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...
Tunnels and trails 12th June

Tunnels and trails 12th June

Report by Lewis Glover Whilst this was my fourth participation at the Tunnels and Trails event, it was my first 10K stint, as all my previous entries had been in the fun run with my daughter Fleur. In fact this was my first official 10k event of any type! It has to be...
Parkrun report 22nd June

Parkrun report 22nd June

More course PBs this week at Bakewell, Bob King and Tanya Rountree both ran superbly off the back of the WRC sports day.  Bob’s 19:26 was only 2 seconds off his best ever parkrun, which he achieved on the much easier course at York.  So, Bob is surely starting...
Wirksworth Running Club Summer Sports Day, June 15th

Wirksworth Running Club Summer Sports Day, June 15th

The first ever Wirksworth Running Club Summer Sports Day was held on June 15th, 2019 at the Moorways Stadium in Derby.  An amazing time was had by all as we split off into 3 teams and raced each other.  The events were 3,000m, 200m team relay, 800m heats, 1,500m, 400m...