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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  • Red Rose at Fleetwood Half Marathon

    Red Rose took on the Fleetwood half marathon with 19 runners, some taking on the distance for the first time. Ben Donoghue ran well for a top 20 place with a time of 1.21.18 with Jose Pinon Shaw just over powering Ken Addison in the latest stage of the race…

  • Runners take on Challenging Fell Race

    Another busy week of racing for Red Rose Road Runners saw entries in 3 very different competitions.
    Wednesday saw 10 members compete in the latest leg of the clubs fell championship, the tough up and down Whittle Pike Fell Race which by all accounts involved a bit of scrambling as…

  • Dave Brunton completes Lakeland 50

    Ultra runner, Dave Brunton of Red Rose Road Runners took on the mighty challenge of the Montane Lakeland 50 mile race. Battling against the raging temperatures, the constant hill climbs and rocky outcrops Dave covered the 50 mile course in a brilliant 12.57.43.
    In another quiet week for races Steve…

  • Another busy week for runners

    Red Rose runner, Alan Jolly took on the Harden Hard ‘Un 27 mile Trail race in Yorkshire.   It is a challenging circular course, around 50% of which is open moorland. There is around 1250m (4100ft) of ascent that comes courtesy of valleys crossings. On his 5th attempt at the race, in roasting temperatures,…

  • Busy Week for Runners

    A good presence of Red Rose supported the Badger 10k Trail Race held at Cuerden Valley. A race which has a variety of stiles, gates and steps plus an uphill field climb is no place to do a PB but this is a great fixture for a summer’s evening.  Joe Swarbrick…