Wirksworth Running 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!
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Leader for the night is Bob King. Route to be decided
Tonight’s session will be 200m intervals – tag team
Provisional Date for the 1st Winter BDL of the season
Tonight’s hill session will be 4 x (2min, 1min, 30s)
Meet at the leisure centre at 7pm. Reps will be performed on The Dale.
Distance: 13.5km (8.4miles)
Climb: 284m (1260ft)
Start: Lime Kiln Pub, Cromford Road, Wirksworth, DE4 4FR
Tonight’s session will be 4 x 4 min chasebacks
We organise a series of 4 races throughout the year alongside the Carsington race in the BDL League