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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
Haweswater Half Marathon
The Haweswater Half marathon held on Sunday 28 February follows an out and back course from Bampton Village and passes along the shores of Haweswater in a remote and dramatic mountain valley.
The hilly course offers an exhilarating run in unique surroundings and certainly isn’t a PB course, but Simon McCudden still took 6 minutes off his previous time...
High Cup Nick Fell Race
The fell runners were out in force on Saturday 27 February at the 9th Dufton High Cup Nick Fell Race in the Cumbrian pennines. The race passes from Dufton Village Hall…
Junior member Reece Dalton followed up on smashing the 17 minute barrier at a recent Parkrun with another impressive performance, this time clocking a 37 minute 32 second finish at the undulating Huddersfield 10k on Sunday 26 February to finish 6th overall.
Annual General Meeting
March 24 after running (8 pm approx.)
Tea/coffee/refreshments will be provided.
- Chair’s report of 2014
- Election of the Chair, Vice-Chair and officers
- Election of committee members
Send any other agenda items to:
Ripon 10 Mile - open for entries!
Date: Sunday 17 May 2015
Start: 10:00 am, Race numbers: Handed out on the day
Paper entries: Download a form
3rd Minster to Minster Marathon
By ever popular demand the Minster to Minster Marathon is once again on the calendar – so make a note: Saturday 4 July 2015!
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 competition, another objective of the Championships is to see as many Ripon Runners as possible promoting the...
Half Term Break – Tuesday 17th February
Restart: Tuesday 24th February, Ripon Rugby Club, 5.15pm to 6.15pm
Look out for new time trials and circuit sessions – how much will you improve?
Jack Curley - in memoriam. 1957 - 2015
I cannot say, and I will not say
That he is dead—. He is just away!
With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand
He has wandered into an unknown land,
And left us dreaming how very fair
It needs must be, since he lingers there.
This poem by J. W. Riley was read to us by the...