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All Time Pre Classic Sub 4 Minute Mile List

 


Records

(Updated 5/2/15)

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Men
   
100 Meters    
World 9.58 Usain Bolt, Jamaica, 2009
American 9.69 Tyson Gay, 2009
Hayward Field 9.77 Tyson Gay, USA, 2008
Prefontaine Classic 9.80 Steve Mullings, Jamaica, 2011
     
200 Meters    
World 19.19 Usain Bolt, Jamaica, 2009
American 19.32 Michael Johnson, 1996
Hayward Field 19.72 Walter Dix, USA, 2010
Prefontaine Classic 19.72 Walter Dix, USA, 2010
     
300 Meters    
World Best 30.85 Michael Johnson, USA, 2000
American Best 30.85 Michael Johnson, 2000
Hayward Field 31.30 LaShawn Merritt, USA, 2009
Prefontaine Classic 31.30 LaShawn Merritt, USA, 2009
     
     
400 Meters    
World 43.18 Michael Johnson, USA, 1999
American 43.18 Michael Johnson, 1999
Hayward Field 43.74 Michael Johnson, USA, 1993
Prefontaine Classic 43.92 Michael Johnson, USA, 2000
     
800 Meters    
World 1:40.91 David Rudisha, Kenya, 2012 
American 1:42.60 Johnny Gray, 1985
Hayward Field 1:43.63 Nijel Amos, Botswana, 2014
Prefontaine Classic 1:43.63 Nijel Amos, Botswana, 2014
Note: At the 1974 Hayward Field Restoration Meet, Rick Wohlhuter (USA) ran 1:44.1 for 880 yards, a World Record.  Although no 800m split was taken, statisticians equate this to a 1:43.5 800m.
     
1000 Meters    
World 2:11.96 Noah Ngeny, Kenya, 1999
American 2:13.9 Rick Wohlhuter, 1974
Hayward Field 2:13.62 Abubaker Kaki, Sudan, 2010
Prefontaine Classic 2:13.62 Abubaker Kaki, Sudan, 2010
     
1500 Meters    
World 3:26.00 Hicham El Guerrouj, Morocco, 1998
American 3:29.30 Bernard Lagat, 2005
Hayward Field 3:32.72+ Ayanleh Souleiman, Djibouti, 2014
Prefontaine Classic 3:32.72+ Ayanleh Souleiman, Djibouti, 2014
(+ en route in Mile)    
     
Mile    
World 3:43.13 Hicham El Guerrouj, Morocco, 1999
American 3:46.91 Alan Webb, 2007
Hayward Field 3:47.32 Ayanleh Souleiman, Djibouti, 2014
Prefontaine Classic 3:47.32 Ayanleh Souleiman, Djibouti, 2014
     
3000 Meters    
World 7:20.67 Daniel Komen, Kenya, 1996
American 7:29.00 Bernard Lagat, 2010
Hayward Field 7:35.44+ Eliud Kipchoge, Kenya, 2005 (+en route in 2-Mile)
Prefontaine Classic 7:35.44+ Eliud Kipchoge, Kenya, 2005 (+en route in 2-Mile)
     
Steeplechase    
World 7:53.63 Saif Saaeed Shaheen, Qatar, 2004
American 8:04.71 Evan Jager, 2014
Hayward Field 8:03.59 Conseslus Kipruto, Kenya, 2013
Prefontaine Classic 8:03.59 Conseslus Kipruto, Kenya, 2013
     
Two-miles    
World Best 7:58.61 Daniel Komen, Kenya, 1997
American Best 8:07.07 Matt Tegenkamp, 2007
Hayward Field 8:03.50 Craig Mottram, Australia, 2007
Prefontaine Classic 8:03.50 Craig Mottram, Australia, 2007
     
5000 Meters    
World 12:37.35 Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia, 2004
American 12:53.60 Bernard Lagat, 2011
Hayward Field 12:56.98 Mo Farah, Great Britain, 2012
Prefontaine Classic 12:56.98 Mo Farah, Great Britain, 2012
     
10,000 Meters    
World 26:17.53 Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia, 2005
American 26:44.36 Galen Rupp, 2014
Hayward Field 26:25.97 Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia, 2008
Prefontaine Classic 26:25.97 Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopia, 2008
     
