The Active Harlow Awards celebrate and recognise local sporting talent in the Harlow area.
The event last took place in 2019 and was a big success with over 150 people attending and five-time gold medal-winning Paralympian Noel Thatcher MBE presenting the awards.
For this year’s awards, the Sports Personality of the Year, Community Club of the Year and Unsung Hero shortlisted finalists went to a public vote to decide the winners and runners-up.
The winners of the other 7 categories were decided by a panel, with members from the council and the local community.
|Sports Personality of the Year||Daniel Adams (bowls)||Shemar Boldiszar (athletics) and Steven Mitchinson (bowls)|
|Young Sports Personality of the Year||Alessandro Rioda (swimming)||Curtis and Sophia Elton (ice skating) and Danny Raymond (athletics)|
|Coach of the Year||Luke Shipwright (Harlow Jiu-Jitsu)||Vincent Lawrence (Harlow Athletic Club) and Richard Chiassaro (Harlow Wheelchair Racing Squad)|
|Community Club of the Year||Harlow Hawks Basketball Club||Harlow Running and Tri Club and Harlow Jiu-Jitsu|
|Unsung Hero||Martin Gladwin (Harlow Town Cricket Club)||Shab Niaz (Harlow Hawks Basketball Club) and John Gillespie (Harlow parkrun and Harlow junior parkrun)|
|Young Volunteer||Lucy Gallagher (Harlow Penguins Swimming Club)||Thomas Penketh (Harlow junior parkrun) and Cara Thornton (Harlow Penguins Swimming Club)|
|Changing Lives through Sport and Physical Activity||Changing Lives in Harlow CIC||Harlow parkrun and Paringdon Pirates Walking Football Club|
|The Inclusive Communities Award||Griffin Bowls Club||Paringdon Pirates Walking Football Club and ((BOUNCE))|
|Education Champion of the Year||Cooks Spinney Primary Academy and Nursery||Pemberley Academy|
|Active Workplace of the Year||Pemberley Academy||HTS (Property & Environment) Ltd|