Carsington Water 10km and Half marathon February 22nd – 23rd

Carsington Water 10km and Half marathon February 22nd – 23rd

This weekend saw Carsington Water host a 10km and half marathon on both the Saturday and Sunday.  Wirksworth runners know the up-and-down terrain very well and will all appreciate that it’s hardly PB territory, especially in the challenging windy weather that...
Parkrun report 22nd February

Parkrun report 22nd February

We’ve got to begin this week’s report on the road because Kate Watson (28:08) was proudly sporting her WRC vest at the Queenstown parkrun in New Zealand!  Meanwhile, Stacy Newton was running himself into 6th place at the Skegness Boating Lake with 20:33....
Parkrun report 15th February

Parkrun report 15th February

Storm Dennis kept most away from parkrun this week, indeed Bakewell was cancelled. However, Adam Leighton battled the elements at Markeaton for a very respetable 23:16, whilst Chris Sleath ran brilliantly at the Shipley parkrun to come either 2nd or 3rd –...
Parkrun report 8th February

Parkrun report 8th February

Another week, another PB for Sarah Chamberlain. Sarah ran 25:29 at Markeaton and is now surely eyeing the sub-25. Mark Crawshaw (20:29), Dave Spencer (21:41) and Adam Leighton (22:04) all ran very well too. Mark is really starting to rack up the numbers lately. This...
Parkrun report 1st February

Parkrun report 1st February

There were PBs left, right and centre again at Bakewell this week but you will surely remain very safely in your chair when you find out that Sarah Chamberlain was responsible for one of them.  Sarah’s 25:27 sliced over a minute off her previous Bakewell best! ...