Life on the track
Adelle is a track and field middle distance runner, who formerly competed for Great Britain and now represents Jamaica. She has been competing on the international stage for over 10 years.
Adelle's international debut was at the European Youth Olympics in 2009, where she won a Silver medal at 16 years old. Since then, she competed internationally at a senior level at two European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam 2016 and Berlin 2018, at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Portland 2016, at three World Athletics Championships in London 2017, Oregon 2022 and Budapest 2023, A World University Games in Taipei 2017, the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast 2018 and at the European Indoor Athletics Championships in Glasgow 2019.
Adelle became eligible to represent Jamaica in March 2022. She is proud have the opportunity to represent the other side of her heritage and the country where she grew up. During Adelle's first season representing Jamaica, she became a World Semi-Finalist over 1500m & 800m. Adelle also won her first continental medals at the North America, Central América and Caribbean Championships (NACAC) running to a sliver in the 1500m & Bronze in the 800m.
At the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest Adelle became the Jamaican 1500m record holder, breaking a 28 year old record to achieve a personal best of 3.58.77. She then went onto make her first global final over 800m, setting a new personal best of 1.58.41 to finish 7th in the world.
Throughout competing as a senior athlete on the international stage, Adelle has balanced her life off the track working as a Hair & Makeup artist.
In the summer of 2012 Adelle received the honour of being a small part of history at the London Olympic games.
Adelle was nominated by double olympic medalist, Dame Kelly Holmes to light the Olympic Cauldron with six other young athletes and one young volunteer.
The Olympic heroes passing the torch to the young athletes, was Danny Boyle's representation of inspiring the next generation.
Adelle continues to chase her dream of becoming an Olympian herself.
London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
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, International middle distance runner
Over a decade
2009 European Youth Silver Medalist
2010 English Schools 800m Champion
2015 European U23 Championship Finalist (5th)
2016 British Indoor 800m Champion
2017 British Indoor & Outdoor Silver Medalist. British Road Mile Champion.World Championships Semi-Finalist.World University Championship Finalist (5th)
2018 British Indoor & Outdoor Bronze medalist.Commonwealth Games Semi-Finalist & European Championship Finalist (4th)
2019 British Indoor Bronze Medalist. European Indoor Championship Semi-Finalist
2020 SB over 800m (1.59.87) and a PB over 1500m
2021 PB & Olympic QT over 800m and 1500m PB. Qualified for European Indoors & European Team Championships
2022 British Indoor1500m Champion
2022 World Championship Semi-Finalist over 1500m & 800m, NACAC 1500m Silver medalist & NACAC 800m Bronze Medalist
2023 World Championship Finalist 800m (7th) in PB & 2024 Olympic QT 1.58.41 and 1500m Semi-finalist in a National Record, PB and Olympic QT of 3.58.77
Adelle is proud to be part of the HOKA ONE ONE Family and grateful to have Orecco & FitrWoman's support.
Adelle is open to partnerships opportunities that enhance her athletic journey. Since the beginning of Adelle's running career she has worked as a make up artist and model to support her athletic career.
In the past, Adelle has been a part of various campaigns, spoken at conferences, fund raising events and on panel discussions. If you would like to collaborate with Adelle, please get in touch.