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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  • 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…

  • Red Rose News

    Well done to all the Red Rose runners who braved the coastal winds of Fleetwood whilst smashing out a half-marathon. Plenty of good competition and supportive pairings saw some excellent times.

    Gun times: Greg Atkinson 1.39.23, Ben Smithers 1.44.37, Sam Edwards 1.45.03, Gail Bristo 1.59.47, Mark Wardley 1.59.49, John Wiseman…

  • C25K September 2019

    Know someone who wants to start running?
    Our next Couch to 5k Beginners Course starts on the 19th September, 7pm at the Poachers. REGISTRATION REQUIRED as places limited. Email pogrady@sky.com
    Please note – this is not an improvers course.
    Please share and use the poster at work etc. and lets…

  • News Round Up – 12.8.19

    On Tuesday 6th August Anneke Crosby took on the (very hilly) Dalbeattie 10k and finished in 49.57. This got her an age category win!


    On Wednesday 7th, the first race in the Ice Lolly 5k series was held in Bolton. It was a more challenging than anticipated by some…

  • Red Rose News

    John Naylor returned to the scene of his famous victory last year in the Scorcher 10 in 10 marathon event. This year he was put under pressure by Belgian, Paul Van Heil who was also attempting to complete all 10 marathons. John beat his adversary in 7 out of the10…

  • Red Rose News

    The Lakeland 50 is one the greatest ultra trail challenges in Europe, perhaps the world. It is run over the second half of the Lakeland 100 Ultra Tour of the Lake District, completing the final 50 miles of the 100 course. We had 12 competitors, all who finished the course.…