New for 2019!

T’Owd Man Series

Run the T’Owd Man Trail Half Marathon plus 2 other races and win a great prize!

Our Next Race

T’Owd Man Trail Half Marathon

22nd September

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

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.

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Parkrun report 17th August

Parkrun report 17th August

It was sunny this week at Markeaton, though the course was waterlogged in places from Friday's torrential downpour! 5 WRC members didn't mind the consequent wet shoes though... Mark Crawshaw (20:05), Stacy Newton (20:30), Dave Spencer (21:44), Brian Clements (23:52)...

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Parkrun report 10th August

Parkrun report 10th August

It was a bit windy this Saturday morning, and all 3 WRC members who ran at Bakewell found it just a little bit tougher on the usually easier return leg of Bakewell's out-and-back course.  In spite of the wind, Jo Butt (29:26), Brian Clememts (24:40) and John Potter...

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Ricky’s race August 8th

Ricky’s race August 8th

Report by Brian Clements An indecisive me... "shall I? shan't I? shall I? shan't I?"   I text Mark Crawshaw (he's done it before).  "Ricky's is a good race - bout same as Ashover Fell Race (renamed 'Lost Lad Fell Race' - after you know who) maybe a bit easier - just...

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BDL Shipley Park August 6th

BDL Shipley Park August 6th

Report by Elaine Stone It was a warm evening for the final Summer BDL race at Shipley Park and fortunately the thunderstorms that had been forecast never appeared. Jenny, waiting at the market place with her WRC kit on, munching on a sandwich, stopped me panicking any...

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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 Trail Half Marathon

21.1km - 498m climb
22nd September 2019

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


13.5km - 384m climb
20th October 2019

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

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