Our Club

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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Derby 10km, 17th October

Derby 10km, 17th October

Five Wirksworth runners were involved in Sunday's Derby 10km race.  Wirksworth's fastest runner, Chris Sleath, finished 5th overall in the race, in an astonishing time of 32:48.  Dave Spencer continued his fine form with 42:21, Stef Brassington ran a very tidy 47:02,...

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Shipley BDL, October 3rd

Shipley BDL, October 3rd

Report by Simon Edwards A bright and breezy Sunday morning greeted a full team of four WRC women and eight men to the first Derby Runner BDL Cross County of the season at Shipley Park. In spite of the previous day’s rain, the race took place on a relatively benign...

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Eyam half marathon, October 3rd

Eyam half marathon, October 3rd

Wirksworth's Elaine Stone finished 48th overall in the Eyam half marathon on Sunday, in a time of 1:45:41, earning her 3rd place female and a comfortable win in her age category.  Another smashing performance!

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London marathon 2021, October 3rd

London marathon 2021, October 3rd

Wirksworth had two runners in this year's London marathon.  Ania Ames (pictured) ran round in 4:01:24 - the windy conditions on the day were not kind enough to allow Ania to duck under the 4-hour mark but Ania was rightly pleased with her performance nonetheless. ...

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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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