Our Next Race

Stuart Learmouth Undulator on 21st October

13.5km (8.4 miles) and 284m (1260ft) of ascent

A classic BM fell race with a challenging mix of fells, trails and lanes.

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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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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Not last week but the week before….

... the Parkrun journey continued.  Brian reports from his pb weekend. There is no better way to start the weekend (with or without hangovers) than setting off from Wirksworth at 8ish on a Saturday morning to Markeaton Park Run. Last weekend was a Personal Best...

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The Undulator

It only feels like a week ago that we were talking about a WRC hill race and here we are, talking about another.  This time it's the Stuart Learmouth Memorial Undulator, 8.4 miles taking us from the centre of Wirksworth to the the trig point on Harborough rocks and...

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Upcoming Events

Oct
17
Wed
Club Run @ Wirksworth Leisure Centre
Oct 17 @ 19:00 – 20:15

Group 1

TBC

Group 2

TBC

Group

Lead

Oct
21
Sun
Undulator Race @ Lime Kiln Pub
Oct 21 @ 10:30 – 12:30

Category: BM
Distance: 13.5km (8.4miles)
Climb: 284m (1260ft)
Start: Lime Kiln Pub, Cromford Road, Wirksworth, DE4 4FR
Price: £5

Oct
22
Mon
Speed Training @ Wirksworth Leisure Centre
Oct 22 @ 19:00 – 20:00

Tonight’s session will be 4 x 4 min chasebacks

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

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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