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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Carsington TT 30th June

Carsington TT 30th June

10 of Wirksworth Running Club's members have now set an official time for the Carisngton TT segment in our handicap club league.  Chris Gillott and Sarah Chamberlain were out on Tuesday night, pushing each other all the way with a socially distanced cat-and-mouse...

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Tunnels and Trails 10th June

Tunnels and Trails 10th June

14 of Wirksworth Running Club's members have now set an official time for the Tunnels and Trails segment in our handicap club league.  Five of our members were out on Wednesday, showing off the club's continued social distancing and determination to keep running well...

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Reaching for Roger (or Digging Deep for Diane?)

Reaching for Roger (or Digging Deep for Diane?)

On 6th May, 1954, at the Ifley Road athletics track in Oxford, Roger Bannister became the first man in history to run a mile in under 4 minutes.  A knowledge of these details is imperative for anybody who takes their pub quizzes as seriously as I do.  But, perhaps...

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The Undulator

The Undulator

Adam Leighton and Elaine Stone this weekend became Wirksworth Running Club's first two runners to record a time on our Undulator race, which forms part of the club's handicap league.  Neither runner managed to record the exact segment due to a wrong turn here and...

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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!

Undulator

13.5km - 384m climb
18th October 2020

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

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