Having overcome a personal obstacle or challenge, this award recognises outstanding achievement or valued contribution to their sport in the face of adversity.

Nominees for this category will be considered against the following criteria:

  • Shown great personal endeavour to overcome adversity.
  • Achieved something above and beyond in developing themselves or helping others or making a difference.
  • Made a significant impact to a sports club, organisation, community, or school locally, through sport and physical activity or other means (e.g. fundraising, volunteering, motivating via social media).
  • Been a role model for others during lockdown and raised the profile of their sport/cause locally.


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Nominations close - 5pm, Friday 9th October

Previous Winners - Jonnie Peacock Award

2019 Gabriella Wells
2018 Paul Clark
2017 Sandra Acton
2016 Samantha Isaacson
2015 Rebeccas Griffiths