Big Rock Runners 

  Okotoks Running Club

Big Rock Runners Award

Big Rock Runners Award


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 are excited to introduce two new awards in 2020, an award of $150 for a Grade 11 student and $100 to 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
  • For Grade 12 applicants only, an essay of 500 words describing your running activities over the past two years. 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, 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 11 and 10 students must include:

  • Full name, grade and school;
  • Residential address/rural land description;
  • Coach's recommendation; and
  • Teacher's recommendation


Forward your application by May 31 to:

Big Rock Runners

Attn: Awards Committee

PO Box 50024, Cornerstone Plaza 
Okotoks, AB

T1S 2E0