News - 2nd May 2023

Brenda Quinn is our Vhi parkrun Hero winner for March

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The Vhi parkrun Hero award for the month of March has been awarded to Brenda Quinn from Longford parkrun.


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.


Brenda Quinn has been attending Longford parkrun every Saturday since 2017. She is a source of great encouragement and a friendly face to her fellow parkrunners each week.


Brenda was nominated by her daughter Alison, who says that her mother is her biggest cheerleader and a great source of motivation for her and looks forward to running with her each Saturday morning.


Having been a regular at Longford parkrun for a few years, during the pandemic when parkruns were put on hold, Brenda continued to do (not)parkrun on her own and was delighted to have the weekly communal events return.


Brenda’s favourite thing about parkrun is the social aspect of it and the sense of community you can experience there. She, like so many, plays an integral role in creating a friendly and welcoming environment for everyone at parkrun.


Nominate a participant or volunteer for the Vhi parkrun hero award here.  Alternatively, 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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