Friend of Running
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.
2017 - Lorne Bartling
A charter member of Prairie Striders Running Club and club president in 1972-73 who was ranked first nationally for the 60-64 age group in the one-hour run in 1981.
2018 — Kevin Smith
Used his interest in computers to create the Brookings Marathon website and revise the Prairie Striders website as well as maintain and update both sites for 11 years.