New for 2019!

T’Owd Man Series

Run the T’Owd Man Trail Half Marathon plus 2 other races and win a great prize!

Our Next Race


Charity 10km & 2.5km fun run

Almost entirely flat except for the short & gentle Hopton incline

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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Crich Monument Race 13th July

3 WRC members took part in the Crich Monument Race on Saturday, 13th July Report by Carrie Clark As we stood at the start line the organiser warned us of some ‘tricky’ spots to look out for (fallen trees etc) so told us to ‘take it slow’ and enjoy it. Gayle and I took...

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Parkrun report 13th July

Summer cycling to Bakewell was in order this weekend and what beautiful weather for it.  Mark Crawshaw (pictured at the recent Belper relays) and Dave Spencer cycled to the Bakewell parkrun together and both ran well.  Mark's 19:49 and Dave's 20:33 were both about 20...

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Black Rocks Fell Race 10th July

A muggy Tuesday evening at Matlock rugby club and a couple of hundred runners gather for this year's Black Rocks Fell Race, hosted by Matlock AC.  An amazing turnout of 17 Wirksworth runners lined up at the start of this tough but popular race, all looking resplendent...

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Ashbourne half marathon 7th July

Report by Bob King and Paul Christmas Sunday 7 July saw three brave WRC souls lining up for the hilly Ashbourne Half Marathon. Paul Christmas and Bob King were running conventionally, whilst John Potter was planning to push daughter Jennifer around the whole circuit...

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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
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 Trail Half Marathon

21.1km - 498m climb
22nd September 2019

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


13.5km - 384m climb
20th October 2019

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

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