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.
- Weekly Roundup 27th July 2015
A brilliant run by Red Rose Debbie Porter saw her conquer the Lakeland 50 miler with 10,000ft of ascent finishing in 15:21:08, at about 2am in the morning.
She said “It was a fantastic event which I really enjoyed and still felt strong at Ambleside (34 mile mark), met some…
- Weekly Roundup 20th July 2015
The big event for Red Rose this week was the Wesham Inter Club race. Over a quarter of the field were Red Rose Road Runners. A total of 68 is not the biggest turnout of the year but still incredible.
Several races within the race made for great competition with…
- Weekly Roundup 13th July 2015
Red Rose Runners Catherine Newton, Mary Conway, Anthony Barnes and new members Tracy Woods and Janette Draper took part on the tour of Merseyside last week consisting of 52 miles over 6 races on different terrains. Sadly Lynn Melvin had to defer due to her injury prior to even.
- Weekly Roundup 6th July 2015
It was another excellent night for the Red Rose at the latest inter club event hosted by Thornton and Cleveleys. The stifling heat was a real problem for a lot of the runners but some were rewarded for a cautious start, moving through the field as the temperature took its…
- Weekly Roundup 29th June 2015
Red Rose Runner, Anthony Durkin competed in the Lewa Marathon in Kenya. His trip of a lifetime culminated in finishing 19th in this race with a time of 3.30.50. The undoubted effects of altitude and high temperatures make this a brilliant achievement and a memory to savour for the rest of…