Posted by Administrator on Wed 17 October 2018

Rob Griffiths - for Services to Running and Athletics in the East Midlands Region 2018

Rob has been our county Team Cross country Manager for many years as well as an active and positive coach in two Leicester clubs.

Well done Rob! 

 Services to Athletics or Running – Rob Griffiths

Rob Griffiths

University of Leicester Running and Athletics Club - Athletics/Running Club of the Year

Well done to all the students (and their coaches, including Martin Knowles an ex-university athlete) for improving the quality and visibility of the club

"Not only have they partnered with the #HeForShe campaign to make their club more inclusive for females, they also have strong links with the University BAME & LGBT societies, to ensure everyone feels comfortable joining in during their time at university.

They work closely with Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium to deliver training sessions at a high-class facility and raise thousands of pounds every year for charity. Their 8-person committee work hard to organise social events, competitions and the five weekly training sessions. They are experiencing year on year growth in their performances in major and minor leagues in Track & Field and Cross Country.

Melton Running Club - Spirit of 2012 Award


Spirit of 2012 Award – Melton Running Club

Melton Running Club

The Spirit of 2012 winner is the first RunTogether group to be awarded Game Changer funding. The group was started back in 2014 by a gentleman who found inspiration when he noticed the effect running had on his own mental health.


 Dave Lodwick, Chair of the EA Regional Council, is presenting the awards.