Trophies and Awards
Each new Centurion is awarded with their own personal lapel badge engraved with their unique Centurion number.
Trophies awarded by the Committee
First presented on the 14th August 1948 for the first walker to reach the 100 mile mark in a 100 mile race or greater distance (eg 24 hours).
Over the last decade the criteria for awarding this trophy has changed several times:
2000: changed to the First Male Centurion to reach the 100 Mile mark in a 100 miles or greater distance race.
2005: changed to the First Male Finisher at the 100 Mile mark in a 100 miles or greater distance race.
2006: changed to the First Male – existing Centurion at the 100 Mile mark in a 100 miles or greater distance race.
Hew Neilson Trophy
Presented by the Neilson Family in 1989 in memory of Hew Neilson to be awarded to the first New Centurion in a 100 mile race.
Ko van der Kwaak Cup
British vs Dutch Centurions 100 mile race. Awarded to the winning team (6 to start, 3 to score) of existing Centurions. Team score on positions.
Presented by the Centurion Vereniging Nederland in 1966.
Eddy McNeir Trophy
Presented in 1982 by Family McNeir in memory of C.375 Eddy McNeir who became a Centurion in 1965 at the age of 65.
This trophy is presented to the first male walker, aged 65 years of age or over on the day of the race who completes 100 miles within 24 hours.
Bill King Memorial Trophy
Chas Shelley memorial Trophy
Sunday Dispatch Trophy (no image0
Presented in 1951 by the Sunday Dispatch Newspaper for the winner of a 100 miles or greater distance race.
In 1958 the criteria for the trophy was changed as a Trophy for the Winning Team.