John Griffiths BEM

Many congratulations to one of our endurance Coaches, John Griffiths (81) who has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) after dedicating more than 60 years of his life to coaching and supporting athletes in Swansea Harriers Athletics Club as an athlete, coach, officials, committee member and event organiser!!!

The British Empire Medal (BEM) is a British and Commonwealth award for meritorious civil or military service worthy of recognition by the Crown. More specifically, the Medal is awarded to a select few who have significantly contributed to their community and shown “sustained commitment” to a local charity or group.

You can read more about Johns award here on Wales Online.

Former member and one of Johns prodigies Non Stanford was also was awarded an MBE!!