The River Mile

The Mile Winners

RECORD OF PREVIOUS WINNERS

YearMen's MileLadies Quarter Mile
1924Roy GregoryNot established
1925Geoff PhillipNot established
1926Ary SnetlerNot established
1927"Doc" McWilliamsNot established
1928"Doc" McWilliamsNot established
1929Ary SnetlerNot established
1930Ary SnetlerNot established
1931"Doc" McWilliamsNot established
1932"Doc" McWilliamsEthel Smith
1933H Hammond 
1934D McDowellEthel Smith
1935Otto Schweltzer 
1936Peter Elliot 
1937Peter ElliotH. Hutton
1938Otto SchweltzerJ. Clark
1939R Cherrington 
1940D WalkerY. Kearns
1941No event due to World War 2
1942No event due to World War 2
1943No event due to World War 2
1944No event due to World War 2
1945No event due to World War 2
1946Peter ElliotA. Bekker
1947Peter ElliotS. Reid
1948Albert BoliterJoan Harrison
1949Ernie NicholsonG. Horn
1950Ernie NicholsonG. Horn
1951Ernie NicholsonG. Horn
1952Derek StaplesM. Dicks
1953Peter SchulzeG. Horn
1954Derek StaplesG. Horn
1955Derek StaplesG. Horn
1956Derek StaplesP. Hall
1957Derek StaplesP. Hall
1958Francois Mai 
1959Derek StaplesP. Hall
1960Geoff GryllsW. Burrell
1961Geoff GryllsW. Burrell
1962Geoff GryllsW. Burrell
1963Geoff GryllsW. Burrell
1964Geoff GryllsJ. Halley
1965Geoff GryllsJ. Hickson
1966Brian ElliotJ. Hickson
1967Brian ElliotR.M. May
1968Geoff BoltonR.M. May
1969Brian ElliotR.M. May
1970Brian ElliotV. Bridgens
1971David StonesSally Henderson
1972Derek ElliotSally Henderson
1973Derek ElliotC. Du Toit
1974Peter HorwitzC. Du Toit
1975Brett BuglerJ. Hardwich
1976Andre KotzeJ. Woolerton
1977Brett BuglerJ. Hardwich
1978Mark EdgeJ. Hardwich
1979Kevin RichardsD. Montgomery
1980Kevin RichardsM. Lucouw
1981Kevin RichardsK. Loppnow / M. Lucouw
1982Kevin RichardsM. Lucouw
1983Sean MulveyK. Loppnow
1984Kevin RichardsK. Loppnow
1985Jacques CoetzerB. Mc Fadzean
1986Anthony AubinK. Loppnow
YearMen's MileLadies Mile
1987Kevin RichardsBelinda McFadzean
1988Jacques CoetzerChantal Tutton
1989Jacques CoetzerNicki Hutchison
1990Andrew TurnerNicki Hutchison
1991Pierre de RoubaixAmanda Grendon
1992Pierre de RoubaixAmanda Grendon
1993Greg KahnJeanine Steenkamp
1994Ryk NeethlingKaren Allers
1995Mark Harris / Greg KahnJoannie Coetzer
1996Ryko MarkgraaffHoney King / Joannie Coetzer
1997Haydn HolmesTracey Barber
1998Kyle MainDominique Donner
1999Kyle MainElzet Pretorius
2000Kyle MainVelia Janse van Rensburg
2001Kyle MainNatalie Snodgrass
2002Nathan LaveryVelia Janse van Rensburg
2003Nathan LaveryVelia Janse van Rensburg
2004Matthew BoumanVelia Janse van Rensburg
2005Philip KuhnVelia Janse van Rensburg
2006Chris StottelaarVelia Janse van Rensburg
2007Byron LockettVelia Janse van Rensburg
2008Byron LockettVelia Janse van Rensburg
2009Chad HoDominic Dryding
2010Chad HoDominic Dryding
2011Chad HoCarmel Billson
2012Troyden PrinslooJessica Roux
2013Christopher ReidJessica Roux
2014Christopher ReidKaley Gouws
2015Daniel JonesHannah Haswell
2016Daniel JonesJessica Canter
2017Ian VenterAmica de Jager
2018Cole CraigAmica de Jager

 

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