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

    ‘100 Marathon Club’ runner Gina Biggs excelled herself this weekend by ripping up her PB and posting an amazing time of 4.18.35 at the Brighton Marathon, nearly an hour faster than any of her century of marathons.

    A group of Red Rose enjoyed the atmosphere of the Paris Marathon. Lee…

  • Red Rose News

    The inaugural Worden Park 5k and Fun Run proved a great event. Red Rose success was claimed by Matt Holmes who came second in 17.41 and Sophie Pilkington 2nd lady in 20.29. Dan Smith was the first Junior runner in 25.27. All the other results appear below.


  • Red Rose News

    The Coniston 14 is a highlight of the race calendar with its challenging hilly course set against fabulous views of the lake and mountains. This year nine of our runners made the journey to take part. Richard Barnes 1.54.45 and Lynne Kenyon 1.57.35 were our first runners with Doug Bryden…

  • Red Rose News

    The Garstang Gallop is a 7 mile route over an undulating route and this weekend subject to some strong winds. The race winner was Red Rose Runner, Phil Marsden in a great time of 41.15. Equally impressive was the performance of one of our new members, Sophie Pilkington, who was…

  • Red Rose News

    Amazing achievements this weekend. Spare a thought for Pita whilst out running this week. Read her story on http://id-coaching.net/fell-dog-run-never-happened/?fbclid=IwAR1Bjxf3C_HvTkQ6v_L9O4XcUMkAbs-PqZ5hJh04hjCpfhHGtr0WsJ6tYtk

    The Fell (Dog) Run That Never Happened ID Coaching
    So it turns out killing two birds with one stone isn’t always as productive as you might think. Tuesday the 12th…

  • Red Rose News

    Gareth Bell did the West Pennine Moors ultra marathon. It should have been 30 miles, but with it being self-navigating he did 31.5 miles with 4500 feet of elevation. There was lots of snow, hail, gale force winds and some serious mud. He was unnecessarily disappointed with his time but…