BvH Awards 2017 – The ‘Tealies’ Nominees

The Committee is delighted to announce the nominations for the 2017 Bournville Harriers Awards. The awards will be presented at the club’s annual Tealies Awards Night, held at Rowheath Pavilion on Friday 2nd March at 7:30pm. Tickets will be on sale shortly.

The nominations are as follows:

Volunteer of the Year:
Lynda Batchelor
Martin Foster
Marie Foster
Nicki Mann
Anna McManus
Barrie Roberts

Beginner of the Year:
Suzanne Bunn
Georgia Foster
Rosie Hannon
Sarah Selby

Lynne Gossage Endeavour Award:
Martin Foster
Steve Hankinson
Pete Hickman
Lisa Thompson

Race Report of the Year:
Lesley Pymm – Pearl’s A Stinger, Grizzly 2017 – “One year I’m not going to run, just go to the pub!”

Laura Gale – EnduranceLife Northumberland Coastal Trail Half Marathon “the motivation to give him a Dean Parker Style ass slap as I overtook was too good to miss”

Simeon Whiting – Paris Marathon “A romantic weekend away, without the children, in the most beautiful city in the world… except my brother was coming too. So was Jo’s sister. And Jo’s sister’s boyfriend.”

Steve Doswell – Thunder Run “I suffered a brief sense-of-humour ‘outage’ on discovering that the showers had stopped working (error 404: water not found)”

Andy Hall – New York Marathon “I didn’t take any Dunkin’ Donuts on before the race”

The BvH Achievement Award:
Barrie Roberts (Competing in the World Masters Athletics Championships)
Lisa Thompson (Ultra GB)
Nicola Sykes (Great Birmingham 10k, Stratford Half Marathon)

Female Newcomer:
Lorna Al-ani
Suzanne Bunn
Daisy Olsen
Alison Price
Miriam Stevens

Female Merit Award:
Elizabeth Bradley
Leonie Clitherow
Kiri Elliott
Jude Glynn
Rachel Hursey
Rhian Littlewood

Female Athlete of the Year:
Laura Gale
Linda Howell
Nicola Sykes
Marianne Hensman
Rhian Littlewood

Male Newcomer (The John Enright Award):
Mark Freemantle
Nick Hilton
Mike Woodall
Kevin Hogan
James Evans
Uzo Ibechukwu

Male Merit Award:
James Drakeford
Stephen Forcer
Jonathan Mould
Richard Shearing
Andy Wheeler
Simeon Whiting

Male Athlete of the Year:
Richard Bayliss
Henry Brocklehurst
Matt Cook
Iain Jones
Mat Pollard
Paul Thompson

Along with the Coach of the Year Award, the Club Members’ Award will be voted for by the membership, please look out for an email with a link to the voting form shortly.

Coaching Award
Áine Garvey
James Gittins
Tony Hall
David Mountford
Dave Powner
Mike Scotney
Nicola Sykes
Suz West
Jo Whiting

 Club Members Award
John Cheel (nominated by Nicola Morris)
Rachel Hursey (nominated by Kevin Jackman)
Nicki Mann (nominated by Lisa Thompson)
Anna McManus (nominated by Robert McManus)
Dave Powner (nominated by Rachel Hursey and Tim Hodges)
Lisa Thompson (nominated by Nicki Mann)

 The following awards will also be presented

Teal Targets Awards (for each race and First, Second and Third place overall)

Team Member Award – Men (proposed by the XC and Road Relays Team Managers)

Team Member Award – Women (proposed by the XC and Road Relays Team Managers)

Team of the Year

The John Ward Trophy (Chairperson’s Award)

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