Sports clubs and groups signing up for I Am Team GB - the nation's biggest sports day

Sports clubs and activity groups throughout Derbyshire and the East Midlands are taking part in the nation's biggest ever sports day.

Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 10:41 am
Updated Wednesday, 17th August 2016, 11:44 am
I AM Team GB

In the I Am Team GB event on Saturday August 27 2016 they will join hundreds of thousands of people across the UK getting active in their local community.

I Am Team GB is a golden opportunity for every local sports club and activity group to open their doors and welcome new members and supporters. The day is sponsored by The National Lottery and ITV, supported by the British Olympic Association and it is still open to new events.

Visit to find out how your club can be involved (and win £250 of vouchers) by hosting an event.

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Chesterfield Flight Basketball Club are showing their support to Team GB by giving all ages the opportunity to come and try Basketball for free. From 9.30-noon.

Location: Brookfield Community School Sports Centre, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield,S403NS

Platform Table Tennis Club are holding free table tennis for all ages and abilities at Brookfield Community School Sports Centre,

Don’t worry if you haven’t got the right equipment – they can provide that for you, from 11am - noon.

Poolsbrook parkrun is holding a free friendly timed 5km run open to runners, joggers and walkers of all ages and abilities. If you don’t fancy running, you can always volunteer. From 9am-10am.

For more information visit the parkrun website Address: Poolsbrook Country Park Caravan Club Site, Staveley, Chesterfield S43 3WL, UK.

Volunteers needed on the day, for marshalling, timing, result recording.

Eckington Walking For Health are holding a walking event from 10am-3pm. Meet at Council House, Saltergate, Chesterfield, S214DA

An Olympic Sports Day is being held in the grounds of Chatsworth House.

It will be a fun fusion of athletics and military fitness run by Britain’s former female athlete of the year Becky Lyne and ex-military fitness specialist Paul Davis in the beautiful Chatsworth grounds. This is a free event suitable for all the family. Visit &

Address: Bakewell DE45 1PJ, UK, from 9.30-10.30am.

Ripley running club is holding a timed 5km run, from 9-10am.

Address: Wingfield Rd, Alfreton DE55 7AN, UK

Alfreton Park Community 5k are holding a timed 5km run from 9-10am.


Address: Wingfield Rd, Alfreton DE55 7AN, UK

Bolsover Walking for Health: Come and join Active Westminster Walks on the 27th August to get out and walking. Meet at Bolsover, Derbyshire, S803LH.