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The Vancouver Spirit Run, is pleased to announce the recipients of The Frank Reynolds Bursary – Baneet Bains of Surrey, BC & Hannah Milic of Delta, BC.

This award is administered by the Board of Directors of the Vancouver Spirit Run and financed from the proceeds of the Vancouver Spirit Run and support from our sponsors. Eligible applicants must be residents of BC and be matriculating students progressing to post-secondary study.  The $500.00 Bursaries are awarded to individual(s) who have: demonstrated exceptional ability and show considerable promise in Track and Field, Road Running, or Cross Country Running (Athletics), demonstrate financial need, have attained an acceptable academic record, and have demonstrated qualities of character, leadership, and volunteering.

“We would like to say a special thank you to our presenting partner ASICS as well as all of our sponsors as we acknowledge their generous donations and support for the event. The Spirit Run, in it’s 12th year, continues to offer a fantastic experience for athletes of all ages & abilities to participate in the sport of cross country on a world class cross country course”, said Chris Winter, President of the Vancouver Spirit Run organizing committee. “I would also like to thank our selection committee for nominating such exceptional recipients again this year, and we wish Baneet & Hannah continued success in their athletic pursuits and post-secondary education”.

To learn more about Frank Reynolds and the legacy he left on the sport community please visit: 
www.vancouverspiritrun.com/why-run/

About The Vancouver Spirit Run:

The 2019 Vancouver Spirit Run is set for September 22nd, 2019 at Jericho Beach Park. The Vancouver Spirit Run, part of the Lower Mainland Cross Country Series, is a Cross Country and Trail running event featuring something for every one at Jericho Beach Park. It is the realization of the late coach Frank Reynolds’ vision to have a mass participation cross country event while encouraging and supporting British Columbia High School and University athlete through charitable donations and scholarship programs.

“I believe that sport teaches you what is really worthwhile in life and how much you can get out of hard work, sacrifice, and commitment”. – Frank Reynolds

For more information about The Vancouver Spirit Run, visit www.vancouverspiritrun.com