T’Owd Man 2018.

T’Owd Man 2018.

Despite the weather forecasters trying to scare everyone with their talk of torrential rain, thunder, lightning and gale force winds, Sunday morning was dry and bright with just a hint of a fresh breeze to sharpen the wits.  Such unexpected clement weather clearly...
More Parkrun

More Parkrun

Another week, another PB.  This time at Bakewell.  Mark Crawshaw carried his heavy cold to another PB in 19:53.  He was outdone though, as Bob King joined the sub 20 gang with a sparkling 19:40! Meanwhile, John Potter was preparing to cycle from Lancaster back home to...
Nine Edges Fell Race

Nine Edges Fell Race

On the 8th September four fearless Wirksworth runners set out on a drizzly and blustery Saturday morning to tackle the formidable 20 mile Nine Edges fell race that follows the 9 gritstone edges from Derwent down to Baslow. John Hobson had set himself a goal to finish...

Keeping up with Kipchoge

Something momentous happened in Berlin today.  Peter Johnston got his mojo back.  He produced his best marathon performance of the year to cross the line in 3:24:58 and all of a sudden, Berlin 2019 seems like a good time to break his pb of 3:11.  One more Berlin...
Stanage Struggling

Stanage Struggling

Not content with his pb setting performance on Saturday, Mark headed off to Stanage struggle on Sunday, taking along Stacy Newton as a fresh face to fell running.  Mark, as always, took it all in his stride.  Stacy soon discovered that, surprisingly, downhill can be...

Parkrunning

There were some cracking performances for WRC at Markeaton park run this week. Perhaps because it wasn’t in the middle of the John Potter duathlon (TM). John came ever closer to sub 19 with his time of 19:15 and finished in 8th place overall. Mark broke the 20...