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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
York Knavesmire held the Brass Monkey half marathon on Sunday 18 January, and the ever popular event, once again sold out months in advance, saw 1420 entrants take to the roads for 13.1 miles of flat road running.
Out of 495 female entrants, Sharon Barlow Hamilton and Tori Green proved they were among the best in the area finishing...
Gabriel leads Ripon round the Rock
Gale force winds didn’t deter Ripon Runners from tackling a 24 mile challenge run on Saturday 10 Jan as they headed to Yorkshires east coast.
The strong winds certainly made it tough going but blue skies meant the rain stayed away although temperatures did drop throughout the day.
The LDWA organised Scarborough Rock race starts at the village of...
York 5k XC
Our junior section continued to impressive with Ella Foster winning the girls Under 12’s cross country 5k race in 22 minutes 57 seconds in York.
Muddy Boots 10k
Start: 11:00 am
Paper entries: Download a form
Annual Dinner and Presentations, 31st January 2015
Our annual dinner and award presentations will be at The Swan Hotel, Harrogate. We are fortunate that David Ritson, General Manager of the Swan has recently become a Ripon Runner! He promises to look after us and provide a special rate for hotel rooms should anyone want to stay over!
All details and menus will be circulated...
2014 format and how it all works!
For the 2014 Ripon Runners Club Championship we are returning to the traditional system of scoring external racing. The objective of the Championship is to encourage competitiveness and performance improvement.
We hope you enjoy the series and give your best in every race you do. If you prefer, you can download a copy of the following information...
New Term starts – Tuesday 7th January
Usual place – Ripon Rugby Club
Usual time – 5.15pm to 6.15pm
Reminder subs are due – £20 for the term until Easter,
cheques payable to ‘Ripon Runners’ please
Looking forward to a fun and successful 2015!
Twins Now Named!
The Twins have now decided their names.
Georgia and Charlotte.
Again congratulations to the proud parents, Victoria and Andrew.