World Single Age Records- Marathon

Men
  5y358d   5:25:09     Bucky Cox (USA)              11 Jul 1972   04 Jul 1978  Junction City KS USA
  6y341d   4:07:27     Bucky Cox (USA)              11 Jul 1972   17 Jun 1979  Toledo OH USA
  7y195d   4:04:08     Wesley Paul (USA)            25 Jan 1969   06 Sep 1976  Columbia MO USA
  8y243d   3:15:20     Wesley Paul (USA)            25 Jan 1969   25 Sep 1977  Chicago IL USA
  9y325d   2:56:57     Wesley Paul (USA)            25 Jan 1969   16 Dec 1978  Huntsville AL USA
 10y211d   3:02:23     Daven Chun (USA)             18 May 1964   15 Dec 1974  Honolulu HI USA
 11y323d   2:47:17     Wesley Paul (USA)            25 Jan 1969   13 Dec 1980  Huntsville AL USA
 12y364d   2:46:42     Wesley Paul (USA)            25 Jan 1969   24 Jan 1982  Houston TX USA
 13y146d   2:43:02     Tom Ansberry (USA)           22 Aug 1963   15 Jan 1977  San Diego CA USA
 14y282d   2:41:43     Kevin Kitze (USA)            07 Feb 1960   16 Nov 1974  Allendale MI USA
 15y225d   2:29:11     Mitch Kingery (USA)          03 Jul 1956   13 Feb 1972  Burlingame CA USA
 16y359d   2:15:07     Zhu-hong Li (CHN)            22 Oct 1983   15 Oct 2000  Beijing CHN
 17y357d   2:10:46     Zhu-hong Li (CHN)            22 Oct 1983   14 Oct 2001  Beijing CHN
 18y223d   2:04:32     Tsegay Mekonen Assefa (ETH)  15 Jun 1995   24 Jan 2014  Dubai UAE
 19y239d   2:04:48     Berhanu Shiferaw Tolcha(ETH) 31 May 1993   25 Jan 2013  Dubai UAE 
 20y221d   2:04:46     Tsegay Mekonen Assefa (ETH)  15 Jun 1995   22 Jan 2016  Dubai UAE
 21y 30d   2:04:23     Ayele Abshiro Biza (ETH)     28 Dec 1990   27 Jan 2012  Dubai UAE
 22y249d   2:04:52     Feyisa Lelisa Gemechu (ETH)  01 Feb 1990   07 Oct 2012  Chicago IL USA
 23y297d   2:04:24     Tesfaye Abera Dibaba (ETH)   31 Mar 1992   22 Jan 2016  Dubai UAE
 24y318d   2:04:52     Negesse Endeshaw Shumi (ETH) 13 Mar 1988   25 Jan 2013  Dubai UAE
 25y266d   2:04:38     Tsegay Kebede Tadesse (ETH)  15 Jan 1987   07 Oct 2012  Chicago IL USA
 26y207d   2:03:38     Patrick Makau (KEN)          02 Mar 1985   25 Sep 2011  Berlin GER
 27y320d   2:04:28     Sammy Kitwara Kirop (KEN)    26 Nov 1986   12 Oct 2014  Chicago IL USA
 28y328d   2:04:04.6   Eliud Kipchoge (KEN)         05 Nov 1984   29 Sep 2013  Berlin GER
 29y351d   2:03:13.3   Emanuel Mutai Kipchirchir(KEN)12 Oct 1984  28 Sep 2014  Berlin GER
 30y249d   2:02:56.4   Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (KEN) 22 Jan 1984   28 Sep 2014  Berlin GER
 31y171d   2:03:05     Eliud Kipchoge (KEN)         05 Nov 1984   24 Apr 2016  London ENG
 32y 29d   2:04:29     Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich(KEN)15 Mar 1982   13 Apr 2014  London ENG
 33y 42d   2:04:47     Wilson Kipsang Kiprotich(KEN)15 Mar 1982   26 Apr 2015  London ENG
 34y104d   2:03:03     Kenenisa Bekele Beyeche (ETH)13 Jun 1982   25 Sep 2016  Berlin GER
