National Outdoor 5000m Championships for Wales

Men (98 runnings)
5000 meters
11 Jun 2016   Cardiff              15:08.67  Josh Griffiths-2
28 Jun 2015   Cardiff              14:30.27  Dewi Griffiths
31 May 2014   Cardiff              14:54.10  Josh Griffiths
29 Jun 2013   Cardiff              15:22.47  Carwyn Jones-2
02 Jun 2012   Cardiff              14:57.57  Carwyn Jones
18 Jun 2011   Cardiff              15:00.26  Matthew Janes
13 Jun 2010   Cardiff              14:37.65  Chris Discombe
11 Jul 2009   Cardiff              14:24.53  Jonathan Wills-2
15 Jun 2008   Swansea              14:38.3   Jonathan Wills
01 Aug 2007   Cardiff              14:58.0   Michael Johnson
18 Jun 2006   not held
10 Jul 2005   Cardiff              14:36.92  Tom Humphries (ENG)
19 Jun 2004   Colwyn Bay           14:49.87  Jonathan Phillips
27 Jul 2003   Cwmbran              15:44.81  Daniel Gurmin
08 Jun 2002   Newport              14:55.60  Andres Jones
17 Jun 2001   Cardiff              15:02.2   Richard Szade
18 Jun 2000   Cwmbran              14:09.8   Adam Jones
20 Jun 1999   Colwyn Bay           15:00.6   Colin Jones
20 Jun 1998   Cwmbran              14:28.11  Mark Morgan
21 Jun 1997   Cwmbran              14:20.39  Nicholas Comerford
01 Jun 1996   Newport              14:33.17  Stephen Brace-2
17 Jun 1995   Newport              14:30.08  Justin Hobbs-2
18 Jun 1994   Cwmbran              14:01.73  Justin Chaston
10 Jul 1993   Cwmbran              14:08.74  Justin Hobbs
23 May 1992   Cardiff              13:57.87  Ian Hamer
01 Jun 1991   Cardiff              14:45.18  Stephen Brace
16 Jun 1990   Swansea              14:10.49  James Hill
26 Aug 1989   Cardiff              14:11.65  Ian Hamer
25 Jun 1988   Swansea              14:08.0   Roger Hackney-2
20 Jun 1987   Cwmbran              14:19.49  Nigel Adams
14 Jun 1986   Cwmbran              13:44.04  Roger Hackney
22 Jun 1985   Cwmbran              13:54.2   Stephen Jones-2
02 Jun 1984   Cwmbran              14:18.82  Tony Blackwell
18 Jun 1983   Swansea              14:05.4   David James
26 Jun 1982   Cwmbran              14:08.6   Stephen Jones
28 Jun 1981   Cwmbran              14:03.00  Dennis Fowles-2
21 Jun 1980   Cwmbran              14:24.1   Glen Grant
16 Jun 1979   Cwmbran              13:42.5   John Davies
04 Jun 1978   Cwmbran              13:35.0   Anthony Simmons
25 Jun 1977   Cwmbran              14:15.0   Richard Milne
20 Jun 1976   Cwmbran              14:10.0   Dave Hopkins-2
29 Jun 1975   Cwmbran              14:08.0   Dave Hopkins
15 Jun 1974   Cardiff              14:25.8   Dennis Fowles
16 Jun 1973   Cwmbran              14:36.4   Gwynn Davis-2
24 Jun 1972   Cardiff              14:26.6   Malcolm Thomas
19 Jun 1971   Cardiff              14:33.6   Ian Thompson (ENG)
20 Jul 1970   Cardiff              14:11.2   Gwynn Davis
28 Jun 1969   Cwmbran              14:17.8   Bernard Plain
3 miles
22 Jun 1968   Cardiff              14:22.6   Paul Darney-2
24 Jun 1967   Cardiff              14:21.8   Paul Darney
25 Jun 1966   Cardiff              14:07.2   Nick Barton
19 Jun 1965   Cardiff              14:11.0   John Godding
20 Jun 1964   Cardiff              14:19.4   Steve Rogers
22 Jun 1963   Cardiff              14:24.6   Norman Horrell-3
23 Jun 1962   Cardiff              14:18.2   Norman Horrell-2
24 Jun 1961   Cardiff              14:28.0   Ron Franklin
25 Jun 1960   Cardiff                        Roy Proffitt
20 Jun 1959   Cardiff              13:54.6   John Merriman
21 Jun 1958   Cardiff              14:31.0   Norman Horrell
22 Jun 1957   Cardiff              14:58.4   Donald MacLean
23 Jun 1956   Cardiff              14:45.8   Joe Yates
25 Jun 1955   Cardiff              14:46.2   Ken Huckle
19 Jun 1954   Cardiff              14:55.2   Norman Wilson
20 Jun 1953   Cardiff              14:55.0   Lyn Bevan
07 Jun 1952   Cardiff              15:18.2   Dyfrig Rees-2
23 Jun 1951   Cardiff              15:15.9   Doug Rees
24 Jun 1950   Swansea              15:22.6   Dyfrig Rees
25 Jun 1949   Abertillery          15:17.0   Maldwyn White
19 Jun 1948   Port Talbot          16:00.0   Ivor Lloyd-2
28 Jun 1947   Pontypool            16:15.0   Jim Alford
06 Jul 1946   Cardiff              15:40.0   Ivor Lloyd
       ....   
24 Jun 1939   Newport              15:16.0   Dillan Hier
25 Jun 1938   Pontypridd           14:32.8   Ivor Brown-2
26 Jun 1937   Crymlyn              14:42.0   Ivor Brown
27 Jun 1936   Newport              14:41.0   Harry Gallivan-2
29 Jun 1935   Newport              15:07.4   Len Tongue-3
30 Jun 1934   Newport              14:52.0   Len Tongue-2
22 Jul 1933   Abercarn             15:20.0   Len Tongue
4 miles
23 Jul 1932   Swansea              20:50.4   Harry Gallivan
       1931   Pontypool            20:51.0   J J Prosser
09 Jun 1930   Pontypool            20:35.2   Danny Phillips
20 Jul 1929   Cardiff              21:04.0   David J P Richards-4
16 Jun 1928   Newport              20:28.0   David J P Richards-3
06 Jun 1927   Penarth              22:05.8   Ernie Thomas-4
02 Aug 1926   Newport              20:04.0   Ernie Thomas-3
18 Jul 1925   Pontypool            20:56.0   David J P Richards-2
24 May 1924   Newport              20:47.8   David J P Richards
14 Jul 1923   Cardiff              21:12.0   Ernie Thomas-2
19 Aug 1922   Cardiff              21:22.0   Jim Edwards
16 Jul 1921   Barry                21:19.4   Ernie Thomas
04 Sep 1920   Newport              21:10.0   Tom Miles
       ....   
11 Jul 1914   Cardiff              21:24.4   A S Wilson
09 Aug 1913   Newport              20:45.4   Cliff Price-2
15 Jun 1912   Newport              21:14.4   Cliff Price
24 Jun 1911   Barry                23:20.8   W Emerson
26 Jun 1910   Barry                21:09.0   J F Iles
26 Jun 1909   Newport              20:58.8   Tom Arthur-2
27 Jun 1908   Newport              20:41.8   Tom Arthur
29 Jun 1907   Newport              21:05.0   D H Griffiths
Non-champion winners
2014  14:36.69  Dan Nash (ENG)

