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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  • 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…

  • P1000564 (Copy)Evelyn takes 300th Category Win

    The third Welcome Tavern 5k attracted 86 runners, 24 were Red Rose Runners. With a downhill first mile a quick start was inevitable. Ethan Hodgkinson ran a fast first mile and hung on for good time of 20.45. He was chased down by Joe Swarbrick and Steve Whitney who ran…

  • Top 2 Ladies at Pilling 10k

    The Red Rose Runners Fell Championship has had two races in quick succession. The first being the Wincle Trout race in Macclesfield where runners were rewarded with a trout! Aggie’s Staircase was the latest club fell championship race with 17 Red Rose Runners tackling the course. Starting at the top…

  • Worden Park 10k Results 2014