 35y163d   2:03:58.2   Haile Gebreselasie (ETH)     18 Apr 1973   28 Sep 2008  Berlin GER
 36y339d   2:05:27     Jaouad Gharib (MAR)          22 May 1972   26 Apr 2009  London ENG
 37y128d   2:06:16     Mark Kiptoo Kosgei (KEN)     21 Jun 1976   27 Oct 2013  Frankfurt GER
 38y109d   2:06:05     Mariko Kiplagat Kipchumba(KEN) 04 Jul 1974 21 Oct 2012  Reims FRA
 39y336d   2:07:44     Jaouad Gharib (MAR)          22 May 1972   22 Apr 2012  London ENG
 40y236d   2:08:46     Andres Espinosa (MEX)        04 Feb 1963   28 Sep 2003  Berlin GER
 41y301d   2:08:42     Kenneth Mburu Mungara (KEN)  07 Sep 1973   05 Jul 2015  Gold Coast AUS
 42y209d   2:08:38     Kenneth Mburu Mungara (KEN)  07 Sep 1973   03 Apr 2016  Milan ITA
 43y219d   2:11:45     Joshua Kipkemboi (KEN)       22 Feb 1959   29 Sep 2002  Saint Paul MN USA
 44y128d   2:15:24     Nelson Chirchir (KEN)        16 Jun 1956   22 Oct 2000  Reims FRA
 45y201d   2:14:16     Jackson Kipngok Yegon (KEN)  16 Aug 1960   05 Mar 2006  Torreon MEX
 46y286d   2:15:24     Reuben Chesang Kambich(KEN)  22 Dec 1962   04 Oct 2009  Saint Paul MN USA
 47y122d   2:16:20     Jackson Kipngok Yegon (KEN)  16 Aug 1960   16 Dec 2007  Monterrey MEX
 48y270d   2:18:57     Ayele Setegne (ISR)          11 Apr 1962   06 Jan 2011  Tiberias ISR
 49y113d   2:19:47     Kjell-Erik Stahl (SWE)       17 Feb 1946   10 Jun 1995  Stockholm SWE
 50y190d   2:19:29     Titus Mamabolo (RSA)         11 Jan 1941   20 Jul 1991  Durban RSA
 51y 28d   2:24:18     Piet vanAlphen (NED)         16 Aug 1930   13 Sep 1981  Eugene OR USA
 52y236d   2:22:14     Piet vanAlphen (NED)         16 Aug 1930   09 Apr 1983  Rotterdam NED
 53y 67d   2:23:44     Piet vanAlphen (NED)         16 Aug 1930   22 Oct 1983  Etten-Leur NED
 54y247d   2:26:35     Piet vanAlphen (NED)         16 Aug 1930   20 Apr 1985  Rotterdam NED
 55y246d   2:25:56     Piet vanAlphen (NED)         16 Aug 1930   19 Apr 1986  Rotterdam NED
 56y 57d   2:35:05     Piet vanAlphen (NED)         16 Aug 1930   12 Oct 1986  Saint Paul MN USA
 57y103d   2:33:12     Norman Green (USA)           27 Jun 1932   08 Oct 1989  Saint Paul MN USA
 58y 21d   2:35:51     Alex Ratelle (USA)           12 Sep 1924   03 Oct 1982  Saint Paul MN USA
 59y337d   2:34:23     Yoshihisa Hosaka (JPN)       05 Jan 1949   07 Dec 2008  Fukuoka JPN
 60y 27d   2:36:30     Yoshihisa Hosaka (JPN)       05 Jan 1949   01 Feb 2009  Oita JPN
 61y 33d   2:38:12     Yoshihisa Hosaka (JPN)       05 Jan 1949   07 Feb 2010  Oita JPN
 62y202d   2:41:07     John Gilmour (AUS)           03 May 1919   21 Nov 1981  Albany AUS
 63y 30d   2:45:23     John Shaw (AUS)              03 Jun 1953   03 Jul 2016  Gold Coast AUS
 64y 72d   2:42:44     Clive Davies (USA)           17 Aug 1915   28 Oct 1979  Portland OR USA
 65y129d   2:41:57     Derek Turnbull (NZL)         05 Dec 1926   12 Apr 1992  London ENG
