The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Panel Discussion - A Celebration of Ethiopian Running
The Running Works
Wednesday 2nd March 2016
from 19:00 to 21:30 at The Running Works, 28-30 Houndsditch, London. EC3A 7DB.
Discover the secrets of a country famous for producing world-class distance runners from those who have lived and trained there. Get expert advice on the benefits of training at high altitude and watch footage of the biggest road race in Africa: The Great Ethiopian Run.
The special guest panel features:
Richard Nerurkar is a former British international distance runner. He was General Manager of Great Ethiopian Run from 2001 to 2010. Richard is the author of Marathon Running: From Beginner to Elite.
Elizabeth Egan has a degree in Sport & Exercise Sciences from the University of Limerick and a PhD from Liverpool John Moores University. She provides lifestyle and career advice to high performance athletes. She is the author of Notes from Higher Grounds: An Altitude Training Guide for Endurance Athletes.
Owen Barder is an economist and also a keen runner. He lived in Ethiopia in the mid-1980s as the son of the British Ambassador to Ethiopia and returned to work there from 2007 to 2010. Owen is the author of Running for Fitness.
The Running Works has a fully licenced bar serving soft drinks, wine and craft beer.
Tickets should be booked in advance through Eventbrite.
Further information can be obtained from The Running Works' Facebook page.