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Read more › Awards - 17th November 2017

Bev Gow named Unsung Hero at Kingston Borough Sports Awards

Congratulations to Beverly Gow for winning the Mayor’s Trophy for Unsung Hero at Kingston Borough Sports Awards.   Beverly is a core volunteer and Run Director at both Surbiton junior parkrun and Kingston parkrun.   Surbiton junior parkrun Event Director Danny Norman paid tribute to Beverly by saying:   “Beverly embodies what an unsung hero…

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Read more › Awards - 13th November 2017

Bath Skyline parkrun wins Outstanding Services to Sports Award

Bath Skyline parkrun has been crowned the winner of The Bath Chronicle ‘Outstanding Services to Sports Award’ 2017.   In accepting the award, event director Helen Conner said:   “I’m overwhelmed to say that we won this award. It was a real surprise and such an amazing accolade.   “We had a lovely evening at…

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Read more › Awards - 6th November 2017

Lincoln parkrun wins Active Lincolnshire Physical Activity Award

Lincoln parkrun has been presented with the Active Lincolnshire Physical Activity Award (Programme). Upon receiving the award, Event Director Louisa Dennett said:   “Lincoln parkrun launched in November 2013 and continues to grow from strength to strength. With 300 – 400 people participating each week alongside an incredible army of friendly and encouraging volunteers who make…

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Read more › Awards - 16th October 2017

Alice Holt parkrun’s Craig Tate-Grimes wins Services to Sport Award

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…

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Read more › Awards - 11th October 2017

Lowestoft parkrun ED named Community Champion

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…

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Read more › Awards - 4th October 2017

parkrun recognised at Oldham Sports Awards

Congratulations to Alexandra junior parkrun, Chadderton Hall parkrun and Oldham parkrun on receiving the ‘Special Recognition Award 2017′ at the Oldham Sports Awards.

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Read more › Awards - 24th September 2017

Andrew Van Heiningen receives ‘Unsung Hero’ award for services to parkrun

parkrun Ambassador for East Hertfordshire, Andrew Van Heiningen, has been presented with the ‘Unsung Hero’ award at the St Albans & District Sports Awards for services to parkrun.   Most recently, Andrew was integral in the establishment of Heartwood Forest parkrun. This activation was not without its challenges, but the event is proving to be…

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Read more › Awards, News - 21st July 2017

Paying it forward

I was delighted to see the four amazing parkrunners who saved my life in 2015 recognised with an award at a ceremony hosted by London Ambulance Service. The LAS ‘Saving Lives Awards’ are designed to recognise members of the public who have done something incredible and intervened in a situation to help save somebody’s life….

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Read more › Awards - 18th July 2017

Hastings parkrun wins Chris Copsey Gold Award

Congratulations to Hastings parkrun, which has won the Chris Copsey Gold Award for ‘the group that has made a significant difference to their local community life’.   Event Director Nick Brown said: “We are so proud to have won this; thank you to all who voted for us. Since Hastings parkrun started in April 2015,…

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Read more › Awards, News - 16th July 2017

National Lottery Good Causes Award

parkrun is making a real difference in making the world a healthier and happier place in many different ways. One way is through our work to facilitate and encourage people with visual impairments to participate – as walkers, runners and volunteers.   Around 1.5 million people in the UK have a visual impairment, but fewer…

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