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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
Report by Kim Holden…
The weather in Berlin was good on Sunday with a nice breeze when we set off at 9.15. However, it did get very warm a few hours down the line causing some crowding at water stations and a few casualties along the way. The mainly flat course is all run on roads through the centre...
RAF 100 Years
Jackie Scott ran a 14 mile trail race around RAF Spadeadam to celebrate 100 years of the RAF. The course had hilly undulations on trails and through forests in very windy conditions. Jackie finished in a time of 2 hours and 22 minutes and was 14th out of 55 in F40 category, and 26th out of...
Sharphaw Metric Marathon
Claire Baker took on the undulating course of the Sharphaw Metric Marathon, which was 26.2km long with almost 800m of ascent. The race starts by climbing to the summit of Skipton’s iconic hill, Sharphaw, then heading into the Dales and eventually climbing the next summit of Weets Top near Malham. From here, runners headed back down with Sharphaw...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
Deer Park Puzzler and Beer Festival
Saturday 30 June
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 11th September
Both Juniors and Minis to meet at Ripon Rugby Club 5.15 pm to 6.15 pm
Subs are due
£60 per child annually, 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...
- 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
The Northern Traverse
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk from coast to coast, West to East? No? not for you? you are not alone there. But then ask yourself, would you consider running it? 190 miles in just under 88 hours? My answer would definitely still be no.
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.
Evening League Presentation
On 11th September Roy Hollingworth from the Evening League visited the rugby club to present Ripon Runners with the awards from this year’s series.
Alex Fawcett and Lenny Lennox both won their age categories and Club Captains, Andy Purll and Kelly Dunkley, received the team runners up prize on behalf of the club.