Our friends at Vhi have awarded the Vhi parkrun Hero award for the month of September to Christopher Heverin from Ballina parkrun in Co Mayo!
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.
Christopher has been running at Ballina parkrun since it began and has completed 227 out of 229 parkruns in Ballina. The parkrunners at Christopher’s local event want to acknowledge his dedication and enthusiasm each week. Every Saturday, Christopher is excited to meet and chat with his friends at Ballina parkrun, and he has massively improved his personal best time this year!
The event directors in particular appreciate Christopher’s great help, as he is always happy to assist with instructions to get fellow parkrunners ready for the course. Whether it is rain or shine, Christopher is always in great form and keen to get going – an inspiration to everyone taking part!
Ballina parkrun is delighted to have Christopher named as the September parkrun Hero, he is an integral part of the parkrun community and brings joy, energy and motivation to the event each week.
Nominate a parkrunner for the October 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 a winner’s medal courtesy of Vhi.
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