Parkrun report 17th August

Parkrun report 17th August

It was sunny this week at Markeaton, though the course was waterlogged in places from Friday’s torrential downpour! 5 WRC members didn’t mind the consequent wet shoes though… Mark Crawshaw (20:05), Stacy Newton (20:30), Dave Spencer (21:44), Brian...
Parkrun report 10th August

Parkrun report 10th August

It was a bit windy this Saturday morning, and all 3 WRC members who ran at Bakewell found it just a little bit tougher on the usually easier return leg of Bakewell’s out-and-back course.  In spite of the wind, Jo Butt (29:26), Brian Clememts (24:40) and John...
Ricky’s race August 8th

Ricky’s race August 8th

Report by Brian Clements An indecisive me… “shall I? shan’t I? shall I? shan’t I?”   I text Mark Crawshaw (he’s done it before).  “Ricky’s is a good race – bout same as Ashover Fell Race (renamed ‘Lost Lad...
BDL Shipley Park August 6th

BDL Shipley Park August 6th

Report by Elaine Stone It was a warm evening for the final Summer BDL race at Shipley Park and fortunately the thunderstorms that had been forecast never appeared. Jenny, waiting at the market place with her WRC kit on, munching on a sandwich, stopped me panicking any...
Parkrun report 3rd August

Parkrun report 3rd August

Wirksworth members were cycling in different directions to different parkruns this week.  Mark Crawshaw and Dave Spencer hopped on their bikes to Bakewell and then hopped off to run some very respectable times.  Mark’s 19:40 was only 10 seconds off his Bakewell...
Bonsall Hill race July 29th

Bonsall Hill race July 29th

Report by Stacy Newton Monday saw an impressive 15 Wirksworth runners take on the Bonsall Hill race. The race forms part of the village carnival and is relatively short at 3.75 miles but has some impressive climbs to deal with.  It starts at the cross next to the...