Harvey Mills Friend of Running Award
Each year the Prairie Striders Running Club honors someone from the running community for their support of Prairie Strider activities and/or promoting running in the Brookings community.
If you know of someone who you feel is deserving of this award, please fill out the nomination form. The award winner will be recognized at an end-of-year Prairie Striders event.
2020 - Dave Graves
President of Prairie Striders since 2013 and director of the Jack 15 since 2012, Graves also is editor of the club newsletter and ran 36 marathons.
2021 - Jay Larsen
A five-time Boston Marathon qualifier and longtime Prairie Striders race volunteer, Larsen has served as club treasurer and membership director since 2013.
2022 - Russ Strande
A charter member of Prairie Striders in 1969 and an active competitor in Prairie Striders races as well as others around the region and nation..
2023 - Charles 'Chuck' McCullough
Has been a Brookings Marathon mainstay for nearly 20 years and has directed the Scotty Roberts 5K, held the evening prior to the marathon, since 2018.