Matlock, Derbyshire, UK 200+ members

Matlock Athletic Club

Formed in 1976, we welcome a wide range of abilities including experienced and improving runners.

2 club sessions

  • Mon
  • Fartlek
  • Hill
  • Speed
  • Interval
  • Pyramid
  • Juniors
  • Track
  • #1 of 2

Speed, Strength and Hill Work

18:00

Age 7-99

Meeting at the Arc at 6pm (NB once a month at Tupton Hall Track) our sessions cover hills and interval work, designed to build strength and speed - see https://www.matlockac.org.uk/senior-training/

  • Thu
  • Social
  • #2 of 2

Mid-distance run

18:30

Age 17-99

Mid-distance runs vary from 7.5-10 miles, with a shorter option approx 6 miles. We have three different groups to cater for different paces. https://www.matlockac.org.uk/senior-training/

Overview

Based at the Arc Leisure Centre in Matlock with the beautiful Derbyshire scenery on our doorstep, training nights are Mondays at 6.00pm and Thursdays at 6.30pm.

The club has a very active social and racing programme and hosts the popular White Peak Marathon, Swift Half Marathon and Down in a Shot 10K, two annual fell races, a round of the Derby Runner BDL SL series, the Peak Rail 7, a triathlon and also gives practical support to the Whitworth Thread and a number of other local races.

Club details

  • UK Athletics
  • England Athletics
  • Association of Running Clubs
  • Club organised events

Training

  • Hill
  • Fartlek
  • Speed
  • Interval
  • Pyramid
  • Juniors
  • Track
  • Strength

Social

  • Strava
  • Facebook group
  • Weekend trips

Membership

  • Training
  • Discount at local shops

How to join

  • Age 7-99
  • 200+ members
  • Free taster sessions

Membership fees

Annual membership

£14.00

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Club events

  • Sat 9 Mar

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Mon 1 Apr

Peak Rail 7 - Runner vs Steam

Runners are challenged to beat the steam hauled heritage rail service from Peak Rail Rowsley South station to Matlock Riverside station and back.

  • 7 miles trail running
  • Sat 13 Apr

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 11 May

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 18 May

Ian Milne White Peak Marathon

One of the fastest marathons on the calendar!

  • 26.2 miles trail running
  • Sat 18 May

White Peak Half Marathon

The half marathon follows the High Peak Trail from Friden to Cromford over firm compacted limestone and cinder surfaces on former railway tracks making road running shoes ideal.

  • 13.1 miles trail running
  • Sat 18 May

Festival of Running 'Down in a Shot' 10K

This may be the fastest 10K on the calendar!

  • 10 km trail running
  • Sat 8 Jun

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Wed 10 Jul

Black Rocks Fell Race

Mostly on good trails with a mid race climb past Black Rocks with a total ascent of 800 feet.

  • 9.9 km fell running
  • Sat 13 Jul

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Thu 8 Aug

Ricky's Race

A friendly race with a bit of everything thrown in with a great hill near the finish giving spectacular views over the Derwent Valley

  • 7.3 km fell running
  • Sat 10 Aug

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 14 Sep

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 12 Oct

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 9 Nov

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running
  • Sat 14 Dec

The Whitworth Thread 5K

A 5km run over 3 laps around Whitworth Park, Darley Dale, Matlock.

  • 5 km road running