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…

Lincolnshire Sport Awards 2017
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…

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…

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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