Jacob Simmons Bursary

Since 1977, The Prince Edward Island Roadrunners club has been celebrating and promoting running on the Island. People of all ages enjoy the sport of running and we feel it is important to encourage this in our youth. This year we are offering bursaries to runners in support of their future education. In 2020 the PEI Roadrunners named the Bursary in memory of the 2019 PEI Male Roadrunner of the Year – Jacob Simmons. Jacob, 27, was the victim of a fatal accident in June 2020.


The Prince Edward Island Roadrunners Club is granting two $200 bursaries to graduating high school students. Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible:

The deadline for applications is June 7th 2024.


In your application package, please include the following:

And provide brief (maximum 250 words each) answers to the following questions:


Via mail:

PEI Roadrunners Club

40 Enman Crescent Charlottetown, PE

C1E 1E6

Or via email: