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Read more › Awards - 31st May 2019

Hockley Woods parkrun volunteer honoured

Ian Jordan from Hockley Woods parkrun in Essex has been named Volunteer of the Year/Community Spirit award winner at the Rochford District Citizen of the Year Awards.    Ian is an unsung hero volunteer for many charitable and social events in the district. He is a Core Team member of Hockley Woods parkrun, volunteering most weekends and is…

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Read more › Awards, News - 14th May 2019

Southport parkrunners win RNIB Excellence Awards

A blind parkrun Ambassador and one of the organisers of Southport’s first parkrun have been recognised with awards from the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).   Kelly Barton, (42) and Dr Simon Tobin, (54), both from Southport, were presented with awards for their determination to break down barriers for people with sight loss…

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Read more › Awards - 17th April 2019

Kings Lynn parkrun wins local award

Kings Lynn parkrun were invited to the Borough Mayor’s parlor on Tuesday 16 April for a reception for volunteers, and were pleasantly surprised when they were awarded with The ‘Love West Norfolk Play Champions Award!     The ‘Love West Norfolk’ campaign has been running for some time now, with the aim being to promote the area, with the Champions…

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Read more › Awards - 21st January 2019

Archie Mitchell wins KCC Spirit of Try Angle award

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…

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Read more › Awards - 4th December 2018

Kate Wills from Bressay parkrun named Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to Kate Wills from Bressay parkrun in Shetland, who has been named Volunteer of the Year 2018 at the Shetland Sports Awards.   Kate is the Event Director at Bressay parkrun – the UK’s most Northerly and most remote parkrun. She is a married 30 year-old old mother of two who works as a…

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Read more › Awards - 4th December 2018

Thomas, 9, named runner up in Young Volunteer of the Year awards

Thomas Penketh, aged 9, from Harlow junior parkrun has been named as runner up in the Young Volunteer of the Year category at the 2018 Harlow Sports Awards.   Thomas is a regular volunteer at Harlow junior parkrun and has also volunteered at Harlow, Chelmsford juniors, Cheshunt juniors, Roding Valley, Roding Valley juniors, Poole, Castle…

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Read more › Awards - 19th November 2018

Billericay parkrun wins Inclusive Sport award

Billericay parkrun has been recognised within the 2018 Active Basildon awards, winning the Services to Inclusive Sport category for their work this year with local visually impaired participants.   Following a highly successful awareness day earlier in the year, between three and five VI people take part at their event every week, along with a…

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Read more › Awards, News - 2nd November 2018

Kettering parkrun wins Get Active Award 2018

Congratulations to Kettering parkrun, which has received the Kettering Borough Council Get Active Award 2018.   More than 4,500 people have registered Kettering as their home parkrun since it launched in September 2016. The Get Active Award is a well deserved recognition of all the work that goes into making parkrun happen every week. Just…

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Read more › Awards - 25th October 2018

Horsham parkrun ED honoured with West Sussex Community Award

Congratulations to Philip Liberman from Horsham parkrun who was honoured with the West Sussex Community Awards for Good Sport at the West Sussex County Times Community Awards.   Philip has been the Event Director since the launch of the event in September 2014, which now attracts around 500 walkers, runners and volunteers every week.  …

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Read more › Awards, News - 21st August 2018

Tees Barrage parkrun honoured with Catalyst Achievement Award

Congratulations to Tees Barrage parkrun who have won the Community Sport category at the 2018 Catalyst Achievement Awards.   A presentation evening was held at Wynyard Hall, which celebrated the work of those involved in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Stockton-on-Tees Borough throughout that year.   Pictured are the Event Director…

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