WRC 1-mile relay race 7th September

WRC 1-mile relay race 7th September

Wirksworth runnning club’s second socially distanced 1-mile relay race replaced normal Monday night training this week, with 26 club members out in force, either refereeing the race (thank you Brian Clements!) or running a mile as fast as they posssibly could on...
Kate’s canter 29th August

Kate’s canter 29th August

Kate Watson today got the latest segment in the club league Kate’s canter off to a good start today with a PB of 24:45.  Kate recently created the 5km segment with the help of Peter Johnston. Men’s competition leader Graham Robinson has now completed all...
MapRun Fun! 2nd August

MapRun Fun! 2nd August

Report by Rachel Hathaway If you’re looking for something a bit different to do with your running, why not try one of MapRun’s Peak Raid events?  ‘MapRun is great fun and you can take part at any time you choose. All you need to do is download the...
WRC 1-mile relay race 20th July

WRC 1-mile relay race 20th July

Monday night saw the first (but hopefully not the last!) Wirksworth runnning club socially distanced 1-mile relay race.  20 club members were out in force, either refereeing the race (thank you Jo Butt!) or running a mile as fast as they posssibly could, on the High...
How fast can you run a mile? July 12th

How fast can you run a mile? July 12th

On May 24th, each club member’s fastest mile was added to the club league as a segment.  Chris Gillott had already laid down the gauntlet back in March with a very impressive 6 minutes, 23 seconds Two more of WRC members were out at the weekend putting in their...
A success story during lockdown 11th July

A success story during lockdown 11th July

Just 6 weeks ago, Laura Jones’ lifetime 5km PB was 31 minutes 14 seconds, a time she had achieved when she was at the peak of her fitness last year.  With her usual weekly routine of gym classes and dancing thrown into chaos by lockdown, Laura, like many, was no...