Committee Members

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

Chair

Alan Baker

Alan Baker

Alan Baker is our Chair and has been at the club for about 4 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.

Club President

John Hogg

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.

Secretary

Steve Low

Steve Low

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.

Race Captain

Bryony North

Bryony North

The Race Captain is responsible for ensuring we meet our members running needs. She also encourages participation in running and social club events, and is the captain of the MABAC race series.

Treasurer

Suzanne Anderson

Suzanne Anderson

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.

Race Director

Dave Porter

Dave Porter

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

Membership Secretary
& Joint Welfare Office

Deborah Heighes

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

Mary Thane

Mary Thane

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 &
Website Editor

Heather Coombes

Heather Coombes

 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 Lee

Matt Lee

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

Ben Williamson

Ben Williamson

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

Webmaster

Peter Duerden

Peter Duerden

Technical guru of BVRs websites and social media. Has been at the club for 2 years and loves off-road running, jumping in the Basingstoke Canal, big hills and lots of mud.

Committee Member

Mark Jones

Mark Jones

An extra pair of guiding hands on the committee to help in lots of areas, as well as ensure the members needs are recognised.

Committee Member

Richard Jones

Richard Jones

An extra pair of guiding hands on the committee to help in lots of areas, as well as ensure the members needs are recognised.

Non-Committee Member - Kit Coordinator

Tina Mault

The Kit coordinator looks after the club kit and ensures we have plenty of stock and also deals with on-line kit orders. Club Kit page