WAAA and National Championships Medallists - Track Walk

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WAAA Championships

880 Yards Walk
1923Edith Trickey4:35.0Betty Keeling1 footD. Clark30 yards
1924Edith Trickey4:17.4Betty Keeling15 yardsFlorence Faulkner5 yards
1925Florence Faulkner4:15.0Marjorie Hegarty30 yardsI. Brown10 yards
1926Daisy Crossley4:06.0Marjorie HegartyJ.M. Parsons
1927Marjorie Hegarty3:54.2H. Bates50 yardsVerna Horwood10 yards
Mile Walk
1928Lucy Howes8:27.4Verna HorwoodMarjorie Hegarty
1929Lucy Howes8:18.0Verna Horwood10 yardsMarjorie Hegarty40 yards
1930Constance Mason8:14.4Lucy Howes25 yardsW. Bell5 yards
1931Constance Mason7:45.6Lucy HowesE. Gutteridge
1932Constance Mason7:47.8Jeanne Probekk8:06.8Verna Horwood8:13.4
1600 Metres Walk (except 1945)
1933Jeanne Probekk7:51.2Jessie HowesK. Bellamy
1934Jeanne Probekk7:38.2Jessie Howes7:40.0V. Tosh
1935Jessie Howes7:57.8P. BarrattQ. Waters
1936Jessie Howes8:14.2Florence PengellyQ. Waters
1937Florence Pengelly8:36.5Doris RodenI. Gardner
1938Evelyn Webb8:39.0Mary HarringtonD. Cooper
1939Florence Pengelly8:19.9Mary Harrington8:21.4Betty Jones8:34.2
1940-1944 Championships not held
1945MileJoan Riddington8:42.8Doris HartJoyce Heath
1946Doris Hart8:38.6Beryl DayBetty Sankey
1947Joan Riddington8:36.4Margaret Brittain8:37.7Beryl Day8:40.0
1948Joyce Heath8:17.8Beryl Day8:18.0Gwen Thorne8:20.0
1949Joyce Heath8:25.0Angela Douglas8:32.0Beryl Day8:37.6
1950Joyce Heath8:17.0Angela DouglasMargaret Brittain
1951Joyce Heath7:50.0Leila Deas7:59.0Brenda Stevenson
Mile Walk
1952Beryl Day7:58.2Sheila Martin8:05.7Joyce Heath8:26.0
1953Beryl Randle (Day)7:48.2Sheila Jennings (Martin)7:49.8 Sheila Irwin8:16.8
1954Beryl Randle7:38.4Patricia Grant8:07.2Rita Phillips8:18.0
1955Beryl Randle7:59.4Sheila Jennings8:08.6Roma Phillips8:13.2
1956Dilys Williams7:47.6Beryl Randle7:58.2Rita Phillips8:13.4
1957Dilys Williams8:08.4Helen Vincent8:08.8Betty Franklin8:23.0
1958Betty Franklin8:09.4Helen Vincent8:17.4Beryl Randle8:22.8
1 Mile Walk
1959Betty Franklin12:56.4Joyce Heath13:03.6Nellie Loines13:15.0
1960Judy Woodsford12:31.2Joan Wallis12:32.0Sheila Jennings12:38.6
1961Sheila Jennings12:18.4Judy Woodsford12:29.6Maureen Eyre12:30.8
1962Judy Farr (Woodsford)12:20.0Sheila Jennings12:33.8Maureen Eyre12:50.2
1963Judy Farr12:26.4Sheila Jennings12:46.2Joyce Heath13:01.0
1964Judy Farr12:06.8Joyce Heath12:49.2Margaret Lewis13:14.0
1965Judy Farr12:14.2Margaret Lewis12:33.8Joan Wallis12:38.8
1966Judy Farr12:09.2Sheila Jennings12:16.8Audrey Hackett12:53.0
1967Judy Farr12:09.2Betty Jenkins (Franklin)12:40.2Sheila Jennings12:56.8
1968Judy Farr12:39.0Betty Jenkins12:44.2Barbara Fisk12:54.6
2500 Metres Walk
1969Judy Farr12:45.8Betty Jenkins12:53.4Barbara Fisk13:02.4
1970Judy Farr12:34.0Betty Jenkins13:04.0Margaret Lewis13:09.2
1971Brenda Cook12:39.8Margaret Lewis12:55.4Maureen Graham13:23.0
1972Betty Jenkins12:31.2Brenda Cook12:49.0Virginia Lovell12:58.8
3000 Metres Walk
1973Betty Jenkins14:59.4Marion Fawkes15:04.6Christine Coleman15:10.0
1974Marion Fawkes14:33.50Betty Jenkins15:07.32Sally Wish15:21.92