25,000 Meters    
World 1:12:25.4+ Moses Mosop, Kenya, 2011 (+ en route in 30,000)
American 1:14:11.8+ Bill Rodgers, 1979 (+ en route in 30,000)
Hayward Field 1:12:25.4+ Moses Mosop, Kenya, 2011 (+ en route in 30,000)
Prefontaine Classic 1:12:25.4+ Moses Mosop, Kenya, 2011 (+ en route in 30,000)
     
30,000 Meters    
World 1:26:47.4 Moses Mosop, Kenya, 2011
American 1:31:48.9 Bill Rodgers, 1979
Hayward Field 1:26:47.4 Moses Mosop, Kenya, 2011
Prefontaine Classic 1:26:47.4 Moses Mosop, Kenya, 2011
     
110 Hurdles    
World 12.80 Aries Merritt, USA, 2012
American 12.80 Aries Merritt, 2012
Hayward Field 12.90 David Oliver, USA, 2010
Prefontaine Classic 12.90 David Oliver, USA, 2010
     
400 Hurdles    
World 46.78 Kevin Young, USA, 1992
American 46.78 Kevin Young, 1992
Hayward Field 47.69 Kevin Young, USA, 1993
Prefontaine Classic 47.91 Bershawn Jackson, USA, 2005
     
4x100 Relay    
World 36.84 Jamaica, 2012
American 37.38 Olympic Team, 2012 & World Relays Team, 2015
Hayward Field 38.53 University of Florida, 2013
Prefontaine Classic Not yet contested  
     
4x400 Relay    
World 2:54.29 USA, 1993
American 2:54.29 World Championships Team, 1993
Hayward Field 2:59.60 Texas A&M University, 2014
Prefontaine Classic Not yet contested  
     
High Jump    
World 8-0 1/2 (2.45) Javier Sotomayor, Cuba, 1993
American 7-10 1/2 (2.40) Charles Austin, 1991
Hayward Field 7-10 1/2 (2.40) Mutaz Essa Barshim, Qatar, 2013
Prefontaine Classic 7-10 1/2 (2.40) Mutaz Essa Barshim, Qatar, 2013
     
Pole Vault    
World 20-2 1/2i (6.16i) Renaud Lavillenie, France, 2014
American 19-9 3/4 (6.04) Brad Walker, 2008
Hayward Field 19-9 3/4 (6.04) Brad Walker, USA, 2008
Prefontaine Classic 19-9 3/4 (6.04) Brad Walker, USA, 2008
     
Long Jump    
World 29-4 1/2 (8.95) Mike Powell, USA, 1991
American 29-4 1/2 (8.95) Mike Powell, 1991
Hayward Field 28-8 1/4 (8.74) Dwight Phillips, USA, 2009
Prefontaine Classic 28-8 1/4 (8.74) Dwight Phillips, USA, 2009
     
Triple Jump    
World 60-0 1/4 (18.29) Jonathan Edwards, Great Britain, 1995
American 59-4 1/4 (18.09) Kenny Harrison, 1996
Hayward Field 57-11 1/4 (17.66) Will Claye, USA, 2014
Prefontaine Classic 57-11 1/4 (17.66) Will Claye, USA, 2014
     
Shot Put    
World 75-10 1/4 (23.12) Randy Barnes, USA, 1990
American 75-10 1/4 (23.12) Randy Barnes, 1990
Hayward Field 73-6 1/4 (22.41) Christian Cantwell, USA, 2010
Prefontaine Classic 73-6 1/4 (22.41) Christian Cantwell, USA, 2010
     
Discus Throw    
World 243-0 (74.08) Jürgen Schult, East Germany, 1986
American 237-4 (72.34) Ben Plucknett, 1981
Hayward Field 234-0 (71.32) Ben Plucknett, USA, 1983
Prefontaine Classic 234-0 (71.32) Ben Plucknett, USA, 1983
     
Hammer Throw    
World 284-7 (86.74) Yuriy Syedikh, USSR, 1986
American 270-9 (82.52) Lance Deal, 1996
Hayward Field 271-2 (82.65) Koji Murofushi, Japan, 2004
Prefontaine Classic 271-2 (82.65) Koji Murofushi, Japan, 2004
     
