Australian Distance Records

























800m
















1:53,0 ( - ) Thomas Malone
??.??.1884 Stawell


880y-time
1:51 1/4 ( - ) Thomas Malone
??.??.1884 Sydney


880y-time
1:58,5 (?.) J.F. Dalrymple
??.??.1891



in 880y
1:58,5 (?.) D' Arcy Wentworth # ??.??.1901



in 880y
1:56,1 (?.) Gregory Wheatley
??.??.1905



in 880y
1:56,1 (?.) Gregory Wheatley
??.??.1910



in 880y
1:55,9 (?.) Gregory Wheatley
??.??.1911



880y-0,7s
1:55,6 (?.) R. Watson
??.??.1912



880y-0,7s
1:55,3 (1.) William Whyte
21.08.1926 Brisbane


880y-0,7s
1:55,3 (1.) William Whyte handicap 15.12.1926 Melbourne



1:55,1 (1.) William de V. Hunt
15.12.1928 Sydney


880y-0,7s
1:53,2 (q.) Gerald Backhouse Olympic Games/sf 03.08.1936 Berlin



1:52,8 (?.) Bill Ramsey
06.03.1948 Melbourne



1:52,8 (?.) Donald "Don" Macmillan ???? 31.12.1949 Adelaide


880y-time
1:51,7 (?.) Donald "Don" Macmillan
30.01.1952 Sydney


880y-0,7s
1:51,4 (1.) Len McRae
16.01.1954 Melbourne


880y-0,8s
1:50,3 (?.) Donald "Don" Macmillan
28.06.1954 Oslo



1:50,3 (?.) James "Jim" Bailey
21.06.1955 Berkeley (USA)


880y-0,7s
1:49,8 (1.) John Michael Landy Victorian Championships 30.01.1956 Melbourne, OP


in 880y
1:50,1 (1.) Frank O' Connell National Championships 12.03.1956 Melbourne


in 880y
1:48,8 (?.) James Bailey
03.09.1956 Eugene



1:48,6 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott National Championships 11.03.1957 Melbourne


880y-0,7s
1:46,6 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott GBR v. COM 04.08.1958 London, WC
AR
880y-0,7s
1:48,4 ( - ) Anthony Blue
06.12.1959 Brisbane


in 880y
1:47,3 (1.) Ralph Doubell National Championships 27.03.1966 Perth



1:46,2 (4.) Ralph Doubell USA v. AUS v. NZL v. GBR 24.07.1966 Los Angeles


in 880y
1:46,2 (1.) Noel Clough Commonwealth Games 08.08.1966 Kingston (JAM)


880y-0,7s
1:47,2 (1.) Ralph Doubell National 28.03.1968 Melbourne



1:47,2 (q.) Ralph Doubell Olympic Games/h4 13.10.1968 Ciudad de México
(1.)

1:45,78 (q.) Ralph Doubell Olympic Games/sf2 14.10.1968 Ciudad de México
(1.) OF 1:45,7

1:44,40 (1.) Ralph Doubell Olympic Games 15.10.1968 Ciudad de Mèxico
WR 2


















1000m
















2:20,8 (?.) John Michael Landy achieved not in Australia! ??.??.1954



2:23,6 (1.) John Murray
06.10.1956 Melbourne, OP



2:21,0 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott grass track 09.03.1958 Toowoomba (AUS)



2:20,7 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott
24.09.1960 Glasgow



2:19,1 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott
02.10.1960 Stockholm



2:18,1 (1.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt
10.12.1980 Melbourne



2:18,2 (1.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt
06.06.1982 Haringey (GBR)



2:18,1 (?.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt
10.12.1983 Melbourne



2:17,49 (4.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt
18.08.1984 London, CP



2:16,61 (7.) Grant Cremer Dagens Nyheter Galan / GP 01.08.2000 Stockholm












1500m
















3:59,9e (q.) William Whyte Olympic Games/h2 01.08.1928 Amsterdam



3:51,8 ( - ) Donald "Don" Macmillan
24.11.1951 Melbourne


in 1 Mile (1.)
3:52,0 (q.) Donald "Don" Macmillan Olympic Games/h1 24.07.1952 Helsinki
(4.)

