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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
North Lakes Half Marathon
Ed and Lucy Smith completed the inaugural North Lakes Half Marathon, with the all road race starting and finishing just outside Cockermouth. The weather was cold but sunny and dry, and Ed had a great race finishing in 2hrs and 10 mins, while Lucy was supporting a runner who had never completed a half marathon before and...
The following day, Angie Benson completed the 3rd race in the PECO cross country series at Roundhay Park in Leeds in a time of 41 mins 16 sec, knocking 4 mins off last year’s time.
LDWA Filey Flyer
Paul Walker was joint first at Saturday’s Filey Flyer, a 22 mile long circular race with approximately 1,700 feet of ascent. The first 6 miles saw runners head north along the Cleveland Way towards Scarborough, in muddy, windy conditions combined with occasional hail showers. Weather conditions improved as the course then headed inland along tracks, roads and open...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
For anyone who completed the 2017 JHJ there’s still plenty of time to enter the 2nd and 3rd races in the new 2017-18 Hornblower Series
Christmas Social Run
Where: Cover Bridge Inn (between Masham and Middleham)
When: Saturday 30 December
Start time: 8:00 am for 18 mile group and 9:00 am for the 6.5 and 10.5 milers
Autumn / Winter Talks
Subjects and dates TBA
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 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).