Colin Potter 5th July

Colin Potter 5th July

Report by Elaine Stone Being the quietly competitive person I am, I knew I needed to run a 10k to be able to gain the maximum points needed for the club league. I decided on the Colin Potter, which starts from the rugby club in Darley Abbey. It was a far more scenic...
Carsington BDL 2nd July

Carsington BDL 2nd July

A report by Brian Clements, from an organiser’s perspective… Another year goes by; it’s July, there’s a World Cup football match scheduled – so it must be the Carsington BDL 2019. Jackie and I had reccied the course the night before and...
Round Sheffield Run 30th June

Round Sheffield Run 30th June

Sunday morning just gone saw over 2,000 runners assemble in Endcliffe Park, Sheffield for the Round Sheffield Run, a multi-stage trail race around the parks and trails of the Steel City. The race consists of 11 timed stages of varying length, terrain and elevation,...
Riber run 25th June

Riber run 25th June

A moist and murky Tuesday evening last week saw 8 Wirksworthians tackle the Trevor Milner Riber Run. Starting at Lea Green, the 4.2 mile course heads off with a fast downhill start into the woods before winding its steeply undulating way upwards towards Riber Castle....
Chatsworth 10K 30th June

Chatsworth 10K 30th June

Report by Lewis Glover The Chatsworth 10K is an annual charity event organised by the Helen’s trust and held in the glorious grounds of the Chatsworth estate (there is also a 3K fun run too.) The event proved to be well organised, well marshalled and pretty big...
Parkrun report 29th June

Parkrun report 29th June

Markeaton was cancelled this week, so 3 Wirksworth runners headed to the fast Long Eaton course, where it was very hot by 9am already!  Despite the heat, John Potter ran a lifetime PB of 18:06, which he was thrilled to bits with.  Both Mark Crawshaw and Dave Spencer...