Meet the Committee

The club committee oversees the finances and governance of the club. They coordinate the events, training, communications and competitions.

If you have questions about the club please contact the committee using the email addresses below.

For full details of how the club is governed, please see the club constitution.

Vanessa Dolling

Vanessa Dolling

Chair, CiRF, Senior Coach
Karl Graves

Karl Graves

CiRF, IT Manager, Vice Chair
John Perry

John Perry

Kit Officer, Membership Officer
Georgina Seakens

Georgina Seakens

LiRF, Treasurer
Ian Raymant

Ian Raymant

Club Secretary, LiRF, Race Coordinator
Ian Bown

Ian Bown

LiRF, Team Manager, Welfare Officer
Hayley Jones

Hayley Jones

LiRF, Welfare Officer
  • Leadership in Running Fitness, Safeguarding Children
Carolyn Richardson

Carolyn Richardson

Health & Safety Officer

Committee meetings and Annual General Meeting

Club committee meetings are held approximately once every 2 months throughout the year, if you have any points you wish the committee to discuss, please send agenda points to

At the AGM the committee present the annual report and club accounts and debates any motions. Details of the AGM are sent to members, along with nomination forms and minutes around a month before the meeting. The meeting is followed by prize giving and a buffet and drinks.

All members are welcome to attend the AGM

The next AGM is scheduled for March 2024

Roles and Responsibilities

General inquiries should be directed through the Club Secretary…but any committee member is happy to help you!

Area Activity Who
Health and Safety Risk Assessments, Training, Equipment Carolyn Richardson + Vanessa Dolling
  Accident Form Completion Coach Session Coach + Carolyn Richardson
  Major Accident Form Submission to UKA Carolyn Richardson
  COVID Security Vanessa Dolling
Communications Website Karl Graves
  Facebook pages Current Admins
  Instagram Karl Graves
  Twitter Karl Graves
  Emails to members Karl Graves / John Perry
  #RunAndTalk programme Ian Bown
Fixtures and Results Results Archive John Perry
  Club records Karl Graves / John Perry
  XC Fixtures Ian Bown
  Race Reports Ian Bown
Training sessions Beginners course Vanessa Dolling
  Structured training Vanessa Dolling
  Coach Development Vanessa Dolling
Club Admin Club and member affiliations John Perry
  Memberships John Perry
  Committee Meeting Minutes Ian Raymant
  Club Documentation & Policies Update Ian Raymant
  Welfare matters Hayley Jones / Ian Bown
Club Finance Payments, Receipts & Accounts Georgina Seakens
Club Races Boxted 10k & Langham 10k Ian Raymant / Vanessa Dolling
Club Kit Club kit and Shop John Perry