Here you can see who's on our committee. We are all volunteers who want to make the club the best it can be!
We are always glad of help from any willing helpers at Blackwater Valley Runners. Contact us for more information
Alan Baker is our Chair and has been at the club for about 5 years. 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. He has particular responsibility for making sure members concerns are addressed.
Steve Low organises committee meetings, and takes the minutes. He also records the club Points Championship results. Steve has been with the club for over 25 years and has lots of experience of different races. He has done over 100 marathons.
The Race Captain is responsible for ensuring we meet our members running needs. He also encourages participation in running and social club events, and is the captain of the MABAC race series.
As treasurer, Suzanne 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 Suzanne also leads on organising the annual club awards night.
& Joint Welfare Office
The Membership Secretary is responsible for recruiting members, dealing with enquiries and ensuring that affiliation membership is up to date.
Joint Social Secretary
& Kit Coordinator
The Social Secretary takes the lead on organising social events throughout the year and is always open to hearing your suggestions and new ideas. The Kit Coordinator looks after the club kit and ensures we have plenty of stock and also deals with on-line kit orders.
Social Media &
Maintains the website and has editorial over-sight as well as making sure that all forms of social media are kept up to date.
Joint Welfare Officer
Matt is passionate about keeping runners mentally healthy; providing a listening ear for those needing a little extra support. Matt loves running on the local trails and chilling out afterwards with coffee and cake!
Joint Social Secretary
The Social Secretary takes the lead on organising social events throughout the year and is always open to hearing your suggestions and new ideas. Ben is also the Run Leader for the RunTogether group Wellesley Runners, which offers Couch to 5K courses.
Technical guru of BVRs websites and social media. Has been at the club for 3 years and loves off-road running, jumping in the Basingstoke Canal, big hills and lots of mud.
An extra pair of guiding hands on the committee to help in lots of areas, as well as ensure the members needs are recognised.