The Vancouver Spirit Run is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Frank Reynolds Bursary – Tyler Wilson of Surrey, BC and Emma Jean Neal of West Vancouver, 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.

“On behalf of the Vancouver Spirit Run Board of Directors I would like to say a special congratulations to our exceptional recipients,Tyler & Emma Jean. Both athletes exhibit the qualities that have come to define recipients of the Frank Reynolds Bursary and we wish them continued success in their athletic pursuits and post-secondary education”, said Chris Winter, President of the Vancouver Spirit Run. “We would also like to thank 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, year after year,continues to offer a fantastic experience for athletes, young and old, to participate in the sport of cross country on a picturesque cross-country course”.

About The Vancouver Spirit Run:

The 2020 Vancouver Spirit Run is set for September 27th,2020 at Jericho Beach Park. The Vancouver Spirit Run is a Cross Country and Trail running event featuring something for everyone 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 athletes 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