A friendly and sociable running clubbased in Preston and the South Ribble areas

Red Rose Road Runners are a friendly and sociable running club based in Preston and the South Ribble areas. As a club we can offer a relaxed environment enabling you to improve your running ability with a variety of different types of training and events. Although the word “road” appears in our name, we also participate in cross country, trail, off-road and fell running.

Groups runs take place in Preston on Tuesday, and Bamber Bridge on Thursday, while members often organise their own runs at weekends. During the summer, we also have a number of runs in the local countryside. You will be encouraged to run at your own pace due to our mixed range of abilities and experience.

Group support will keep you motivated and having people to run with will encourage you to get out of the door when you don’t feel like it. Running with like-minded people means that you are able to discuss injuries, targets, races, ambitions and other running issues. It also provides the bonus of being safer, particularly for female runners.

Come along and give us a try We are one of the biggest clubs in the area and we encourage potential members to come along for a few training sessions before signing up.
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  • Weekly Roundup 17th November 2014

    A large coach and several cars were needed to transport all the Red Rose runners who wanted to compete in the latest Mid Lancs fixture held in Barrow. First on to the course were the Junior girls Alice Lodge and Daisy Royle in the Under 11 race. Both competed enthusiastically…

  • 2015 Race Calendar

    The following races have been selected for the 2015 club competitions.

    18 Jan – Inskip Half Marathon
    8 Feb - Winter Warmer 10k
    15 Mar - Sweatshop 10 Mile
    12 Apr - Lancaster Three Bridges 10k
    14 Jun - Potters ‘Arf Marathon
    *13 Sep - Burton in Kendal 10k
    *1 Nov - Lancaster Half Marathon
    *13 Dec - Longridge Christmas Pudding…

  • Weekly Roundup 10th November 2014

    Preston Parkrun provided the venue for the ‘graduation’ of the Red Rose beginners group. Established members partnered runners from the newly formed beginners group. The success of this new initiative means a new group will start in the new year. Places will be limited and information will be posted on…

  • 2015 Inter Club Fixtures

    From next year Thornton Cleveleys will be joining the Inter Club series.  There will now be 7 races as part of the road series, all 7 counting towards the team prizes and best 4 finishes for individual.
    Next year’s races are (* are estimated dates):
    Road Series

    8th Apr -…

  • Weekly Roundup 3rd November 2014

    The ever popular ‘Through the Villages’ race over a distance of 8.45 miles was the main event for Red Rose Runners this weekend. The race is known for its long climb start out of Wheelton followed by a scenic but tough course through Brinscall and Abbey Village before returning to…