AAA and National Championships Medallists - Marathon

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Course Date First Second Third
AAA Championships
1925Windsor to SB *30 MaySam Ferris2:35:52.8 NRFrank Zuna USA2:38:27.4Duncan Wright2:42:28.4
1926Windsor to SB *29 MaySam Ferris2:42:24.2Albert Mills2:46:11.2Matthew Maleedy2:51:50.0
1927Fallowfield30 JulSam Ferris2:48:46.4Tom Heeley3:00:22.4C.E. Mitchell3:02:13.6
1928Windsor to SB6 JulHarry Payne2:34:34.0 NRDuncan Wright2:38:09.0Ernest Harper2:39:08.0
1929Windsor to SB5 JulHarry Payne2:30:57.6 ERSam Ferris2:39:12.0Ernest Leatherland2:49:22.0
1930Windsor to SB4 JulDuncan Wright2:38:29.4Martti Marttelin FIN2:38:35.0Sam Ferris2:41:46.4
1931Windsor to SB3 JulDuncan Wright2:49:54.2Stanley Smith2:50:09.4Henry Clarke2:54:06.4
1932Windsor to WC1 JulDonald Robertson2:34:32.6Duncan Wright2:34:34.0Harry Payne2:40:30.0
1933Windsor to WC7 JulDonald Robertson2:43:13.6Albert Norris2:44:40.6Sidney Brooks2:57:06.6
1934White City14 JulDonald Robertson2:41:55.0Albert Norris2:55:05.0Thomas Lalande RSA2:58:37.0
1935White City13 JulAlbert Norris3:02:57.8Stelios Kyriakides GRE3:03:20.0Arthur Chamberlain3:20:15.0
1936White City11 JulDonald Robertson2:35:02.4Ernest Harper2:35:03.6Francis O'Sullivan2:38:17.8
1937White City17 JulDonald Robertson2:37:19.2Stelios Kyriakides GRE2:40:10.0Albert Norris2:41:41.0
1938White City16 JulJohn Beman2:36:39.6Francis O'Sullivan2:40:03.0George Latham2:40:21.0
1939White City8 JulDonald Robertson2:35:37.0Squire Yarrow2:37:50.0Thomas Lalande RSA2:44:01.0
1940-1945 Championships not held
1946White City20 JulSquire Yarrow2:43:14.4Donald Robertson2:43:14.6Tom Richards2:44:10
1947Loughborough23 AugJack Holden2:33:20.2Tom Richards2:36:07Donald Robertson2:37:45.6
1948Windsor to Chiswick *19 JunJack Holden2:36:44.6Tom Richards2:38:03Stan Jones2:40:49
1949Birmingham30 JulJack Holden2:34:10.6Tom Richards2:38:08Cecil Ballard2:38:42
1950Reading22 JulJack Holden2:31:03.4Edward Denison2:37:00.0Harry Howard2:37:15.0
1951Birmingham21 JulJim Peters2:31:42.6Tom Richards2:37:02Jack Winfield2:41:42
1952Windsor to Chiswick *14 JunJim Peters2:20:42.2 WRStan Cox2:21:42Geoff Iden2:26:53.8
1953Cardiff25 JulJim Peters2:22:29.0Alan Lawton2:29:38Geoff Iden2:30:54
1954Windsor to Chiswick *26 JunJim Peters2:17:39.4 WRStan Cox2:23:08Eric L. Smith2:27:04
1955Reading23 JulBill McMinnis2:39:35.0Geoff Iden2:50:06.6Jackie Mekler RSA2:50:49
1956Port Sunlight28 JulHarry Hicks2:26:15.0Stan Cox2:27:17Eric L. Smith2:27:35
1957Watford10 AugEdward Kirkup2:22:27.8Arthur Keily2:22:34Jack Haslam2:24:00
1958Windsor to Chiswick *28 JunColin Kemball2:22:27.4Adolf Gruber AUT2:23:30.0Arthur Keily2:23:32
1959Watford25 JulChristopher Fleming-Smith2:30:11.6Colin Kemball2:33:50Len Jones2:36:13
