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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
Hardmoors Saltburn Marathon
Jill Holt was first Ripon Runner back at the first of this year’s Hardmoors marathon series, while also claiming first in the FV50 category. The route was a muddy and cold 29 mile long course with 4,350 ft of ascent, which started with a 6 mile long stretch along the coast before heading to Guisborough Woods with a...
A cold, snowy Sunday morning saw a sell out race of 416 finishers at Ripon’s Muddy Boots 10k run, with many club members either supporting, organizing or running the event. The overall winner was Harrogate Harrier Andy Grant in 34:45, with Reece Dalton finishing in a great 2nd place and a time of 36:12. Richard Watson was first...
A number of runners travelled to Bolton Abbey for a snowy and very muddy 8.8 mile trail race beside the River Wharfe. Starting from the Cavendish Pavilion Cafe to Bolton Bridge, the race then followed the Dales Way all the way to Bardon Bridge then made return a loop Jackie Scott finished the race in 1 hr 30...
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
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 5.15 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...
Place Your Hoodie Orders
Please get your orders for new hoodie’s into Lesley as soon as possible for a February order. There are options for a zipped version and a burgundy main colour. All details and instructions can be found on the order forms.
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).