- Autobiography of the Year – Shortlisted
Jo Pavey represented Great Britain in a record-breaking fifth Olympic Games at Rio 2016. In 2014, at the age of forty and just months after having a baby, she won gold in the European Championships over 10,000m and bronze in the Commonwealth Games over 5,000m. Jo has won a host of other accolades, and came third in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014. Jo lives in Devon with her husband and coach, Gavin, and children Jacob, 6, and Emily, 2.