USA Record Progressions- Track

3000 meters outdoors

Men
   7:29:00   Bernard Lagat (AZ)            29 Aug 2010  Rieti ITA
   7:30.84   Robert Kennedy-2              08 Aug 1998  Monte Carlo MON
   7:31.69   Robert Kennedy (IN)           23 Aug 1996  Brussels BEL
   7:33.37   Sydney Maree (PA)             17 Jul 1982  London ENG
   7:36.69   Steve Scott (CA)              01 Sep 1981  Ingelheim GER
   7:37.70   Rudy Chapa (OR)               10 May 1979  Eugene OR USA
   7:42.6    Steve Prefontaine-3           02 Jul 1974  Milan ITA
   7:44.2    Steve Prefontaine-2           03 Aug 1972  Oslo NOR
   7:45.8    Steve Prefontaine (OR)        24 Jun 1972  Gresham OR USA
   7:54.2    Jim Beatty (CA)               15 Aug 1962  Avranches FRA
   8:03.6    Max Truex (CA)                16 Sep 1960  Cologne GER
   8:12.2    Fred Wilt (NY)                20 Jul 1950  Turku FIN

Women
   8:25.83   Mary Slaney-4                 07 Sep 1985  Rome ITA
   8:29.69   Mary Slaney-3                 25 Aug 1985  Cologne GER
   8:29.71   Mary Slaney-2                 07 Jul 1982  Oslo NOR
   8:38.73   Mary Slaney (OR)              15 Jul 1980  Oslo NOR
   8:42.6    Jan Merrill-4                 27 Jul 1978  Oslo NOR
   8:42.6    Jan Merrill-3                 27 Jun 1978  Oslo NOR
   8:46.6    Jan Merrill-2                 04 Sep 1977  Dusseldorf GER
   8:54.94   Francie Larrieu-3             07 Aug 1976  College Park MD USA
   8:57.17   Jan Merrill (CT)              12 Jun 1976  Westwood CA USA
   9:03.2    Francie Larrieu-2             07 Aug 1974  Viareggio ITA
   9:16.0    Francie Larrieu (TX)          12 Jul 1973  Munich GER
   9:30.8    Eileen Claugus (CA)           15 Apr 1973  San Jose CA USA
   9:42.6    Tena Anex (CA)                02 Jul 1972  Canton OH/USA
   9:44.6    Doris Brown (WA)              26 Apr 1970  Walnut CA/USA
  10:12.6    Debbie Heald-2                22 Mar 1970  Phoenix AZ/USA
  10:18.6    Debbie Heald (CA)             15 Mar 1970  San Bernardino CA/USA
  10:27.5    Pam Jewell (CA)               08 Mar 1970  Alta Loma CA/USA

