This race was organised by the Metropolitan Police Walking Club.
Out of the 54 starters, 10 were Dutch, 8 of whom completed the course, 6 of them for the first time. One of them was Hendrick J. Doornekamp who walked the whole race in clogs.
First home was Hew Neilson C145 in 19 hours 16 mins 37secs. This was his 3rd win (2 road and 1 track) and his 16th completion. In total 30 finished, 13 for the first time.
Holland now had 14 members of our society, Italy 2, Russia, France and Switzerland 1 each. This race also saw the addition of a new country to the growing international list, when John Kelly of the USA joined our ranks.