News - 14th January 2020

Mick wins Vhi competition!

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Congratulations to Mick Goss who is this week’s winner of our #VhiRewards competition! Mick kick started the New Year by taking part in the Poppintree parkrun and has won a brand new pair of running trainers for all his upcoming parkruns this year.

 

Would you like to be in with a chance of winning? We want to reward you for starting 2020 with parkrun! Post a picture on social media from parkrun this weekend using #VhiRewards and you could win a new pair of runners!

 

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a regular or a new starter, share a picture from this Saturday’s parkrun and could be next week’s winner. Make sure your profile is public so we can see your entry! We are running this competition each weekend in January. See terms and conditions here.

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