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 20 June 2016
The oldest half marathon in the country is the Freckleton race now in its 51st year. Red Rose were well represented in the race with 17 runners and equally well supported by non running members around the course. Unusually for Freckleton, there was rain throughout the race which may have…
- Weekly Roundup 13 June 2016
RRRR news for week ending 12th June.
The big event on the calendar this week was round 3 of the Interclub series of races at Lytham on Thursday evening. The 5 mile route along the front from the swimming baths to Fairhaven and return is flat but is often is…
- Weekly Roundup 06 June 2016
In the news this week,
Just for a laugh, Debbie Porter and Ruth Travis completed the Yomp Mountain Challenge, 23 miles with 3,900ft ascent in an amazing 6 hours 17 mins despite the heat.
More and more runners from RRRRs are taking to the fells and trails these days. Thursday…
- Weekly Roundup 30 May 2016
The weeks and months of training for marathons and half marathons came to fruition this weekend.
In Edinburgh, runners were pleased that last year’s conditions didn’t prevail again. It was still a little warm but it didn’t stop Tony Thorley achieving an impressive new PB of 3hours 40min. Paula Plowman…
- Weekly Roundup 23 May 2016
The Crazy Cow 10k starting on Avenham Park attracted nearly 600 runners on bright sunny morning. The atmosphere was one of great fun as well as keen competition with strong turn outs from the two Blackburn clubs and of course 40 Red Rose Road Runners.
Simon Croft finally got a…