Lifetime achievement awards
Ultra marathon and endurance athlete Adam Holland was born in 1987, in Devon and has won more marathons/ultra marathons than anyone else in the UK. This puts him in the top five in the world for marathon wins. He has run over 380 and counting, of which 138 were sub 3 hour.
Adam has several Guinness World Records and when he was just 23 years old, he completed 100 Marathons making him the youngest person in Europe to achieve this. He is also the fastest person to run 10 marathons in 10 days, with an average time of 2 hours 45 minutes and is the England Athletic 50km champion for 2017.
His fastest marathon to date was the 2018 Loch Ness marathon which he completed in 2:24:24.
Peter Beazley (Baz)
Heather Fell – Olympic Silver medallist
Notable past/present members
Elaine Fileman – England Athletics South West Coach of the Year 2020
Judy Cuckston – England Athletics National Volunteer Winner 2019.
Jo Meek – Ultra runner, represented GB in a number of events.
Katherine Endacott – Commonwealth medallist
Sam Lake – European Silver Medallist
Bob Chapman – British Masters Champion XC 2017
ESAA National Champion 300m Gold Medalist, in 36.01.
Quote from England Athletics round-up of the ESAA Championships.
“Perhaps no one else in the championships took more off their PB percentage-wise than Joe Wheeler (Cornwall, Tavistock), who took more than a second off his best to win the 300m with 36.01, topping his age-group rankings.”
ESAA Silver Medalist Discus 49.18m
ESAA Silver Medalist 1500SCW 4:50.45
Represented Great Britain at the Junior World Championships in 2002 and has gone on to represent his country at Senior European and World Championships level over both Sprint and Olympic distance.
Kate Allenby MBE – Olympic Bronze medallist
British modern pentathlete who competed in two Summer Olympics, taking the bronze medal at the 2000 Games and placing in 8th place in 2004. She has medaled at 11 World Championships and 2 Junior world championships.
Has won the Scottish Hill Running Championships three times (1997, 1998, 2006), the British Fell Running Championships five times (1997–2000, 2008), and holds the women’s record on more than thirteen courses in Scotland alone. On the international stage she won the Women’s World Mountain Running Trophy in 2000, the World Masters Mountain Running Championships in 2005, and the Buff Skyrunner World Series in 2006 and 2007.
Swazi athlete. She competed in the 400 m event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London where she was eliminated in the first round but broke the national women’s 400m record with 53.95 seconds.
Sibusiso Bruno Matsenjwa
A Sprinter from Swaziland. He competed in the 200 metres at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics but failed to reach the finals. He broke the national record on both occasions and served as the flag bearer for Swaziland during the opening ceremony in 2016. Matsenjwa holds national records over 100–400 m distances. He represented his country at three outdoor and three indoor world championships. Sibusiso also competed at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.