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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BDL Shipley

What a difference a week makes!  In stark contrast to the brilliant blue skies that accompanied this years Undulator race, a week earlier an intrepid group of 12 WRC members braved the driving rain to take part in the first of the BDL Cross Country League races. Run...

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The Undulator

Well, that was a fast one. The gauntlet thrown down last month by Billy Cartwright when he took the T'Owd Man course record from Harry Holmes was picked up and returned with interest.  Rumour has it that Harry was a bit nervous looking at the entry list, Billy was...

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Just 1 week to the Undulator

We've made it past storm Callum and the weather is forecast to be a lot kinder to us this week.  The Undulator course should just about have dried out by next weekend! Register early here and save yourself the queuing time and the organisers the typing...

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And last week….

There was a pause from the weekend parkrun ritual as people set off in pursuit of 10km times.  It's a bit strange to see WRC vests fighting it out on the flat but John Potter fought particularly well and smashed his PB at Tamworth, not only breaking 40 minutes but...

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Upcoming Events

Oct
24
Wed
Away Run @ Miners Arms, Carsington
Oct 24 @ 19:00 – 20:15

All groups run from the Miners Arms car park and do some or all of the Carsington Reservoir loop.

This will be dark so please wear appropriate reflective clothing and a head torch.

Oct
29
Mon
5km / 5 mile Time Trial or Fartlek Session @ Cromford Lights
Oct 29 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Nov
11
Sun
Derby Runner BDL @ Chaddesden Park
Nov 11 @ 11:05 – 12:00

Provisional Date for the 2nd Winter BDL of the season

Nov
21
Wed
Away Run @ Miners Arms, Carsington
Nov 21 @ 19:00 – 20:15

All groups run from the Miners Arms car park and do some or all of the Carsington Reservoir loop.

This will be dark so please wear appropriate reflective clothing and a head torch.

Nov
26
Mon
5km / 5 mile Time Trial or Fartlek Session @ Cromford Lights
Nov 26 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Dec
2
Sun
Derby Runner BDL @ Bakewell Showground
Dec 2 @ 11:00 – 12:00

Provisional Date for the 2nd Winter BDL of the season

Dec
19
Wed
Away Run @ Miners Arms, Carsington
Dec 19 @ 19:00 – 20:15

All groups run from the Miners Arms car park and do some or all of the Carsington Reservoir loop.

This will be dark so please wear appropriate reflective clothing and a head torch.

Dec
24
Mon
5km / 5 mile Time Trial or Fartlek Session @ Cromford Lights
Dec 24 @ 19:00 – 20:00

 

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 - April

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

Tunnels & Trails

10km & 2.5km - June

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

T'Owd Man

22.4km - 724m climb - Sept

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

Undulator

13.5km - 384m climb - Oct

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

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