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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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Tunnels and Trails, 8th June

Tunnels and Trails, 8th June

The Tunnels & Trails 10k made a come back after a 2 year break on the 8th June and didn’t disappoint. The event had a fantastic atmosphere with over 100 runners, many achieving a PB, and all enjoying cake (supplied by WRC and local scouts groups) at the end in the...

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Denby BDL June 7th

Denby BDL June 7th

Report by Lewis Glover The third Derby Runner BDL race of the summer season took place at Denby on a bright Tuesday evening this week. This particular event being somewhat unique within the BDL format as was a treble lap race with circuits 1 and 3 being the same and...

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Carsington 7+ race May 15th

Carsington 7+ race May 15th

Report by Stef Brassington The Carsington 7+ race was run on May 15th and after slightly bullying my other half, David, into entering with me, we joined the other 368 runners heading for a lap of the reservoir. Thanks to some wonderful toddler germs and both of us...

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Cromford BDL Tuesday 10th May 2022

Cromford BDL Tuesday 10th May 2022

What is very likely to be the steepest of the summer races of this series took place in Cromford on Tuesday evening. Weather was good, conditions were dry and there was a huge attendance up for the challenge presented by 450 feet of ascent (all of it in one long...

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Wirksworth Incline Race 2022

Wirksworth Incline Race 2022

I’m pretty sure this was actually the 30th running of this race that was started in 1990 and has had one year off for foot and mouth and one year for the pandemic. 106 runners lined up for the full incline race and one course record was smashed.  Derby AC men took a...

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Teversal BDL, 12th April 2022

The start of the first BDL of the summer season had the field of over 370 runners gathered against the old railway platform on the Teversal Trails, a short walk from the visitor centre. The previous railways of the Teversal Trails are now popular recreational paths...

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Our Races

We organise a series of 4 races throughout the year alongside the Carsington race in the BDL League.

We are intending on running our full race programme in 2022.

Junior Incline Race (6-10 year olds)

800m
Date: Sunday 24 April 2022 @ 10am

For 6-10 year olds, 11-14 can race the mini-incline at 11am. Register on the day.

Incline Race - 15+

6.4km - 208m climb / 3km for 11+ year olds
Date: Sunday 24 April 2022 @ 11am

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

Tunnels & Trails

10km & 2.5km
Date: Wednesday 8 June 2022 @ 7.30pm

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

Undulator

13.5km - 384m climb
Date: Sunday 23 October  2022 @ 11am

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

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