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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  • Foot Health Month 2019

    An interesting leaflet about Plantar Fasciitis has arrived in the club’s inbox.  Click here to read it.  The leaflet gives a podiatrist’s advice on this painful condition.  Specifically how to avoid it, which is by far the best course.

  • Couch to 5K course: Registration Required

    Tell your non running mates about this…

    Pete O’Grady will be leading the next Beginners’ course on Thursday 14th March 2019.  Meet at the Poachers at 7:00pm.  This popular 10 week course will build to a graduation event at Avenham parkrun on the 11th May.

    Registration is essential as there…

  • Red Rose News

    Red Rose had 8 runners at the St Valentines 10k in Lancaster. Sam Edwards finished in 46.18 ahead of Ben Smithers in 49.22. V60, Austin Trelfa finished in 53.56, with Steve Taylor also finishing under the hour in 58.59. Kate Clipston ran 61.05, Sandra Rolston 64.15, David Watson 65.17 and…

  • Red Rose News

    The Winter Warmer 10k was held on Sunday 3rd Feb 2019. A small turnout of brave RRRRs for this undulating 10k made all the more pleasant by the well organised race with a carnival atmosphere. The Blackburn club had worked wonders on Saturday and Sunday to clear the route. Jill…

  • Runner’s Runner of the Year 2018 – Voting

    Voting has now closed for Runner’s Runner of the year 2018.

    Thanks for all of those who did amazing things last year, all those who nominated and all those who voted.

    Nominees and the winner will be recognised at the Presentation Evening – Friday 1st March – 7PM – Bamber…

  • Runner’s Runner of the Year 2018 – The Nominees

    John Wiseman, last year’s winner was nominated for being a supportive and motivated leader on the Thursday night runs. He has stood down from nominations this year, but please give him a big “Wahay” the next time you see him at a race, parkrun, training, or just in town shopping!…