News - 18th December 2019

John O’Brien is our Vhi parkrun Hero winner for November

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The Vhi parkrun Hero award for the month of November has been awarded to John O’Brien from Donabate parkrun in Dublin.

 

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.

 

John O’Brien is a central member of the Donabate parkrun and an inspiration to all those who attend. There is no barrier John can’t breakthrough, for at the age of 82 and despite overcoming many challengers including two hip and knee replacements, John managed to complete nearly 200 parkruns and volunteer over 100 times! John is known for his constant commitment to parkrun, arriving early for set up, and giving a helping hand afterwards.

 

Nominate a participant or volunteer for the November parkrun hero award at www.vhi.ie/running and if you are a Vhi customer you can also nominate a member of the parkrun community for the award within the Vhi app. Winners will receive a €250 One4All voucher and plaque courtesy of Vhi.

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