Carsington 7, September 19th

Carsington 7, September 19th

Three Wirksworth runners took part in the Carisngton 7+ today and ran really well.  Dave Spencer (53:31), Georgia Mai-Walker (1:14:00) and Emma Tink (1:30:56).  Well done all! On Saturday, a few of us were at various pakruns around the country.  Rafael Abrahams ran...
Parkrun report 11th September

Parkrun report 11th September

We start this week’s report on the road because Stef Brassington (pictured at the Belper relays earlier this year) picked up her second parkrun victory in as many parkruns on Saturday, at the Milford Waterfront parkrun.  Stef ran round in 22:38, just in front of...
Nine Edges Endurance Challenge – 11 September 2021

Nine Edges Endurance Challenge – 11 September 2021

The 15th episode of this well-known 20-mile challenge event (FRA cat B Long) organised by Edale Mountain Rescue Team is a fundraiser to support the vital work of their volunteer mountain rescue team. Due to high demand this year and limited places available, this...
Wilne 10km and parkrun report, 5th September

Wilne 10km and parkrun report, 5th September

Three Wirksworth runners took part in the WIlne 10km today.  Peter Johnston (41:43), Dave Spencer (43:06) and John Potter (39:30) all put in solid runs and were pleased with their performances, particularly Dave, who had trained very hard for the event and hence got...
Welsh 3000s, August 29th

Welsh 3000s, August 29th

Report by Bethan Nadin The Welsh 3000s, or the 14 or 15 peaks challenge depending how you count it, is a 50km one-way route in North Wales (Snowdonia) typically navigated from South to North taking in the 15 summits over 3000ft. The route includes approximately 4000m...
Parkrun report 28th August, 2021

Parkrun report 28th August, 2021

Most of the Wirksworth parkrun contingent were at Alvaston this week and there were some cracking runs.  Mark Crawshaw secured his first sub-20 5km in a while with 19:58 and Dave Spencer wasn’t far behing him with 20:17.  Simon Edwards 22:18, Brian Clements...