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Report Whitworth Thread 12th July

On Saturday 12th July the Whitworth Thread took place.  Organiser Darran Nuttall reported: “Thread HQ intentionally arranged the weather for our first anniversary event.  A total of 65 runners and nice to see some new families turning up to try out the course.  We’d have put the bunting up, but it was all used up by the Queen earlier in the week.

Liz Cameron, Joanne Nuttall and Dennis Belbin need just one more event to secure their Threadstone certificates marking running 50k of the park.”

Matlock AC’s Joe Hallas at last claimed the top spot in 18.05 and first lady was Kate Ruffell in 22.01.  Well done to them and all who took part.

14 new runners this week and a special mention to Jacob Rifkin who completed the run in 23.47 and he is only 9.  Catherine Pierce, the first recipient of a Threadstone certificate nominated the Michael Clifford Memorial Fund for this month’s donations of £59.60.  Simon Croft donated a bottle of wine to Thread HQ to mark the 1st birthday.

Full results and photos on:

2014 Black Rocks Fell Race Results

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Events for July/August

Here are some events for July/August including Grand Prix and targeted races for  promotion of Team participation, including junior races. Let me know if there are any others to add in.GP  Grand Prix    TR  Target Race 


1st  Parwich Hill Race, Seniors 3.5 miles, Junior (U14) 1.5 miles.  Mixed terrain

2nd Hope Wakes 9.5k

3rd Winster Hill Race.  Senior and Junior GP

Thurlestone Chase 6.4k 

4th Colin Potter Memorial 10k Darley Abbey

6th Brampton Brewery Spire 10. Senior GP

Peakers Stroll

Tour de France Day 2

7th Hathersage Gala 7.2k

9th Black Rocks 9k

Wormstones 6.4k

11th Barlow Carnival 10k

12th Whitworth Thread

Charlesworth & Chisworth Carnival 5.1k, Glossop

Crich Monument Race 11.3k

Buxton Carnival 4 mile road race

13th Chatsworth House Tri

Bollington Carnival Nostalgia Run 11.4k

Peak Forest 9.7k

Foremarke Hall Tri 400m/20k/5k

Broomhead Chase 5.6k

14th Trunce 6

16th Bamford Carnival 7.25k

17th Sheldon 6.4k

18th Tara Kinder 10k, Elvaston Castle, Derby

19th Round 2, Rab MMM Series, Mungrisdale, Lakes.

20th Great Hucklow 9.8k

Holme Moss 25.5k

24th Stoney Middleton 8.5k

27th Peaklife Sport Wildcat Aquathon 1500m swim/10k run or 500m swim/5k run

Deva Divas Ladies Tri, Chester

30th The Run by Erewash Valley RC 4 mile road race, Breaston, Derbys.

31st Brassington Wakes.  Senior GP


Taddington Lanes (Senior GP) and Bonsall Fell Race (Junior GP) dates tbc

1st Salt Cellar Fell Race 10.9k, nr Bamford

2nd Tegg's Nose Fell Race 11.7k

No Walk in the Park 5k, Queens Pk, Chesterfield

3rd Blithfield Tri, Staffs

Peakskyrace 29m, Buxton

Dovedale Dipper (26 miles/16 mile ramble)

4th Bradwell Fell Race 6k

Trunce 7

5th Parwich Junior U8s(over6), U10s, U12s GP

Parwich Panoramic 5 Fell Race 8.5k

6th Cracken Edge Fell Race 11.3km

7th Derbyshire Chevin Fell Race 7.3km

9th Half Tour of Bradwell Fell Race 25km

Whitworth Thread

Long Tour of Bradwell Fell Race 52.7km

13th Eccles Pike Fell Race 3.4 miles

14th Ricky's Race 7.3km

16th Bluebell duathlon

17th Belper Rugby Rover 30km . Senior GP

Leek Half Marathon.  TR

18th Big Fun Run Derby

Trunce 8

24th Bradbourne Fell Races. Senior and Junior GP

25th Chesterfield Community Run

Hope Show Losehill Dash 4km

26th Barrel Inn, Eyam 10.4km

28th Malt Shovel relay. TR

29th Peak District Challenge 90km, Hathersage

30th Double or Quit 5 or 10 mile road race, Heanor

Longshaw Sheepdog Trials Fell Race 9.7km

31st City of Derby Triathlon

Crowden Horseshoe Fell Race 12.9km

Riverside Run 10k, Burton on Trent


Derwent River Relays

Another set of top performances on Saturday at Belper sees a strong showing by the mens senior team rewarded with a 6th placed overall finish, and age group wins for the mens 160+ & 200+ teams. Report and times on the forum.

Whitworth Thread Report

It was a rather cool, dull morning for the 11th monthly Whitworth Thread 5k Park Run on Saturday, but this did not dampen the spirits of the 65 runners who completed the course, with 15 first timers. The winner was MACs Zak Hodgkinson in 20.10 and 1st lady Kate Ruffell in 22.01.  There were 24 MACs taking part.  Well done to Catherine Pierce the first runner to achieve the “Threadstone” Certificate for completing 50k (30 miles) round the Whitworth Park through the series of events. She nominated the Michael Clifford Memorial fund as her chosen charity (this months proceeds to go to the Association for International Cancer Research).  As more runners reach the 50k target, donations will be made to their nominated charities as well as the Whitworth Trust.  It will be the first Anniversary of the Whitworth Thread next month.  Full Results for Sat June 14th.