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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
Lakeland 4 Passes
Claire Baker completed the tough Lakeland 4 passes on Saturday. Although the views were stunning, the course packed in 5,200 ft of ascent over 18.2 miles, however Claire managed to finish in 4 hours 35 minutes.
Black Sheep 6 Hour Challenge
Lena Conlin ran the Black Sheep 6 hour Challenge, which was held in Masham. The route was a 3.3 mile multi terrain undulating course with 4 road crossings, 6 stiles and 6 gates and the challenge was to run as many laps as possible. Lena completed 10 laps covering 33.5 miles and finished as first placed female.
Punk Panther Race Series
Julian Davis and Sheena Jackson completed the latest in the Punk Panther series, taking on the shorter of the two distances on Saturday. They were running with Sheena’s spaniel Poppy and thought 35 miles might be a bit much for her so they opted for the shorter option of 27.5 miles. The weather was perfect and the race...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
Deer Park Puzzler and Beer Festival
Saturday 30 June
Away Runs - Summer 2018
26th June and 10th July
The venues haven’t been agreed yet but we will be holding our summer social runs on the above Tuesday evenings. Usually we have some great runs out of varying distance and speed led by people from the club. There will be a buffet afterwards, which will be subsidised, and generally the option to...
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 11th September
Both Juniors and Minis to meet at Ripon Rugby Club 5.15 pm to 6.15 pm
Subs are due
£60 per child annually, 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...
- 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
The Northern Traverse
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk from coast to coast, West to East? No? not for you? you are not alone there. But then ask yourself, would you consider running it? 190 miles in just under 88 hours? My answer would definitely still be no.
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.
Evening League Presentation
On 11th September Roy Hollingworth from the Evening League visited the rugby club to present Ripon Runners with the awards from this year’s series.
Alex Fawcett and Lenny Lennox both won their age categories and Club Captains, Andy Purll and Kelly Dunkley, received the team runners up prize on behalf of the club.