Awards

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Read more › Awards - 4th December 2018

Kate Wills from Bressay parkrun named Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Kate Wills from Bressay parkrun in Shetland, who has been named Volunteer of the Year 2018 at the Shetland Sports Awards.   Kate is the Event Director at Bressay parkrun – the UK’s most Northerly and most remote parkrun. She is a married 30 year-old old mother of two who works as a…

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Read more › Awards - 4th December 2018

Thomas, 9, named runner up in Young Volunteer of the Year awards

Thomas Penketh, aged 9, from Harlow junior parkrun has been named as runner up in the Young Volunteer of the Year category at the 2018 Harlow Sports Awards.   Thomas is a regular volunteer at Harlow junior parkrun and has also volunteered at Harlow, Chelmsford juniors, Cheshunt juniors, Roding Valley, Roding Valley juniors, Poole, Castle…

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Read more › Awards - 19th November 2018

Billericay parkrun wins Inclusive Sport award

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…

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Read more › Awards, News - 2nd November 2018

Kettering parkrun wins Get Active Award 2018

Congratulations to Kettering parkrun, which has received the Kettering Borough Council Get Active Award 2018.   More than 4,500 people have registered Kettering as their home parkrun since it launched in September 2016. The Get Active Award is a well deserved recognition of all the work that goes into making parkrun happen every week. Just…

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Read more › Awards - 25th October 2018

Horsham parkrun ED honoured with West Sussex Community Award

Congratulations to Philip Liberman from Horsham parkrun who was honoured with the West Sussex Community Awards for Good Sport at the West Sussex County Times Community Awards.   Philip has been the Event Director since the launch of the event in September 2014, which now attracts around 500 walkers, runners and volunteers every week.  …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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