Derby Business Games 2018

Claire Duffin Blog

Applications have opened early for the second annual Derby Business Games due to the resounding success of the inaugural event. The Derby Business Games will be held on June 14 2018 at the University of Derby in Kedleston Road – organised by Derby-based HUUB Events and sponsored by Timms Solicitors. A maximum 32 teams of eight can enter and there will be entertainment, food and drink available for spectators who …

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Getting to Know….Al Ditheridge

Claire Duffin Blog

Al Ditheridge is an inspiration to many. He works with adults with special needs, helping them engage with the community and often taking some of them swimming, cycling and to the gym. He also fundraises tirelessly for PXE International after his eldest son was diagnosed with the condition just over four years ago.  This is a rare genetic condition which can affect the skin, vascular system and eyes. Once the family got to …

Save the Date!

Claire Duffin Training

Swim-Run Training Day Sunday 6th May 2018 Venue: Lavender Patch Lake, Hilton, DE65 5FZ HUUB Events are hosting a Swim-Run training day along with three qualified BTF coaches Nicky Dick, Steve Greene and Hilary Johnson. The day will comprise of a two hour coached session, followed by time to talk to experts in Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition, Kit and Recovery. What is Swim-Run? Cost of one session = £20 and includes:  Two …

TIMMS Derby Business Games

Getting to Know…Timms Solicitors

Claire Duffin Blog

Timms Solicitors are a Derby based law firm who are the principal sponsors for the Derby Business Games. In this months Q&A we interviewed Marketing Manager Sharon Jeffery. What are your goals for the next 12 months? According to my PT, I need to up my game and take myself out of my comfort zone. He has suggested a ‘Half Ironman’ but even saying that out loud freaks me out. …

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Brownlee Brothers Invite Local Pupils To Triathlon Taster

Claire Duffin Junior Events, Triathlon

More than 1,000 primary school pupils from schools across Derby and Derbyshire joined triathlon stars Alistair and Jonny Brownlee for a free mini-triathlon event at Allestree Woodlands School on Thursday September 28. The primary schools were invited to bring up to 30 pupils from Key Stage 2 (aged 7 – 11) to the triathlon taster where they completed a 20m swim in Woodlands’ pool followed by an 800m cycle and …

Hundreds Tackle Derbyshire Cycle Challenge

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Hundreds of enthusiastic cyclists were on their bikes to take on the North Derbyshire Challenge Sportive. Starting and finishing at Derby’s Markeaton Park, the cyclists could choose to tackle one of four distances, from 40km to 160km in this popular biannual bike-fest organised by Cycle Derby and HUUB Events. The 40km route took cyclists as far as Carsington Water and back while the 80km route headed out through Winster and …