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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Winter BDL Bramcote Hills, 19th January

Winter BDL Bramcote Hills, 19th January

A bright but chilly Sunday morning found 15 Wirksworth runners making their merry way to Bramcote Hills Park for the fourth race in the BDL winter season. The frosty temperatures and firm ground were a welcome change after the rain and deep mud of the two previous...

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Parkrun report 18th January

Parkrun report 18th January

With Sunday BDL commitments in mind, most Wirksworth runners rested themselves this week, but there were 3 running at Shipley.  Sarah Chamberlain took another 32 seconds off he course PB with 27:33.  John Potter pushed his daughter Jennifer around in 21:46, and Brian...

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Parkrun report 11th January

Parkrun report 11th January

Wirksworth had 10 runners at local parkruns this week, a windy Saturday, with PBs very hard to come by.  Chris Hubbard completed his first ever parkrun, at Bakewell, laying down a 26:16 target for himself to chase.  Bob King (19:32), Mark Crawshaw (20:03), Stacy...

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Parkrun report 4th January

Parkrun report 4th January

Whatever Sarah Chamberlain (pictured) had for breakfast this week, let's all have some next time we go running.  Despite a recent run of course PBs, which you would expect to become more infrequent as she finds her true level, Sarah obliterated her best Markeaton time...

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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
26th April 2020

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

Tunnels & Trails

10km & 2.5km
10th June 2020

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

T'Owd Man Trail Half Marathon

21.1km - 498m climb
20th September 2020

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


13.5km - 384m climb
18th October 2020

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

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