2 miles outdoors

Men
   8:07.07   Matthew Tegenkamp (WI)        10 Jun 2007  Eugene OR USA
   8:11.48   Alan Webb (VA)                04 Jun 2005  Eugene OR USA
   8:11.59   Robert Kennedy (IN)           19 Jul 1997  Hechtel BEL
   8:12.74   Marc Davis (CO)               24 Aug 1994  Goteborg SWE
   8:17.12   Marty Liquori                 17 Jul 1976  Stockholm SWE
   8:18.29   Steve Prefontaine-2           18 Jul 1974  Stockholm SWE
   8:19.4    Steve Prefontaine (OR)        24 Aug 1972  Munich GER
   8:22.0    George Young (AZ)             01 Jun 1968  San Diego CA USA
   8:25.2    Jim Ryun (KS)                 13 May 1966  Los Angeles CA USA
   8:25.2    Jim Grelle (WA)               13 May 1966  Los Angeles CA USA
   8:26.4    Robert Schul                  29 Aug 1964  Los Angeles CA USA
   8:29.8    Jim Beatty (CA)               08 Jun 1962  Los Angeles CA USA
   8:42.5    Dyrol Burleson (OR)           07 Apr 1962  Eugene OR USA
   8:43.8    William Dellinger (OR)        14 Sep 1960  London ENG
   8:48.0    Phil Coleman (IL)             14 Nov 1956  Geelong AUS
   8:49.6    Horace Ashenfelter (NY)       03 Jun 1955  Compton CA USA
   8:54.5    Fred Wilt (NY)                30 May 1951  Providence RI USA
   8:58.4    Donald Lash (IN)              13 Jun 1936  Princeton NJ USA
   9:13.2    Norman Bright (WA)            09 Jul 1935  New York NY USA
   9:15.4    Joseph Mangan (NY)            15 Jul 1933  Princeton NJ USA
   9:17.8    Tel Berna-3                   04 May 1912  Ithaca NY USA
   9:25.2    Tel Berna-2                   27 May 1911  Cambridge MA USA
   9:26.6    Tel Berna (NY)                07 May 1910  Ithaca NY USA
   9:27.6    P J Taylor (NY)               29 May 1909  Cambridge MA USA
   9:27.8    Alex Grant (NY)               26 Sep 1903  Travers Island NY USA
   9:32.2    William Day (NJ)              17 May 1890  New York NY USA
   9:38.6    Edward Carter (NY)            10 Jul 1886  Brooklyn NY USA
   9:48.9    Thomas Delaney (NY)           14 Jun 1884  Glen Falls NY USA
  10:01.5    William C Davies (NY)         17 Sep 1881  New York NY USA
  10:04.3    P McIntyre (CA)               12 Dec 1880  San Francisco CA USA
  10:05.8    W T Bailey (NY)               17 Jul 1880  New York NY USA

Women
   9:21.35   Amy Rudolph (RI)              27 Jun 1998  Dublin IRL
   9:44.2    Francie Larrieu               01 Aug 1972  San Jose CA USA
   9:55.9    Francie Larrieu (USA)         04 Jun 1972  Redwood City CA USA
  10:07.0    Doris Brown (WA)              10 Jul 1971  Bakersfield CA USA
  10:51.3    Cheryl (Flanagan) Bridges(CA) 06 Mar 1971  Los Angeles CA USA

