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Meet the Committee

Chair - Frank Brownlie

I have a very extensive role working with the full Committee to ensure the smooth running of the Club. I'm continually looking for ways to update and improve what we do and how we communicate with our members, the wider running community and beyond. Contact me via chair@eastlondonrunners.org.uk

Vice Chair - Jonathan Wooldridge

I work to support the role of the Chair, and to assist in many other general functions of the club.

Mob: 07941040567

Club Secretary - Michael Wilson

Responsible for a variety of activities including club memberships, club liaison with England Athletics, upholding the club's code of conduct, route master for the Wednesday club runs and Cross Country/Winter Leagues Captain.


Treasurer - Don Bennett

As Treasurer I deal with the cash & bank accounts. Other duties include compiling the results and stats for our large membership on the website and Facebook pages. Also adding fixtures and responding to general enquiries.

Volunteer Coordinator - Ciaran Canavan

I love Running, and I absolutely love East London Runners. As a club we help support a number of events throughout the year. As volunteer coordinator, I manage ELRs volunteer commitments, arranging teams to support these events. After all, our hobby often relies on volunteers to happen! Viva la Volunteer!Contact me via volunteers@eastlondonrunners.org.uk

Social Secretary - Sonia Cheadle

Club butterfly for all things social. Founder of the club Colours Social Run, and Marathon of Medals. Also runs, when not injured. Contact me via socialsecretary@eastlondonrunners.org.uk

Press Secretary - Maya Goodwin

I've worked hard at getting a good relationship with the Sports Editors and submit our stories and results weekly. The papers now save a space for ELR as they know we'll always have great news.

Webmaster - Derek Wright

The club's man behind the curtain. Formerly a dedicated club runner, he is taking a break to look after his young family. He keeps fit by cycling 100 miles per week as a commuter.

Race Secretary - Paul Marshall

As Race Secretary I want to get more people involved in the winter races, i.e. the Sunday Cross Country and the Chingford Leagues. Contact me via racesecretary@eastlondonrunners.org.uk

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator - Lucy Barron

Assistant to the Volunteer Co-ordinator Ciaran, helping to organise all things volunteer based

Committee Member - Joanna Wood

Working towards an inclusive and accessible club for all of our members.

Welfare Officer - Sheetal Dandgey

I am ELR's newly appointed Welfare Officer. The interests of fellow club members are at the core of my role. I will ensure the club remains committed to providing a caring, friendly and safe environment for all our members so they can participate in a relaxed and secure atmosphere. Therefore I shall be the point of contact for any relevant concerns our club members may have with regards to treatment of them or others, or with regards to the code of conduct.


Jason Levy

I joined the Committee at the 2018 AGM. I produce the Monthly Club Newsletter using Mail Chimp plus I am, together with our Webmaster Derek looking at updating our Club Website.