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 …

QoM Spring 2017

Cycling Royalty Crowned at Spring Sportive

Claire Duffin Cycling

Around 700 cyclists of all ages and experience completed the annual Cycle Derby Spring Classic Sportive on Sunday (April 23) – including the event’s first King and Queen of the Mountain. The Sportive, organised by Cycle Derby and HUUB Events, started and finished at Markeaton Park and included three different distances on picturesque routes around South Derbyshire and East Staffordshire. The highlight of the event this year was the new …

Ashgate Hospice

Sportives Support Local Charities

Claire Duffin Cycling

Cyclists taking part in the Derby Spring Classic Sportive event on Sunday April 23 and the North Derbyshire Challenge in September will be raising money for local charity Ashgate Hospicecare, which provides support, care and specialist therapy services to people in their own homes across North Derbyshire as well as at the hospice in Chesterfield. Christine Selden, Fundraising Manager for Ashgate Hospice Care explained: “We need to raise £7 million every …