5000 meters outdoors

Men
  12:53.60   Bernard Lagat-2               22 Jul 2011  Monte Carlo MON
  12:54.12   Bernard Lagat (AZ)            04 Jun 2010  Oslo NOR
  12:56.27   Dathan Ritzenhein (OR)        28 Aug 2009  Zurich SUI
  12:58.21   Robert Kennedy-2              14 Aug 1996  Zurich SUI
  12:58.75   Robert Kennedy (IN)           08 Jul 1996  Stockholm SWE
  13:01.15   Sydney Maree (PA)             27 Jul 1985  Oslo NOR
  13:11.93   Alberto Salazar (OR)          06 Jul 1982  Stockholm SWE
  13:12.91   Matt Centrowitz (MD)          05 Jun 1982  Eugene OR USA
  13:15.06   Marty Liquori-2               04 Sep 1977  Dusseldorf GER
  13:16.00   Marty Liquori (NY)            24 Aug 1977  Zurich SUI
  13:19.40   Duncan Macdonald (HI)         10 Aug 1976  Stockholm SWE
  13:21.87   Steve Prefontaine-5           26 Jun 1974  Helsinki FIN
  13:22.4    Steve Prefontaine-4           27 Jun 1973  Helsinki FIN
  13:22.8    Steve Prefontaine-3           09 Jul 1972  Eugene OR USA
  13:29.6    Steve Prefontaine-2           29 Apr 1972  Eugene OR USA
  13:30.4    Steve Prefontaine (OR)        03 Jul 1971  Berkeley CA USA
  13:32.2    George Young (AZ)             15 May 1971  Bakersfield CA USA
  13:33.8    Gerry Lindgren-2              25 May 1968  Modesto CA USA
  13:38.0    Gerry Lindgren (HI)           04 Jun 1966  Los Angeles CA USA
  13:38.0    Robert Schul                  05 Jun 1964  Compton CA USA
  13:45.0    Jim Beatty-2                  24 Aug 1962  Turku FIN
  13:49.6    Max Truex-5                   02 Jun 1962  Compton CA/USA
  13:51.7    Jim Beatty (CA)               03 Jun 1960  Compton CA/USA
  14:03.6    Max Truex-4                   06 May 1960  Sunnyvale CA/USA
  14:04.2    Max Truex-3                   31 May 1957  Compton CA/USA
  14:14.5    Max Truex-2                   11 May 1957  Fresno CA/USA
  14:16.2    Bill Dellinger-3              01 Nov 1956  Los Angeles CA/USA
  14:22.8    Max Truex (CA)                20 Oct 1956  Ontario CA/USA
  14:25.5    Bill Dellinger-2              13 Oct 1956  Berkeley CA/USA
  14:26.0    Bill Dellinger (OR)           29 Jun 1956  Los Angeles CA/USA
  14:26.8    Fred Wilt (NY)                29 Jun 1950  Helsinki FIN
  14:30      Ralph Hill (CA)               05 Aug 1932  Los Angeles CA/USA
  14:45      Charles Hunter                26 Jun 1920  Pasadena CA/USA
  15:06.4    Louis Scott (NJ)              26 May 1912  Celtic Park NY/USA
  .......
  17:45      Thomas Delaney-2              30 May 1884  Brooklyn NY/USA
  17:58.2    Thomas Delaney                02 Jun 1883  New York NY/USA
Women
  14:38.02   Shannon Rowbury (NC)          09 Sep 2016  Brussels BEL
  14:42.64   Molly Huddle-2                18 Jul 2014  Fontvieille MON
  14:44.76   Molly Huddle (IN)             27 Aug 2010  Brussels BEL
  14:44.80   Shalane Flanagan (OR)         13 Apr 2007  Walnut CA USA
  14:45.35   Regina Jacobs-2               21 Jul 2000  Sacramento CA USA
  14:52.49   Regina Jacobs (CA)            04 Jul 1998  Brunswick ME USA
  14:56.04   Amy Rudolph (RI)              08 Jul 1996  Stockholm SWE
  14:56.07   Annette Peters (OR)           27 Aug 1993  Berlin GER
  15:00.00   PattiSue Plumer (CA)          03 Jul 1989  Stockholm SWE
  15:06.53   Mary Slaney-2                 01 Jun 1985  Eugene OR/USA
  15:08.26   Mary Slaney (OR)              05 Jun 1982  Eugene OR/USA
  15:30.6    Jan Merrill-5                 22 Mar 1980  Palo Alto CA/USA
  15:33.8    Jan Merrill-4                 19 May 1979  Durham NC/USA
  15:35.52   Kathy Mills (PA)              26 May 1978  Knoxville TN USA
  15:37.0    Jan Merrill-3                 06 Jul 1977  Ingelheim GER
  15:41.8    Jan Merrill-2                 21 May 1977  West Point NY/USA
  15:52.27   Peg Neppel-2                  30 Apr 1977  Des Moines IA/USA
  16:06.8    Teri Anderson                 21 Apr 1977  Lawrence KS/USA
  16:14.0    Julie Brown-2                 30 Oct 1976  Northridge CA/USA
  16:16.2    Jan Merrill (CT)              25 Apr 1976  West Point NY/USA
  16:28.6    Peg Neppel (IA)               24 Apr 1976  Des Moines IA/USA
  16:38.0    Julie Brown (CA)              17 Jun 1974  Santa Monica CA USA
  16:46.2    Debbie Quatier (WA)           08 Jun 1974  Eugene OR USA
  17:08.6    Clare Choate (CA)             12 Jun 1974  Valencia CA USA
  17:30.5    Cheryl (Flanagan) Bridges(CA) 21 Mar 1971  Phoenix AZ USA

