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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
Reeth 20km Trail Race
At the Reeth 20 km Trail Race on Sunday 19 April, Alex Fawcett put in an outstanding performance to finish 4th overall and first male VET45. His finish time of 1 hour 27 minutes and 51 seconds was only four minutes behind the winner, while Sheena Jackson was back to her best form and also in the...
On Sunday 19 April the club enjoyed possibly its most successful day at one race, securing four titles at the Fountains 10k. The course has a tough uphill finish but that didn’t stop 15 year old Ripon junior member Toby Osman winning the race in 34 minutes 49 seconds…
Marathon ace and running legend Simon McCudden made the remarkable achievement of completing his 60th official marathon by finishing the Manchester Marathon on Sunday 19 April.
What makes his achievements even more remarkable, is that in addition to the marathons, he has also completed many other LDWA type events measuring more than 20 miles in distance combined with...
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...
Easter Holidays – Tuesday 31st March & Tuesday 7th April
Restart: Tuesday 14th April, Ripon Rugby Club, 5.15pm to 6.15pm
A newsletter & Club Championship info will be sent out during the holidays.
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...