Parkrun report 19th October

Parkrun report 19th October

Tanya Rountree starred this week with a course PB of 26:27 at Bakewell.  This was only 3 seconds off her lifetime PB, which she also recorded this year, at Markeaton. Meanwhile, John Potter was down at his old stomping grounds in St Albans, Hertfordshire.  It had been...
Parkrun report 12th October

Parkrun report 12th October

With many WRC members saving themselves for Sunday’s BDL race or other races, the turnout at parkrun this week was low.  This didn’t stop it being a pretty amazing week for Wirksworth. Lewis Glover (pictured) internationally plugged our small but mighty...
Parkrun report 19th October

Parkrun report 5th October

Not too much to report this week from local parkruns.  Sarah Chamberlain ran well again, this week back at Markeaton with 28:07, whilst John Potter cycled to Bakewell to clock 18:32, which was enough for 3rd place. Steph Solomon was at the Woodhouse Moor parkrun in...
Parkrun report 28th September

Parkrun report 28th September

A whopping 8 WRC members headed down to Shipley Park to try out the course there.  If you fancy a bit more of a challenge to your parkrun, Shipley is a good course – it’s mainly trail, undulating slightly with a few twists and turns, the main event is a 5%...
T’Owd Man Trail Half Marathon 22nd September

T’Owd Man Trail Half Marathon 22nd September

This was the first outing for Wirksworth Running Club’s ‘new improved’ T’Owd Man Race with extra trail and slightly less distance – both great changes that we hope will help establish the race as one of Derbyshire’s top-quality annual trail races. Reader – the course...
Parkrun report 21st September

Parkrun report 21st September

Bakewell was cancelled this week, so Sarah Chamberlain and Tanya Rountree headed to Markeaton. Sarah ran a 20-second PB with 27:52 whilst Tanya took it easy and enjoyed the views with 41:12. James Watson (pictured) was on the road for the second week running, this...