Ashbourne 10 3rd March

Ashbourne 10 3rd March

Sunday morning saw the 3rd year of the Ashbourne 10 with options to run 5k, 10k or 10 miles and canicross categoies available in each distance. The varying-length races all consist of an out-and-back on the Tissington trail from Ashbourne leisure centre, which means a...
Parkrun report 2nd March

Parkrun report 2nd March

This week we start with news of a parkrun win! It only took him 101 attempts (!) but John Potter (pictured) won his first ever parkrun this week, at Poolsbrook, in a time of 18:42.  The time was actually 2 seconds outside his PB for the course but he could not care...
Carsington 10km and half marathon 23rd to 24th February

Carsington 10km and half marathon 23rd to 24th February

Four Wirksworth members took part at Carsington Water this weekend, with two races happening on both the Saturday and the Sunday.  The 10km course was an out-and-back from the main visitor centre, through the Sheepwash car park and out to a turnaround marshal at 5km. ...
Parkrun report 23rd February

Parkrun report 23rd February

Back to Markeaton this week for the Wirksworth massive, and more great results.  A 26-second course PB for Dave Spencer, who clocked 20:35, and a 12-second PB for James Watson, who romped home in 21:40, after having spent the morning flashing his legs on the main road...
Parkrun report 23rd February

Parkrun report 16th February

A fantastic turnout this week!  We start at Bakewell, where Bob King (19:31) and Rachel Hathaway (27:08 with Betsy) both ran course PBs!  Rachel’s time was impressively over a minute quicker than her previous best (28:15 with Jango) – she remains the only...
Winter Half Tour of Bradwell 9 February 2019

Winter Half Tour of Bradwell 9 February 2019

I ran this race last year so I thought I knew what I was letting myself into BUT I failed to spot the organisers had added a few more bonus miles for luck. Note to self – read the small print! After a thorough kit check, c.120 people set off at 10 am and ran round the...