1960Welwyn Garden City9 JulBrian Kilby2:22:45John Tarrant2:25:17Sam Hardicker2:26:23
1961Enfield29 JulBrian Kilby2:24:37Brian Cooke2:26:03Ron Franklin2:28:50
1962Welwyn Garden City11 AugBrian Kilby2:26:15Alastair Wood2:26:35Mel Batty2:28:10
1963Coventry17 AugBrian Kilby2:16:45Basil Heatley2:19:56Brian Woolford2:23:46
1964Coventry22 AugBrian Kilby2:23:01Jack Haslam2:28:35Robin Campbell2:29:07
1965Port Talbot21 AugBill Adcocks2:16:50Brian Kilby2:17:34Juan Taylor2:18:57
1966Windsor to Chiswick *11 JunGraham Taylor2:19:04Jim Hogan2:19:27Ron Hill2:20:55
1967Nuneaton26 AugJim Alder2:16:08Alastair Wood2:16:21Don Macgregor2:17:19
1968Cwmbran27 JulTim Johnston2:15:26Bill Adcocks2:15:41Jim Alder2:16:37
1969Manchester20 JulRon Hill2:13:42Derek Clayton AUS2:15:40Jim Alder2:18:18
1970Windsor to Chiswick *13 JunDon Faircloth2:18:15Chris Wade2:19:15Bob Richardson2:20:12
1971Manchester13 JunRon Hill2:12:39Trevor Wright2:13:27Jürgen Busch GDR2:14:03
1972Manchester4 JunLutz Philipp FRG2:12:50Ron Hill2:12:51Don Macgregor2:15:06
1973Harlow27 OctIan Thompson2:12:40Ron Hill2:13:22Colin Kirkham2:15:25
1974Windsor *15 JunAkio Usami JPN2:15:16Bernie Plain2:18:32Eckhard Lesse GDR2:18:44
1975Stoke-on-Trent1 JunJeff Norman2:15:50Keith Angus2:16:14Colin Kirkham2:16:22
1976Rotherham8 MayBarry Watson2:15:08Jeff Norman2:15:17Keith Angus2:15:55
1977Rugby7 MayDave Cannon2:15:02Colin Kirkham2:16:02Graham Dugdale2:17:16
1978Sandbach7 MayTony Simmons2:12:33Jeff Norman2:12:50Trevor Wright2:13:00
1979Coventry13 MayGreg Hannon2:13:06Bernie Ford2:14:15Michael Koussis GRE2:19:42
1980Milton Keynes3 MayIan Thompson2:14:00David Black2:14:28Andy Holden2:15:18
1981Rugby10 MayHugh Jones2:14:07Andy Holden2:16:04Mike Gratton2:16:40
1982Gateshead13 JunSteve Kenyon2:11:40Dave Cannon2:12:49Ian Ray2:14:08
From 1983, the London Marathon incorporated the AAA title
1983London17 AprMike Gratton2:09:43Gerry Helme2:10:12Jim Dingwall2:11:44
1984London13 MayCharlie Spedding2:09:57Kevin Forster2:11:41Dennis Fowles2:12:12
1985London21 AprSteve Jones2:08:16Charlie Spedding2:08:33Allister Hutton2:09:16
1986London20 AprHugh Jones2:11:42Allister Hutton2:12:36Ieuan Ellis2:14:38
1987London10 MayHugh Jones2:10:11Charlie Spedding2:10:32John Graham2:12:32
From 1988 to 1996 (excluding 1993) foreign athletes were eligible for the AAA title
1988London17 AprHenrik Jřrgensen DEN2:10:20Kevin Forster2:10:52Kazuyoshi Kudo JPN2:10:59
1989London23 AprDouglas Wakiihuri KEN2:09:03Steve Moneghetti AUS2:09:06Ahmed Salah DJI2:09:09
(Best UK: 6. Tony Milovsorov 2:09:54)
1990London22 AprAllister Hutton2:10:10Salvatore Bettiol ITA2:10:40Juan Francisco Romera ESP2:10:48
1991London21 AprYakov Tolstikov URS2:09:17Manuel Matias POR2:10:21Jan Huruk POL2:10:21
(Best UK: 4. Dave Long 2:10:30)
1992London12 AprAntónio Pinto POR2:10:02Jan Huruk POL2:10:07Thomas Naali TAN2:10:08
