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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
Report by Stuart Pender
Four Ripon runner headed to Otley to run the 10 mile race, a great run, very well organised and some running socks and a bottle of Saltaire Blonde for all finishers.
Despite the poor weather during the day the rain stopped for the start at 7.30pm. The race is all on pavements or roads with a...
Devils Foot Half Marathon, Melrose
Report by Jackie Scott
I travelled back to my home town of Melrose in the Scottish Borders for the Trail Outlaws Devils Foot Half Marathon. The route from Lauder to Melrose was along the undulating Southern Upland Way towards Gattonside in warm conditions. I then followed the beautiful River Tweed towards the Melrose Chain Bridge where I crossed the...
Hardmoors White Horse
Sunday saw the 3rd trail marathon of the year for Hardmoors. As always Hardmoors offer three distances of full marathon, half and 10k but as is expected these are always longer than advertised. The courses are challenging and start and finish at the Visitors Centre at Sutton Bank. The full marathon and 10k include a descent to Lake...
Ripon Runners Hosted Races
Dates for your diaries!
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 2 April 2019 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
Mike's SW Coast Path Venture - Progress Report 1
I spoke with Mike this morning (Monday 27 May) and he was in great spirits, planning to arrive at Mevagissey in Cornwall this evening having walked in excess of 240 miles since early May (get your maps out and look at the distance covered and places passed on route)!
Mike Pennock's SW Coast Path Venture
Mike announced recently at the club that he was setting off to walk the 630 mile South West Coast Path in memory of his wife Ros, and to finish the project they had jointly begun and were going to complete in stages before Ros sadly developed and died from Motor Neurone Disease.
Evening League Presentation
On 11th September 2018 Roy Hollingworth from the Evening League visited the rugby club to present Ripon Runners with the awards from this year’s series.