Read more › Awards, News - 21st August 2018

Tees Barrage parkrun honoured with Catalyst Achievement Award

Congratulations to Tees Barrage parkrun who have won the Community Sport category at the 2018 Catalyst Achievement Awards.   A presentation evening was held at Wynyard Hall, which celebrated the work of those involved in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Stockton-on-Tees Borough throughout that year.   Pictured are the Event Director…

Read more › Awards - 27th April 2018

Archie Roques from Norwich junior parkrun wins Youth Volunteer Award

Congratulations to 18-year-old Archie Roques from Norwich junior parkrun who has won the Norfolk Youth Award 2018: Volunteer award.   Archie has been volunteering at Norwich junior parkrun since their launch in 2015 and has made a significant contribution to the event. You can read more about his involvement here.   Congratulations Archie!

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Read more › Awards - 28th February 2018

Thurrock parkrun volunteers win Healthy Living Award

Congratulations to Liz Cox and Peter Eates from Thurrock parkrun for winning the Thurrock Council Healthy Living Award for 2018.   They were nominated for their work in enhancing Thurrock parkrun by gaining funding for and obtaining an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), establishing a pop-up café via volunteers, getting work completed on toilet refurbishments and for…

Read more › Awards - 8th December 2017

Geoff Keogh named Bristol Post’s 2017 ‘Gold Star Volunteer’

parkrun’s volunteer Lead Ambassador in the South West of England, Geoff Keogh, has been named as the Bristol Post Gold Star Volunteer 2017.   The Bristol Post Gold Star Awards are the longest running awards of their kind in the South West, celebrating people who have done extraordinary things.   Geoff said: “I was the…

Read more › Awards - 3rd December 2017

Clacton Seafront parkrun named Activity Project of the Year

Clacton Seafront parkrun has won the Activity Project of the Year Category at the Active Tendring Awards.   Five members of the core team, including Event Director Mel Willsmore, collected the award on behalf of the event at a ceremony in the Town Hall. A fantastic accolade to mark the first year of parkrun in…

Read more › Awards - 27th November 2017

Brentwood parkrun commended at Active Brentwood Sports Awards

Brentwood parkrun has been honoured at the Active Brentwood Sports Awards. It was highly commended in the ‘Changing Lives through Sport and Physical Activity’ category.   On receiving the award, Event Director Leigh Norris said: “We are very pleased and proud that Brentwood parkrun was nominated for and then highly commended in the Active Brentwood…

Read more › Awards - 26th November 2017

Market Harborough parkrun wins Community Impact Award

Market Harborough parkrun has been presented with the Community Impact Award at the Harborough District Sports Awards 2017.   The award recognises an individual or a group that has developed a sport or physical activity project, or had a positive influence to inspire others to become more active in the community.   Event Director Brian…

Read more › Awards - 25th November 2017

Hockley Woods parkrunners win Sports Personality of the Year awards

Congratulations to Karl Cadman and Neil Cornelius from Hockley Woods parkrun who have been recognised at the 2017 Rochford Sports Awards. Karl, the Event Director at Hockley Woods parkrun and Race Director for The Kirste 5 Memorial Races, was awarded the Services to Sport Award. Neil, a regular Hockley Woods parkrunner, was awarded Disability Sports…

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…

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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