Life Membership and Lifetime Achievement
The most prestigious award to be bestowed on a member of Welsh Athletics – the award recognises long, exceptional and distinguished service to the Sport of Athletics in Wales.
At any one time, the number of Life Members shall be restricted to a maximum of ten members.
Please note that Welsh Athletics currently have nine Life Members, they are:
Criteria for inclusion:
The Lifetime Achievement Award is for someone who has made a significant and major contribution to athletics in Wales during his or her lifetime, with a minimum of 40 years’ service to the sport. The individual should have had a wide-ranging impact on Welsh athletics at a high level and not simply at local or club level.
The award was instituted in 2007 to coincide with the launch of the Hall of Fame awards.
This award is presented biennially at the Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner and is determined by the National Awards Panel and confirmed by the directors of Welsh Athletics Ltd.
2007 Ken Harris *
2008 Lynette Harries
2009 John H. Collins *
2010 Alan Currie
2012 Ivor Adams
2012 D. Hedydd Davies
2014 J. Barrie Owen
2016 David Alun Williams*
For the full list of recipients please see the Life Membership and Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients PDF.
For the historical notes of the Welsh Athletics Service Awards click here.