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We are a friendly club based in Wirksworth, near Matlock, in the heart of Derbyshire which aims to provide running opportunities for all, encourage people to achieve their goals, whilst having fun and making new friends.

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Wilne 10km and parkrun report, 5th September

Wilne 10km and parkrun report, 5th September

Three Wirksworth runners took part in the WIlne 10km today.  Peter Johnston (41:43), Dave Spencer (43:06) and John Potter (39:30) all put in solid runs and were pleased with their performances, particularly Dave, who had trained very hard for the event and hence got...

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Welsh 3000s, August 29th

Welsh 3000s, August 29th

Report by Bethan Nadin The Welsh 3000s, or the 14 or 15 peaks challenge depending how you count it, is a 50km one-way route in North Wales (Snowdonia) typically navigated from South to North taking in the 15 summits over 3000ft. The route includes approximately 4000m...

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Parkrun report 28th August, 2021

Parkrun report 28th August, 2021

Most of the Wirksworth parkrun contingent were at Alvaston this week and there were some cracking runs.  Mark Crawshaw secured his first sub-20 5km in a while with 19:58 and Dave Spencer wasn't far behing him with 20:17.  Simon Edwards 22:18, Brian Clements 25:56 and...

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Ashbourne Sprint Triathlon, August 22nd 2021

Ashbourne Sprint Triathlon, August 22nd 2021

Wirksworth's Chad Bean and John Potter took part in the Ashbourne Sprint Tri on Sunday.  The race consisted of a 400m pool swim, a 17km undulating bike ride and a 5km out-and-back on a section of the Tissington trail. The standard was very high but John and Chad...

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Upcoming Events

Our Races

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

All of our races are currently on hold pending lifting of Coronavirus restrictions and approval from our affiliated organisations, the FRA and ARC.

Incline Race

6.4km - 208m climb
Date: 31 Oct 2021

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

Tunnels & Trails

10km & 2.5km
Date: 2022 TBC

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

T'Owd Man Trail Half Marathon

21.1km - 498m climb
Date: 2022 TBC

Still a tough ole boot of a race, but T’Owd Man is now a Half-Marathon!

Undulator

13.5km - 384m climb
Date: 2022 TBC

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

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