Awards

At each year's event we have some very special awards that can be won! Each award represents something special and is an honour to be won!

KELLY SHIRES AWARD

This is awarded to an individual that has participated in the Snow Run and has demonstrated a truly creative and innovative way of raising funds for the Snow Run. This is not based on the dollar value raised, but rather the creative side of fund-raising. The candidate is a real creative “ideas” person. This award is a beautiful glass trophy that is kept at the Snow Run office, it is in the shape of an “inukshuk” which was something that Kelly loved. The recipient of this award receives their name engraved in the glass trophy and is awarded a wall plaque for themselves. This award was introduced in 2005 in honour & memory of Kelly who lost her battle with breast cancer on October 31, 2004.

KIM “SPARKS” FISH AWARD

This is awarded to an individual that has participated in the Snow Run and has exhibited an outstanding zest for life and an “over the top” energy level. The candidate for this award is a person that stood out in the group showing their enthusiasm for life as Kim did. The award itself is a glass trophy with an image of “kokopelle” engraved on it, something that Kim was fond of as it represented so much in regards to music, as Kim loved music especially in her radio announcer career. The recipient receives their name engraved on the glass award displayed at the Snow Run office and receives a wall plaque to take home. This award was also introduced in 2005 in honour & memory of Kim “Sparks” Fish who lost her battle with breast cancer on September 6, 2004.

BETTY BLACK AWARD

This is the most sought after Award. Awarded to a current year's fundraiser for the most money raised individually. Please note although men cannot participate on the ride that they can still raise funds and therefore are eligible to win this award! This is a beautiful glass trophy that is displayed at the Snow Run office with the recipient's name engraved on it, the recipient receives a wall plaque to take with them. This award is in honour & memory of one of Snow Run volunteers, Betty Ann (Kohl) Black, who lost her battle with cancer in 2001.

SLED ED AWARD

This award is a fun award and brings out the chuckles. The award is selected by the current participants best mishap on the trials. The recipient has her picture taken wearing Sled Ed’s helmet and is awarded a plaque to take home with her. Ladies, Kelly won this award one year with the biggest blooper of them all!