RunTogether Group of the Year announced at England Athletics Volunteer Awards

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Volunteers from across the country were rewarded for their outstanding contribution to athletics and running as we announced the winners of our England Athletics National Volunteer Awards. This included RunTogether Group of the Year - recognising a RunTogether Group that provides friendly, supportive and welcoming group running opportunities in their community over the last 12 months.

Winners and runners-up across nine awards categories were announced in an online broadcast, presented by Katharine Merry and which also featured a host of special guest appearances including Kelly Sotherton MBE, England Athletics CEO Chris Jones and Regional Council Chairs Lorna Boothe and Julian Starkey.

Congratulations to Run Together Group of the Year: Run Scarborough

As well as keeping its members connected and motivated during lockdown, Run Scarborough has also managed to organise a series of challenges for its members. One of the challenges included running a lap of Yorkshire, with a distance versus elevation challenge, and another saw runners tackle the top seven summits.

A key event included setting up a relay and endurance run that raised over £6,000 for Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue, despite taking place on the hottest weekend of the year.

The group prides itself on its community feel, with everyone happy to share knowledge and support each other. There is a broad span of abilities, so everyone has someone to run with, including visually impaired runners who have a plentiful supply of guides happy to run with them.

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