(Best UK: 5. Paul Evans 2:10:36)
1993London18 AprEamonn Martin2:10:50Dave Buzza2:12:24Hugh Jones2:16:35
1994London17 AprDionicio Cerón MEX2:08:53Abebe Mekonnen ETH2:09:17Germán Silva MEX2:09:18
(Best UK: 8. Eamonn Martin 2:11:05)
1995London2 AprDionicio Cerón MEX2:08:30Steve Moneghetti AUS2:08:33António Pinto POR2:08:48
(Best UK: 5. Paul Evans 2:10:31)
1996London21 AprDionicio Cerón MEX2:10:00Vincent Rousseau BEL2:10:26Paul Evans2:10:40
1997London13 AprPaul Evans2:09:18Dave Buzza2:14:17Dan Rathbone2:18:44
1998London26 AprMark Hudspith2:14:19Billy Burns2:16:11Alan Chilton2:17:07
1999London18 AprMark Hudspith2:15:11Ian Hudspith2:15:47Dave Buzza2:17:39
2000London16 AprMark Hudspith2:15:16Billy Burns2:15:42Mark Croasdale2:16:02
2001London22 AprMark Steinle2:10:46Mark Hudspith2:13:12Billy Burns2:18:29
2002London14 AprMark Steinle2:09:17Billy Burns2:17:36Dan Robinson2:17:51
2003London13 AprChris Cariss2:17:57Huw Lobb2:18:30Darran Bilton2:20:50
2004London18 AprJon Brown2:13:39Dan Robinson2:13:53Chris Cariss2:15:08
2005London17 AprJon Brown2:09:31Huw Lobb2:14:33Kassa Tadesse2:15:09
2006London23 AprPeter Riley2:14:31Huw Lobb2:15:38Tomas Abyu2:15:50
National Championships
Note that the AAA also used the London Marathon as its championship, but only Englishmen were eligible
2007London22 AprDan Robinson2:14:14Andi Jones2:17:49Richie Gardiner2:20:26
2008London13 AprDan Robinson2:13:10Tomas Abyu2:15:49Peter Riley2:18:21
2009London26 AprAndi Jones2:15:20Ben Whitby2:18:14Richie Gardiner2:19:48
2010London25 AprAndrew Lemoncello2:13:40Andi Jones2:16:38Ben Moreau2:16:46
2011London17 AprLee Merrien2:14:27Andrew Lemoncello2:15:24Dave Webb2:17:41
2012London22 AprLee Merrien2:13:41John Beattie2:16:38Phil Anthony2:16:40
2013London21 AprDerek Hawkins2:16:50John Gilbert2:17:43Ross Houston2:19:22
(Phil Wicks 2:19:07 was the third Briton to finish, but was not entered in the UK Championship)
2014London13 AprMo Farah2:08:21Chris Thompson2:11:19Stephen Way2:16:27
2015London26 AprScott Overall2:13:13Ian Kimpton2:15:55Mathew Hynes2:16:00
2016London24 AprCallum Hawkins2:10:52Tsegai Tewelde2:12:23Derek Hawkins2:12:57
2017London23 AprJosh Griffiths2:14:49Robbie Simpson2:15:04Andrew Davies2:15:11
2018London22 AprMo Farah2:06:21 NRJonathan Mellor2:17:55John Gilbert2:20:19

Top Medalists
1st2nd3rdTotal MedalsYearsYear Span
Donald Robertson61181932-194715
Brian Kilby5161960-19655
Sam Ferris31151925-19305
Duncan Wright22151925-19327
Ron Hill22151966-19737
Tom Richards4151946-19515
Jack Holden441947-19503
Jim Peters441951-19543
Mark Hudspith3141998-20013
Hugh Jones3141981-199312
Dan Robinson21142002-20086
Albert Norris12141933-19374
Billy Burns3141998-20024
Other top winner
Dionicio Cerón MEX331994-19962

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