Parkrun report 27th July

Parkrun report 27th July

Five WRC members went to Markeaton this week, with Brian Clements and John Potter cycling there.  Brian ran a solid 25:35 whilst John managed to knock 20 seconds off his course PB with 18:26.  The course PBs weren’t finished there.. Alex Clemmitt hadn’t...
Brassington Fell Race 25th July

Brassington Fell Race 25th July

Report by Brian Clements Scorchio!  Madness!  I’m talking about the state of my mind not the band.  And I’m not alone – eight other Wirksworth Runners suffer from the same condition, some with acute symptoms, aka Dave Spencer and Mark Crawshaw with their...
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...