Pete has been a qualified Track and Field coach for over 45 years with schools and clubs, and in 2010 was invited to be President of the Dorset County Athletics Association. Although he supposedly semi-retired 2 years ago, he continues to turn up every week on Club Nights to coach the youngsters, many of whose parents he also coached. He has organised numerous competitions, including the National Schools Cross Country Championships at Budmouth, and officiated at countless other events in the South West. Other successes include many years Team Managing for Dorset Schools, and as Race Organiser for the Weymouth 10. He has competed in over a hundred marathons and ultras,including 17 Londons, and currently holds the world best Veteran Age Group score for the One Day Icosathlon . Pete has given a huge amount to the community and carrying the torch would be a wonderful way to thank him.