3:50,6 (q.) Donald "Don" Macmillan Olympic Games/sf2 25.07.1952 Helsinki
(4.)

3:49,6 (9.) Donald "Don" Macmillan Olympic Games 26.07.1952 Helsinki



3:49,0 (.) John Michael Landy
??.??.1952




3:44,4 (?.) John Michael Landy
03.01.1953 Melbourne



3:44,4 (?.) John Michael Landy date??? 03.06.1953 Melbourne



3:44,4 (?.) John Michael Landy
12.12.1953 Melbourne

in 1 Mile (1.)
3:41,8 ( - ) John Michael Landy International 21.06.1954 Turku (FIN)

1 in 1 Mile (1.) (WR)
3:43,2 ( - ) John Michael Landy Victorian Championships 28.01.1956 Melbourne


in 1 Mile (1.)
3:43,2 ( - ) John Michael Landy 07.04.1956 Melbourne


in 1 Mile (1.)
3:39,6 ( - ) Herbert "Herb" Elliott International 06.08.1958 Dublin


in 1 Mile (1.) (WR)
3:41,7 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott
25.08.1958 Stockholm



3:36,0 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott International 28.08.1958 Göteborg
WR 1
3:35,6 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott Olympic Games 06.09.1960 Roma, SO
WR 1
3:34,22 (5.) Graham Crouch Commonwealth Games 02.02.1974 Christchurch

7
3:34,20 (1.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt
11.03.1984 Sydney



3:33,39 (4.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt ISTAF / GP 23.08.1985 Berlin, West



3:32,79 (2.) Simon Doyle World Games / GP 27.06.1991 Helsinki



3:31,96 (2.) Simon Doyle Dagens Nyheter Galan / GP 03.07.1991 Stockholm
AR

3:31,06 (5.) Ryan Gregson Herculis / Diamond League 22.07.2010 Monaco
AR



















1 Mile







4:24,4 (?.) Bernhard Wise
16.07.1881 Birmingham



4:30,0 (?.) Burrows N.
??.??.1908




4:29,8 (?.) Gregory A. "Greg" Wheatley
??.??.1909




4:28,5 (?.) Gregory A. "Greg" Wheatley
??.??.1910




4:26,8 (?.) A. Thorpe
??.??.1914




4:28,1 (1.) Harry Grandemange
12.03.1921 Sydney



4:26,4 (1.) Malcolm Boyd
19.01.1924 Melbourne



4:24,2 (1.) George Hyde
31.10.1925 Melbourne



4:22,2 (1.) George Hyde
20.02.1926 Melbourne



4:21,8 (1.) William Whyte
10.03.1928 Melbourne



4:21,2 (1.) William Whyte National Championships 25.01.1930 Melbourne



4:17,0 (2.) William Whyte uncertain estimate 23.08.1930 Hamilton (CAN)



4:19,6 (1.) Basil Coombs
07.03.1931 Melbourne



4:19,6 (?.) W. Colman not in annual ??.??.1931




4:16,9 (1.) E. William Barwick
30.01.1932 Melbourne



4:12,3e (2.) Gerald Backhouse
12.02.1938 Sydney



4:15,8 (?.) William Ramsay rek laut LA 06.03.1948 Melbourne



4:12,7 (2.) Donald "Don" Macmillan Centennial Games 30.12.1950 Christchurch



4:08,9 (1.) Donald "Don" Macmillan
24.11.1951 Melbourne


OF 4:09,0
4:02,1 (1.) John Michael Landy National 13.12.1952 Melbourne
AR 3
4:02,0 (1.) John Michael Landy National 12.12.1953 Melbourne
AR 3
4:01,6 (1.) John Michael Landy
08.06.1954 Stockholm
AR -
4:01,6 (1.) John Michael Landy International 31.05.1954 Turku (FIN)
AR 5
3:57,9 (1.) John Michael Landy International 21.06.1954 Turku (FIN)
WR 1 OF 3:58,0
3:57,8 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott Coliseum Relays 16.05.1958 Los Angeles
AR 2
3:54,5 (1.) Herbert "Herb" Elliott International 06.08.1958 Dublin
WR 1
3:53,33 (2.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt
13.03.1982 Adelaide



