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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
Monthly Even Splits 5K Race Series
A few members have been attending a series of evening 5k runs, held on a monthly basis, on fast tarmac cycling circuits and ideal for those wanting to record a PB time. Each race has 2 start waves, for those above and below 22 minutes 30 seconds.
In the Leeds series held at the Brownlee Centre on 28th March...
Boston (UK) Marathon
Also on Sunday, Katie Harrison ran with husband at the UK version of Boston Marathon in Lincolnshire. Race organisers claim it is the flattest marathon course in the UK, and Katie took full advantage to record a great time of 4 hours 34 minutes.
Mersey Tunnel 10k
RR chair Simon McCudden achieved his ambition of having completed running events in both of Liverpool’s Mersey Road Tunnels on Sunday by competing at the Mersey Tunnel 10k. The route started in Liverpool and followed the Wallasey Queens Way Tunnel, Birkenhead Ferry Terminal and then along the promenade to New Brighton with great views of Liverpool Waterfront. There...
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
Annual Weekend Run and Social
April 14th – 15th 2018
Lake District, based at Helvellyn YH
For those who have signed up, keep an eye out for emailed information and instructions.
If you have any questions, please contact Chris Bennett –
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 5.15 pm to 6.15 pm
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 of...
- 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
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.
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.
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).