Adelle is a British middle distance track athlete, who has competed for Great Britain over 800m on a number of occasions. Adelle has competed internationally on a European, Commonwealth and World stage for over 10 years.
Adelle's international debut was a the European Youth Olympics in 2009, where she won a Silver medal at 16 years old.
Since then, she has gone on to compete for Great Britain at a senior level competing at two European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam 2016 and Berlin 2018, at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Portland 2016, World Athletics Championships in London 2017, World University Games in Taipei 2017, the Commonwealth Games for team England in Gold Coast 2018 and at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow 2019.
Throughout competing as a senior athlete on the international stage, Adelle has balanced her life off the track working as a Hair & Makeup artist.
"Sport has so much to offer, I’d love all woman to have the opportunity to enhance their life with sport. There is so much power in lifting each other up and continuing to create spaces for woman & girls to flourish.” - Adelle Tracey
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Who is Adelle
Wanting to be an athlete
Being inspired by the Olympics
Being inspired by her head teacher - Mr Potter
Excelling at sports day
Getting involved in the school running club
Making her first GB team at 16
Achieving her first Silver medal
Discovering make up later on
Remembering back to the Youth Olympics
Being part of a team
Being inspired by female role models
Looking up to Dame Kelly Holmes
Running the longer distances
Endurance sports in athletics
Winter training and weekly milage
Magical Moments from the past 10 years
Finishing 4th in the final
Getting a personal best (PB) in the semi finals
Tactics on the start line
Working with a sports psychologist
Music during the warmups
Following a cool room process
Training in a winter block - an approx week and what it looks like
Doing a triple day
Pre-hab, stretching and rolling
Sleeping and napping
Keeping injury free
Maintaining motivation levels
Getting out of the door
Working as hard as she can
Advice for more advanced runner who want to run faster
Advice for getting your mojo back
Going back to your reason why
The importance of goals
Linking her training to her period.
Working with Fitrwomen
Funding and paying for her lifestyle
Why 2020 was such a difficult year
Dealing with financial stress
Ending the season on a high
Having a vision board and writing down goals
Final words of advice
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