A friendly and sociable running clubbased in Preston and the South Ribble areas

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.

Give us a test run We are one of the biggest clubs in the area and encourage potential members to come along for a few training sessions before signing up.
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  • Red Rose News

    The Fairhaven Flyer 10K attracted 23 Red Rose with prize winning performances from Michael Oddie first V45 in 40.50, Peter O’Grady first V60 in 50.01 and David Hindle first V65 in 52.05. Other results. Andrew Stell 43.31, Steve Murphy 45.21, David Bayliss 46.29, Natalie Croft 48.55, Paula Stell 52.00, Helen…

  • Red Rose News

    The Ribble Way Festival of Running Trail ran along the scenic Ribble Way between Longton Village and Preston.The Half Marathon route was won by Philip Marsden in 1.26.30. Our other finishers were Chris Charnley 1.38.34, Andrew Stell 1.46.00, John Carruthers 1.57.38, Steven Gibson 1.58.33, Sam Edwards 1.59.57, Lee Burton 2.08.18,…

  • Red Rose News

    Stuart Smith was the only Red Rose at Para’s 10 Catterick, taking on the challenging 10 mile off-road route, finishing in a time of 73:00.Two Rosebuds tackled the juniors Para’s 2 event, with Holly Smith finishing in 15:19 (winning the 14-15 female trophy) and Dan Smith marking his return from…

  • Red Rose News

    The latest club championship race was the Golden Ball 10 miler in Lancaster. With 25 out 106 runners, Red Rose dominated the prizes. Simon Croft won the race in 55.31 followed by Phil Marsden in 4th place in 59.32 claiming the first V45 prize. David Parkinson took the V50 prize…

  • Red Rose News

    Two of our juniors raced the train on holiday- they completed the Dolgoch challenge which is 5.5 miles. Holly Smith completed in 55.59 and won her age category and Dan Smith completed in 1.02.04. It was fantastic fun running alongside the train and the other challenges.
    They have both recently…

  • Cross Country fixtures are now on the calendar.

    The Cross Country Season is about to start.  The fixtures are now on the calendar.  If you have any queries or think there are any errors then please let us know.

    You must register for XC so that our XC Captain has time to do the admin and get your…