A number of trophies are awarded annually by the Club, usually at the Dinner and Dance held in the Autumn, after the end of the season.
Shields are awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female runners in the Club Championship, plus trophies to all those completing seven events in the year to October.
- Winner – Liam Busby
- Second – Andrew Humphrey
- Third – Patrick Butler
- Winner – Sarah Pearson
- Second – Sophie Cronin
- Third – Rachel Sammes
Alan Watson Trophy – Simply the Best
Alan Watson was a long-standing member of Burnham Joggers, holding the posts of Membership Secretary, Secretary and Chair, as well as being heavily involved in organising the Club’s open events. This trophy was introduced the year he retired from the Chair and moved to Nottingham. It is awarded to the age and gender adjusted Club Champion. Shields are also awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.
- Winner – Derek Humphrey
- Second – Sarah Pearson
- Third – Patrick Butler
Stan Tugwood Cup
The cup is named in memory of an original member who died of a blood condition. It is awarded to the member with the best age and gender adjusted marathon performance.
- Not awarded in 2020 or 2021 due to Covid restrictions. 2019 winner – Patricia Keene
Awarded to the runner with the best six performances in the Staggered Jog in the year to October.
- Winner – Gurdip Purewal
Trophies are awarded to participants in the Thames Valley Cross Country series, with shields to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female runners, plus trophies to all those completing five or more events.
- Winner – Andrew Humphrey
- Second – Patrick Butler
- Third – Ben Hull
- Winner – Tamsin Neale
- Second – Rachel Sammes
- Third – Patricia Keene
Rising Star Award
Awarded to the Member under the age of 35 on 31st October who (in the view of the Committee) has improved the most over a full range of distances – 1 mile to Marathon.
- Not awarded in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid restrictions. 2019 winner – Ben Hull
Awarded to the Member over the age of 35 on 31st October who (in the view of the Committee) has improved the most over a full range of distances – 1 mile to Marathon.
The reason for the trophy’s name is that Hugh Bergstron (an original Club member) was on holiday in Dublin and saw the cup. There was something wrong with it (lopsided) and it was cheap so he bought it for the club!
- Not awarded in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid restrictions. 2019 winner – Mark Digby
A mirror signed on the back by Bob Geldof awarded to the member who raises the most money for charity during the year to 31st October.
- Not awarded in 2020 or 2021 due to Covid restrictions. 2019 winner – Felicity Dunne
Jim Flynn Trophy
Awarded to the Member who the Committee consider has made a significant contribution to the Club.
The trophy was bought in Jim’s honour before he moved back to Ireland.
- Not awarded in 2020 or 2021 due to Covid restrictions. 2019 winner – Derek Wilkins
Members Recognition Award
Nominated and voted for by club members for recognition during the year – not necessarily related to running or Burnham Joggers.
- Awarded in 2021 to Hilary Gauna, Lynda Groome, Gurdip Purewal and Isobelle Jeffries, who all stopped to provide assistance at the scene of a road traffic accident in November 2020.
parkrun Club Champion
Awarded to the winner of the Club’s annual parkrun championship. Not awarded in 2020 or 2021 due to Covid restrictions.