 66y 27d   2:42:49     Clive Davies (USA)           17 Aug 1915   13 Sep 1981  Eugene OR USA
 67y 45d   2:51:07     Luigi Passerini (ITA)        22 Feb 1923   08 Apr 1990  Mirandola ITA
 68y253d   2:51:02     Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   14 Nov 1999  Columbus OH USA
 69y237d   2:52:50     Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   29 Oct 2000  Columbus OH USA
 70y 68d   3:00:23     Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   13 May 2001  New London ON CAN
 71y306d   3:00:58     John Keston (GBR)            05 Dec 1924   06 Oct 1996  Saint Paul MN USA
 72y206d   2:59:09.3   Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   28 Sep 2003  Toronto ON CAN
 73y204d   2:54:48.3   Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   26 Sep 2004  Toronto ON CAN
 74y 35d   2:58:40.0   Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   10 Apr 2005  Rotterdam NED
 75y202d   3:08:34.5   Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   24 Sep 2006  Toronto ON CAN
 76y 40d   3:04:53.4   Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   15 Apr 2007  Rotterdam NED
 77y143d   3:33:27     Ed Benham (USA)              12 Jul 1907   02 Dec 1984  San Diego CA USA
 78y101d   3:36:59     Warren Utes (USA)            25 Jun 1920   04 Oct 1998  Saint Paul MN USA
 79y288d   3:47:01     Antonino Caponetto (ITA)     11 Dec 1931   25 Sep 2011  Bergamo ITA
 80y224d   3:15:53.9   Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   16 Oct 2011  Toronto ON CAN
 81y222d   3:30:28.4   Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   14 Oct 2012  Toronto ON CAN
 82y228d   3:41:57.8   Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   20 Oct 2013  Toronto ON CAN
 83y283d   4:19:07     Antonino Caponetto (ITA)     11 Dec 1931   20 Sep 2015  Porto San Giorgio ITA
 84y 86d   4:17:51     Ed Benham (USA)              12 Jul 1907   06 Oct 1991  Saint Paul MN USA
 85y224d   3:56:38     Ed Whitlock (CAN)            06 Mar 1931   16 Oct 2016  Toronto ON CAN
 86y 64d   4:34:55     Robert Horman (AUS)          01 May 1918   04 Jul 2004  Brisbane AUS
 87y201d   5:12:59     Paul Spangler (USA)          18 Mar 1899   05 Oct 1986  Richmond BC CAN
 88y 68d   6:05:53     Mike Fremont (USA)           23 Feb 1922   02 May 2010  Cincinnati OH USA
 89y 94d   6:35:38     Sam Gadless (USA)            30 Nov 1906   03 Mar 1996  Los Angeles CA USA
 90y262d   6:35:47     Mike Fremont (USA)           23 Feb 1922   11 Nov 2012  Huntington WV USA
 91y 13d   6:45:31     Fauja Singh (ENG)            01 Apr 1911   14 Apr 2002  London ENG
 92y180d   5:40:04     Fauja Singh (ENG)            01 Apr 1911   26 Sep 2003  Toronto CAN
 93y 17d   6:07:13     Fauja Singh (ENG)            01 Apr 1911   18 Apr 2004  London ENG

Women