Javelin Throw    
World 323-1 (98.48) Jan Železný, Czech Republic, 1996
American 299-6 (91.29) Breaux Greer, 2007
Hayward Field 279-7 (85.23) Breaux Greer, USA, 2001
Prefontaine Classic 277-8 (84.65) Vadims Vasilevskis, Latvia, 2012
     
Decathlon    
World 9039 Ashton Eaton, USA, 2012
American 9039 Ashton Eaton, 2012
Hayward Field 9039 Ashton Eaton, USA, 2012
Prefontaine Classic   not yet contested
     
     
Women
   
100 Meters    
World 10.49 Florence Griffith-Joyner, USA, 1988
American 10.49 Florence Griffith-Joyner, 1988
Hayward Field 10.70 Carmelita Jeter, USA, 2011
Prefontaine Classic 10.70 Carmelita Jeter, USA, 2011
     
200 Meters    
World 21.34 Florence Griffith-Joyner, USA, 1988
American 21.34 Florence Griffith-Joyner, 1988
Hayward Field 21.69 Allyson Felix, USA, 2012
Prefontaine Classic 21.81 Marion Jones, USA, 1999
     
400 Meters    
World 47.60 Marita Koch, East Germany, 1985
American 48.70 Sanya Richards-Ross, 2006
Hayward Field 49.28 Sanya Richards-Ross, USA, 2012
Prefontaine Classic 49.34 Ana Guevara, Mexico, 2003
     
800 Meters    
World 1:53.28 Jarmila Kratochvílová, Czechoslovakia, 1983
American 1:56.40 Jearl Miles-Clark, 1999
Hayward Field 1:56.72 Francine Niyonsaba, Burundi, 2013
Prefontaine Classic 1:56.72 Francine Niyonsaba, Burundi, 2013
     
1000 Meters    
World 2:28.98 Svetlana Masterkova, Russia, 1996
American 2:31.80 Regina Jacobs, 1999
Hayward Field 2:32.33 Maria Mutola, Mozambique, 1995
Prefontaine Classic 2:32.33 Maria Mutola, Mozambique, 1995
     
1500 Meters    
World 3:50.46 Qu Yunxia, China, 1993
American 3:57.12 Mary Slaney, 1983
Hayward Field 3:57.05 Hellen Obiri, Kenya, 2014
Prefontaine Classic 3:57.05 Hellen Obiri, Kenya, 2014
     
Mile    
World 4:12.56 Svetlana Masterkova, Russia, 1996
American 4:16.71 Mary Slaney, 1985
Hayward Field 4:21.25 Mary Slaney, USA, 1988
Prefontaine Classic 4:21.25 Mary Slaney, USA, 1988
     
2000 Meters    
World 5:25.36 Sonia O'Sullivan, Ireland, 1994
American 5:32.7 Mary Slaney, 1984
Hayward Field 5:31.52 Vivian Cheruiyot, Kenya, 2009
Prefontaine Classic 5:31.52 Vivian Cheruiyot, Kenya, 2009
     
3000 Meters    
World 8:06.11 Wang Junxia, China, 1993
American 8:25.83 Mary Slaney, 1985
Hayward Field 8:34.47 Mariem Alaoui Selsouli, Morocco, 2012
Prefontaine Classic 8:34.47 Mariem Alaoui Selsouli, Morocco, 2012
     
Steeplechase    
World Best 8:58.81 Gulnara Galkina, Russia, 2008
American Best 9:12.50 Jenny Simpson, 2009
Hayward Field 9:11.39 Sofia Assefa, Ethiopia, 2014
Prefontaine Classic 9:11.39 Sofia Assefa, Ethiopia, 2014
Note:  In 2014, American Emma Coburn ran 9:11.42.  However, the doping tests required for the performance to be approved as an American Record were not administered.
     
