Victoria's Bob Reid receives Governor General's Sovereign Medal for Volunteering
This week Bob Reid was recognized by the Office of the Governor General, with the Sovereign's Medal for Volunters. Bob's support of running and athletics in our Province and the greater Victoria area are numerous and each year he donates his time to contribute in many ways.
Bob is one of the founding members of the Prairie Inn Harriers Running Club, Race Director for numerous events including the upcoming BC Cross Country Championships and long standing member of the BC Athletics Road Running Committee. He has managed 12 different races totalling over 200 local, provincial, national and international events. He is on the committee for the 2020 Pan Am Cross Country Cup that will take place this February at the Bear Mountain Golf Club just outside of Victoria.
There were 45 recipients presented with Canadian Sovereign Medals to recognize their exceptional volunteer acheivements. Another local recipient was Christine McNulty of the Lower Mainland, who has had a 30 year leadership role with BC School Sports, giving students from throughout the province an opportunity to participate in provincial championships.
Photo courtesy of and with files from Chris Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated