New for 2019!

T’Owd Man Series

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

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Charity 10km & 2.5km fun run

Almost entirely flat except for the short & gentle Hopton incline

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 22nd June

More course PBs this week at Bakewell, Bob King and Tanya Rountree both ran superbly off the back of the WRC sports day.  Bob's 19:26 was only 2 seconds off his best ever parkrun, which he achieved on the much easier course at York.  So, Bob is surely starting to eye...

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Wirksworth Running Club Summer Sports Day, June 15th

The first ever Wirksworth Running Club Summer Sports Day was held on June 15th, 2019 at the Moorways Stadium in Derby.  An amazing time was had by all as we split off into 3 teams and raced each other.  The events were 3,000m, 200m team relay, 800m heats, 1,500m, 400m...

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Derby half marathon 9th June

Wirksworth was represented by 5 runners at the Derby half marathon on Sunday 9th June.  The weather was good for a longer distance race, dry with broken sunshine but not too warm. The race now starts and finishes near the cathedral in the city centre after having been...

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Parkrun report 8th June

Sunday race commitments (notably the Derby half marathon) and the odd cold here and there meant that just three Wirksworth runners went to Bakewell this week, where there was a massive 56-second course PB for Jo Butt.  Jo's 28:56 made her previous best there look...

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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

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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