Archie Mitchell from Manor Park junior parkrun has won the Kent County Council Spirit of Try Angle award.
Archie was chosen for the award due to the mixture of things that he has done at his local junior parkrun – where he has volunteered over 70 times as a timer and results processor, to name just a few.
Archie has also greatly enjoyed encouraging other young people to adopt running and junior parkrun as part of a healthy lifestyle, and has fundraised for other charities as part of his work in the local community.
Julie McGlynn first heard about parkrun through British friends at the school where she works in Bangkok. Now with three generations of parkrunners in the family, Julie tells us about being reunited with the community at Lancaster parkrun during summers back home. It was three years ago since we found out about parkrun….
1. The promoter is: parkrun UK (company no.09411750 whose registered office is Lower Deck, Unit 3, Phoenix Wharf, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, TW1 3DY) 2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom, with UK addresses, aged 18 years or over except employees of parkrun UK and their close relatives and anyone…