  5y261d   4:56:36     Jennifer Amyx (USA)          16 Jan 1970   04 Oct 1975  Johnstown PA USA
  6y260d   4:00:36     Jennifer Amyx (USA)          16 Jan 1970   02 Oct 1976  Johnstown PA USA
  7y315d   3:51:54     Jennifer Amyx (USA)          16 Jan 1970   27 Nov 1977  Philadelphia PA USA
  8y350d   3:13:24     Tabitha Francks (USA)        24 Nov 1974   13 Nov 1983  Asbury Park NJ USA
  9y182d   3:11:01     Julie Mullin (USA)           30 Aug 1966   28 Feb 1976  Seaside OR USA
 10y180d   2:58:01     Julie Mullin (USA)           30 Aug 1966   26 Feb 1977  Seaside OR USA
 11y116d   2:49:21     Carrier Garritson (USA)      11 Nov 1976   06 Mar 1988  Los Angeles CA USA
 12y161d   2:54:03     Manuela Zipse-Veith (GER)    11 May 1974   19 Oct 1986  Echternach LUX
 13y304d   2:44:03     Kyung-Hee Kim (KOR)          15 May 1973   15 Mar 1987  Seoul KOR
 14y105d   2:33:08     Xin Wei (CHN)                07 Jul 1988   20 Oct 2002  Beijing CHN
 15y213d   2:29:41     Mei-yu Shen (CHN)            21 Mar 1987   20 Oct 2002  Beijing CHN
 16y328d   2:31:51     Li-nan Wang (CHN)            26 Nov 1985   20 Oct 2002  Beijing CHN
 17y319d   2:23:37     Min Liu (CHN)                29 Nov 1983   14 OCt 2001  Beijing CHN
 18y  1d   2:22:38     Ying-ying Zhang (CHN)        04 Jan 1990   05 Jan 2008  Xiamen CHN
 19y  2d   2:20:59     Demise Shure Ware (ETH)      21 Jan 1996   23 Jan 2015  Dubai UAE
 20y165d   2:22:30     Birhane Dibaba Adugna (ETH)  11 Sep 1993   23 Feb 2014  Tokyo JPN
 21y320d   2:23:11     Yoko Shibui (JPN)            14 Mar 1979   28 Jan 2001  Osaka JPN
 22y 99d   2:19:52     Mare Dibaba Hurssa (ETH)     20 Oct 1989   27 Jan 2012  Dubai UAE
 23y274d   2:21:21     Ying-jie Sun (CHN)           19 Jan 1979   20 Oct 2002  Beijing CHN
 24y176d   2:18:58     Teke Gelaneh Erba (ETH)      22 Oct 1987   15 Apr 2012  Rotterdam NED
 25y196d   2:19:41     Yoko Shibui (JPN)            14 Mar 1979   26 Sep 2004  Berlin GER 
 26y 18d   2:20:30     Aberu Kebede Shewaye (ETH)   12 Sep 1986   30 Sep 2012  Berlin GER
 27y 84d   2:19:12     Mizuki Noguchi (JPN)         03 Jul 1978   25 Sep 2005  Berlin GER
 28y300d   2:17:17.7   Paula Radcliffe (ENG)        17 Dec 1973   13 Oct 2002  Chicago IL USA
 29y117d   2:15:24.6   Paula Radcliffe (ENG)        17 Dec 1973   13 Apr 2003  London ENG
 30y 95d   2:18:37     Mary Keitany Chepkosgei(KEN) 18 Jan 1982   22 Apr 2012  London ENG
 31y121d   2:17:42     Paula Radcliffe (ENG)        17 Dec 1973   17 Apr 2005  London ENG
 32y138d   2:19:25     Gladys Cherono (KEN)         12 May 1983   27 Sep 2015  Berlin GER
 33y 68d   2:19:36     Deena Kastor (USA)           14 Feb 1973   23 Apr 2006  London ENG
 34y210d   2:20:21     Edna Kiplagat Ngeringwony(KEN)15 Sep 1979  13 Apr 2014  London ENG
 35y259d   2:21:30     Constantina Tomescu (ROM)    23 Jan 1970   09 Oct 2005  Chicago IL USA
