Parkrun report 18th January

Parkrun report 18th January

With Sunday BDL commitments in mind, most Wirksworth runners rested themselves this week, but there were 3 running at Shipley.  Sarah Chamberlain took another 32 seconds off he course PB with 27:33.  John Potter pushed his daughter Jennifer around in 21:46, and Brian...
Parkrun report 11th January

Parkrun report 11th January

Wirksworth had 10 runners at local parkruns this week, a windy Saturday, with PBs very hard to come by.  Chris Hubbard completed his first ever parkrun, at Bakewell, laying down a 26:16 target for himself to chase.  Bob King (19:32), Mark Crawshaw (20:03), Stacy...
Parkrun report 4th January

Parkrun report 4th January

Whatever Sarah Chamberlain (pictured) had for breakfast this week, let’s all have some next time we go running.  Despite a recent run of course PBs, which you would expect to become more infrequent as she finds her true level, Sarah obliterated her best...
Dave Denton hangover race report January 1st

Dave Denton hangover race report January 1st

Report by Adam Leighton, photography by Brian Clements A splendid turnout of Wirksworth runners for the first race of the year, decade and perhaps most significantly, the WRC league.  With 9 runners in total, Wirksworth made up a whopping 14% of the field, eclipsing...
New Year’s Day Double Parkrun Duathlon

New Year’s Day Double Parkrun Duathlon

Happy new year Wirksworth runners! 2020 was just 7 hours old when James Watson and John Potter set off on their bikes for the Shipley Country parkrun, which started at 9am.  James opened up his Shipley account with 23:13, whilst John’s course PB of 19:29 gave...
Parkrun report 28th December

Parkrun report 28th December

There were a few mince pies that needed running off this week, so three WRC members headed to Markeaton, where the mighty ‘Gravel rash mountain’ is guaranteed to add 200 calories to your daily allowance.  ‘When will Sarah Chamberlain turn up to...