FOR THE RECORD — January

THIS IS A LISTING of all the absolute (indoor and outdoor combined) records set during calendar 2020 (note that USATF doesn’t recognize this concept, even though T&FN and WA do). + = event not officially recognized by governing body; ¶ = not under ratifiable conditions; w-o = women-only. For a listing of these records, including site & date information, go here.


World Records

Men
5000—12:35.36 Joshua Cheptegei (Uganda); 10,000—26:11.00 Cheptegei; 20,000+—56:20.1 Bashir Abdi (Belgium); Hour—21,330/13M,446y Mo Farah (Great Britain); 300H+—33.78 Karsten Warholm (Norway); PV—6.17/20‑2¾i Mondo Duplantis (Sweden); 6.18/20‑3¼i Duplantis; 5K—13:18 Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya); 12:51 Cheptegei; 10K—26:24 Kipruto; Half-Marathon—57:32 Kibiwott Kandie (Kenya)

Women
5000—14:06.62 Letesenbet Gidey (Ethiopia); Hour—18,930/11M,1341y Sifan Hassan (Netherlands); 4 x 1500—16:27.02 United States; Half-Marathon—64:31 Yeshaneh Ababel (Ethiopia); w-oHalf-Marathon—65:34 Peres Jepchirchir (Kenya); 65:16 Jepchirchir


American Records

Men
10M—45:54 Galen Rupp (Nike); 4 x 1500—14:34.97 Nike Bowerman TC

Women
5000—14:23.92 Shelby Houlihan (Nike Bowerman TC); Hour—17,930/11m,248y Molly Huddle (Saucony); 4 x 1500—16:27.02 Nike Bowerman TC; DT—70.15/230-2 Valarie Allman (Oiselle/New York AC); w-o10M—51:23 Keira D’Amato (unattached)


Collegiate Records

none


American Collegiate Records

Men
5000—13:16.95i Tyler Day (Northern Arizona)

Women
none


Junior College Records

none


World Junior Records

Men
none

Women
JT—63.96/209-10 Elína Tzénggo (Greece)


American Junior Records

Men
none

Women
5000—15:34.47 Jenna Hutchins (Tennessee HS); 3000W—13:00.56i Taylor Ewert (Ohio HS); PV—4.48/14-8¼ Leah Pasqualetti (New York HS); Marathon—2:31:49 Tierney Wolfgram (Nevada)


World Youth Records

Boys
none

Girls
JT—68.76/225-7 Adriana Vilagoš (Serbia)


American Youth Records

Boys
200—20.33 Erriyon Knight (Florida HS)

Girls
15:34.47 Jenna Hutchins (Tennessee HS)


High School Records

Boys
HT—79.73/261-7 Trey Knight (Ridgefield, Washington)

Girls
5000—15:34.47 Jenna Hutchins (Science Hill, Johnson City, Tennessee); 3000W—13:00.56i Taylor Ewert (Beavercreek, Ohio) □

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