Women’s American Records

American Records are those ratified by USATF.

Symbols: + = event not recognized as official; (A) = mark made at over 1000m of altitude (in affected events only); M = miles; m = meters; p = mark still pending ratification

Track Events
100 10.49 Florence Griffith Joyner (World Class AC) Indianapolis, Indiana 7/16/88
[T&FN believes the 10.49 is illegally wind-aided and should never have been accepted as the WR]
[The “real” fastest is 10.61 Florence Griffith Joyner (WCAC) Indianapolis, Indiana 7/17/88]
200 21.34 Florence Griffith Joyner (World Class AC) Seoul, South Korea 9/29/88
400 48.70 Sanya Richards-Ross (Nike) Athens, Greece 9/17/06
600+ 1:22.39 Ajee’ Wilson (adidas) Berlin, Germany 8/27/17
800 1:56.40 Jearl Miles Clark (Reebok) Zürich, Switzerland 8/11/99
1:55.61p Ajee’ Wilson (adidas) Fontvielle, Monaco 7/21/17
1000 2:31.80 Regina Jacobs (Mizuno) Brunswick, Maine 7/03/99
1500 3:56.29 Shannon Rowbury (Nike) Fontvieille, Monaco 7/17/15
Mile 4:16.71 Mary Slaney (Athletics West) Zürich, Switzerland 8/21/85
2000 5:32.7 Mary Slaney (Athletics West) Eugene, Oregon 8/03/84
2000St 6:19.09p Bridget Franek (Oregon TC) Eugene, Oregon 3/16/13
Steeple 9:02.58 Emma Coburn (New Balance) London, England 8/11/17
9:00.85p Courtney Frerichs (Bowerman TC) Fontvieille, Monaco 7/20/18
3000 8:25.83 Mary Slaney (Athletics West) Rome, Italy 9/07/85
5000 14:38.92 Shannon Rowbury (Nike) Brussels, Belgium 9/09/16
14:34.45p Shelby Houlihan (Bowerman TC) Heusden-Zolder, Belgium 7/21/18
10,000 30:13.17 Molly Huddle (Saucony) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8/12/16
100 Hurdles 12.20 Keni Harrison (adidas) London, England 7/22/16
400 Hurdles 52.47 Lashinda Demus (Nike) Daegu, South Korea 9/01/11
Relay Events
4 x 100 40.82 National Team London, England 8/10/12
(Tianna Bartoletta 11.0, Allyson Felix 9.9, Bianca Knight 10.9, Carmelita Jeter 9.9)
4 x 200 1:27.46 USA Blue Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4/29/00
(LaTasha Jenkins, LaTasha Colander-Richardson, Nanceen Perry, Marion Jones 20.8)
4 x 400 3:15.51 National Team Seoul, South Korea 10/01/88
(Denean Howard 49.82, Diane Dixon 49.17, Valerie Brisco 48.44, Florence Griffith Joyner 48.08)
4 x 800 8:00.62 National Team Nassau, Bahamas 5/03/15
(Chanelle Price 2:01.30, Maggie Vessey 2:00.92, Molly Ludlow 1:59.50, Alysia Montaño 1:58.90)
4 x 1500 16:55.33 National Team Nassau, Bahamas 5/24/14
(Heather Kampf 4:09.2, Katie Mackey 4:19.4, Kate Grace 4:16.6, Brenda Martinez 4:10.2)
800 Medley 1:35.59 Team USA Red Penn Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4/29/17
(Morolake Akinosun, English Gardner, Dezerea Bryant, Miki Barber 50.90)
1:35.20p Team USA Penn Red Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4/28/18
(Destinee Brown, Aaliyah Brown, Kimberlyn Duncan, Raevyn Rogers 50.48)
Sprint Medley 3:37.16 USA Blue Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 4/29/06
(Rachelle Smith, Lauryn Williams, Monica Hargrove 52.1, Hazel Clark 2:00.2)
Distance Medley 10:36.50 National Team Nassau, Bahamas 5/02/15
