Committee Members

Here you can see who's on our committee, we are all volunteers and try and get things organised, always glad of  help from any willing helpers at Blackwater Valley Runners.

If you'd like to contact us you can click on our names or go to Facebook link at bottom of page. 

Club Chair


Linda Radford

The role of the Chair is to focus the committee's work for the benefit of all club members. They are also responsible for being the 'public face' of the club. She has particular responsibility for making sure members concerns are addressed. Also the First Female to be Chair at BVR. 


Club President - MABAC rep


John Hogg

John is the President of Blackwater Valley Runners and has done over 200 marathons, he is also our representative for the MABAC running league. 

 Vice Chair


Amanda Bailey

Amanda Bailey is our deputy Chair and has been at the club for many years. Amanda is also a qualified leader in running fitness level 1 coach and has a particular responsibility for helping new runners.



Steve Low 

Steve Low organises club meetings, taking minutes, agreeing the agenda etc. Steve has been with the club for 25 years and has lots of experiences of different races, he has done over 100 marathons.  




Alan Freestone

As treasurer, Alan oversees the club accounts, banks your subscriptions and any other income, pays out expenses and presents the accounts at committee meetings and the AGM.  In addition to this Alan also leads on organising the annual club awards night. 

Club Coach


Lawrence Bookham

Lawrence Loves training he is a qualified leader in running fitness level 1 coach and takes weekly training sessions.  He also arranges ad-hoc Speed training sessions such as the club track events.

Club Race Captain


Nicky Mckenzie

Nicky is responsible for organising the Ladies, ensuring we meet our female member running needs.  She also leads on encouraging participation in lots of Running and social club events and the female captain of the Mabac race series.

Club Race Captain


 Simon Cooper

The Male Race Captain is responsible for organising the Wednesday night running groups and ensuring we meet our male member running needs. Along with the Female Race Captain, he also leads on encouraging participation in club events and arranging the summer handicap race series.

Social Secretary


 Sarah Bradbury

The Social Secretary takes the lead on organising social events throughout the year and is always open to hearing your suggestions and new ideas. 


Event Race Co-ordinator


Dave Porter

Organises the Woodland Woggle - Rushmoor 10k - Santa Run - part of Committee of Farnham Pilgrim Marathon 

Other Positions at the Club

Social Media


Deb Cooper

 maintains the website and has editorial over-sight as well as making sure that all forms of social media are kept up to date.

Kit Secretary


Suzi White Orgill

The Kit Secretaries look after the club kit and ensures we have plenty of stock and a good variety of products and also deals with on-line kit orders. Club Kit page

Kit Secretary


Kay Collins

The Kit Secretaries look after the club kit and ensures we have plenty of stock and a good variety of products and also deals with on-line kit orders. Club Shop