Hall of Fame

The England Athletics Hall of Fame honours those people who have made outstanding contributions to athletics and running. It was launched in 2008 with a panel of experts selecting a list of potential inductees for athletics and running fans and members of the public to vote on.

England Athletics Hall of Fame and National Volunteer Awards event 2021

Greats of athletics, Greg Rutherford, Paul Nihill, Cherry Alexander, Tony Jarrett, Sheila Sherwood, Lloyd Cowan, Verona Elder, and Jason Gardener were inducted into the Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the NEC on 23 October 2021. As well as the new inductees to the England Athletics Hall of Fame, the night saw volunteers from across the country honoured in the National Volunteer Awards to celebrate their dedication and service to the sport. Plus, Paralympic great David Weir CBE was crowned Athlete of the Decade 2010-2019 during the evening. David, affectionately known as the ‘Weir Wolf’, topped a public vote which also featured Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Sir Mo Farah as the other two shortlisted athletes.

Watch our 2021 Hall of Fame video review

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