Shipley BDL, October 3rd

Shipley BDL, October 3rd

Report by Simon Edwards A bright and breezy Sunday morning greeted a full team of four WRC women and eight men to the first Derby Runner BDL Cross County of the season at Shipley Park. In spite of the previous day’s rain, the race took place on a relatively benign...
Eyam half marathon, October 3rd

Eyam half marathon, October 3rd

Wirksworth’s Elaine Stone finished 48th overall in the Eyam half marathon on Sunday, in a time of 1:45:41, earning her 3rd place female and a comfortable win in her age category.  Another smashing performance!
London marathon 2021, October 3rd

London marathon 2021, October 3rd

Wirksworth had two runners in this year’s London marathon.  Ania Ames (pictured) ran round in 4:01:24 – the windy conditions on the day were not kind enough to allow Ania to duck under the 4-hour mark but Ania was rightly pleased with her performance...
Parkrun report, 2nd October

Parkrun report, 2nd October

We had a massive turnout at Shipley this week and some great results too. Wirksworth’s Georgia-Mai Walker (27:29), Sarah Chamberlain (29:07), Rachel Hathaway (29:40), Ruth Calvbert (29:05), and Tanya Rountree (29:46) all beat the 30-min mark on the tough hilly...
Berlin marathon 2021, September 26th

Berlin marathon 2021, September 26th

Report by Peter Johnston When I started running in 2009, seriously overweight and unable to even jog a mile without pulling up in agony, it was the marathon that enticed me out. That year, I’d secured a place in London and went from a standing start to a 3:58...
Half marathon weekend for Wirksworth, 26th September

Half marathon weekend for Wirksworth, 26th September

Wirksworth’s David Brassington and Ruth Miller were running for us this weekend in the Robin Hood half marathon in Nottingham.  Both ran superbly, David clocking 1:32:58 and Ruth (pictured) ducked under 2 hours with 1:58:19.  Ruth was “well chuffed”!...