Masked Rat Half Marathon October 3rd

Masked Rat Half Marathon October 3rd

Report by Elaine Stone If you fancy setting yourself the challenge of running a half marathon, then why not have a go at The Masked Rat?  This is otherwise known as The Eyam half marathon, which should have taken place in May but, of course, was postponed and then...
Mum runner September 29th

Mum runner September 29th

Stef Brassington continued her impressive comeback from giving birth this week on Kate’s canter, a 5km segment in the WRC club league which she ran in 22:42.  Only 3 runners have completed the segment but Stef has taken top spot for now, and these 3 points have...
Carsington 7+ September 20th

Carsington 7+ September 20th

A windy Sunday morning saw three Wirksworth athletes competing in a sizeable field at the Carsington 7+ race, probably the biggest race most of us have seen all year, with over 420 finishers. Having negotiated some understandably rigorous Covid-safe logistics, the...
Peak Raid 3 – Win Hill and Lose Hill September 20th

Peak Raid 3 – Win Hill and Lose Hill September 20th

Five members of Wirksworth Running Club ventured out to Bamford to partake in the first Peak Raid 3 event of the Autumn series, 2020. With a few changes to the normal format, the socially distanced orienteering event was enjoyed by all. For Peter Johnston and Elaine...
Wirksworth’s segment champion, September 12th

Wirksworth’s segment champion, September 12th

Club league leader Graham Robinson was out and about on Saturday, running a hilly 27km.  Graham was checking out the league’s latest segment, Kate’s canter 5km, which he laid down a modest 28:01 marker on to attack next time out.  However, he also revisited...
WRC 1-mile relay race 7th September

WRC 1-mile relay race 7th September

Wirksworth runnning club’s second socially distanced 1-mile relay race replaced normal Monday night training this week, with 26 club members out in force, either refereeing the race (thank you Brian Clements!) or running a mile as fast as they posssibly could on...