Parkrun report 4th January

Parkrun report 4th January

Whatever Sarah Chamberlain (pictured) had for breakfast this week, let’s all have some next time we go running.  Despite a recent run of course PBs, which you would expect to become more infrequent as she finds her true level, Sarah obliterated her best...
Dave Denton hangover race report January 1st

Dave Denton hangover race report January 1st

Report by Adam Leighton, photography by Brian Clements A splendid turnout of Wirksworth runners for the first race of the year, decade and perhaps most significantly, the WRC league.  With 9 runners in total, Wirksworth made up a whopping 14% of the field, eclipsing...
New Year’s Day Double Parkrun Duathlon

New Year’s Day Double Parkrun Duathlon

Happy new year Wirksworth runners! 2020 was just 7 hours old when James Watson and John Potter set off on their bikes for the Shipley Country parkrun, which started at 9am.  James opened up his Shipley account with 23:13, whilst John’s course PB of 19:29 gave...
Parkrun report 28th December

Parkrun report 28th December

There were a few mince pies that needed running off this week, so three WRC members headed to Markeaton, where the mighty ‘Gravel rash mountain’ is guaranteed to add 200 calories to your daily allowance.  ‘When will Sarah Chamberlain turn up to...
Parkrun report 25th December

Parkrun report 25th December

Stacy Newton (20:07) and Mark Crawshaw (20:30) kicked off a merry Christmas with these two fast 5kms at Bakewell.  On the road, John Potter (pictured) was shown a master class in running by 1st and 2nd places at the Walmer and Deal Seafront parkrun in Kent, the...
Parkrun report 21st December

Parkrun report 21st December

An incredible set of results for Wirksworth at Bakewell this week.  Seven of us were there and we’ve got to start with birthday boy, Bob King, who, at the grand old age of 48, equalled his lifetime PB of 19:26!  James Watson ran his fastest ever parkrun at any...