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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
Colm O’Cofaigh continued his long distance ultra runs of 2016 by competing at the Pennine 39 Race, a 39 mile long mountain trail run that follows classic sections of The Pennine Way in the Cumbrian/Durham Pennines. Starting at Bowlees Visitor Centre in Middleton-in-Teesdale the route follows riverside trails before going past Cauldron’s Snout and then via High Cup...
Buckden Pike Fell Race
Four runners completed Saturday’s Buckden Pike Fell Race, 6km long run with 486 metres of ascent. The race was first held in 1981, but the course was altered in 1987 to make it even more challenging. Ripon had second in the M45 category when Dave Binks finished in 45 minutes 30 seconds and third place in the M55...
HDSRL Final Club Standings
After 4 rounds of tough running and great turn outs against our local competitors, I can now reveal the final standings.
It has been a very productive year, with great running across the sexes and age groups.
The team standings for the league as follows:
In the main league (all club runners) we finished 2nd 3630 points vs Harrogate’s 3747,...
Danefield Relay 2016
By popular demand I’m organising teams for the Danefield Relay again this year. Details are as listed.
Date: Tuesday 5 July
Venue: East Chevin Road, LS21 3DD
Start time: 7:15 pm
For those who didn’t make it last time the event is a relay race for teams of 3 runners, who each run a hilly course of just...
Away Runs - Summer 2016
Final away run this summer:
- Tues 19th July: Masham Golf Club
We meet at the venue at about 6:45 to run at 7 pm. There are 3 groups of differing pace and distance. We then enjoy refreshments and a buffet afterwards.
There are facilities for getting cleaned up.
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!
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...
Junior Championship 2016
Races will take place for Junior & Mini members on Hell Wath – meet at Football Building at 5.15pm
Race 4- 7.6.16
Thank you to all volunteers.
The heat was kind to some – resulting in PBs, other struggled preferring cooler evenings to run fast!
Congratulations to Archie L, Layla, Maddy and Callum H (again!) as prizes winners. Well...
Stood Up by the Goblins of Boggle Hole
In spite of its name, Boggle being the local name for hobgoblins, we saw none. Even Ripon Runners on their annual weekend away could not entice them out of their caves. The Boggle Hole Youth Hostel, built within the shell of an old mill in the eponymous bay just South of Robin Hoods Bay, was our...