Our Club

We are a friendly club based near Matlock in Wirksworth, Derbyshire which aims to provide running opportunities for all, encourage people to achieve their goals, whilst having fun and making new friends. Our membership includes social runners through to competitive fell & road runners of all abilities and ages. We have training sessions and club runs every week and organise 4 races throughout the year. We are always welcoming of new members and look forward to meeting you at a club run, or on the roads and fells!

Latest News

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Winter Half Tour of Bradwell 9 February 2019

I ran this race last year so I thought I knew what I was letting myself into BUT I failed to spot the organisers had added a few more bonus miles for luck. Note to self – read the small print! After a thorough kit check, c.120 people set off at 10 am and ran round the...

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Parkrun report 9th February

A windy weekend and a next-day BDL commitment kept many Wirksworth runners away from parkrun this week but there were a few who made it along to one. We start with the Whitworth Thread, where Chris Gillot (pictured as a man who means business) ran a strong 22:10 -...

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Parkrun report 2nd February

The parkrun report is a bit thin on the ground this week, something that couldn't be said for the snow and ice that caused all of our local parkruns to be cancelled.  Desperate for his parkrun fix, John Potter (pictured with his family, Laura and Jennifer) made it out...

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Parkrun report 26th January

First to Markeaton, where Elaine Stone set herself a very respectable marker of 24:36, smashing her intended first target of 25 minutes - there's much more too to come from Elaine this year.  John Potter's 18:52 was close enough to his Markeaton PB, he'll blame the...

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Upcoming Events

Feb 18 all-day
4 times (800m, 400m 200m) Suitable for all as you run at your own pace. Usually run on Ravenstor road in the Wirksworth Industrial Estate The main aim is to get used to running at[...]
Feb 25 all-day
8km (5 mile) Time Trial / 5k Time Trial / Fartlek option. Start at Cromford Lights – route is out to Matlock along the A6, turning right onto Old English Road, over the bridge and[...]
Mar 4 all-day
Suitable for all as you run at your own pace. Usually run on Ravenstor road in the Wirksworth Industrial Estate The main aim is to get used to running at a faster than normal pace.[...]
Mar 11 all-day
Suitable for all as you run at your own pace. Meet at the Leisure Centre at 7pm. Head torches are not strictly needed but do wear high visibility clothing for the warm up run and[...]

 

Our Races

We organise a series of 4 races throughout the year alongside the Carsington race in the BDL League

Incline Race

6.4km - 208m climb
28th April 2019

Ey up mi duck... there are hills and then there's the incline!

Tunnels & Trails

10km & 2.5km
12th June 2019

Mostly flat, out and back along the High Peak Trail.

T'Owd Man

22.4km - 724m climb 
22nd September 2019

A tough ole boot of an off-road race with a mix of trails, paths and lanes...

Undulator

13.5km - 384m climb
20th October 2019

A classic fell race with a mix of off-road, trail and lanes...

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