3:52,34 (1.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt
16.07.1984 Burnaby (CAN)



3:52,21 (3.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt Weltklasse in Zürich / GP 21.08.1985 Zürich



3:51,82 (1.) Michael "Mike" Hillardt Internationales von Rot-Weiß Koblenz 28.08.1985 Koblenz



3:51,54 (1.) Simon Doyle
07.02.1991 Melbourne



3:49,91 (4.) Simon Doyle Bislett Games / GP 06.07.1991 Oslo



3:48,98 (5.) Craig Mottram Bislett Games / Golden League 29.07.2005 Oslo
AR



















2000m
















5:20,4 (?.) Donald "Don" Macmillan
17.09.1952 London, WC



5:23,6 (1.) John Michael Landy
08.11.1952 Melbourne



5:12,6 (1.) John Michael Landy
16.06.1954 Imatrankoski (FIN)



5:12,5 (1.) Mervyn "Merv" Lincoln
11.06.1960 Melbourne


OF 5:12,6
5:09,2 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke
27.11.1963 Melbourne
AR

5:08,4 (2.) Laurie Toogood
18.03.1966 Sydney



5:06,2 (1.) Anthony Benson International 11.08.1972 Viareggio (ITA)



5:01,3 (1.) Steve Foley
22.12.1979 Adelaide



5:00,84 (1.) Simon Doyle Sugar Games Grand Prix 25.01.1992 Sydney



4:50,76 (1.) Craig Mottram World Athletics Tour 09.03.2006 Melbourne
AR 7


















3000m
















9:01,0 (?.) W.J. Whitaker
24.03.1951 Sydney



8:35,0 (?.) John Michael Landy
12.01.1952 Geelong (AUS)



8:19,8 (2.) Leslie "Les" Perry International 06.08.1952 Göteborg



8:09,4 ( - ) John Michael Landy
25.06.1954 Pori (FIN)


in 2 Miles (1.)
8:11,2 (1.) David "Dave" Stephens
07.12.1955 Melbourne



8:11,8 (1.) Allan Lawrence
22.08.1957 Lund (SWE)



8:10,8 (?.) Allan Lawrence
22.09.1957 Göteborg



8:06,8 (1.) Albert Thomas
15.08.1958 Karlstad (SWE)



8:05,2 (1.) Albert Thomas
26.08.1958 Helsinki



8:01,4 ( - ) Albert Thomas
19.01.1960 Sydney


in 2 Miles
8:00,0 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke
04.12.1963 Melbourne, Sandringham



7:51,0 ( - ) Ronald "Ron" Clarke
23.06.1965 Melun (FRA)


in 2 Miles
7:54,6 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 07.07.1965 Oslo



7:51,8 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 07.07.1966 Hassleholm (SWE)



7:47,2 ( - ) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 27.06.1967 Västerås (SWE)


in 2 Miles
7:48,4 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 09.08.1968 Århus



7:47,66 (1.) Patrick Carroll
14.01.1990 Sydney



7:47,36 (2.) Andrew Lloyd
06.07.1990 Edinburgh



7:45,94 (1.) Andrew Lloyd
01.12.1990 Canberra



7:45,57 (1.) Peter O' Donoghue
14.02.1993 Adelaide



7:44,65 (1.) Simon Doyle
03.06.1994 Jena (GER)



7:43,99 (4.) Shaun Creighton Athlétissima / GP 06.07.1994 Lausanne



7:42,02 (7.) Shaun Creighton NIKAIA / GP 12.07.1995 Nice



7:41,60 (9.) Shaun Creighton Bislett Games / Golden Four 21.07.1995 Oslo



7:41,35 (1.) Craig Mottram
16.02.2001 Sydney



7:37,30 (11.) Craig Mottram Herculis / Golden League 19.07.2002 Monaco
AR

7:32,84 (1.) Craig Mottram
19.07.2006 Naimette-Xhovémont (BEL)



7:32,19 (1.) Craig Mottram Grand Prix Final 17.09.2006 Athínai





















2 Miles
















10:53,0 (?.) Ern Corner
15.08.1891 Sydney


10:05,4 (?.) George Blake
??.??.1916

.10??

