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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
The Wall Rat Race – 69 Miles
Sheena Jackson and Chris I’Anson completed a 69 mile run from Carlisle to Newcastle following the route of Hadrians Wall. Approximately 580 started at 7am from Carlisle Castle and 475 finished. The conditions were extremely hot for the majority of the route, and with much of the route on tarmac, making temperatures feel even hotter. Runners came from...
Jim Berriman ran in the Hull 10k on Sunday. Jim managed a fantastic 21st position out of the 4199 runners in a time of 38 minutes 31 seconds.
Race The Train
Gary Wilks and Phil Moores were amongst many runners gathered in Grosmont, North Yorkshire for Race The Train event on Saturday. The idea is for runners to complete a 8.4 mile circuit and to see if they can beat a train completing its own return journey. Gary managed a time of 1 hour 17 minutes and 51 seconds,...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
We’re really pleased to be putting on the Burn Valley Half Marathon after a break of four years!
- The Burn Valley Half Marathon – Sunday 9 July 2017 – entries now open
To receive race email...
Danefield Relay 2017
Once again, by popular demand I’m organising teams for the Danefield Relay again this year. Details are as listed.
Date: Tuesday 4 July
Note: This is the same week as the Otley HDSRL handicap, which is held on Thursday 6.
Venue: East Chevin Road, LS21 3DD
Start time: 7:15 pm
For those who didn’t make it last time the...
Away Runs - Summer 2017
Away runs this summer:
- Tues 27th June: Burton Leonard – meeting at the lower green. There will be 3 or 4 groups running on trails and paths around BL, with distances between 4 and 8 miles. Buffet in the Royal Oak after the run. If you intend to come along, please email Jackie so we can sort out the...
2017 Club Championships
Race list in PDF format
You will need to do six races this year in order to qualify for the club championships and at least one of these must be a summer league race (HDSRL). There are 4 HDSRL races to choose from. The handicap race will not count.
- One of your six races can...
Junior Club Championship 2017
Race 5 results
Good race conditions this week saw an excellent turn out for our penultimate championship race. Some fabulous sprint finishes made it a close race for most competitors.
Thank you to all helpers – you are all heros – we appreciate the time you give.
Well done to all competitors and congratulations to the prize winners:
- Tuesday 28 March after running
It’s your opportunity to ask hard questions and hold the committee to account, so please do attend.
Chatter and Tales
Coast to Coast Run
This October 2016, Claire Baker and Matt Holt ran the Coast to Coast over 5 days which is about 40 off-road miles daily.
Minster to Minster 2016, 30 mile run
The moon was up and it was still dark as we set off for Ripon at 5.00am. I was setting off for the annual Ripon Runners’ 30 mile run from Ripon Cathedral along the course of the River Ure and Ouse to York Minster…
A Year in the Life of the Chair
Although there are many good reasons for being the Chair one of the enjoyable aspects is seeing and following all the achievements that club members get up to through participating in a very wide range of running activities.