10,000 meters outdoors

Men
  26:48.00   Galen Rupp                    16 Sep 2011  Brussels BEL
  26:59.60   Chris Solinsky (WI)           01 May 2010  Palo Alto CA USA
  27:13.98   Mebrahtom Keflezighi (CA)     04 May 2001  Palo Alto CA USA
  27:20.56   Marcus Nenow (CA)             05 Sep 1986  Brussels BEL
  27:25.61   Alberto Salazar (OR)          26 Jun 1982  Oslo NOR
  27:29.16   Craig Virgin-2                17 Jul 1980  Paris FRA
  27:39.4    Craig Virgin (IL)             17 Jun 1979  Walnut CA/USA
  27:43.6    Steve Prefontaine (OR)        27 Apr 1974  Eugene OR/USA
  27:51.32   Frank Shorter-2               03 Sep 1972  Munich GER
  27:58.23   Frank Shorter (FL)            31 Aug 1972  Munich GER
  28:08.0    Greg Fredericks-2             15 Jun 1972  Seattle WA USA
  28:17.6    Billy Mills-2                 12 Aug 1965  Augsburg GER
  28:24.4    Billy Mills                   14 Oct 1964  Tokyo JPN
  28:50.34   Max Truex (CA)                08 Sep 1960  Rome ITA
  29:58.9    Leonard Edelen                06 May 1960  Sunnyvale CA/USA
  30:19.2    Lew Stieglitz                 22 Apr 1960  Walnut CA/USA
  30:31.9    Joe Tyler                     07 Jun 1956  Los Angeles CA/USA
  30:33.4    Curtis Stone-2                30 Jun 1952  Long Beach CA/USA
  30:38.4    Curtis Stone (NY)             29 Jul 1949  Oslo NOR
  30:54.6    Eino Pentti (NY)              17 Sep 1938  Helsinki FIN
  31:06.9    Don Lash (IN)                 03 Jul 1936  Princeton NJ/USA
  31:24      Thomas McDonough (MA)         18 Jun 1932  Cambridge MA/USA
  31:28.4    Joie Ray (IL)                 07 Jul 1928  Cambridge MA/USA
  31:43.6    Willie Kramer                 08 Jun 1912  Cambridge MA/USA
Women
  30:13.17   Molly Huddle (RI)             12 Aug 2016  Rio de Janeiro BRA
  30:22.22   Shalane Flanagan-2            15 Aug 2008  Beijing CHN
  30:34.49   Shalane Flanagan (OR)         04 May 2008  Palo Alto CA USA
  30:50.32   Deena Drossin (CA)            03 May 2002  Palo Alto CA USA
  31:19.89   Lynn Jennings (NH)            07 Aug 1992  Barcelona ESP
  31:28.92   Francie Larrieu (TX)          04 Apr 1991  Austin TX USA
  31:35.3    Mary Slaney (OR)              16 Jul 1982  Eugene OR USA
  32:22.5    Kellie Archuletta (NV)        25 Apr 1982  Walnut CA USA
  32:52.5    Mary Shea (MI)                15 Jun 1979  Walnut CA USA
  33:15.1    Peg Neppel-2                  09 Jun 1977  Westwood CA USA
  34:19.0    Peg Neppel (IA)               22 Mar 1976  Eugene OR USA
  34:49.0    Carol Cook (MO)               29 Aug 1975  Westwood CA USA
Note: Kathy Gibbons 1971 mark was made in mixed competition and is not listed here.

