Parkrun report December 15th

Parkrun report December 15th

After the sheer carnage of the Wirksworth running club Christmas party, most would be forgiven for staying in bed on a Saturday morning where the temperature outside was 0 degrees!  However, a handful of hard runners were out in force at Markeaton, braving the cold,...

Bolsover 10km December 9th

Dave Spencer and John Potter both ran well in the Bolsover 10km, a popular event with 832 runners completing the course this year.  The course is gently undulating yet still seems to produce fast times.  John’s 38:38 was a PB and earned him 43rd place. ...
BDL Bakewell – 2 12 2018

BDL Bakewell – 2 12 2018

Last week’s soggy Bakewell BDL looks like the last on that course as the showground have apparently sold the hillside.  Wirksworth lads celebrated with 8th place in the team rankings beating the much bigger Long Eaton team.  Eva and Emma Roberts put in a great...

Litton Christmas Cracker 9 12 2018

Fairly tough conditions today for the annual Litton fell race. The river was flooded up to knee deep for long sections between Litton and Cressbrook and there was plenty of slippery mud on sections of the course. Mulled wine, mince pies and a cosy post-race warm up in...
Parkrun report December 15th

Parkrun report December 8th

The horrible winter weather couldn’t stop Kate Watson smashing her PB by over 1 minute at Markeaton.  Kate ran 24:40 with dad, James Watson (24:41).  Tanya Rountree ran under 29 minutes again, 28:44.  At Bakewell, John Hobson was fighting the bad weather and a...
Parkrun report December 15th

Parkrun report December 1st

Another great week at the Markeaton parkrun for Wirksworth, in spite of the drizzle.  Jo Butt was our star runner this week, slicing 50 seconds(!) off her PB and ducking under 30 minutes for the first time with 29:29.  Kate Watson ran a solid 27:06 and Rachel Hathaway...