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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
Rescheduled JHJ 2015
We finally ran the Jolly Holly Jog on Sunday, 4 weeks later than originally scheduled due to the heavy rain and flooding that the region experienced over the Christmas period.
528 runners turned out to enjoy the undulating course, which was only made possible by the hard work of the race committee and members who had to overcome a...
Jolly Holly Jog
The results are now online, where you can download PDFs of the various categories.
Please see the Jolly Holly Jog results page for more details.
Due to snow and ice the annual wooden tops Stanbury Splash was run instead over the Stoop course, but still contained 5 miles and 850 feet of ascent on the moors above Haworth. This race had a great turnout despite the icy conditions, and despite this and the peat bogs Sally Houghton still managed a great time of...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
All races are run in and around the fabulous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Deer Park.
- The Ripon 10 mile – Sunday 15 May 2016 – entries now open
- The Jolly Holly Jog 10k – December 2016
Watch out for updates.
- Annual Dinner and awards at the Old Swan – 30 January 2016. Everyone should have received an email with booking form and menu choices from Jackie. If not please contact Jackie.
- The Spine – Could you run the length of The Pennine Way? 268miles non-stop in 7 days! Matt Neale, fell runner and 7th overall in The Spine last...
Weekend Run - April 2016
9th – 10th April 2016
This year’s weekend away is to Boggle Hole YHA, near Robins Hood Bay. Places are going fast so book up now if you are interested.
The plan is to park up at suitable site on Saturday 9th, run approximately 20 miles in two groups across the NY Moors to Boggle Hole YH. Then on...
2015 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...
New Year – New Term
Juniors – as usual at Ripon Rugby Club 5.15 to 6.15pm
Minis – Outwood Academy Ripon same time 5.15 to 6.15pm – use bus park for drop off/collection.
Subs now due for term to Easter
Please make cheques payable to Ripon Runners, £20 please.
Yorkshire Cross Country – Jan 9th
Gorillas greet Ripon Runners at Old Swan Hotel
Awards, entertainment and Ripon Runners annual dinner, what more could one want on a miserable, January Saturday night? We will all go into February and Spring rejuvenated and ready to be challenged on road, track, trail and fell.
The Old Swan Hotel is a magnificent location for 120 revellers who graced the hotel with their presence last night,...