Note: The 2000 race was run one lap short.


Women (25 runnings)
5000 meters
11 Jun 2016   Cardiff              17:23.45  Alaw Beynon-Thomas-4
28 Jun 2015   Cardiff              17:43.98  Alaw Beynon-Thomas-3
31 May 2014   Cardiff              16:45.35  Sian Edwards
29 Jun 2013   Cardiff              16:19.66  Andrea Whitcombe
02 Jun 2012   Cardiff              15:44.84  Caryl-Mair Jones
18 Jun 2011   Cardiff              17:43.24  Alaw Beynon-Thomas-2
13 Jun 2010   Cardiff              18:46.10  Alaw Beynon-Thomas
11 Jul 2009   Cardiff              19:26.71  Leigh James-2
15 Jun 2008   Swansea              19:35.6   Leigh James
01 Aug 2007   Cardiff              18:12.0   Ruth Hetherington
18 Jun 2006   not held
10 Jul 2005   Cardiff              17:13.68  Sam Gray
       ....   
17 Jun 2001   Cardiff              19:04.89  Ceri Grech-Thomas
18 Jun 2000   Cwmbran              19:12.0   Ruth Schofield
20 Jun 1999   Colwyn Bay           17:24.6   Nicola Haines-Jones
20 Jun 1998   Cwmbran              16:53.07  Hayley Nash
21 Jun 1997   Cwmbran              16:40.22  Angharad Mair-2
01 Jun 1996   Newport              17:32.8   Angharad Mair
17 Jun 1995   Newport              17:33.4   Dinah Cheverton
28 May 1994   Newport              17:34.92  Sally Lynch
       ....   
23 Jun 1988   Carmarthen           17:18.1   Eryl Davies
       ....   
11 Jun 1983   Cwmbran              18:18.4   Liz Williams
05 Jun 1982   Cwmbran              17:45.0   Louise Copp
06 Jun 1981   Cwmbran              17:36.7   Annemarie Fox
07 Jun 1980   Cwmbran              17:45.2   Kathryn Williams
Non-champion winners
2008  17:37.11  Charlie Coffey (ENG)

Most Titles

Men (1932-date)

4

Ernie Thomas 1921,1923,1926-27
. David J P Richards 1924-25,1928-29

Women (1980-date)

4

Alaw Beynon-Thomas 2010-11,2015-16


Last Updated on 17 Jun 2016

Contributors: Mick McGeoch (50), "The History of Welsh Athletics" by Alan Currie, John Collins, et al.