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 16 Oct 2018

    The Hellrunner Half Marathon held in Delamere Forest, lived up to it’s name when eight Red Rosers attempted the the Bog of Doom in what is claimed to be the UK’s toughest half marathon. With times more often matching their marathon times it’s reasonable to suppose this was no ordinary…

  • It is time to give us your race suggestions for 2019

    Early each November the Race Selection Committee meets to devise the calendar for the following year.  We like to get ideas from our members.  If you have a favourite race or one on your bucket list then please let us know before the 6th November.  The best way to submit…

  • Weekly Roundup 8 October 2018

    A mighty crowd of 37 Red Rose Runner hired a coach and descended on Chester to take part in the Marathon and Metric Marathon. Brilliant performances and plenty of personal bests were achieved as a result of the camaraderie and support along the course. Twenty one of the group completed…

  • Weekly Roundup 2 October 2018

    The newly launched Preston 10k took place with a large field of 1428. Starting and finishing in the the city centre the course took in the banks of the River Ribble , the Tram Road ,Preston Junction and the Bridge Inn before returning via Miller and Avenham Parks. Matt Holmes…

  • Weekly Roundup 25 September 2018

    The Loch Ness Marathon was the destination for Ben Smithers this weekend. In spite of a very tough course he came close to his best with a time of 3.28. Cartwheeling across the line, Sam Edwards achieved a massive 40 minute PB with a time of 4.01.15 and Baz Bayliss…

  • Weekly race round-up 18.9.18

    On Friday evening the EHM Night 5K was held in Warrington, as a precursor to the main events of the 10K and half marathon on Sunday. Ben Smithers led the Red Rose group home with a time of 22:16, followed by Samantha Edwards with 23:04, Stuart Isherwood 23:36, David Bayliss…