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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
Stan Appleton dashed from the Tholthorpe 10k race earlier in the day to run at the Wetherby 10k race, managing a finish time of 1 hour 4 minutes, while Mark Ryder had a great run finishing 24th out of 888 finishers in a time of 39 minutes 15 seconds. First lady back for Ripon was Helen Cox in...
Dave Binks recorded a fantastic PB at the Tholthorpe 10k on Sunday. He finished 16th in a time of 37.16, beating his previous PB of 37.58 from way back in 2015. Dave has only ever gone sub 40 minutes twice and has only just recovered from injury.
Other RR finishers:
Trevor Schofield 43:08
Allan Hansen 45:32
Man vs Race Series
Julian Davis and Sheena Jackson took on the final race of the Man v Trilogy (and arguably the toughest) on Saturday 1 September. The approximately 22 mile long course sets off from Caernarfon and takes in the summit of Snowdon before descending towards Llanberis. The vertical kilometre at mile 19 is particularly brutal but the climb up results...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
Deer Park Puzzler and Beer Festival
Saturday 30 June
Away Runs - Summer 2018
26th June and 10th July
The venues haven’t been agreed yet but we will be holding our summer social runs on the above Tuesday evenings. Usually we have some great runs out of varying distance and speed led by people from the club. There will be a buffet afterwards, which will be subsidised, and generally the option to...
2018 Club Championship
Download the 2018 Race List Races2018.pdf
Wildcard Calculator This is designed to help you to decide if one of your results from a race or Parkrun, in 2018, would improve your standing if used as your wildcard.
You will need to do six races this year in order to qualify for the club championships and at least...
Autumn Term starts Tuesday 11th September
Both Juniors and Minis to meet at Ripon Rugby Club 5.15 pm to 6.15 pm
Subs are due
£60 per child annually, cheques payable to Ripon Runners – please put child’s name on the back. Prompt payment is appreciated, thank you.
Rugby Car park
If you drop off and collect your child by car, please be aware...
- Tuesday 27 March after running
It’s your opportunity to ask hard questions and hold the committee to account, so please do attend. Refreshments will be provided!
Chatter and Tales
The Northern Traverse
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk from coast to coast, West to East? No? not for you? you are not alone there. But then ask yourself, would you consider running it? 190 miles in just under 88 hours? My answer would definitely still be no.
Ripon REDers came together on Wednesday 31st of January for one final run of the month. R.E.D Jan 2018 has seen some truly fantastic people don their red T-shirt every day of January.
Ripon Runners in the Local Community
At our recent AGM in March, and as we have done for the last few years, club members nominated local charities and then voted on which three charities the club should make a donation of £750.00 to (£250 each).