9:44,5 (?.) F.W. Page
??.??.1925




9:41,0 (?.) George Hyde
03.11.1925 Melbourne



9:30,2 (?.) Alexander John Hillhouse
18.01.1932 Sydney



9:15,6 (?.) George Campbell
06.12.1947 Sydney












8:54,0 (?.) John Michael Landy
30.06.1952 Middlesbrough (GBR)



8:42,4 (1.) John Michael Landy
25.06.1954 Pori (FIN)


8:48,2 (3.) Alan Lawrence
14.11.1956 Geelong



8:47,9 (1.) Alex Henderson laut LA Rek! 16.05.1958 Los Angeles



8:37,8 (1.) Albert "Albie" Thomas
.06.58 Sydney
AR

8:32,0 (1.) Albert "Albie" Thomas International 07.08.1958 Dublin, Santry
WR 1
8:33,0 (1.) Albert "Albie" Thomas
04.12.1963 Sydney



8:32,0 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke
29.05.1965 Modesto (USA)



8:24,8 (2.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 23.06.1965 Melun (FRA)



8:19,8 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 27.06.1967 Västerås (SWE)
WR 1
8:19,6 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 24.08.1968 London, CP
WR 1
8:19,2 (1.) Kerry O' Brien (AUS)
19.02.1971 San Diego (USA)
WIR 1 indoor
8:11,27 (1.) Craig Mottram
21.08.2005 Sheffield



8:03,50 (1.) Craig Mottram
10.06.2007 Eugene





















5000m
















15:22,3 (1.) George Hyde handicap 25.02.1928 Melbourne



14:35,2 (1.) George Hyde
27.01.1930 Melbourne


3 Miles!!
14:25,5 (1.) John Alexander "Alex" Hillhouse
01.08.1930 Hamilton (CAN)


OF 14:25,6 / 3 Miles!!
15:23,4 (.) Jack H. Sheares
08.06.1931 Sydney



15:09,0 (n.) John Alexander "Alex" Hillhouse Olympic Games/h1 02.08.1932 Los Angeles
(q.)?

14:23,2 (?.) John Alexander "Alex" Hillhouse
18.01.1932 Sydney


3 Miles!!
15:32,8 (?.) Walter Weightman
27.01.1936 Adelaide



14:16,4 (?.) Leslie "Les" Perry
17.11.1951 Melbourne


3 Miles!!
15:04,4 (1.) Leslie "Les" Perry
15.12.1951 Melbourne



14:46,4 (1.) Leslie "Les" Perry
05.01.1952 Melbourne

14:46,2 (?.) Leslie "Les" Perry one race? 05.02.1952 Melbourne


14:27,0 (q.) Leslie "Les" Perry Olympic Games/h3 22.07.1952 Helsinki
(4.)

14:23,6 (6.) Leslie "Les" Perry Olympic Games 14:23,16? 24.07.1952 Helsinki



14:00,0 (1.) John Michael Landy
01.11.1952 Melbourne


3 Miles!!
13:55,8 (1.) Geoff Warren
04.03.1954



3 Miles!!
13:50,0 (6.) Geoff Warren Empire Games 03.08.1954 Vancouver


3 Miles!!
14:29,6 (?.) David "Dave" Stephens
??.??.????




14:26,8 (?.) Geoff Warren
28.06.1954 Oslo



14:23,2 (1.) Geoff Warren
11.04.1955 Bendigo (AUS)



14:07,2 (1.) David "Dave" Stephens
17.12.1955 Melbourne



14:01,8 (1.) Allan Lawrence Winter Games 26.08.1956 Sydney



14:01,8 (1.) Allan Lawrence round (!) cricket ground / grass track 08.09.1956 Sydney
6.?

13:54,2 (3.) Allan Lawrence International 04.08.1957 Moskva



13:52,38 (5.) David Power Olympic Games 02.09.1960 Roma


OF 13:51,8??
13:51,4 (1.) Albert "Alby" Thomas
15.12.1963 Melbourne




Albert "Alby" Thomas
??.??.????




