Big Rock Runners 

  Okotoks Running Club

Big Rock Runners Award

Big Rock Runners Award - Deadline for applicants - June 24, 2022


The Big Rock Runners wish to recognize student dedication to running with an annual award of $750.00 to a graduating high school student. We also offer an award of $150 for a Grade 11 student and $100 for a Grade 10 student. The applicants must either reside within the Okotoks town boundaries or attend a school within the town. 


 Criteria to be taken into consideration for Grade 12 applicants:

  • A valued team member who is dependable, co-operative and supportive of others, as evidenced by a coach's recommendation; and
  • Determination to succeed in school and working to full potential, substantiated by a teacher's recommendation.

 

The application for Grade 12 students must include:

  • Full name, grade and school;
  • Residential address/rural land description;
  • Coach's recommendation; and
  • Teacher's recommendation; and
  • A written submission of up to 500 words describing your running activities over the past two years. Why is running important to you?  What do you love about running?  What are some of your successes in running?  Or perhaps you've had some setbacks that running has helped overcome?  Give an account of any community activities, personal interests and how this award would assist you with your future plans. Explain why you should be considered for this award.


Criteria to be taken into consideration for Grade 11 & 10 applicants:

  • A valued team member who is dependable, co-operative and supportive of others.  
  • Determination to succeed in school and working to full potential.  
  • Both of the above should be substantiated by either a coach's or a teacher's recommendation, or both.  


The application for Grade 11 and 10 students must include:

  • Full name, grade and school;
  • Residential address/rural land description;
  • Coach's recommendation or Teacher's recommendation, or both.
  • Optional:  The application can also be accompanied by a short written submission by the applicant, quickly describing why they should be considered, what they like about running, successes in running, or something to that effect.  A personal take on their submission.


Forward your application to arrive by June 24, 2022 to:

Big Rock Runners

Attn: Awards Committee

PO Box 50024, Cornerstone Plaza 
Okotoks, AB

T1S 2E0


Applications may also be emailed through the link below. Please indicate "Attn: Awards Committee" in the subject line: