Parkrun report 6th April

Parkrun report 6th April

It was chilly but sunny and peaceful at Markeaton this week, where four Wirksworth runners put in an appearance.  Brian Clements ran the race of his life – 23:45 was a course PB and saw him regain top spot in the parkrun section of the club league.  James Watson...
Parkrun report 6th April

Parkrun report 30th March

It was a beautiful sunny Saturday morning in Wirksworth – a great day for a fast run, so we headed to the Bakewell parkrun this week, where we greeted by… eh? a corridor of mist!  Star man this week was Dave Spencer, who batted his Bakewell best out of the...
Parkrun report 6th April

Parkrun report 23rd March

The long-awaited return to form of Mark Crawshaw is upon us.  Mark ran 19:39 at Bakewell, just 9 seconds off his course PB, which he set back in November.  Mark has been fighting his way back from injury and he won’t be finished there – quality will always shine...
Parkrun report 6th April

Parkrun report 16th March

Three Wirksworth runners turned out at Bakewell this week, where there was quite a bit of confusion with the bar code system.  It’s a mark of what an incredible volunteer-run organisation that parkrun is that we notice a week when everything doesn’t run...
Parkrun report 6th April

Parkrun report 9th March

A new course at the Whitworth Thread attracted most Wirksworth parkrunners there this week and it proved to be a good course, as we had five of us finish in the top 13 places!  Bob King (19:40), Mark Crawshaw (20:26), Stacy Newton (20:32) ,Chris Gillot (21:00) and...
Hope winter fell race report

Hope winter fell race report

Sunday 3rd March was the fantastic annual Hope Winter Fell Race, a category ‘B Short’ race of 6.6 miles and approximately 1400 feet of ascent. The course winds up out of Hope Village and takes a 2-mile route up to the exhilarating summit of Win Hill,...