WAAA and National Championships Medallists - Marathon

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Course Date First Second Third
WAAA Championships
1978Ryde20 MayMargaret Lockley2:55:08Margaret Thompson3:16:15Leslie Watson3:18:46
1979Sandbach17 JunJoyce Smith2:41:37Gillian Adams2:43:08Carol Gould2:44:30
1980London3 AugJoyce Smith2:41:22Gillian Adams2:42:14Carol Gould2:43:50
1981Rugby10 MayLeslie Watson2:49:08Gillian Burley2:52:40Véronique Marot2:53:39
1982Windsor12 JunKathryn Binns2:36:12Carol Gould2:37:53Julie Barleycorn2:43:28
From 1983, the London Marathon incorporated the AAA title
1983London17 AprGlynis Penny2:36:21Kathryn Binns2:38:11Sarah Rowell2:39:11
1984London13 MayPriscilla Welch2:30:06Sarah Rowell2:31:28Véronique Marot2:33:52
1985London21 AprSarah Rowell2:28:06Sally-Ann Hales2:28:38Ann Ford2:31:19
1986London20 AprAnn Ford2:31:40Paula Fudge2:32:25Julia Gates2:36:31
1987London10 MayPriscilla Welch2:26:51Véronique Marot2:30:15Paula Fudge2:32:28
1988London17 AprAnn Ford2:30:38Susan Tooby2:32:09Sue Crehan2:35:10
1989London23 AprVéronique Marot2:25:56Angie Pain2:31:06Lynn Harding2:31:45
1990London22 AprNicky McCracken2:33:07Sally Eastall2:34:31Sheila Catford2:36:42
From 1991 to 1996 (excluding 1993) foreign athletes were eligible for the WAAA/AAA title
1991London21 AprRosa Mota POR2:26:14Francie Larrieu-Smith USA2:27:35Valentina Yegorova URS2:28:18
(Best UK: Sally Ellis 2:34:42)
AAA Championships
1992London12 AprKatrin Dörre GER2:29:39Renata Kokowska POL2:29:59Andrea Wallace2:31:33
(Best UK: Andrea Wallace 2:31:33)
1993London18 AprGillian Horovitz (Adams)2:42:14Danielle Sanderson2:42:37Zina Marchant2:43:59
(Best UK, non-AAA: Liz McColgan 2:29:37)
1994London17 AprKatrin Dörre GER2:32:34Lisa Ondieki AUS2:33:17Janete Mayal BRA2:34:21
(Best UK: Sally Ellis 2:37:06)
1995London2 AprMalgorzata Sobanska POL2:27:43Manuela Machado POR2:27:53Ritva Lemettinen FIN2:28:00
(Best UK: Liz McColgan 2:31:14)
1996London21 AprLiz McColgan2:27:54Joyce Chepchumba KEN2:30:09Malgorzata Sobanska POL2:30:17
1997London13 AprMarian Sutton2:35:45Danielle Sanderson2:39:02Tracy Swindell2:40:22
(Best UK, non-AAA: Liz McColgan 2:26:52)
1998London26 AprNicola Brown2:43:18Tracy Swindell2:43:41Ruth Kingsborough2:44:33
(Best UK, non-AAA: Liz McColgan 2:26:54)
1999London18 AprJo Lodge2:45:46Kerrie Wood2:50:43Sharon Dixon2:50:45
(Best UK, non-AAA: Nicola Scales 2:44:28)
2000London16 AprJo Lodge2:40:51Angela Joiner2:44:07Jo Newcombe2:46:17
(Best UK, non-AAA: Lynne MacDougall 2:38:32)
2001London22 AprBev Hartigan2:37:45Debbie Robinson2:42:19Louise Watson2:43:49
(Best UK, non-AAA: Lynne MacDougall 2:37:20)
2002London14 AprPaula Radcliffe2:18:56Jo Lodge2:38:25Bev Jenkins2:44:32
2003London13 AprPaula Radcliffe2:15:25Michaela McCallum2:41:57Michelle Lee2:43:41
2004London18 AprBirhan Dagne2:34:45Jo Lodge2:34:49Michelle Lee2:35:51
(Best UK, non-AAA: Tracey Morris 2:33:52)
2005London17 AprPaula Radcliffe2:17:42Mara Yamauchi (Myers)2:31:52Debbie Mason (Robinson)2:36:59
(N.B. Hayley Haining was 3rd UK finisher in 2:35:23)
2006London23 AprMara Yamauchi2:25:13Jenny Clague2:36:10Alice Braham2:40:38
National Championships
2007London22 AprMara Yamauchi2:25:41Liz Yelling2:30:44Nicola Clay2:46:25
2008London13 AprLiz Yelling2:28:33Hayley Haining2:29:18Lucy McAlister2:40:31
2009London26 AprMara Yamauchi2:23:12Michelle Ross-Cope2:36:02Jo Wilkinson2:37:39
2010London25 AprMara Yamauchi2:26:16Susan Partridge2:35:57Helen Decker2:36:56
2011London17 AprJo Pavey2:28:24Louise Damen2:30:00Susan Partridge2:34:13
2012London22 AprClaire Hallissey2:27:44Freya Murray-Ross2:28:10Louise Damen2:31:37
2013London23 AprSusan Partridge2:30:46Amy Whitehead2:34:14Hayley Haining2:36:56
2014London13 AprAmy Whitehead2:34:20Emma Stepto2:36:05Julie Briscoe2:39:48
2015London26 AprSonia Samuels2:31:46Emma Stepto2:35:41Rebecca Robinson2:36:51
2016London24 AprAlyson Dixon2:31:52Sonia Samuels2:32:00Charlotte Purdue2:32:48
2017London23 AprAlyson Dixon2:29:06Charlotte Purdue2:29:23Tracy Barlow2:30:42
2018London22 AprLily Partridge2:29:24Tracy Barlow2:32:09Rebecca Murray2:39:37

Top Medalists
1st2nd3rdTotal MedalsYearsYear Span
Mara Myers/Yamauchi4152005-20105
Jo Lodge2241999-20045
Véronique Marot11241981-19898
Paula Radcliffe332002-20053
Ann Ford2131985-19883
Gillian Adams/Horovitz1231979-199314
Sarah Rowell11131983-19852
Susan Partridge11132010-20133
Carol Gould1231979-19823

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