(Treniere Moser 3:18.38, Sanya Richards-Ross 50.12, Ajee’ Wilson 2:00.08, Shannon Rowbury 4:27.92)
4 x 100H 50.50 Team USA Blue Drake Des Moines, Iowa 4/24/15
(Brianna Rollins, Dawn Harper Nelson, Queen Harrison, Kristi Castlin)
Field Events
High Jump 2.05 | 6-8¾ Chaunté Lowe (Nike) Des Moines, Iowa 6/26/10
Pole Vault 5.00 | 16-4¾ Sandi Morris (Nike) Brussels, Belgium 9/09/16
Long Jump 7.49 | 24-7 Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Honda) New York, New York 5/22/94
7.49 | 24-7(A) Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Honda) Sestriere, Italy 7/31/94
Triple Jump 14.71 | 48-3¼ Keturah Orji (Georgia) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8/14/16
14.84 | 48-8¼p Tori Franklin (Oiselle) Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe 5/12/18
Shot 20.63 | 67-8¼ Michelle Carter (Nike) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8/12/16
Discus 69.17 | 226-11 Gia Lewis-Smallwood (Nike) Angers, France 8/30/14
Hammer 76.77| 251-10 Gwen Berry (Nike) Oxford, Mississippi 5/06/17
77.65| 254-9p DeAnna Price (New York AC) Rathdrum, Idaho 6/02/18
77.78 | 255-2p Gwen Berry (Nike) Chorzów, Poland 6/08/18
78.12 | 256-3p DeAnna Price (New York AC) Des Moines, Iowa 6/23/18
Javelin 66.67 | 218-8 Kara Winger (Asics) Des Moines Iowa 6/25/10
Multi Event
Heptathlon 7291 Jackie Joyner-Kersee (World Class AC) Seoul, South Korea 9/23–24/88
(12.69, 1.86/6-1¼, 15.80/51-10, 22.56 [4264], 7.27/23-10¼, 45.66/149-10, 2:08.51 [3027])
Road Events
5K 14:50 Molly Huddle (Saucony) Boston, Massachusetts 4/18/15
8K 24:36 Deena Kastor (Asics) Chicago, Illinois 4/03/05
10K 30:52 Shalane Flanagan (Nike) Boston, Massachusetts 6/26/16
15K 47:00 Shalane Flanagan (Nike) Jacksonville, Florida 3/15/14
10M 52:12 Janet Bawcom (Nike) Washington, DC 4/6/14
50:52p Molly Huddle (Saucony) Houston, Texas 1/14/18
20K 1:04:07 Deena Kastor (Asics) Berlin, Germany 4/02/06
1:03:48p Molly Huddle (Saucony) Houston, Texas 1/14/18
Half-Marathon 1:07:34 Deena Kastor (Asics) Berlin, Germany 4/02/06
1:07:25p Molly Huddle (Saucony) Houston, Texas 1/14/18
25K 1:22:36 Shalane Flanagan (Nike) Berlin, Germany 9/28/14
30K 1:39:08 Deena Kastor (Asics) London, England 4/23/06
Marathon 2:19:36 Deena Kastor (Asics) London, England 4/23/06
100K 7:00:48 Ann Trason (unattached) Winschoten, Holland 9/16/95
Ekiden Relay 2:19:40 National Team Litóchoro, Greece 4/16/94
(Carmen Troncoso 16:22, Lori Hewig 33:42, Sammie Gdowski 16:12,
Inge Schuurmans 33:42, Cece St. Geme 15:59, Lucy Nusrala 23:43)
Walk Events
10,000 44:41.87 Michelle Rohl (Parkside AC) St. Petersburg, Russia 7/26/94
10K Road 44:09 Maria Michta-Coffey (Walk USA) Earth City, Missouri 4/03/16
20,000 1:33:28.2 Teresa Vaill (Walk USA) Carson, California 6/25/05
20K Road 1:30:49 Maria Michta-Coffey (Walk USA) Taicang, China 5/03/14
1:30:49p Maria Michta-Coffey (Walk USA) Nomi, Japan 3/20/16
50K Road 4:26:37p Katie Burnett (unattached) Santee, California 1/28/17
4:21:51p Katie Burnett (unattached) London, England 8/13/17

as of July 29, 2018