Whitworth Thread fun-run raises £1,014 for charity

The Whitworth Thread 5km fun-run, at Whitworth Park, Darley Dale.
The Whitworth Thread 5km fun-run, at Whitworth Park, Darley Dale.

A community fun-run has raised £1,014 for charity since it was launched.

The Whitworth Thread 5km monthly fun-run, which goes round Whitworth Park, at Darley Dale, has attracted around 30 to 88 runners.

It boasts cake for runners and a proud email database to keep runners posted on personal best times, age categories and forthcoming runs.

Runners include people of all abilities including youngsters and those wishing to use the Thread as training for other events.

The next run is on December 13 costing a £1 donation per runner. For details visit www.5kparkrunderbyshire.co.uk.