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ERC JOINS SET JOY IN MOTION - LULULEMON LONDON RUN EVENT
December 08, 2022
Trojan our Lululemon Regent street Store ambassador participated in a community run hosted by Battersea and Kings Road store called To Set Joy In Motion.
Lululemon teamed up with the delicious Where The Pancakes Are and served delicious Pancakes run at Battersea Power Station.
ERC 2022 CHRISTMAS PARTY
Decembe 2, 2022
What a night!!!! We're still in recovery but all we can say is a MASSIVE thank you to the ERC Party Planning Team; our incredible DJs @grandpab14 @djsophiaglow , Curtis and @motetonline who came all the way from the Netherlands to bless proceedings; and most of all to everyone who came down to make this the best start to the Christmas season we've had in a LONG time - expecially our guests from @runderbolts , @blacktrailrunners @twr_cyclingclub and @ugandacrewburgess !
We always say there ain't no party like an ERC Party - we party as hard as we run!!!! If you weren't there, here's just a taste of how we get down!
November 12, 2022
Fantastic morning with the ERC crew at Banstead Woods ParkRun. A beautiful location to run and enjoy a Saturday morning. ERC believes in going into spaces that are not diverse to illustrate the need for organisations to make their spaces available to everyone.
ERC BLACK HISTORY MONTH TAKEOVER AT SOUTH NORWOOD PARK RUN
October 29, 2022
Celebrating Black History Month at our home Park Run. ERC brought the Vibes South Norwood Park Run and encouraged a community to Run Free.
LONDON MARATHON EVENTS CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY - DISCUSSION PANEL
October 27, 2023
Trojan Gordon took part in a discussion panel at London Marathon Events featuring Black Running Crews as part the Black History Month celebrations. The conversation was titled "Building our own table, creating our own narrative - What has led to the rise in black running crews".
Trojan was joined on the panel with Sabrina Pace-Humphreys (Black Trail Runners) and Tasha Thompson (Black Girls do Run UK). Denice Stephenson had a pivotal role curating the event along with Hamid Vaghefian and Louise Cherrington.
ERC RUNS EDP LISBON HALF MARATHON
October 8, 2022
The Emancipated Run Crew took part in its first International half Marathon & 5 mile event. It was a fantastic weekend in Portugal where we enjoyed the local food and drink, learnt about the Portugal's role in enslaving people and ran on the beautiful street of the nationals capital.
BLACK CREWS UNITED CARNIVAL RUN III
August 28, 2022
Notting Hill Carnival is back and this year we're celebrating by running the Carnival route in honour of those lost in the Grenfell fire.
ERC TAKES PART IN THE LONDON MARATHON 2022
October 2, 2022
This year we had 9 members of ERC take part in the London marathon. Congratulations for all of them who completed this epic challenge. We salute you.
Special thanks to London Marathon Events for providing our members the opportunity to take part.
THE VITALITY BIG HALF 2022
September 4, 2022
This year we had a squad of 27 ERC members who ran the Big Half Marathon or the Relay event. It was our biggest turnout to a half Marathon ever!
ERC DOES VITALITY 10,000 2022
May 2, 2022
Our biggest assembled of ERC members for a 10km Run as we ran the streets of our nations capital.
NATIONAL RUNNING SHOW SOUTH
May 7 & 8, 2022
Our first panel discussion with BTR and Runderbols. Plus ERC held an exhibition at Farnborough.
LONDON WINTER RUN 2022
A firm ERC favourite, 10km run passing the iconic buildings and landmarks of central London.
NATIONAL RUNNING SHOW - NEC BIRMINGHAM 2022
January 22 & 23 , 2022
ERC first time at the National Running Show which has gave us the opportunity to meet and have conversations on issues that we are trying to address.
Trojan Gordon also was on the discussion Panel for Red January exploring the benefits that movement has on your mental health and the work ERC does to promote the link between physical activity, safe spaces and mental wellbeing.
ERC MEETS BLACK TRAIL RUNNERS
27 November 2021
Although ERC usually hits the streets, it was amazing to head into the trails of Epping Forest alongside Black Trail Runners - can't wait for the next one!
ERC DOES EKIDEN WORLD MARATHON RELAY 2021
From the 15 - 21 November 2021, ERC teams ran seven marathons, smashing it across 182 miles. The competition was fierce, the participation was lit... this is how you do virtual!
ERC DOES 1 HOUR AT ARSENAL
10 October 2021
ERC turned it OUT in red, celebrating the return of the Adidas 1 Hour City Run! An incredible race around the iconic Arsenal Emirates Stadium - City Runs: it was GREAT to have you back!
ERC DOES LONDON MARATHON
3 October 2021
Emancipated Run Crew represented on the road and in the cheering committee to see the return of the London Marathon! Gerard, Sara and Trojan pounded the streets and showed London how to Run Free!
ERC DOES THE CANCER RESEARCH SUMMER RUN 2021
5 September 2021
Usually the Cancer Research Winter Run, this year due to the pandemic, the race took pivoted to the Cancer Research Summer Run. We ran this race in honour of our friend and ERC member David "Spyder"Ajilore who passed away at the end of August. RIP Spyder - gone but never ever forgotten.
BLACK CREWS UNITED CARNIVAL RUN II
29 August 2021
ERC bought the streets of Notting Hill alive again with the Black Crews United second annual Carnival Run! We ran, walked and danced our way around 5k of the infamous Notting Hill Carnival route!
ERC DOES THE VITALITY BIG HALF 2021
22 August 2021
One of our favourite annual races, taking in half of the iconic London Marathon route, over 20 ERCrew members turned it out, participating in either the half marathon or the Big Relay (splitting the 13.1 miles between 4 team members). Roll on 2022 - will you be joining us?
ERC DOES ISORACE III - 10 MILE VIRTUAL RACE
24 April 2021
ERCrew got together for the first time in 2021 to participate in the ISORACE III - a virtual 10 mile run with participants from across the globe setting off at the same time. Some of the ERCrew ran together, some ran alone, but as always, we ran free and we ran as one!
ERC RUN FREE 5K
ERCrew gathered for a socially distanced 5k in the city. Although we provide each other virtual support daily, it's always great to come together and run in real time - especially during lockdown when we otherwise have to keep apart.
BLACK CREWS UNITED CARNIVAL RUN 2020
ERC, Black Girls Do Run UK and Mile Crushers got together in August 2020 for the Black Crews United Carnival Run. Flags, whistles, horns and soca, we repped through the Carnival Route bringing the carnival back to Notting Hill!
ERC DOES THE VITALITY BIG HALF 2020
1 March 2020
ERC came out in full effect for the last major race before the pandemic hit, the Vitality Big Half in March 2020. We're looking forward to hitting the Big Half 2021 in August. We've got some community places available - hit us up to find out more and run with us!
ERC AT THE WINTER RUN
3 February 2019
This is one of ERC's favourite annual events! Yes, it might be cold and raining, but this race is always such fun! We're all looking forward to this year's very first Cancer Research Summer Run on 5 September 2021!