Parkrun report 22nd June

Parkrun report 22nd June

More course PBs this week at Bakewell, Bob King and Tanya Rountree both ran superbly off the back of the WRC sports day.  Bob’s 19:26 was only 2 seconds off his best ever parkrun, which he achieved on the much easier course at York.  So, Bob is surely starting...
Derby half marathon 9th June

Derby half marathon 9th June

Wirksworth was represented by 5 runners at the Derby half marathon on Sunday 9th June.  The weather was good for a longer distance race, dry with broken sunshine but not too warm. The race now starts and finishes near the cathedral in the city centre after having been...
Parkrun report 8th June

Parkrun report 8th June

Sunday race commitments (notably the Derby half marathon) and the odd cold here and there meant that just three Wirksworth runners went to Bakewell this week, where there was a massive 56-second course PB for Jo Butt.  Jo’s 28:56 made her previous best there...
Buxton Half Marathon 26th May

Buxton Half Marathon 26th May

James Watson and Leonard Foulk both took part in the Buxton Half Marathon on Sunday May 26th. Here is James’s account….. This was a lovely Half Marathon made even lovelier by some typical Buxton weather – rain – beautiful rain.  In fact there was so much of it there...
Parkrun report 1st June

Parkrun report 1st June

There were more course PBs from WRC members at Markeaton and some very strong running to get them.  Mark Crawshaw (19:41) and Dave Spencer (20:20) both improved their positions in the club league with their fastest ever Markeaton efforts.  Tanya Rountree and Jo Butt...