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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Thunder run 2021, 24th July

Thunder run 2021, 24th July

Report by Peter Johnston It's getting increasingly rare that there's something that is a completely new challenge for me, but as I entered Lap 15 and the 88th mile of the 2021 Thunder Run, that's exactly what was happening. In 2019, I entered this event, hosted in...

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Locko Park Sprint Triathlon, 25th July

Locko Park Sprint Triathlon, 25th July

Wirksworth's John Potter raced in the Locko Park sprint triathlon on Sunday.  There were a handful of very high quality triathletes in the race, with some very fast times but John finished 12th, towards the top end of the next bunch. The swim for this triathlon was...

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Parkrun is back! 24th July

Parkrun is back! 24th July

The long wait for an official parkrun was finally over this morning and 3 Wirksworth runners went down to Markeaton to celebrate.  Mark Crawshaw took it easy and went round in 27:45 whilst James Watson's 23:12 was a bit more of an effort - James had cycled there with...

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Race to the Stones, July 10th

Race to the Stones, July 10th

Report by Elaine Stone Me running 100k in a day????  I would never have believed it possible up until a few weeks ago. I entered Race to the Stones nearly 2 years ago after completing the Snowdonia Marathon. I was still on a high and therefore pressed 'Enter' without...

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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.

All of our races are currently on hold pending lifting of Coronavirus restrictions and approval from our affiliated organisations, the FRA and ARC.

Incline Race

6.4km - 208m climb
Date: TBC

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

Tunnels & Trails

10km & 2.5km
Date: TBC

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

T'Owd Man Trail Half Marathon

21.1km - 498m climb
Date: TBC

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

Undulator

13.5km - 384m climb
Date: TBC

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

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