Honorary Life Membership

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INVERNESS HARRIERS A.A.C.

- HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP -

Honorary Life Membership is awarded by Inverness Harriers A.A.C. to individual club members in recognition of their outstanding athletic achievement, services or contribution to enhancing the profile of the club. This level of membership is not something that is bestowed lightly and the Committee will accept nominations from any independent club member with appropriate evidence that the nominee has shown outstanding ability, achievement or contribution in their respective club membership capacity. There are strict criteria on which Honorary Life Memberships are granted, as outlined within the club’s Policy and Procedure:

Honorary Life Membership - Policy and Procedure

Honorary Life Membership – Nomination Form

Inverness Harriers A.A.C club members to have been awarded Honorary Life Membership by the club since the inception of the award:

Honorary Life MemberYearCategoriesReason for Honorary Life Membership
Mr. Colin Baillie MBETBCIn Recognition of Services to the ClubTBC
Late Mr. Walter Banks MBE1988In Recognition of Services to the ClubRepresentation at the Scottish Cross Country Union (SCCU) over a significant period of time, including SCCU President in 1981/82 and founding father of the North District.
Mr. Charles BannermanTBCIn Recognition of Services to the ClubClub Secretary and Membership Secretary, Club Coach.
Late Mr. George Bannerman1988In Recognition of Services to the ClubClub President and Treasurer in 1980's.
Mr. David Barnetson2021In Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceU23 GB Vest - High Jump
1997 British BAF Championships, Bronze (High Jump)
1997 British AAA Championships, Bronze (High Jump)
Scottish Native Record - Indoors, High Jump (1992)
Ms. Jayne BarnetsonTBCIn Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceSenior GB Vest - High Jump and Heptathlon
1985 British AAA Championships, Silver (High Jump)
Scottish National Record, High Jump (1989)
Scottish National Record, Pentathlon (1989)
Ms. Lesley Clarkson2002In Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceSenior GB Vest - 400 Metres
2001 British Indoor U20 Championships, Gold (400m)
Mr. Paul Davidson2019In Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceSenior GB Para Athletics Vest - 400 Metres
2016 INAS European Championships, Gold (200m)
2016 INAS European Championships, Bronze (400m)
2016 INAS European Championships, Gold (4x100m)
Mr. Russell Devine2021In Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceScotland Vest - Discus (1994 Commonwealth Games)
1990 Scottish Championships, Gold (Hammer)
1994 Scottish Championships, Gold (Hammer)
Mr. Angus DickTBCIn Recognition of Services to the ClubTBC
Mr. George Evans2018In Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceUnder 20's GB Vest - Discus
2015 World Youth Championships, Bronze (Discus)
2016 Commonwealth Youth Games, Silver (Discus)
2016 European U20 Championships, Bronze (Discus)
Mr. John FindlaysonTBCIn Recognition of Services to the ClubTBC
Mr. Duncan Flockhart2021In Recognition of Services to the ClubClub Coach, Club President

Club President between 2016-2021 leading the committee in the updates of the club constitution, policies and procedures
Mr. Charles ForbesTBCIn Recognition of Services to the ClubTBC
Mr. Donald FraserTBCIn Recognition of Services to the ClubClub Treasurer for a significant period of time (12 years)
Mr. Neil FraserTBCIn Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceSenior GB Vest - Hurdles
Scottish National Record, 60m Hurdles (1988)
Mr. Alan HardsTBCIn Recognition of Services to the ClubTBC
Mr Charles Jarvis2013In Recognition of Long ServiceClub Member since being an M35 athlete in the early 1980's
Mr. Dean Kane2020In Recognition of Services to the Club and Meritorious PerformanceCommittee Member leading club website overhaul, compilation of detailed club records and successes, process improvements using technology. Club ambassador and advocate for Masters' Athletics

2017 World Masters Indoor Championships, Bronze (XC Team)
Mr. Harry Lakeland1997In Recognition of Services to the ClubClub Coach, Club Official

Athletics Official at XIII Commonwealth Games which were held in Edinburgh, Scotland between 24 July and 02 August 1986
Ms. Kirsty LawTBCIn Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceSenior GB Vest - Discus
2019 British Championships, Gold (Discus)
2020 British Championships, Gold (Discus)
2021 European Team Championships, Bronze (Team)
Late Mr. Tom MacKenzie OBE1988In Recognition of Services to the ClubTBC
Mrs. Dianne MacKenzie1999In Recognition of Services to the Club and Meritorious PerformanceClub Secretary, Club Coach

1999 World Masters Championships, Bronze (400m)
1999 World Masters Championships, Gold (4x400m)
Ms. Rachael MacKenzie2021In Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceScotland Vest - High Jump (2014 Commonwealth Games)
2014 Scottish Championships - Indoors, Gold (High Jump)
2015 and 2016 Scottish Championships, Gold (High Jump)
Ms. Mhairi MacLennan2019In Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceSenior GB Vest - 10,000 Metres & Cross Country
European U23 XC Championships, Gold (Team)
European 10,000m Cup, Gold (Team)
Mrs. Audrey Munro1999In Recognition of Meritorious Performance1999 World Masters Championships, Bronze (4x100m)
Mr. Ted RoodhouseTBCIn Recognition of Services to the Club Club President in 1970's.
Mr. Brian Ross1997In Recognition of Services to the Club Club Coach, Club Official

Athletics Official at XIII Commonwealth Games which were held in Edinburgh, Scotland between 24 July and 02 August 1986.
Mr. Alex Sutherland2020In Recognition of Long Service and Meritorious PerformanceClub Member since being an M35 athlete in the early 1980's

2015 World Masters Championships, Silver (XC Team)
2016 World Masters Championships, Gold (XC Team)
Mr. Ian TaskerTBCIn Recognition of Services to the ClubTBC
Mr. Donald Tuach1991In Recognition of Meritorious PerformanceSenior GB Para Athletics Vest - 100 Metres, HIgh Jump
1991 Special Olympics World Games, Silver (High Jump)
1991 Special Olympics World Games, Bronze (100m)
1991 Special Olympics World Games, Gold (4x400m)
Mr. John Wilson1997In Recognition of Services to the ClubClub Coach, Club Official

Athletics Official at XIII Commonwealth Games which were held in Edinburgh, Scotland between 24 July and 02 August 1986.
Ms. Julie Wilson2020In Recognition of Long Service and Meritorious PerformanceClub Member since being an U11 athlete in the early 1980's

2016 World Masters Championships, Bronze (2,000m Steeplechase)

Further Information Required:
If you have any information relevant to the above table that has been marked as TBC (to be confirmed) or additional pertinent information, please provide this information to Dean Kane at deankane2005@yahoo.com to allow for an update.

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