The new entry form is out for this years ‘enter on the day’ Incline Race coming up on 22nd April, 10.30 for aged 6-10, 11.00 for juniors and adults. Download a pdf copy from here
Results from last weekend’s BDL X-country in the freezing Trent Meadows where Harry secured the championship for the season and Emma took third in her category;
1st 30:23 Holmes, Harry,
26th 34:58 Johnston, John,
35th 36:24 Richards-Jones, Alun,
61st 38:29 Crawshaw, Mark,
66th 38:39 King, Bob,
116th 42:15 Edwards, Simon,
131st 43:03 Wild, Emma,
192nd 47:36 Wooliscroft, Debbie,
207th 48:30 Calvert, Ruth,
212th 49:06 Acharya, Lila,
217th 49:39 Clements, Brian.
Races for this years league are published at the Club league page
The Ramathon and Derby 10k races that were popular last year are still in and there are two or three additions this year. A return of the local Riber Run and a first year for the Lea Bunny Run 10k as well as a first year for the 16 mile Exterminator fell race. If you know any races that several people are planning to race in you’re welcome to suggest them for inclusion.
Handicaps will be calculated once I’m initiated into the secrets of those dark arts.
Results for this year’s Stuart Learmouth Undulator are posted on the race page here. A fantastic turn-out of 162 in hard conditions, almost 10% of whom came from Wilmslow along with big groups also from Beeston and Long Eaton and visitors from Rossendale. Congratulations to Harry Holmes on his second win in a row and Billy and Ben Cartwright for racing and finishing together in second/third. The women’s title looked a competitive race, the three first finishers battling it out from at least Hopton where I saw them together, to the finish with eventually Catherin Wilson of Beeston pipping Wirksworth’s Jacqui Hawkins (pictured at Harboro rocks) and Belper’s Ruth Keeley.
T’owd man results are up on the WRC website here.
Well done Harry and Ruth on new CRs and all the runners who made it round, especially those doing the ‘long course’ with the Shining Cliff woods leg. Thanks to Simon and Richard and all the helpers for a good race and especially to the Rotary club for water stations and checkpoints.
John P and Brian did another of their cycle-run-cycles to the Markeaton Park Run last Saturday. Results were;
13th John POTTER 20:08,
130th Brian CLEMENTS 26:10,
John also took first place the following day in the Colour Run on the same course. John writes “this is what I looked like at the end of winning the Markeaton Colour Run yesterday. As you run round, various people throw coloured powder all over you, it’s for charity. The course was basically the parkrun course – it wasn’t a race for serious runners (hence me being able to win) but it was good fun and would thoroughly recommend it to WRC members for next year. It’s the only running race I’ve ever won, and likely to be the only one I ever will win :-)”
On current form he’s being too modest and has many victories to come!
Malt Shovel relay results from last night. Unfortunately Harry couldn’t qualify for any of the teams so had to run with his moustache, but he did ok considering, course record broken by 6 seconds;
1st One man & his tash M 10.42 10.52 11.04 32.38,
31st Wirksworth Warriors M 13.53 15.08 12.59 42.00,
62nd Wirksworth Allstars X 16.18 18.31 15.57 50.46,
66th Wirksworth Wonders X 16.51 19.09 17.18 53.18,
Eva’s new flyer for the T’Owd Man on September 24th is up on the website at http://wirksworthrunningclub.org.uk/racing/towd-man-race/ there’s a pdf there to download and print.
You can also download a pre-entry form and route map there
Thanks everyone for coming along and making a great race night with a record turnout for the 10k. We raised over £600 for Derbyshire Air Ambulance. Results from tonight’s fun run and 10k are available on the WRC website race page at http://wirksworthrunningclub.org.uk/ and on the Racetek webpage at https://www.racetek-live.co.uk/website/public_results/
Results from yesterday’s Ramathon Derby half marathon are;
41 Paul Christmas 1:22:29,
368 Christopher Gillott 01:38:52,
1889 Jackie Ludlam 2:10:22,
1911 Rachel Hathaway 02:10:41,
2400 Joanna Butt 2:27:49,
Well done all! If I’ve missed you let me (Mark) know…