Welfare Officer, Head Coach


Kush Navaratne



Social Secretary

Jane Gardiner Social Secretary   I’ve always been a bit of a gym bunny, but I started running after the birth of my first child purely as a time-efficient way to get back into my jeans quickly.  I hated it, but stuck with it because the pressures of family life meant that it was so…

Life President

Grant Woodman Lifetime President   As a club founder member and life president since 1999, taking over from Herb Krause, I got into being sports minded from a young age in my childhood. I’m one of eleven children, being number 10. Life was always fun with so many brothers and sisters – we would set…

Cross Country Captain

Damon Williams Cross Country Captain   My interest in sports participation starts from school age, I was known as the Road Runner as I ran everywhere!   I got involved in most sports, but clearly cross country and track were my bag. Coached at school I went on to represent Sussex County XC team and…

Male Vets Run Captain

Ari Kotsis Male Vets Run Captain   I started running on a dare to complete the London Marathon 2016. Weighing in at 99kgs (15.56 stone) and having no desire to do anything active, change was on the horizon. After running the marathon the running bug had hit and I set a goal for another race,…

Jamie Stewart

Senior Males Run Captain

Ladies Run Captain

Geraldine Young Ladies Run Captain   I always wanted to join a running club, and in late 2017 I took the leap and joined the Harriers. Let’s just say that my running experience has been ‘undulating’ since that point. I started to improve, and then was out again by about February 2018 with back problems…

Triathlon Captain

Mark Hooker Triathlon Captain   Before I went to university I was a competitive swimmer, however this somewhat dropped off during the four years I spent studying. Once I had finished uni, I wanted to get back into racing and decided that I would like to give a triathlon a go because I also enjoyed…

Paul Ahsunollah