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Chris Ford

Ambassador

I am Chris Ford aka FORDY and I am the founder of FORDY RUNS!

FORDY RUNS is many things including an affiliated running club, online community of over 12,000 runners, a junior running club and more!

At the core of FORDY RUNS is our ethos of ultra inclusivity and we pride ourselves on supporting and encouraging runners of all abilities no matter how fast or slow and bringing them all together!

FORDY RUNS through its running club and community sends teams of volunteers to most of the big events in the UK and has helped raised thousands for Charities through the crazy challenges we set in our Community!

I am extremely proud of what we have achieved and to help so many runners of all abilities especially the children through our Junior Running programme makes me extremely proud.

FORDY RUNS is not about me but all the individuals who are smashing their training, crushing races and supporting and loving each other no matter their ability!

#Dosomethingawesome

#Pinkmakesurunfaster

You can now support Fordy Runs and get awesome benefits for as little as a cup of coffee a month! https://www.patreon.com/FordyRuns

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Our Awards

We are thrilled to have received the following awards:

EN Awards, 2020
Best Covid Lockdown Fundraising Initiative
WINNER

AEO Awards, 2020
Best Consumer Show
WINNER

AEO Awards, 2020
Innovation Award
WINNER

AEO Awards, 2018
Best Consumer Show Launch
WINNER

EN Indy Awards, 2018
Best Launch
WINNER

EN Indy Awards, 2018
Best Show Director
WINNER

EN Indy Awards, 2019
Best Show Feature
WINNER

EN Indy Awards, 2019
Best Consumer Show
WINNER

EN Indy Awards, 2018
Best Feature Area
Finalist

EN Awards, 2018
Show Rising Star
Finalist

AEO Awards, 2019
Marketing Campaign of the Year - Consumer
Finalist

AEO Awards, 2019
Best Consumer Show
Finalist

EN Indy Awards, 2019
Best Show Director
Shortlisted

EN Awards, 2019
Show Rising Star
Shortlisted