Dick Horsley (Partner Trophy)

Dick gave more than sixty years of service to athletics. In his younger life before Masters Dick held State records in the 400m and 800m and ran in early State marathons. A founding member of MAWA, Dick chaired the first meeting of the club and was the first President and Life member. He was a very good race walker and set World Masters records in the M60 10,000m walk in the time of 54:24 in 1973. He was Masters Champion in Hamburg Germany. At the 1974 Australian Games in Sydney he took out the 5000 and 10000 walks as well as the shot put and discus. Dick died in 1997 and this trophy is named for him.

This award is for the husband and wife (or partner) team with the best overall results in the Darlington Dash run.
A list of the winners appears below:

1987 the Bells
1988 the Carrs
1990 the Pelliers
1991 the Ferris’
1992 the Ferris’
1993 the Ferris’
1994 the Ferris’
1995 the Ferris’
1996 the Schickerts
1997 the Kellys
1998 the Kellys
1999 the Carses
2000 the Pelliers
2001 the Langfords
2002 Hagedoorn/Wood
2003 the Carses
2004 the Langfords
2005 Gardner/Bermudes
2006 the McNamaras
2007 the McLeans
2008 the Marches
2009 the Tooheys
2010 the Marches
2011 the Marches
2012 the Marches
2013 the Marches
2014 King/Shaw
2015 N/H du Plessis
2016 the Marches
2017 the Marches
2018 the GomezKells
2019 the Thomases
2020 the Edwards
2021 the Glossops