News - 23rd July 2018

Carlow Town parkrun Co-Event Director named Vhi parkrun Hero

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Lisa Kennedy, Co-Event Director at Carlow Town parkrun has been named a Vhi parkrun Hero as she picked up the award for June.

 

The monthly award recognises and rewards inspirational, hardworking and dedicated members of the parkrun community who embody the ethos of parkrun or have made an outstanding contribution – be they participants or volunteers.

 

Lisa was recognised for her volunteer work with Carlow Town parkrun which takes place every Saturday morning at 9:30am since it launched in September 2017. Lisa has played a leading role in encouraging community groups to get involved in parkrun including local schools, highlighting the benefits of an active lifestyle.

 

If you think someone from your local parkrun deserves to be celebrated as a Vhi parkrun Hero nominate them at www.vhi.ie/running. Winners will be announced monthly and will receive a €250 One4All voucher and plaque courtesy of Vhi.

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