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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Parkrun report 19th January

Five Wirksworth runners made a late call to run at Markeaton instead of Bakewell because of the snow, and what a good decision it was for James Watson, who ran a course PB of 21:52, catapulting him into the lead in the parkrun section of the club league.  John Potter...

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Parkrun report 12th January

Wirksworth runners scattered themselves about locally again this week, when windy conditions made it very hard to race our absolute best times.  First to the Whitworth Thread, where Bob King (20:03), Mark Crawshaw (20:18) and Chris Gillot (22:11) all put in solid...

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Parkrun report 5th January

The Wirksworth parkrun faithful chose Bakewell to do battle this week.  Star runner this week, Bob King, course PB 19:36 and edging bit by bit towards that 19:30 mark (something he's already achieved at York it should be said).  Not far behind Bob, we're talking...

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2018, where have we been

As Ancestry.com keep trying to get me to have my DNA analysed, I thought I’d save them the trouble. I’m middle aged with 3 young children and a “project” house. Occasionally, very occasionally, I have some energy left and I like to go running.  This makes Wirksworth...

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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

22.4km - 724m climb 
22nd September 2019

A tough ole boot of an off-road race with a mix of trails, paths and lanes...


13.5km - 384m climb
20th October 2019

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

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