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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
Reece at West Yorks XC
Reece Dalton competed in the West Yorkshire Cross Country races and came 5th overall in the U20 category from the 4 races.
Liverpool Santa Dash
Simon McCudden, with daughter Florence and friends, ran the Liverpool Santa Dash last Sunday – the run is a 5 km route around Liverpool City Centre and a great charity fund raising event. This year Liverpool overtook Las Vegas as the biggest festive fun run event in the world with well over 9,000 participants.
Cyprus International 4-day Challenge
Sean Scullion completed a 4 day / 50km long challenge event in Cyprus last week
The Cyprus International 4-day Challenge, is a staged running event, covering a distance slightly longer than a marathon with mountain running, trail running & cross country running. The event successfully combines a 6k time trial, a multi-terrain half marathon, an 11k mountain trail...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
Both races are run in and around the fabulous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Deer Park.
- The Jolly Holly Jog 10k – Tuesday 27 December 2016. Sorry but now sold out.
- The Ripon 10 mile – Sunday 14 May 2017
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Christmas Social Run
Where: Cover Bridge Inn (between Masham and Middleham)
When: Saturday 31 December
Start time: 10:00 am
Annual Weekend Run and Social
April 8th – 9th 2017
Lake District, based at Langdale YH
Saturday: Park at Bowness, ferry across Windermere then running in the beautiful countryside of Langdale and Elterwater.
Sunday: Run, followed by lake steamer trip back to the start.
2016 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...
New Team Members First Race
Another mild day at Guiseley for race 2 with a group of 4 new runners to the Cross Country scene.
U11 BOYS Callum Humphries 38th George Curtis 42nd ...
Tuesday 13 December
A ‘run with a twist’ will be organised by John Grundy and Andy Purl, followed by nibbles and drinks back at the Rugby Club with the usual merriment and quiz lead by Mike Pennock as in previous years. Christmas dress up is optional although Santa hats will be provided to everyone for the run.
Chatter and Tales
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.
Minster to Minster 2016, 30 mile run
The moon was up and it was still dark as we set off for Ripon at 5.00am. I was setting off for the annual Ripon Runners’ 30 mile run from Ripon Cathedral along the course of the River Ure and Ouse to York Minster…
Stood Up by the Goblins of Boggle Hole
In spite of its name, Boggle being the local name for hobgoblins, we saw none. Even Ripon Runners on their annual weekend away could not entice them out of their caves. The Boggle Hole Youth Hostel, built within the shell of an old mill in the eponymous bay just South of Robin Hoods Bay, was our...