miles daily.
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).