10 miles outdoors

Men
   46:35.8+  Bill Rodgers (MA)             09 Aug 1977  Boston MA USA
   47:49     Jeff Galloway (GA)            28 Mar 1973  Raleigh NC USA
   48:28     Leonard Edelen-2              13 Apr 1963  London ENG
   48:31:8   Leonard Edelen                21 Apr 1962  Hurlingham ENG
   50:51.6   John J Kelley (MA)            06 Jun 1959  Whitinsville MA USA
   51:03.4   Hannes Kolehmainen            01 Nov 1913  New York NY USA
   52:34.8   George Bonhag                 06 Nov 1909  New York NY USA
   52:38.4   William Day                   26 Oct 1889  New York NY USA
   52:58.6   Edward Carter                 06 Nov 1886  New York NY USA
   56:09.4   Thomas Delaney                12 Dec 1882  New York NY USA
   .......   professional
   51:26.0   Louis Bennett                 03 Apr 1863  London ENG
Women
   55:58+    Nancy Conz (MA)               25 Jun 1981  Amherst MA USA
 1:00:30.6   Brenda Webb (TX)              20 Feb 1972  Cincinnati OH USA
 1:03:24     Nina Kuscsik (NY)             11 Jul 1971  Bronx NY USA

20,000 meters outdoors

Men
   58:15.0+  Bill Rodgers-2                21 Feb 1979  Saratoga CA USA
   58:25.0+  Bill Rodgers (MA)             09 Aug 1977  Boston MA USA
   59:52.4+  Gary Tuttle (CA)              26 Jul 1975  Goleta CA USA
 1:02:25.6   Ken Moore (OR)                12 Mar 1966  Pleasant Hill OR USA
 1:03:47.8   Van Nelson (MN)               18 Sep 1965  Saint Paul MN USA
 1:06:40.8   Hal Higdon (IN)               20 Jul 1963  Chicago IL USA
 1:07:30.6+  Earl Eblen (WA)               17 Mar 1962  Seattle WA USA
 1:09:48.8+  James Crowley                 14 Nov 1909  New York NY USA

15 miles outdoors

Men
 1:11:43.1+  Bill Rodgers (MA)             21 Feb 1979  Saratoga CA USA
 1:17:53.4+  Bill Clark (CA)               13 Feb 1971  Los Altos CA USA
 1:22:36.6+  Earl Eblen (WA)               17 Mar 1962  Seattle WA USA

25,000 meters outdoors

Men
 1:14:11.8+  Bill Rodgers (MA)             21 Feb 1979  Saratoga CA USA
 1:19:59.2   Tom Fleming (NJ)              01 Jul 1973  Farmingdale NY USA
 1:20:42.8+  Bill Clark (CA)               13 Feb 1971  Los Altos CA USA
 1:21:36.4   Louis Castagnola (DC)         21 Jan 1968  Washington DC USA
 1:25:50     Earl Eblen (WA)               17 Mar 1962  Seattle WA USA

30,000 meters outdoors

Men
 1:31:48.9+  Bill Rodgers (MA)             21 Feb 1979  Saratoga CA USA
 1:36:46.6   Norm Higgins (CT)             13 Jul 1963  Sunnyvale CA USA
Women
 2:02:20+    Ann Trason (CA)               28 Sep 1996  Nantes FRA
 2:14:52+    Jacqueline Hansen (CA)        09 Sep 1978  Santa Monica CA USA

25 miles outdoors

Men
 2:15:56.9^  Barney Klecker (MN)           15 Nov 1981  Tucson AZ USA
 2:28:50     John Kramer (MN)              13 May 1973  Chicago IL USA
 2:30:21^    Ken Young (IL)                14 May 1972  Chicago IL USA
 2:43:59^    Ted Corbitt (NY)              15 Oct 1966  Walton-on-Thames ENG
 2:52:24     John Gassmann                 21 Feb 1884  Williamsburgh NY/USA
 ......      professional
 2:41:32     Peter Hegelman (NY)           05 Mar 1887  Philadelphia PA USA  

30 miles outdoors

Men
 2:46:39.1^  Barney Klecker (MN)           15 Nov 1981  Tucson AZ USA
 3:01:54^    Ken Young (IL)                14 May 1972  Chicago IL USA
 3:19:45^    Ted Corbitt (NY)              15 Oct 1966  Walton-on-Thames ENG
 3:36:03.5   John Gassmann                 21 Feb 1884  Williamsburgh NY USA
 ......      professional
 3:28:42^    Dennis Donovan (RI)           06 Aug 1880  Providence RI USA  