13:41,6 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke
22.01.1964 Melbourne

7
13:39,0 (2.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 23.06.1964 Zürich

6
13:34,8 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke National 16.01.1965 Hobart (AUS)
WR 1
13:33,6 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 01.02.1965 Auckland
WR 1
13:25,7 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke Compton Invitational 04.06.1965 Los Angeles
WR 1 OF 13:25,8
13:16,6 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 05.07.1966 Stockholm
WR 1
13:14,82 (2.) Lee Troop GP II 25.02.1999 Melbourne



13:12,04 (?.) Craig Mottram
07.03.2002 Melbourne



13:10,47 (7.) Craig Mottram Fanny Blankers-Koen Games / GP 31.05.2004 Hengelo (NED)



13:03,37 (5.) Craig Mottram Bislett Games / Golden League 11.06.2004 Bergen (NOR)



12:55,76 (2.) Craig Mottram Norwich Union / Super GP 30.07.2004 London, CP





















10000m
















32:58,0 (?.) Alleyne Gainsford
04.09.1928 Sydney



30:59,6 (?.) John Davey
??.??.1949 Melbourne


6 Miles!!
32:39,8 (?.) Donald Campbell
02.08.1947 Sydney



31:30,6 (1.) Leslie "Les" Perry National 08.09.1951 Melbourne



30:30,6 (1.) Leslie "Les" Perry
04.12.1951 Melbourne


6 Miles: 29:33,8 NR
30:23,0 (1.) Leslie "Les" Perry
17.10.1953 Melbourne



30:02,4 (1.) David "Dave" Power 09.11.1955 Sydney


27:54,0 (1.) David "Dave" Stephens Victoria Championships 25.01.1956 Melbourne
WR
6 Miles!!
29:50,4 (1.) Allan Lawrence Winter Games 08.07.1956 Sydney



29:20,0 (1.) Allan Lawrence Winter Games 01.09.1956 Sydney

8
28:53,59 (3.) Allan Lawrence Olympic Games 23.11.1956 Melbourne

4 OF 28:53,6
28:37,65 (3.) David "Dave" Power Olympic Games 08.09.1960 Roma, SO

4 OF 28:38,2
28:15,6 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke Emil Zátopek Memorial - 23 Spectators! 18.12.1963 Melbourne, OP
WR 1
28:14,0 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke International 16.06.1965 Turku (FIN)
WR 1 NOF
27:39,89 (1.) Ronald "Ron" Clarke Bislett Games 14.07.1965 Oslo
WR 1 OF 27:39,4
27:31,92 (2.) Shaun Creighton Emil Zátopek Run 25.11.1996 Melbourne
AR

27:29,73 (2.) Collis Birmingham
24.04.2009 Berkeley (USA)
AR

27:24,95 (3.) Ben St. Lawrence rA 01.05.2011 Palo Alto (USA)





















3000mSt
















9:08,4 (1.) Graham E. Thomas
31.12.1955 Sydney



8:59,4 (1.) Graham E. Thomas
09.09.1956 Sydney



8:56,2 (1.) Graham E. Thomas Olympic Trials 13.10.1956 Melbourne



8:52,36 (7.) Neill J. Robbins Olympic Games 29.11.1956 Melbourne


OF 8:52,0
8:49,2 (1.) Trevor Vincent National Championships 19.03.1962 Sydney



8:43,4 (1.) Trevor Vincent Commonwealth Games 24.11.1962 Perth


8:39,0 (1.) Trevor Vincent New South-Wales v. Victoria 02.02.1964 Sydney



8:32,58 (2.) Kerry O' Brien Commonwealth Games 06.08.1966 Kingston (JAM)


OF 8:32,4
8:29,0 (1.) Kerry O' Brien
13.12.1966 Adelaide



8:26,8 (2.) Kerry O' Brien USA v. URS v. AUS 18.07.1969 Los Angeles



8:21,98 (1.) Kerry O' Brien ISTAF 04.07.1970 Berlin, West
WR 1 OF 8:22,0
8:20,37 (1.) Shaun Creighton
17.12.1992 Melbourne



8:16,22 (3.) Shaun Creighton BNP d`Athletisme / GP 02.07.1993 Villeneuve d`Ascq