Red Rose Road Runners is a friendly and sociable running club based in Preston and the South Ribble areas. The club offers 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. We are seeking to increase the range of activities on offer.
Groups runs take place at various locations in and around Preston on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 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 to accommodate 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.
Red Rose 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.
- Weekly Roundup 19 March 2018
The amazing Gina Biggs has been putting us all to shame with her latest challenge. Seven marathons in seven days. (Who thought she would stop at 100 marathons?).The Enigma ‘Week at the Knees’ in Milton Keynes saw her battle through the pain barrier with times of 6.12, 5.59, 6.38, 6.30, 6.13, 6.33…
- Interclub numbers 2018: A heads up
We have ordered Interclub numbers for everyone who said they were definitely going to run in the Interclub when they last joined. We have ordered spares so we can allocate a number to you nearer to the time if you decide you really want one.
In a week or so…
- Weekly Round Up 12th March
There were Red Rose Road runners at a varied selection of races and parkruns this last weekend.
The Mother’s Day 10K is billed as a fast, flat race. The Red Rose Road Runners were led in by Jose Pinon Shaw 38:45 finishing in 13th place and 14th was Richard Maughan in…
- Time to re-join for the period to the end of March 2019
If you have not already done so then this is the time to rejoin Red Rose for the period to the end of March 2019. Our current membership year ends on 31st March 2018.
You can find all the details for re-joining here.
If you recently joined then you may find…
- Presentation Evening 9th March
This Friday, 9th March, is the club’s Presentation Evening at Bamber Bridge Football Club PR5 6UT.
Doors open at 19:00 and we shall begin about 19:30 There is a bar and later in the evening we will serve bacon and sausage or egg sandwiches with a few chips.
- Red Rose News
Not a race but many of us are marathon training in some of the worst conditions but still doing it. The spirit of Red Rose is in force and here’s another example, with hardened marathoner / ultra Marathon lady Glynis Leo supporting Michelle Livesey and Jackie Brunton helping them complete…