50,000 meters outdoors

 2:52:47.5   Barney Klecker (MN)           15 Nov 1981  Tucson AZ USA
 3:03:36     Frank Bozanich (CA)           24 Apr 1977  San Diego CA USA
 3:08:49^    Ken Young (IL)                14 May 1972  Chicago IL USA
 3:28:45^    Ted Corbitt (NY)              15 Oct 1966  Walton-on-Thames ENG
 ......      professional
 3:44:48^    Dennis Donovan (RI)           06 Aug 1880  Providence RI USA

40 miles outdoors

Men
 4:08:30.2   Ken Young (IL)                14 May 1972  Chicago IL USA
 4:34:46^    Ted Corbitt (NY)              15 Oct 1966  Walton-on-Thames ENG
 5:20:30     William Davies (NY)           22 Feb 1882  New York NY/USA
 ......      professional
 4:48:22^    Dennis Donovan (RI)           06 Aug 1880  Providence RI/USA  

50 miles outdoors

Men
 5:21:21.7   Ken Moffitt (CA)              09 Sep 1978  Santa Monica CA/USA
 5:26:40     Martin Smith (IA)             13 May 1973  Chicago IL/USA
 5:54:15     Ted Corbitt (NY)              15 Oct 1966  Walton-on-Thames ENG
 7:29:47     Peter Golden                  22 Feb 1883  Williamsburgh NY/USA
 ......      professional
 6:19:00     Dennis Donovan (RI)           06 Aug 1880  Providence RI/USA  

One Hour Run outdoors

Men
 20.568 km   Bill Rodgers-2                21 Feb 1979  Saratoga CA USA
 20.547      Bill Rodgers (MA)             09 Aug 1977  Boston MA USA
 20.053      Gary Tuttle (CA)              26 Jul 1975  Goleta CA USA
 19.794      Bill Clark (CA)               07 Aug 1971  Mill Valley CA USA
 19.624      Pat McMahon (MA)              24 May 1970  Waltham MA USA
 19.582      Michael Kimball (OH)          05 Aug 1967  Alameda CA USA
 19.450      Leonard Edelen                06 May 1962  Dublin IRL
 18.687      Peter McArdle (NY)            02 Sep 1961  San Diego CA USA
 18.542      James Green (MA)              11 Aug 1960  Waltham MA USA
 17.990      Tom Ryan (CA)                 07 Sep 1959  Costa Mesa CA USA
 17.927      Browning Ross (NJ)            16 May 1959  Cheltenham MD USA
 17.910      Hal Higdon (IN)               25 Jun 1958  Chicago IL USA
 17.457      Charles Pores                 01 Jun 1919  New York NY USA
 16.919      W T Young                     28 Nov 1888  New York NY USA
 16.797      W H Robertson                 05 Jun 1880  Brooklyn NY USA
 ......      professional
 18.589      Louis Bennett-5               03 Apr 1863  London ENG
 18.507      Louis Bennett-4               23 Feb 1863  London ENG
 18.425      Louis Bennett-3               12 Jan 1863  London ENG
 18.379      Louis Bennett-2               27 Oct 1862  London ENG
 17.702      Louis Bennett                 07 Oct 1861  Dublin IRL
Women
 17.273 km   Nancy Conz (MA)               25 Jun 1981  Amherst MA USA
 16.756      Carol McLatchie (TX)          07 Feb 1981  Houston TX USA
 16.703      Nadia Garcia (CA)             25 Apr 1975  San Diego CA USA
 15.969      Brenda Webb (USA)             20 Feb 1972  Cincinnati OH USA
 14.788      Sara Mae Berman-2             14 May 1971  Waltham MA USA
 14.706      Sara Mae Berman (MA)          24 May 1970  Waltham MA USA

