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In Association With

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Meet the Shortlist 


Sponsored by This Girl Can

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Woman of the Year

Lt. Col. Elaine Walker

Maria Elliott

Sophie Power


Pre- & Postnatal Instructor of the Year

Katie Walker

Fiona Chailler

Hollie Grant


Mother Athlete of the Year

Hat Hewitt

Bianca Williams

Sophie Power


Sports Practitioner of the Year

Emma Brockwell

Dr Amal Hassan

Mr Michael Dooley


Perinatal Practitioner of the Year

Mr Michael Dooley

Suzanne Vernazza

Maria Elliott


Researcher of the Year

Prof. Kirsty Elliott-Sale

Gráinne Donnelly

Dr Izzy Moore


This Mum Moves Ambassador of the Year

Carla Anderson

Lucy McCrudden

Samantha Lawrence

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Online Workout Programme of The Year

Mother Fit

Empower Core Programs



Class of the Year

Lorna’s Buggy Circuit – Lorna Catchpole

Mum & Baby Fitness Class – Rhona Blackhall

Strong Mums Club – Rebecca Masters


Community Project or Initiative of the Year

Moving Mums

Baby Bump Fitness / Walkin’ Talkin’ Mums

Mamma Swim


Campaign of the Year


Bristol Girls Can – Small Steps Campaign

This Girls Can – Active Mums Start With You

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Product of the Year


Bumps and Burpees: Your Guide to Staying Strong, Fit and Happy Throughout Pregnancy – book by Charlie Barker

Why Mums Don’t Jump – podcast by Helen Ledwick

Why Did No One Tell Me? How to protect, heal and nurture your body throughout motherhood – book by Emma Brockwell

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