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Friday, 12 October 2018

Bill Emmerton - Race Timeline

Bill Emmerton Timeline

1920 – Born
1935 – Started walking and running 6 miles a day to get rid of his asthma
1949 – Perth to Launceston record (1874 previous record)
1950 – Commonwealth Games rep
1951 – won 3 mile title – 84th Championship title ( 440 yards to 15 miles)
1951 – Launceston to Longford record
1951 – Queenstown to Zeehan record
1951 – 2nd fastest 10,000 metres in Aust.
1952  - turned professional
@ 150 running championships – 4.05 mile when record was 4.01
1953 to 56 – won 40 titles – ½ mile to 60 miles
1958 – 11 miles and 1,039 yards – 1 hour record
1959 – Launceston to Hobart – 20 hours 41 minutes. 100 miles
1959 – 126 miles in 26 hours 
1962 – 168 miles in 42 hours
1963 – 2 by 158 milers . One in 36 hours and the other over Mt Wellington
1964 - ? 500 miles across the Australian Desert
1965 – Melbourne to Adelaide – 800kms
1965 -  John O Groats twice – 1500km
1965 – JFK Run – 254 miles in 5 days – New York to Washington
1967 – Toronto to Montreal – 390 miles
1968  - Death Valley run – 125 miles – completed (twice)(april and august). August run – 211 miles?
1968 – Astronaut run – 1000 miles Houston to Cape Kennedy
1969 – Death Valley Run
1973 – Bonita Springs to Naples
1974 – Grand Canyon Run
1976 – Lost 50 miles handicap race to Bobby Riggs through Death Valley.  Bobby Riggs only had to do 25 miles
1978 – Pony Express Run  - 3200kms – 47 days
1988 – Death Valley – Walked 52 miles
2010 – Died 

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