February 29: Greg Rutherford celebrated at Stantonbury on Leap Day


MMK Life Member and Leap (aka Bucks and MK Sport & Activity Partnership) Patron, Greg Rutherford, was celebrated at the Stantonbury Athletics Stadium, where he began his career at the age of 11.

Several Members of Leap, including Director, Mark Ormerod, and President, Professor Peter Thomas, were on hand to dedicate a plaque to highlight Greg’s gold-medal-winning leap of 8.31m at the London Olympic Games. They were joined by MK Mayor Sam Crooks, Sports Development Officer, Vicki Clark, and Bucks AA President, Barry Hearn.

MMK members Mick Bromilow, Leone Kahembe, Jim and Jeanette Lawrence, Brian Graves, Mayur Morjaria, Jack Kee, Bryan Waddington and Barry Nash shared memories of Greg’s career at the Club.