You can’t keep a good man (or woman) down!

You can’t keep a good man (or woman) down!

This lockdown situation is tough to take for all runners with races being cancelled left, right and centre and no events to now train for.  But for Bob King, the timing was diabolical because Bob had been training extremely hard for a sub-40 10km at Derby on 29th...
Carsington Time Trial 21st April

Carsington Time Trial 21st April

Wirksworth’s Monday night sessions are not running at the moment but, throughout the summer, the club usually uses a 5-mile time trial course at Carsington Water, starting and finishing at the Sheepwash car park.  John Potter was out alone on Tuesday evening...
Tunnels and Trails 14th April

Tunnels and Trails 14th April

With Wirksworth Running Club’s official Tunnels and Trails race in June looking increasingly unlikely, WRC members have been out having a go at it individually.  Zack Hubbard got the better of dad, Chris, on their same-household attempt at it.  John Potter...
WRC continues speed training 13th April

WRC continues speed training 13th April

With our Monday night speed sessions currently cancelled, WRC members have been following the sessions individually in their one-exercise-a-day quota instead.  Dad and daughter, James and Kate Watson (same household) were proudly sporting their WRC vests as they took...
Coronavirus and Our Races – Update

Coronavirus and Our Races – Update

As a club we have been closely monitoring the current situation with coronavirus and following Government’s advice. Given the most recent advice today (Monday 16th March) we have taken the decision to cancel the Incline race on the 26th April. We will look into the...
Parkrun report 14th March

Parkrun report 14th March

James Watson ran at the Sheringham parkrun, in Norfolk (pictured).  James put in a very respectable 23:05. It was normal service resumed for John Potter at Markeaton as he ditched the buggy and braved the puddles for 18:41.  Bob King is putting the finishing touches...