5000 Metres Walk

WAAA Championships
1975Virginia Lovell25:02.8Marion Fawkes25:14.8Judy Farr25:24.4
1976Marion Fawkes24:10.0 NRCarol Tyson24:47.8Judy Farr25:05.8
1977Marion Fawkes24:50.6Judy Farr25:04.6Pamela Branson26:13.0
1978Carol Tyson24:08.2Virginia Lovell25:06.4Karen Eden25:46.6
1979Marion Fawkes23:31.5 NRCarol Tyson23:57.0Irene Bateman24:21.9
1980Irene Bateman24:09.0Siw Gustavsson SWE24:27.6Britt Holmqvist SWE24:49.6
1981Carol Tyson23:12.55Irene Bateman23:48.10Ann Peel CAN23:50.85
1982Sue Cook AUS23:03.52Irene Bateman24:34.92Rachel Thompson AUS24:54.03
1983Ann Peel CAN24:26.04Jill Barrett25:20.73Helen Elleker25:54.62
1984Jill Barrett23:51.63Virginia Birch (Lovell)24:09.96 Helen Elleker24:28.76
1985Virginia Birch23:53.47Helen Elleker24:25.81Lisa Langford24:53.04
1986Helen Elleker24:27.17Lisa Langford24:55.01Sarah Brown25:03.83
1987Lisa Langford22:35.04Nicola Jackson23:57.32Sarah Brown24:15.59
1988Betty Sworowski24:24.32Karen Dunster25:28.56Vicky Lupton25:42.70
1989Betty Sworowski22:30.59Lisa Langford23:40.68Sarah Brown24:05.38
1990Betty Sworowski22:23.35Helen Elleker23:26.86Verity Larby23:46.68
1991Betty Sworowski22:29.04Helen Elleker23:27.70Melanie Brooks24:38.90
AAA Championships
1992Vicky Lupton22:12.21Verity Larby23:41.17Sylvia Black23:50.54
1993Vicky Lupton22:34.50Julie Drake22:37.47Jane Saville AUS23:17.06
1994Verity Snook (Larby)23:22.52Vicky Lupton23:34.50Jane Barbour AUS23:43.23
1995Lisa Langford22:20.03Vicky Lupton22:23.80Carolyn Partington22:40.19
1996Vicky Lupton23:04.57Melanie Wright (Brooks)24:36.65Catherine Charnock25:00.22
1997Olive Loughnane IRL24:09.18Catherine Charnock25:00.97Nikki Huckerby25:41.85
1998Gillian O'Sullivan IRL21:52.68Lisa Kehler (Langford)22:01.53Vicky Lupton23:32.48
1999Vicky Lupton23:37.47Catherine Charnock23:42.92Lisa Crump24:26.41
2000not held
2001Niobe Menendez23:46.30Sharon Tonks24:20.46Wendy Bennett24:35.85
2002Lisa Kehler21:42.51Sharon Tonks24:05.49Estle Viljoen RSA24:26.11
2003Lisa Kehler23:10.15Estle Viljoen RSA24:15.04Katie Stones24:24.47
2004Niobe Menendez23:53.75Sophie Hales24:37.37Rebecca Mersh24:44.31
2005Johanna Jackson23:34.12Niobe Menendez24:00.37Katie Stones24:03.61
2006Ann Loughnane IRL22:54.97Johanna Jackson23:27.56Fiona McGorum28:42.19
National Championships
2007Johanna Jackson22:03.65Sophie Hales25:01.21Estle Viljoen25:03.84
2008Johanna Jackson21:30.75Niobe Menendez25:18.67Diane Bradley26:19.45
2009Johanna Jackson21:21.67Emma Doherty25:15.23Diane Bradley26:30.85
2010Johanna Jackson21:52.95Lisa Kehler24:21.92Fiona McGorum26:08.99
2011Johanna Jackson21:42.32Heather Lewis24:59.66Tasha Webster26:57.99
2012Johanna Jackson21:45.98Heather Lewis24:02.13Bethan Davies24:47.87
2013Bethan Davies23:21.08Heather Lewis23:50.59Ellie Dooley24:01.21
2014Hannah Lewis22:09.87Alana Barber NZL22:11.52Emma Achurch24:14.96
2015Johanna Atkinson (Jackson)22:03.55Bethan Davies22:06.46Heather Lewis23:28.43
2016Bethan Davies22:03.82Sophie Lewis Ward24:24.47Brianna Mulvee AUS24:35.56

Top Medallists
1st2nd3rdTotal MedalsYearsYear Span
Judy Woodsford/Farr1022141960-197717
Betty Franklin/Jenkins451101957-197417
Beryl Day/Randle433101946-195812
Johanna Jackson/Atkinson8192005-201510
Lisa Langford/Kehler44191985-201025
Joyce Heath42391945-196419
Sheila Martin/Jennings16291952-196715
Vicky Lupton42281988-199911
Marion Fawkes4261973-19796
Helen Elleker13261983-19918
Virginia Lovell/Birch22151972-198513
Marjorie Hegarty12251925-19294
Other top winners
Betty Sworowski441988-19913
Constance Mason331930-19322

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