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WHAT DOES BLACK HISTORY MONTH MEAN TO ME? ASKS MINDOUT
October 4, 2023
Guest blog article for MindOut - Trojan Gordon explored what Black History Months means to him when he includes his queer intersections?
LONDON MARATHON EVENTS STAFF MEMBER SHARES HER EXPERIENCE OF THE CARNIVAL RUN
The Emancipated Run Crew at the 2022 Notting Hill Carnival. In August 2022, a group of staff members from London Marathon Events (LME) volunteered at the Notting Hill Carnival to help the Emancipated Run Crew (ERC) deliver a 5K run to open the celebrations.
ERC FOUNDERS GAIN LEADERSHIP IN RUNNING FITNESS QUALIFICATIONS.
July 1, 2022
We are pleased to announce that Denise, Jules and Trojan are now qualified as a UK Athletics Coach, with the Leadership in Running Fitness qualification. This means that they will be licensed and insured to lead group runs.
Currently Trojan is holding a weekly long run, 10km or longer each week and Jules and Dee are holding a weekly Monday evening Women’s Run.
We also would like to thank the Running Major of Croydon Hasan Hassan for his support in this process. We appreciate really appreciate you stepping up when we needed you.
MAKE YOUR COME BACK WITH BLACK GIRLS DO RUN DISCUSSION PANEL.
June 30, 2022
Brilliant panel discussion featuring BGDRUK founder @tasharunstings , @runnersvantage @trina_runs and our co-founder @thefancybaker talking about why safe spaces are needed, why diversity and inclusion is important for grassroots running, how to overcome injury expertly led by @lyricl_
MID STRIKE MAGAZINE INTERVIEWS - TROJAN GORDON
May 6, 2022
Mid Strike Magazine is the first diverse digital runners magazine which focuses on our run culture, our history and most of all our run journeys. Trojan Gordon had the honour of being Mid Strike magazine for first international Cover.
ERC RUNNER OF THE MONTH - TADWORTH 10 JANUARY 2022
January 1, 2022
ERC took the start of 2022 by the horn of the bull and 11 ERC members took part in its first 10 mile trail run. We run up hills, muddy pathways, through a woodland and finished on the worlds famous Epsom Racetrack.
This award was also shared by Courtney as well.
Thanks to Lululemon for gifting our running outfits.
RED JANUARY DISCUSSION - FINDING YOU OWN MOTIVATION TO MOVE
January 22, 2022
Trojan joined the Red January discussion panel at the National Running Show and spoke about the importance of activity has on mental health. Here is a video of him in action, apologies for the sound quality.
COMMUNITY - IN THE PURSUIT OF PROGRESS
2 November 2020
ERC Co-Founder Jules Stephenson participated in the panel discussion for The Sports Sessions Lecture series.
Hosted by Omari Williams and Michael Johnson, the panellists joining Jules for this discussion on the importance of community participation in sports are Ryan Conway (Reporter, The Athletic UK) and Mani Arthur (Founder, Black Cyclist Network).
They share their career journeys, how their own experiences have shaped their careers and discuss the importance of community. Watch the session here!
Q&A WITH TROJAN GORDON
October 13, 2020
Trojan Gordon is a youth and community counsellor. He also co-founded running group Emancipated Run Crew, with lawyers Jules and Denise Stephenson in August 2019.
ERC IN THE TELEGRAPH WOMEN'S SPORT SUPPLEMENT
25 September 2020
Check out the feature on Emancipated Run Crew co-founders Denise and Jules Stephenson in the Telegraph Women's Sport supplement here!
ERC CO-FOUNDER TROJAN GORDON IN RUNNER'S WORLD MAGAZINE
9 September 2020
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