Carsington 7+ race May 15th

Carsington 7+ race May 15th

Report by Stef Brassington The Carsington 7+ race was run on May 15th and after slightly bullying my other half, David, into entering with me, we joined the other 368 runners heading for a lap of the reservoir. Thanks to some wonderful toddler germs and both of us...
Cromford BDL Tuesday 10th May 2022

Cromford BDL Tuesday 10th May 2022

What is very likely to be the steepest of the summer races of this series took place in Cromford on Tuesday evening. Weather was good, conditions were dry and there was a huge attendance up for the challenge presented by 450 feet of ascent (all of it in one long...
Wirksworth Incline Race 2022

Wirksworth Incline Race 2022

I’m pretty sure this was actually the 30th running of this race that was started in 1990 and has had one year off for foot and mouth and one year for the pandemic. 106 runners lined up for the full incline race and one course record was smashed.  Derby AC men took a...

Teversal BDL, 12th April 2022

The start of the first BDL of the summer season had the field of over 370 runners gathered against the old railway platform on the Teversal Trails, a short walk from the visitor centre. The previous railways of the Teversal Trails are now popular recreational paths...
Bethan lights up the trail

Bethan lights up the trail

Report by Simon Edwards A newish local fell run, the Higham Hill Race, was attended by three WRC members last Tuesday. At just over 4 miles the route cut a figure of eight loop, with a mixture of brambly woods, open fields, some road sections and a steep climb that...
2022 Spring Trail Run Series, 6th March

2022 Spring Trail Run Series, 6th March

Race Report: Adam Leighton Dark & White’s first round of the 2022 Spring Trail Run Series kicked off from the village of Castleton on Sunday 6th March. The series features 3 races with an option of a long (14-17km) or short (5-8km) courses run over scenic off...