| Athletics at the|
1978 Commonwealth Games
|100 m hurdles||women|
|110 m hurdles||men|
|400 m hurdles||men|
| 3000 m|
|4×100 m relay||men||women|
|4×400 m relay||men||women|
|30 km walk||men|
The women's 4 × 400 metres relay event at the 1978 Commonwealth Games was held on 12 August at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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|Ruth Kennedy, Joslyn Hoyte, Verona Elder, Donna Hartley||3:27.19||GR|
|Bethanie Nail, Denise Boyd, Maxine Corcoran, Judy Peckham||3:28.65|
|Anne Mackie-Morelli, Debbie Campbell, Margaret Stride, Rachelle Campbell||3:35.83|
|4||Ann Harley, Evelyn McMeekin, Helen Golden, Karen Williams||3:36.52|
|5||Georgina Aidoo, Grace Bakari, Hannah Afriye, Helen Opoku||3:37.12|
|6||Debbie Byfield-White, Helen Blake, Maureen Gottschalk, Normalee Murray||3:37.92|
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