 36y 36d   2:19:18.4   Irina Mikitenko (GER)        23 Aug 1972   28 Sep 2008  Berlin GER
 37y198d   2:21:29     Lyudmila Petrova (RUS)       07 Oct 1968   23 Apr 2006  London ENG
 38y126d   2:24:07     Jelena Prokopcuka (LAT)      21 Sep 1976   25 Jan 2015  Osaka JPN
 39y 33d   2:22:18     Irina Mikitenko (GER)        23 Aug 1972   25 Sep 2011  Berlin GER
 40y185d   2:26:41     Irina Mikitenko (GER)        23 Aug 1972   24 Feb 2013  Tokyo JPN
 41y 37d   2:24:53.6   Irina Mikitenko (GER)        23 Aug 1972   29 Sep 2013  Berlin GER
 42y169d   2:26:51     Priscilla Welch (ENG)        22 Nov 1944   10 May 1987  London ENG
 43y221d   2:29:25     Tatyana Pozdniakova (UKR)    04 Mar 1956   11 Oct 1998  Chicago IL USA
 44y195d   2:29:43     Joyce Smith (ENG)            26 Oct 1937   09 May 1982  London ENG
 45y171d   2:32:37     Colleen deReuck (USA)        16 Apr 1964   04 Oct 2009  Saint Paul MN USA
 46y364d   2:30:26     Tatyana Pozdniakova (UKR)    04 Mar 1955   03 Mar 2002  Los Angeles CA USA
 47y223d   2:28:59.5   Tatyana Pozdniakova (UKR)    04 Mar 1955   13 Oct 2002  Providence RI USA
 48y225d   2:37:46     Ramilya Burangulova (RUS)    11 Jul 1961   21 Feb 2010  Jacksonville Beach FL USA
 49y  3d   2:30:17     Tatyana Pozdniakova (UKR)    04 Mar 1955   07 Mar 2004  Los Angeles CA USA
 50y  2d   2:31:05     Tatyana Pozdniakova (UKR)    04 Mar 1955   06 Mar 2005  Los Angeles CA USA
 51y 15d   2:35:46     Tatyana Pozdniakova (UKR)    04 Mar 1955   19 Mar 2006  Los Angeles CA USA
 52y108d   2:48:47     Edeltraud Pohl (GER)         14 Jul 1936   30 Oct 1988  Frankfurt GER
 53y147d   2:47:50     Joan Samuelson (USA)         16 May 1957   10 Oct 2010  Chicago IL USA
 54y125d   2:54:16     Manna Kwak (NED)             14 Dec 1944   18 Apr 1999  Rotterdam NED
 55y 76d   2:52:14     Rae Baymiller (USA)          27 Jul 1943   11 Oct 1998  Chicago IL USA
 56y113d   2:56:49     Jung-Ok Kim (KOR)            14 Jul 1956   04 Nov 2012  Seoul KOR
 57y112d   2:54:29     Jung-Ok Kim (KOR)            14 Jul 1956   03 Nov 2013  Seoul KOR
 58y281d   2:58:37     Christine Kennedy (IRL)      29 Dec 1954   06 Oct 2013  Saint Paul MN USA
 59y280d   2:59:43     Christine Kennedy (IRL)      29 Dec 1954   05 Oct 2014  Saint Paul MN USA
 60y292d   3:01:30     Bernardine Portenski (NZL))  26 Aug 1949   04 Jul 2010  Gold Coast AUS
 61y351d   3:06:36     Kimi Ushiroda (JPN)          28 Feb 1954   14 Feb 2016  Nobeoka JPN
 62y353d   3:14:37     Nancy Will (RSA)             02 Oct 1952   20 Sep 2015  Cape Town RSA
 63y241d   3:07:48     Emmi Lthi (SUI)             01 Mar 1944   28 Oct 2007  Luzern SUI
 64y108d   3:19:18     Yuriko Tanaka (JPN)          31 Jul 1944   16 Nov 2008  Oiso JPN
 65y 56d   3:12:56.6   Emmi Lthi (SUI)             01 Mar 1944   26 Apr 2009  Zurich SUI
 66y162d   3:19:05     Angela Copson (ENG)          20 Apr 1947   29 Sep 2013  Berlin GER
