Athletics
Mile walk
World records
MenUnited Kingdom Tom Bosworth 5:31.08 (2017)
WomenSoviet Union Sada Eidikytė 6:16.72 i (1990)

The Mile race walk is a rarely contested racewalking event. The event is competed as a track race. Athletes must always keep in contact with the ground and the supporting leg must remain straight until the raised leg passes it.

World bests

IAAF doesn't ratify world records in this event. On July 9, 2017, Tom Bosworth of Great Britain set the Mile walk world best in London in a time of 5:31.08.

All-time top 25

Men

Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 5:31.08 Tom Bosworth  Great Britain 9 July 2017 London [1]
2 5:33.53 i Tim Lewis  United States 6 February 1988 New York City [2]
3 5:34.45 i Andreas Gustafson  Sweden 15 February 2014 New York City [3]
4 5:36.27 Diego García  Spain 9 July 2017 London [1]
5 5:36.9 h Antanas Grigaliūnas  Lithuania 12 May 1990 Vilnius
6 5:38.18 Perseus Karlström  Sweden 9 July 2017 London [4]
7 5:39.75 i Robert Heffernan  Ireland 15 February 2014 New York City [3]
8 5:40.04 Christopher Linke  Germany 5 June 2022 Chorzów [5]
9 5:41.83 Dawid Tomala  Poland 5 June 2022 Chorzów [5]
10 5:48.36 Miroslav Úradník  Slovakia 5 June 2022 Chorzów [6]
11 5:49.6 h Iñaki Gómez  Canada 9 September 2011 Keighley [7]
12 5:49.63 Rafał Sikora  Poland 9 July 2017 London [4]
13 5:52.76 Artur Brzozowski  Poland 5 June 2022 Chorzów [6]
14 5:53.2 h Evan Dunfee  Canada 9 September 2011 Keighley [8]
15 5:54.52 Curt Clausen  United States 23 April 2001 Walnut [9]
16 5:55.58 i Nick Christie  United States 9 February 2019 New York City [10]
17 5:55.66 Vít Hlaváč  Czech Republic 5 June 2022 Chorzów [6]
18 5:56.80 Dominic King  Great Britain 9 July 2017 London [4]
19 5:58.4 h Alex Wright  Ireland 5 October 2011 Leeds [11]
20 5:58.7 h Brendan Boyce  Ireland 9 September 2011 Keighley [12]
21 6:02.30 Guy Thomas  Great Britain 9 July 2017 London [4]
22 6:04.29 i Jonathan Hallman  United States New York City
23 6:09.32 Christopher Snook  Great Britain 9 July 2017 London [4]
24 6:09.87 i Emmanuel Corvera  United States 9 February 2019 New York City [10]
25 6:11.82 Rafał Augustyn  Poland 5 June 2022 Chorzów [6]

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 6:08.29:

Women

Rank Result Athlete Nationality Date Place Ref
1 6:16.72 i Sada Eidikytė  Soviet Union 24 February 1990 Kaunas [13]
2 6:17.29 i Rachel Seaman  Canada 15 February 2014 New York City [14]
3 6:18:03 i Debbi Lawrence  United States 15 February 1992 Cleveland
4 6:19.00 i Maria Michta-Coffey  United States 15 February 2014 New York City [14]
5 6:19.40 Sada Eidikytė  Lithuania 1990 Vilnius
10 6:28.21 i Taylor Ewert  United States 9 February 2019 New York City [15]
15 6:36.32 i Miranda Melville  United States New York City
16 6:39.75 Michelle Rohl  United States 23 April 2001 Walnut
17 6:41.2 h Johanna Atkinson  Great Britain 9 September 2011 Keighley [16]
20 6:50.08 i Katie Burnett  United States 9 February 2019 New York City [17]

Notes

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 6:19.40:

References

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