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!

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Bolsover 10km December 9th

Dave Spencer and John Potter both ran well in the Bolsover 10km, a popular event with 832 runners completing the course this year.  The course is gently undulating yet still seems to produce fast times.  John's 38:38 was a PB and earned him 43rd place.  Dave's 41:50...

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BDL Bakewell – 2 12 2018

Last week's soggy Bakewell BDL looks like the last on that course as the showground have apparently sold the hillside.  Wirksworth lads celebrated with 8th place in the team rankings beating the much bigger Long Eaton team.  Eva and Emma Roberts put in a great effort...

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Litton Christmas Cracker 9 12 2018

Fairly tough conditions today for the annual Litton fell race. The river was flooded up to knee deep for long sections between Litton and Cressbrook and there was plenty of slippery mud on sections of the course. Mulled wine, mince pies and a cosy post-race warm up in...

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Parkrun report December 8th

The horrible winter weather couldn't stop Kate Watson smashing her PB by over 1 minute at Markeaton.  Kate ran 24:40 with dad, James Watson (24:41).  Tanya Rountree ran under 29 minutes again, 28:44.  At Bakewell, John Hobson was fighting the bad weather and a stitch...

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Upcoming Events

Dec
14
Fri
Christmas Meal @ Hope & Anchor
Dec 14 @ 19:00 – 23:00
Dec
17
Mon
Speed Training @ Wirksworth Leisure Centre
Dec 17 @ 19:00 – 20:00

Tonight’s session will be 4 x 4 min chasebacks

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
23
Sun
5km / 5 mile Time Trial or Fartlek Session @ Cromford Lights
Dec 23 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Jan
16
Wed
Away Run @ Miners Arms, Carsington
Jan 16 @ 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.

Jan
21
Mon
5km / 5 mile Time Trial or Fartlek Session @ Cromford Lights
Jan 21 @ 19:00 – 20:00
Feb
13
Wed
Away Run @ Miners Arms, Carsington
Feb 13 @ 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.

Feb
18
Mon
5km / 5 mile Time Trial or Fartlek Session @ Cromford Lights
Feb 18 @ 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
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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