Committee 2018

If you would like to bring something up at the next monthly committee meeting, please pass the information on to a Committee member.

Copies of Commitee meeting minutes and Club constitution are available below. Any questions please contact Caroline Parkins at secretary@woottonroadrunners.co.uk.

Andy Birkett


Andy makes sure that the committee runs as a team and the committee is able to manage and oversee the running of the club. Andy manages the Committee and General meetings, ensuring that the decisions made by the Committee are of the best interests to the Club and are carried out. He also keeps a close eye on the Club finances through the Treasurer and represents the Club at any governing body, EA network meetings etc. Andy manages the Club coaches and ensures the Club night training schedules are in place.


Gillian & Chris Jakeman
Club Secretarys


Gillian & Chris plan and organise the committee meeting, general meetings and ensures related papers, committee elections and the relevant papers are distributed in advance. Keeps permanent records of registration with Affiliated Bodies, AGM and committee meeting minutes and to ensure that the club constitution is up to date and in force. Gillian & Chris apply to England Athletics for club places at the London Marathon.


Simon Mitchell

Simon Mitchell


Simon manages the Club money - Club funds, bank account and keep the club's accounts. Simon provides a monthly financial summary to the committee and the annual accounts for the AGM.


Hannah Groves

Hannah Groves
Race Director


Hannah, with the help of the Race team, plans, organises, and co-ordinates the successful running of the Club's Blisworth Friday 5 Race and our Cross Country event. The latter being part of the Three Counties Cross Country League. The role involves applying to England Athletics for a race permit, booking the HQ and the farm, organising mementos, managing the entries, the list is endless! Hannah is always on the look out for members to join her race team, contact her if you're interested in helping out.


Frances Hooper
Membership Secretary


Frances manages the Club membership throughout the year. She collects membership and England Athletic forms, ensures payments are made and registers all members with England Athletics. Frances maintains the Club membership database of all member's details for the current year. New members details are passed onto for Club communications and kit orders. Contact Frances if you have any membership queries.


Josie Pickering

Josie Pickering
Social Secretary


Josie makes suggestions for the Club social events. The social events are then planned, communicated and hosted. Social events include the Christmas Ball, Presentation Evening, Kingham Camping weekend, Quiz Night, Ice Skating and BBQs. Contact Josie if you have any social event ideas.


Louise Birkett-Swan
Triathlon Committee Chair


Louise is the Tri representation at the Main Committee, award ceremonies, functions and other meetings. Acting as a spokesperson for the Tri section where appropriate and to chair and facilitate the Tri Committee meetings


Richard Fowler
Running Committee Chair


Richard coordinates coaching and training, recruitment, communications and racing. Richard drives training and continued development, looking at what the runners and coaches require and request.


Laura Stevenson
Club Promotion & Communication


Laura liaises with local media, other running clubs, companies, online sports directories and any new member enquiries. Oh, and Laura also manages the weekly Club email to all members!


Committee Meeting Minutes

All minutes are now in the Member's Area