Awards, News, Press - 22nd April 2016

parkrun voted Best Event Series at 2016 Running Awards

Running Awards

This evening we attended the 2016 Running Awards at the O2 in London. We were delighted to pick up the gold award in the two categories parkrun was nominated in: Best Book (Debra Bourne’s Much More than Just a Run the Park) and Best Event Series.


It was a superb evening, with the who’s who of running in attendance. The night got off to a fantastic start as we were asked to present the Innovation in Running award to GoodGym. It was an absolute honour to present GoodGym’s Ivo Gormley with the award in recognition of his truly innovative and inspirational organisation that blends physical activity with helping those more vulnerable in society.


The wonderful thing about these awards is that the nominations and winners are selected by public vote. Winning these awards is a terrific achievement for parkrun and whilst the awards were collected by Chief Operating Officer Tom Williams and Head of Marketing Russ Jefferys, they did so on behalf of the whole parkrun community.

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