Awards - 19th November 2018

Billericay parkrun wins Inclusive Sport award

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Billericay parkrun has been recognised within the 2018 Active Basildon awards, winning the Services to Inclusive Sport category for their work this year with local visually impaired participants.

 

Following a highly successful awareness day earlier in the year, between three and five VI people take part at their event every week, along with a brilliant group of volunteers that offer their services as guide runners.

 

David Hayday from Billericay parkrun said: “Whilst the adjustments we’ve needed to make have been minimal, the reactions from VI participants has been incredibly positive, have inspired our wider parkrun community and our overall event has undoubtedly been enhanced as a result.”

 

Photo of core team volunteers Rachel Varnam, Sam Hill and David Hayday with Basildon Borough Mayor (and regular parkrunner) David Dadds.

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