Two-miles    
World 8:58.58 Meseret Defar, Ethiopia, 2007
American 9:20.25 Shannon Rowbury, 2014
Hayward Field 9:13.27 Mercy Cherono, Kenya, 2014
Prefontaine Classic 9:13.27 Mercy Cherono, Kenya, 2014
     
5000 Meters    
World 14:11.15 Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopia, 2008
American 14:42.64p
14:44.76
Molly Huddle, 2014
Molly Huddle, 2010
Hayward Field 14:33.96 Vivan Cheruiyot, Kenya, 2011
Prefontaine Classic 14:33.96 Vivan Cheruiyot, Kenya, 2011
     
10,000 Meters    
World 29:31.78 Wang Junxia, China, 1993
American 30:22.22 Shalane Flanagan, 2008
Hayward Field 30:24.39 Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopia, 2012
Prefontaine Classic 30:24.39 Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopia, 2012
     
100 Hurdles    
World 12.21 Yordanka Donkova, Bulgaria, 1988
American 12.26 Brianna Rollins, 2013
Hayward Field 12.39 Brianna Rollins, USA, 2013
Prefontaine Classic 12.45 Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Jamaica, 2003
     
400 Hurdles    
World 52.34 Yuliya Pechonkina, Russia, 2003
American 52.47 Lashinda Demus, 2011
Hayward Field 53.03 Lashinda Demus, USA, 2010
Prefontaine Classic 53.03 Lashinda Demus, USA, 2010
     
4x100 Relay    
World 40.82 USA, 2012
American 40.82 Olympic Team, 2012
Hayward Field 42.76 LSU, 1996
Prefontaine Classic Not yet contested  
     
4x400 Relay    
World 3:15.17 USSR, 1988
American 3:15.51 Olympic Team, 1988
Hayward Field 3:24.21 University of Texas, 2014
Prefontaine Classic Not yet contested  
     
High Jump    
World 6-10 1/4 (2.09) Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria, 1987
American 6-8 3/4 (2.05) Chaunté Lowe, 2010
Hayward Field 6-7 1/2 (2.02) Anna Chicherova, Russia, 2012
Prefontaine Classic 6-7 1/2 (2.02) Anna Chicherova, Russia, 2012
     
Pole Vault    
World 16-7 1/4 (5.06) Yelena Isinbayeva, Russia, 2009
American 16-1 3/4 (4.92) Jenn Suhr, 2008
Hayward Field 16-1 3/4 (4.92) Jenn Suhr, USA, 2008
Prefontaine Classic 15-5 3/4 (4.72) Stacy Dragila, USA, 2002
     
Long Jump    
World 24-8 1/4 (7.52) Galina Chistyakova, USSR, 1988
American 24-7 (7.49) Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1994 (twice)
Hayward Field 23-11 3/4 (7.31) Marion Jones, USA, 1998
Prefontaine Classic 23-11 3/4 (7.31) Marion Jones, USA, 1998
     
Triple Jump    
World 50-10 1/4 (15.50) Inessa Kravets, Ukraine, 1995
American 47-5 (14.45) Tiombé Hurd, 2004
Hayward Field 49-1 3/4 (14.98) Olha Saladukha, Ukraine, 2011
Prefontaine Classic 49-1 3/4 (14.98) Olha Saladukha, Ukraine, 2011
     
Shot Put    
World 74-3 (22.63) Natalya Lisovskaya, USSR, 1987
American 66-5 (20.24) Michelle Carter, 2013
Hayward Field 67-6 3/4 (20.59) Nadezhda Ostapchuk, Belarus, 2011
Prefontaine Classic 67-6 3/4 (20.59) Nadezhda Ostapchuk, Belarus, 2011
     
Discus Throw    
World 252-0 (76.80) Gabriele Reinsch, East Germany, 1988
American 226-11 (69.17) Gia Lewis-Smallwood, 2014
Hayward Field 227-5 (69.32) Sandra Perković, Croatia, 2014
Prefontaine Classic 227-5 (69.32) Sandra Perković, Croatia, 2014
     
Hammer Throw    
World 261-1 (79.58) Anita Włodarczyk, Poland, 2014
American 248-5 (75.73) Amanda Bingson, 2013
Hayward Field 249-3 (75.98) Tatyana Lysenko, Russia, 2010
Prefontaine Classic 249-3 (75.98) Tatyana Lysenko, Russia, 2010
     
Javelin Throw    
World 237-2 (72.28) Barbora Špotáková, Czech Republic, 2008
American 218-8 (66.67) Kara Winger, 2010
Hayward Field 222-1 (67.70) Christina Obergföll, Germany, 2013
Prefontaine Classic 222-1 (67.70) Christina Obergföll, Germany, 2013
     
Heptathlon    
World 7291 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, USA, 1988
American 7291 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, 1988
Hayward Field 6770 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, USA, 1993
Prefontaine Classic   not yet contested
 
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