Men’s Masters World Records: Outdoors

TIME ATHLETE AGE CTZ AGE GROUP LOCATION DATE
3:57.91 Bernard Lagat 40  USA 40-44 London, GBR 07/25/15
4:16.09 Tony Young 46  USA 45-49 Gresham, OR USA 05/31/08
4:25.04 Nolan Shaheed 52  USA 50-54 - 06/23/01
4:35.04 Keith Bateman 55  AUS 55-59 Sydney, AUS 12/18/10
4:51.85 Tony McManus 62 NZL 60-64 Timaru, NZL 01/07/12
4:56.4 Derek Turnbull 65 NZL 65-69 -- 02/29/92
5:19.75 Joop Rüter 70 NED 70-74 Rotterdam, NED 07/11/03
5:41.80 Ed Whitlock 75 CAN 75-79 Windsor, CAN 07/28/06
6:26.6 David Carr 80 AUS 80-84 Perth, AUS 06/21/12
7:18.55 Ed Whitlock 85 CAN 85-89 Cambridge, CAN 06/10/16
10:30.9 Peter Brownbill 90 AUS 90-94 Melbourne, AUS 06/18/08
14:48.20 Herb Kirk 95  USA 95-99 -- 10/06/90

Women’s Masters World Records: Outdoors

TIME ATHLETE AGE CTZ AGE GROUP LOCATION DATE
4:23.78 Yekatarina Podkopayeva 40 URS 40-44 Rome, ITA 09/06/93
4:48.42 Yekatarina Podkopayeva 45  URS 45-49 -- 09/13/97
5:00.59 Gitte Karlshöj 51  DEN 50-54 Arhus, DEN 08/21/10
5:17.37 Silke Schmidt 56  GER 55-59 Zevenbergse, NED 09/02/15
5:42.65 Kathryn Martin 61 USA 60-64 Franklyn Square, NY USA 07/07/13
5:54.59 Angela Copson 68  GBR 65-69 Solihull, GBR 07/19/15
6:47.91 Jeanne Daprano 70  USA 70-74 Durham, NC USA 05/05/07
6:58.44 Jeanne Daprano 75  USA 75-79 Pasadena, CA USA 07/21/12
8:33.76 Hilary Visser 80  CAN 80-84 Calgary, CAN 05/31/14
10:55.25 Blanche Cummings 85  CA 85-89 Norwalk, CA USA 06/20/15

Last update: October 2015 – SOURCE: World Masters Athletics (WMA)

U.S. Men’s Masters Records: Outdoors

TIME ATHLETE AGE STATE AGE GROUP LOCATION DATE
3:57.91 Bernard Lagat 40  AZ 40-44 London, GBR 07/25/15
4:16.09 Tony Young 46  WA 45-49 Gresham, OR 05/31/08
4:25.04 Nolan Shaheed 52  CA 50-54 -- 06/23/01
4:36.94 Richard Burns 55  CA 55-59 Portland, OR 06/12/10
4:53.0 Nolan Shaheed 62  CA 60-64 Portland, OR 06/09/12
5:12.2 Frank Condon 65 - 65-69 Los Angeles, CA 07/21/07
5:37.80 Charles Rose 70  NC 70-74 Nashville, TN 07/12/03
5:57.20 Scotty Carter 75 - 75-79 -- 07/12/92
7:09.60 Joseph King 82 CA 80-84 Eugene, OR 08/02/08
8:13.49 Gunnar Linde 86 CA 85-89 Santa Ana, CA 02/16/14
10:52.98 Bill Lauderback 91 - 90-94 Eugene, OR 08/02/08
14:48.20 Herb Kirk 95  WA 95-99 -- 10/06/90

U.S. Women’s Masters Records: Outdoors

TIME ATHLETE AGE STATE AGE GROUP LOCATION DATE
4:45.68 Sonja Friend-Uhl 43  TN 40-44 Nashville, TN 06/06/15
5:07.76 Jeanne Lasee-Johnson 45  CA 45-49 San Francisco, CA 09/14/02
5:15.55 Kathryn Martin 50  NY 50-54 Alexandria, VA 09/01/02
5:42.51 Lesley Chaplin 55  GA 55-59 Eugene, OR 07/07/13
5:42.65 Kathryn Martin 61  NY 60-64 Franklyn Square, NY 07/07/13
6:16.28 Marie-Louise Michelsohn 65  NY 65-69 Durham, NC 05/05/07
6:47.91 Jeanne Daprano 70  GA 70-74 Durham, NC 05/05/07
6:58.44 Jeanne Daprano 75  GA 75-79 Pasadena, CA 07/21/12
9:00.52 Gerry Davidson 80  CA 80-84 Irvine, CA 05/27/01
10:55.25 Blanche Cummings 85  CA 85-89 Norwalk, CA 06/20/15

Last update: December 2015 – SOURCE: USA Track & Field

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