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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
Roseberry Hardmoors Marathon
Sunday saw the last in the 2018 Hardmoors Marathon Series of events, with RR ladies Jill Holt and Lena Conlin jointly taking FV50 prize in the full route, while Linda Cadman took the FV60 prize in the 10k route. The marathon proved to be just over 30 miles long with 5,100 foot of elevation which also included two...
Langdale Christmas Pudding 10k
Jo and Iain Wallace travelled to the Lakes for the Langdale Christmas Pudding 10km on Saturday. Conditions were very wet and windy and hilly. Out of 744 finishers, Iain was 59th and 3rd in his age group in 44.23, while Jo was 137th and 2nd in her age group in 49.19.
Bah Humbug 10k
Donna Mitchell and Andy Purll took part in the Bah Humbug 10k at Middleton Park South Leeds. Starting and finishing on the running track at the stadium, it also ran around the woods and fields of the park. The going was made even trickier by the recent heavy rains and the fact a lot of the course had...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
- The Jolly Holly Jog – Sunday 30 December 2018 – Race now full
Tuesday 18 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 John Grundy as in previous years. Christmas dress up is optional although Santa hats will be provided to everyone for the run.
Christmas Social Run
Where: The Craven Arms Appletreewick – the pub has a good selection of food and beers (check out their website)
When: Saturday 29th December
Start time: 9.30 am
2019 Club Championship
Download the 2019 Race List Races2019.pdf
Wildcard Calculator This is designed to help you to decide if one of your results from a race or Parkrun, in 2019, 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.