Legends & Ambassadors                                                                   

Club Legends                                                                                                                               

  • Mike Gratton         1st     Poly Marathon                                                                              1979

   3rd    AAA Marathon                                                                              1981

   3rd    London                                                                                          1982


   1st    AAA 10miles                                                                                  1982

   1st    Inter Counties 20miles                                                                1982

   3rd    C’wealth Games marathon                                                          1982 (Brisbane)

   1st    London Marathon                                                                          1983 (2:09 – 13th on  UK all-time list)  

   2nd   Manila Marathon                                                                           1987


  • Merv Brameld        18th   London Marathon (2.13.48)                                                        1983

   GB World Marathon Champs Japan                                                      1985


  • Richard Newble     1st    Inter Counties 10,000m on track                                                1974

   International 10,000m track v Poland                                                 1974

   13:45 for 5,000m - still IEK Record                                                      1974


  • Martin Knapp         2.18 Marathon

   1st    Barcelona Marathon


  • Jon Wigley             3rd   Inter Counties Senior XC

           Editor of Athletics Weekly in the late 70’s/early 80’s

           Ranks 93rd all-time track 10,000m (ahead of Alan Rushmer & Ron Hill)


           Team silver at National AAA Road relays                                      1974

   1st   Kent Men’s XC                                                                            1971 - 1972


  • Nick Brawn            5th   AAA 10,000m track                                                                   1980

           2.15.00 London Marathon (14th)                                             1985

   4th   New York Short Marathon (2:11.10)                                          1981

           England Team World XC as junior & senior

           Ranks all-time 111th 10,000m track, ahead of Tunstall & Dominic Bannister


  • Andy Girling          19th  2.15.38 London Marathon                                                        1985

            GB team for European Marathon Cup

    1st   Florence Marathon


  • Ian Stewart                     Commonwealth games 1,500m                                                1982

             3.53.2 mile (Koblenz) still IEK Record                                       1982

    3rd    3,000m Bislett Games Oslo (7.43.90 - Steve Ovett 2nd 7.43)  1987


  • Heather Heasman            GB International on road at 10km & Ekiden relay

             AAA 10 Kilometre Champion 1997 and 1998


  • Janice Moorekite             2.48 Marathon (London 1995)

   1st     Manchester Marathon

   1st     Harrow Marathon

   2nd    Manila Marathon                                                                      1987

             GB marathons in Crete and India


  • Charlotte Dale       1st      European Junior XC Championship                                           2003

   16th   10,000m European Challenge Athens 32.52.6                         2003

   3rd      5,000m European U-20 Finland                                                2003

   12th   UK all time 10k, 32.13 Ashford                                                 2005

   11th   UK all time 10 miles, 53.21 Folkestone                                    2005




  • Peter Brenchley     Regular in IEK Nationally ranked Senior Men’s endurance teams

   Coached several high achieving IEK members


  • Chris Morrish         Regular in IEK Nationally ranked Senior Men’s endurance teams


  • Eddie Broad           Regular in IEK Nationally ranked Senior Men’s endurance teams

  Multiple Kent & Regional VET champion (road, track and XC)


  • Clive Adlam           Multi-eventer extraordinaire

  IEK vet records for all jumps, Discus & Javelin


  • Martyn Rouse       World vet Road Championships (1990s)

  Regular medallist in National & Regional Vet Road Championships (1990-2009)


  • John Gilbert         Club & County vet Championships (1980s to 2009)

 Club Senior team Manager & Club Vet team Manager (1990-2009)


Long Service


  • Ken Gilbert          Track & Field Official

 Club Admin


  • Marion Gilbert     Track & Field Officials

 Club Admin


  • Gilien Davison     Track & Field Official

 Club Admin


  • Rex Stickland     Club President

King of Ultra Distance (Himalayas, Pyrenees, Andes, Rockies)