3000 meters indoors

Men
   7:30.16   Galen Rupp (OR)               21 Feb 2013  Stockholm SWE
   7:32.43   Bernard Lagat (AZ)            17 Feb 2007  Birmingham ENG
   7:39.23   Tim Broe (MI)                 27 Jan 2002  Roxbury MA USA
   7:39.94   Steve Scott-2                 10 Feb 1989  East Rutherford NJ USA
   7:41.57   Brian Abshire (CA)            13 Feb 1988  Meadowlands NJ USA
   7:45.2    Steve Scott (CA)              05 Jan 1980  Long Beach CA USA
   7:50.8    Ralph King (OR)               12 Feb 1977  Louisville KY USA
   7:56.4    Billy Mills (CA)              07 Apr 1965  Berlin GER
   8:17.7    Horace Ashenfelter (NY)       06 Feb 1954  New York NY USA

Women
   8:33.25   Shalane Flanagan (OR)         27 Jan 2007  Boston MA USA
   8:39.14   Regina Jacobs (CA)            07 Mar 1999  Maebashi JPN
   8:40.45   Lynn Jennings (NH)            23 Feb 1990  New York NY USA
   8:44.05   Lesley Ann Lehane (MA)        01 Feb 1987  Boston MA USA
   8:47.3    Mary Slaney (OR)              05 Feb 1982  Inglewood CA USA
   8:57.6    Jan Merrill-2                 04 Mar 1978  Montreal CAN
   9:02.4+   Francie Larrieu (CA)          17 Feb 1974  San Diego CA USA

2 miles indoors

Men
   8:07.41   Galen Rupp-2                  25 Jan 2014  Boston MA USA
   8:09:49   Bernard Lagat-2               16 Feb 2013  New York NY USA
   8:09.72   Galen Rupp (OR)               11 Feb 2012  Fayetteville AR USA
   8:10.07   Bernard Lagat (AZ)            12 Feb 2011  New York NY USA
   8:15.02   Doug Padilla-4                16 Feb 1990  Los Angeles CA USA
   8:15.3    Doug Padilla-3                15 Feb 1985  San Diego CA USA
   8:16.5    Doug Padilla-2                18 Feb 1983  San Diego CA USA
   8:16.8    Doug Padilla (UT)             19 Feb 1982  San Diego CA USA
   8:20.4    Steve Prefontaine (OR)        17 Feb 1974  San Diego CA/USA
   8:26.2    Frank Shorter (CO)            19 Feb 1971  San Diego CA USA
   8:27.2    George Young (AZ)             22 Feb 1969  San Diego CA USA
   8:30.7    Jim Beatty (CA)               08 Mar 1963  Chicago IL USA
   8:45.8    Charles Clark                 15 Feb 1963  San Francisco CA USA
   8:46.2    Max Truex-2                   01 Feb 1963  New York NY USA
   8:47.1    Max Truex (CA)                07 Mar 1959  New York NY USA
   8:49.9    William Dellinger (OR)        07 Feb 1969  Boston MA/USA
   8:50.7    Fred Wilt (NY)                23 Feb 1952  New York NY USA
   8:51.0    Greg Rice-4                   26 Mar 1943  Cleveland OH/USA
   8:51.1    Greg Rice-3                   22 Mar 1941  Chicago IL USA
   8:53.4    Greg Rice-2                   15 Feb 1941  New York NY USA
   8:56.2    Greg Rice                     09 Mar 1940  New York NY USA
   8:58.0    Donald Lash                   13 Feb 1937  Boston MA USA
   9:08.4    Joie Ray-2                    10 Feb 1923  Brooklyn NY USA
   9:11.4    Joie Ray (USA)                13 Feb 1917  New York NY USA
   9:14.2    George Bonhag-3               26 Feb 1910  Buffalo NY USA
   9:27.8    George Bonhag-2               13 Feb 1909  New York NY USA
   9:28.6    Michael Driscoll              03 Nov 1908  New York NY USA
   9:39.2    George Bonhag                 09 Nov 1906  New York NY USA
   9:40.8    Alec Grant-3                         1901  New York NY USA
  10:02.8    Alec Grant-2                         1900  New York NY USA
  10:04.8    Alec Grant                           1899  New York NY USA

