Your Committee

Mark Hetherington – President
style=”text-align: left;”>Mark joined Abbey Runners a long time ago, and has been on the committee for too many years. He is a Level 2 UKS Endurance coach and leads the Thursday evening speed sessions
Simon Jones – Treasurer

style=”text-align: left;”>Simon has been a member of the club since 2015 and has massively enjoyed running with a very friendly group of people. His favourite kinds of runs are trail, XC and fell runs
Alex Kilcoyne – Ladies Captain

Alex joined the club in late 2015 and signed up on her first night, both for the club and to compete in the PECO XC races!
In 2017 Alex was elected onto the committee and was elected ladies captain for 2019.
Duncan Clark – Mens CaptainDuncan joined the club in 1984 and has been on the committee on and off since then in different posts.He is an experienced Men’s Captain, organising the team selection for the club relays and cross country. Duncan also organises the ‘Christmas Lights Run’ and helps to keep the club records up to date.Duncan leads the faster group on Club Run nights and helps with Abbey Juniors.
Martin Jones – Club Grand Prix Race Series

Martin joined the club in July 2012 after been spotted out on a training run wearing an Eccup 2012 shirt and was encouraged to join by a group of Abbey Runners out for their Tuesday night run!
 He was elected on to the committee in November 2014 and since 2016 has also been responsible for organising and managing the clubs annual Grand Prix race series.
Jim Whittaker – Communications Secretary

Jim joined the club in 2007 and was elected onto the committee in 2011. He likes to race everything from parkruns, XCs to marathons and, well. basically, just loves to run! Jim can generally be seen at the club most Tuesday and Thursday nights. (and loves the Abbey cafe!)

Graeme Littlewood– Secretary

Graeme joined the club in 2015 and has found it to be friendly and supporting with a great group of people who go out of their way to make everyone welcome. He was elected to the committee in 2016.

Craig Kent – Social secretary
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In November 2018 Craig was elected social secretary.
John Ward – Membership secretary

John joined the club in 2002 and returns to the committee in a new role.
Loves XC running and looks after the PecoXC web site.
Ross Armstrong – Ordinary Member

In November 2018 Ross was elected onto the committee. Ross joined the club in 2015 and loves racing the PECO XC. He is equally happy running at local parkruns and enjoys helping out at club races.
Adam Ellis – Ordinary Member
Adam joined the Abbey Runners committee in November 2018.
Dave Jackson – Ordinary Member

Dave joined the Abbey Runners committee in November 2018.
Gill Nesbitt – Ordinary Member

Gill joined the Abbey Runners committee in November 2018.