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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  • Weekly Roundup 10 July 2018

    A busy week for Red Rose saw races of all distances and terrains A group took part in the Don Ashton Memorial Fell Race at Tockholes with James Simon our first runner in 18th place in a time of 41.58. Chris Charnley claimed 26th spot in 43.52 and Frank Nightingale…

  • weekly Roundup 2 June 2018

    The latest Inter Club race was hosted excellently by Thornton and Cleveleys in blistering heat on the sea front. Simon Croft once again showed he is one of the best runners in the local clubs with a third place finish in 27.50, and Philip Marsden proved we have gained another…

  • Weekly Roundup 18 June 2018

    The latest inter club race was hosted excellently by Preston Harriers. The 4.1 mile course involved a 2 lap course in the vicinity of Avenham Park . Our Mens’ and Ladies Open teams took 4th place in the seven team competition. In the F40 competition our team of Janine Needham,…

  • Weekly Roundup 3 June 2018

    Red Rose competed in some exciting events this week. The Bolton Hill Marathon was held on Saturday with some of the club’s keenest long distance runners taking part. It is one of the toughest in the UK. The route follows some of the most beautiful trails and country roads on…

  • Weekly Roundup 28 May 2018

    In the past week our runners have been far and wide. Lee Burton claimed first Red Rose in the Gothenberg Half Marathon, with a time of 2.24.20, celebrating the city’s 400th anniversary.

    In very warm conditions, the Edinburgh Marathon saw Iain Mitchell beat the 4 hour barrier in 3.58.20. Mark…