BDL X-country league. Race 3 – Ilkeston 1st December

BDL X-country league. Race 3 – Ilkeston 1st December

Report by Bob King A cold, frosty Sunday morning in Ilkeston was the setting for the third race in the BDL winter cross country league. A new race on the calendar, (replacing the usual Bakewell show ground) the 5-mile course is run around the very accurately named...
Peak Raid 3 Round 2 Great Longstone December 1st

Peak Raid 3 Round 2 Great Longstone December 1st

Whilst others were running the BDL race at Ilkeston, four hardy WRC members embarked on a long-course orienteering event at Great Longstone. Jo Butt, Rachel Hathaway, Emma Roberts and Clare Eardley fully tested their map-reading skills in a 3-hour challenge to score...
Nottingham Xmas running festival November 30th to December 1st

Nottingham Xmas running festival November 30th to December 1st

Holme Pierrepoint, home of the National Water Sports Centre, hosted a weekend of races with race distances ranging from just one mile up to a full marathon.  Sam Shirley ran in the 10km race on the Saturday in 45 minutes 27 seconds.  John Potter (pictured) ran in the...
Parkrun report 23rd November

Parkrun report 23rd November

Four WRC members were at Bakewell this week.  Chris Gillott has been running extremely well lately, and he continued his good form with a course PB of 20:02.  Mark Crawshaw was hot on his heels all the way, finishing in 20:06.  Lurking just behind the pair of them,...
Derby 10-mile race, 17th November

Derby 10-mile race, 17th November

Tracey Slack and John Potter ran in the Derby 10-mile road race on Sunday 17th November.  Days of heavy rain had forced the organisers to alter the course at the last minute, however, they did an excellent job and laid on a fast and flat race as promised.  Tracey came...
Parkrun report 16th November

Parkrun report 16th November

It was a rather special parkrun this week.  Brian Clements ran his 200th parkrun, his first one being in Bromley back in early 2010.  Brian didn’t just want to go through the motions, he ran his heart out, annihilating his previous Bakewell best by 21 seconds...