Parkrun report 20th July

Parkrun report 20th July

4 WRC members headed down to Markeaton this week. Matt Smith ran his first ever parkrun, throwing down a 25:30 marker, whilst Tiffany Lovelock ran her first Markeaton race in 29:38 – this was Tiffany’s second ever parkrun.  Hannah Leighton was paced round...
Tara Kinder 10km 19th July

Tara Kinder 10km 19th July

It’s a warm, humid Friday evening and many are settling down to a nice glass of wine or a cold pint.  However, there were 495 people at Elvaston Castle getting ready for the proper way to unwind after a week’s work, namely going at it hard for 10km!  Four...
Crich Monument Race 13th July

Crich Monument Race 13th July

3 WRC members took part in the Crich Monument Race on Saturday, 13th July Report by Carrie Clark As we stood at the start line the organiser warned us of some ‘tricky’ spots to look out for (fallen trees etc) so told us to ‘take it slow’ and enjoy it. Gayle and I took...
Parkrun report 13th July

Parkrun report 13th July

Summer cycling to Bakewell was in order this weekend and what beautiful weather for it.  Mark Crawshaw (pictured at the recent Belper relays) and Dave Spencer cycled to the Bakewell parkrun together and both ran well.  Mark’s 19:49 and Dave’s 20:33 were...
Black Rocks Fell Race 10th July

Black Rocks Fell Race 10th July

A muggy Tuesday evening at Matlock rugby club and a couple of hundred runners gather for this year’s Black Rocks Fell Race, hosted by Matlock AC.  An amazing turnout of 17 Wirksworth runners lined up at the start of this tough but popular race, all looking...
Ashbourne half marathon 7th July

Ashbourne half marathon 7th July

Report by Bob King and Paul Christmas Sunday 7 July saw three brave WRC souls lining up for the hilly Ashbourne Half Marathon. Paul Christmas and Bob King were running conventionally, whilst John Potter was planning to push daughter Jennifer around the whole circuit...