Sanctuary Runners to recruit new CEO 

Sanctuary Runners is excited to announce that Graham Clifford, who founded the multi-award-winning organisation in 2018, is to become our new Head of International Development.

Graham, who led the development of our solidarity-through-sports initiative in Ireland and was our first CEO, will help grow Sanctuary Runners beyond Ireland’s shores and ensure that blue wave of solidarity, friendship and respect spreads to new continents, countries, cities, and regions breaking down barriers and bringing people together as it goes.


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