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. …

Brownlee Foundation event

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 …

Jenson Button on his bicycle

Jenson Button Trust Triathlon Delivers Something For Everyone

Claire Duffin Triathlon

More than 600 athletes of all ages and experience enjoyed a day of sport in Derby on Sunday as part of the Jenson Button Trust Triathlon. 400 individuals and teams of three competed twice during the day with an open-water swim in Markeaton Park lake, a closed-road cycle route in and out of the city’s Cathedral Quarter and then a run route around the picturesque park. Meanwhile 200 youngsters and …

Derby Business Games

Game On For Derby Business Community

Claire Duffin News

Nearly 200 people from businesses and organisations across Derby took part in the first ever Derby Business Games on Thursday July 6 – designed to be the grown up version of the traditional school sports day. Teams of eight competed in a wide range of competitions from rounders and dodgeball to egg and wheelbarrow races in the event.  It was hosted by the University of Derby at Kedleston Road, organised …

Staunton Harold Hall

Local Athletes Compete in First Staunton Harold Triathlon

Claire Duffin Triathlon

Whilst elite athletes gathered in Leeds for the UK leg of the World Triathlon Series on Sunday – nearly 250 amateurs from across the East Midlands descended on the Staunton Harold Estate for their first triathlon to be held there, organised by Derby-based HUUB Events. The event was divided into three main categories. The Sprint consisted of a 600m swim in the lake, 28 bike ride and then 8km run …

Tri Star Start at Darley Moor Racetrack

Local Riders Triumph in Midlands Junior Duathlon

Claire Duffin Duathlon

Over 250 young athletes from around the Midlands competed in a Junior Duathlon on a closed circuit at Darley Moor race track in Ashbourne on Saturday. The event was open to young people aged eight to 16 as part of British Triathlon’s East and West Midlands Junior Race Series. It been organised by HUUB Events in partnership with junior triathlon clubs – Derby’s HUUB Sports Academy and Ashbourne-based Peak Performance. …