Kelly Sotherton joined the ranks of Birchfield Harriers ' immortals' when she received the Perry Barr club's premier award at their 127th annual dinner and awards ceremony last Saturday night at Aston Villa FC's Trinity Suite.
Eighty years after it was first presented, the 28-yearold heptathlete received the magnificent Leah Wright trophy in recognition of her Olympic Games bronze medal performance in Athens.
Sotherton also won the Carol Quinton President's award for the best single hurdles performance in 2004. The Olympic 4x100m relay gold medallist Mark Lewis Francis was awarded the Peter Radford sprints trophy.
Donna Maylor, whose first child is due in four weeks, accepted a hat-trick of trophies: the President's female sprints, Daphne Arden and Nick Guise Under-23 Cups.
Deborah Brennan received the club's Disability Award, days after she received the npower & English Federation Disability Sport Women of the Year Award.
Amy Harris and Julian Thomas, who rounded off last year by winning Commonwealth Youth titles in Australia, were on hand to jointly receive the Glynwed International Trophy and Thomas also accepted the Jack Ashton Memorial Trophy.
Two of the Williams triplets received club recognition. Lizzie won two middledistance awards whilst Susie shared the President's Hurdles Cup with Commonwealth Games 4x400m Relay medallist Michelle Thomas.