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Read more › Awards, News - 5th August 2019

Maldon Prom volunteer honoured

Imogen Giddings from Maldon Prom parkrun was honoured at the Active Essex Sports Awards.   Imogen has been volunteering at Maldon Prom parkrun and Maldon Prom junior parkrun since 2015, has done so on over 50 separate events and has covered nearly all of the different roles.   As a result of volunteering at parkrun, Imogen…

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Read more › Awards, News - 9th July 2019

Shane Spencer recognised with Butler Trust award

Shane Spencer from HMP & YOI Haverigg has been recognised for his work promoting the physical and mental health of prisoners, including setting up the world’s first ever parkrun on a custodial estate.   Shane is a Physical Education Instructor at HMP Haverigg in Cumbria and was honoured with a Commendation from The Butler Trust…

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Read more › Awards - 27th June 2019

Awards for parkrun in Pontypridd

parkruns in Pontypridd, Wales, have completed a hattrick of awards!   Pontypridd junior parkrun was awarded the Mayor of Rhondda Cynon Taff Community Award in May 2019 for its role within the local community.     Previously, Ruth Cochran received the Sport RCT Volunteer of the Month award as a result of her volunteering efforts at Pontypridd parkrun….

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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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