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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
Bolton Abbey Run
Bolton Abbey hosted 4 races in one morning on Sunday, with runners enjoying the stunning scenery of the countryside in glorious sunshine and blue skies. The hilly and undulating routes offered 2 mile, 10k, 10 mile and 13 mile distances, and were started at 2 minute intervals with the routes sharing parts of the course. This meant that...
Behobia - San Sebastian 20k
Heather Glegg and Tony White returned to Spain at the weekend to run in the Behobia-San Sebastian 20k. With more than 34,000 competitors, it is Spain’s most popular road race starting at the French border, and follows the hilly Spanish coastline finishing along the seafront in San Sebastian. Despite the wind and rain, and 800 feet of ascent,...
Hardmoors Goathland Marathon
Three members completed Saturday’s Goathland Marathon, the latest in the Hardmoors marathon series. As is usual with these races, the course was actually nearer 28 miles long, but once combined with almost 3,500 feet of ascent and plenty of mud, it certainly felt a lot longer once the finish line was in sight.
Michael Hall, who won the overall...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
All three races now open for entries. You can enter each individually as in the past or you can enter all three at once to complete the new 2017-18 Hornblower Series
- The Jolly Holly Jog – Sunday 31 December 2017 – Sold out – sorry!.
Unfortunately now cancelled.
Autumn / Winter Talks
Subjects and dates TBA
2017 Club Championships
Wildcard Calculator This is designed to help you to decide if one of your results from a race or Parkrun, in 2017, 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 one of these must be a summer...
Autumn Term starts Tuesday 12th September
Both Juniors and Minis to meet at Ripon Rugby Club 5.15pm to 6.15pm
Subs are due
£20 per child 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...
Chatter and Tales
Paul's Bob Graham Round
At 22:00 on Saturday evening I set off from Moot Hall in Keswick on the first leg of the BGR aiming for a 22 Hour round, my running support for this leg freshly back from Holiday the night before was Alex Fawcett.
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.
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).