 67y230d   3:25:51     Jane Davies (ENG)            07 Sep 1948   24 Apr 2016  London ENG
 68y356d   3:24:54     Angela Copson (ENG)          20 Apr 1947   10 Apr 2016  Manchester ENG
 69y171d   3:31:36     Bibbi Lind (SWE)             22 May 1944   09 Nov 2013  Stockholm SWE
 70y149d   3:36:10     Bibbi Lind (SWE)             22 May 1944   18 Oct 2014  Vxj SWE
 71y205d   3:37:05     Helga Miketta (GER)          23 Mar 1941   14 Oct 2012  Essen GER
 72y204d   3:35:29     Helga Miketta (GER)          23 Mar 1941   13 Oct 2013  Essen GER
 73y230d   3:49:54     Yoko Nakano (JPN)            12 Jan 1936   30 Aug 2009  Sapporo JPN
 74y146d   3:49:31     Helga Miketta (GER)          23 Mar 1941   16 Aug 2015  Lyon FRA
 75y 18d   4:05:39     Yoko Nakano (JPN)            12 Jan 1935   30 Jan 2011  Hitachinaka JPN
 76y316d   3:53:42     Yoko Nakano (JPN)            12 Jan 1935   23 Nov 2012  Otawara JPN
 77y216d   5:13:12     Mavis Lindgren (USA)         02 Apr 1907   04 Nov 1984  Santa Barbara CA USA
 78y212d   4:57:38     Joyce Archibold (ENG)        13 Sep 1935   13 Apr 2014  London ENG
 79y225d   4:11:50     Yoko Nakano (JPN)            12 Jan 1935   15 Mar 2015  Yokohama JPN
 80y 51d   4:12:43.6   Gwen McFarlan (CAN)          04 Apr 1934   25 May 2014  Ottawa ON CAN
 81y 37d   4:49:45     Betty-Jean McHugh (CAN)      07 Nov 1927   14 Dec 2008  Honolulu HI USA
 82y 36d   4:53:06     Betty-Jean McHugh (CAN)      07 Nov 1927   13 Dec 2009  Honolulu HI USA
 83y218d   5:41:59     Margaret Davis (USA)         13 Aug 1922   19 Mar 2006  Los Angeles CA USA
 84y 94d   5:44:22     Helga-Maria Kundig (SUI)     28 Jun 1928   30 Sep 2012  Berlin GER
 85y 32d   5:14:26     Betty-Jean McHugh (CAN)      07 Nov 1927   09 Dec 2012  Honolulu HI USA
 86y285d   6:31:42     Margaret Davis (USA)         13 Aug 1922   25 May 2009  Los Angeles CA USA
 87y183d   7:06:48     Mavis Lindgren (USA)         02 Apr 1907   02 Oct 1994  Portland OR USA
 88y 36d   6:34:24     Betty-Jean McHugh (CAN)      07 Nov 1927   13 Dec 2015  Honolulu HI USA
 89y180d   8:09:23     Mavis Lindgren (USA)         02 Apr 1907   29 Sep 1996  Portland OR USA
 90y179d   8:53:08     Mavis Lindgren (USA)         02 Apr 1907   28 Sep 1997  Portland OR USA
 .......
 92y 19d   9:53:48     Gladys Burrill (USA)         23 Nov 1918   12 Dec 2010  Honolulu HI USA


Note: Fauja Singh's 90+ marks are pending verification of date of birth.  His 100 year mark of 8:25:16.3 at Toronto ON/CAN on 16 Oct 2011, is disallowed as he received hands-on assistance at least over the last 500 meters.

Last Updated on 24 Nov 2016

Contributors: Marty Post, Gunars Akerbergs, Ed Whitlock, Maurice Wilson, Paul Michiels, Shigenobu Ota, Yves Seigneuric, Franco Civai, David Monti, Alex Wilson, Brett Larner, Birger Flt, Hans Dahlen, Kevin Kitze, Riel Hauman, Tatsuya