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...
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...
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...
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...
Kirk Ireton Quarantine half marathon 16th May

Kirk Ireton Quarantine half marathon 16th May

Chris Gillott (pictured) and Graham Robinson became the latest WRC members to complete James Watson’s Kirk Ireton Quarantine half marathon, which forms part of the club’s handicap league.  James designed this race to start and finish outside his house.  If...
Rachel’s Rocks 13th May

Rachel’s Rocks 13th May

Leading the WRC handicap league in the men’s competition, is Graham Robinson, sporting a hairstyle and beard that will come to be known as ‘The Lockdown’.  Despite already having 5 points and a good time on the Rachel’s rocks* segment, Graham...