Lowestoft parkrun Event Director, Rob Fawcett, has been named Community Champion of the Year at the Stars of Lowestoft and Waveney Awards 2017.
In accepting the award, Rob said:
“It is a pleasure to not only have won, but also to be amongst some truly inspiring finalists and fellow winners, so congratulations to all.
“This award greatly reflects my amazing team of volunteers as well as the 3,000 participants who have contributed to making Lowestoft parkrun the incredible success that it is, as without them, this achievement wouldn’t have been possible.
“Last but not least, thank you to Sentinel Leisure Trust for sponsoring my category and the fantastic prizes that came with the recognition.”
Congratulations to Emma Poole who has been named Volunteer of the Year 2017 at the Spelthorne Sports Awards. Emma is the ED at Laleham junior parkrun, which started in July 2016. This event filled a gap in the West London/Surrey area for junior parkrun and has been a huge success. Emma has actively sought to…
Craig Tate-Grimes from Alice Holt parkrun has won the ‘Services to Sport’ award at the 2017 Farnham Sports Awards. Paul Patterson, Alice Holt parkrun Event Director, said: “I am delighted that one of our mostly unseen heroes has been rewarded. Craig has been a member of the core team for four years and is…