Women
   9:23.38   Regina Jacobs (CA)            27 Jan 2002  Roxbury MA USA
   9:28.15   Lynn Jennings (NH)            28 Feb 1986  New York NY USA
   9:31.7    Mary Slaney (OR)              21 Jan 1983  Los Angeles CA USA
   9:31.7    Jan Merrill-2                 27 Jan 1979  New London CT USA
   9:38.7    Jan Merrill                   06 Dec 1978  New London CT USA
   9:39.4    Francie Larrieu (TX)          17 Feb 1974  San Diego CA USA

3 miles indoors

Men
  12:57.15   Doug Padilla-2                22 Feb 1985  New York NY USA
  12:58.9+   Doug Padilla (UT)             27 Feb 1983  East Rutherford NJ USA
  13:06.7    Bruce Bickford (MA)           01 Mar 1980  New York NY USA
  13:07.2    Tracy Smith-3                 23 Feb 1973  New York NY USA
  13:09.8    George Young-2                01 Mar 1969  Philadelphia PA USA
  13:15.2    Tracy Smith-2                 01 Mar 1968  Toronto CAN
  13:16.2    Tracy Smith (CA)              04 Mar 1967  Oakland CA USA
  13:25.4    Billy Mills (CA)              19 Feb 1965  New York NY USA
  13:31.4    Robert Schul (OH)             11 Jan 1964  Boston MA USA
  13:36.9    William Dellinger (OR)        21 Feb 1959  New York NY USA
  13:45.7    Greg Rice-4                   28 Feb 1942  New York NY USA
  13:51.0    Greg Rice-3                   22 Feb 1941  New York NY USA
  13:52.3    Greg Rice-2                   31 Mar 1940  New York NY USA
  13:55.9    Greg Rice                     24 Feb 1940  New York NY USA

Women
  14:44.11   Regina Jacobs (USA)           23 Feb 2002  New York NY USA
  15:18.94   Andrea Fischer (USA)          26 Feb 1983  Lincoln NE USA
  15:45.8    Joan Samuelson (USA)          11 Mar 1979  Princeton NJ USA

5000 meters indoors

Men
  13:01.26   Galen Rupp-3                  17 Jan 2014  Boston MA USA
  13:07.00   Lopez Lomong (AZ)             01 Mar 2013  New York NY USA
  13:07.15   Bernard Laga-2                11 Feb 2012  New York NY USA           
  13:11.44   Galen Rupp-2                  19 Feb 2011  Birmingham ENG
  13:11.50   Bernard Lagat (AZ)            06 Feb 2010  Boston MA USA
  13:18.12   Galen Rupp (OR)               13 Feb 2009  Fayetteville AR USA
  13:20.55   Doug Padilla (UT)             19 Feb 1982  New York NY USA
  13:22.6    Alberto Salazar (OR)          06 Feb 1981  New York NY USA
  13:40.9    Glenn Herold (IL)             08 Feb 1975  Louisville KY USA
  14:19.0    John Lawson (CA)              30 Dec 1965  New Orleans LA USA

Women
  14:47.62   Shalane Flanagan (OR)         07 Feb 2009  Boston MA USA
  15:07.33   Marla Runyan (OR)             18 Feb 2001  New York NY USA
  15:19.84   Lesley Ann Lehane (MA)        25 Jan 1986  Boston MA USA
  15:34.5    Margaret Groos (TN)           20 Feb 1981  Blacksburg VA USA
  16:28.6    Eileen Hornberger (USA)       07 Mar 1980  Columbia SC USA

Last Updated on 07 Apr 2017

Note: Some of the earlier record progressions were adapted in large part from the Track and Field News Publication,
 "The Progression of the American National Record" (1999).   Available thru biz@trackandfieldnews.com

Contributors: Andy Milroy, Nick Marshall