World Record Progression of 25,000 Metres

Mark Wind Competitor DOB Country Venue Date
1:12:25.4h Moses MOSOP 07 JUL 1985 KEN KEN Hayward Field, Eugene, OR (USA) 03 JUN 2011
1:13:55.8h Toshihiko SEKO 15 JUL 1956 JPN JPN Christchurch (NZL) 22 MAR 1981
1:14:11.8h Bill RODGERS 23 DEC 1947 USA USA Saratoga, CA (USA) 21 FEB 1979
1:14:16.8h Pekka PÄIVÄRINTA 04 MAY 1949 FIN FIN Oulu (FIN) 15 MAY 1975
1:14:55.6h Seppo NIKKARI 06 FEB 1948 FIN FIN Jyväskylä (FIN) 14 OCT 1973
1:15:22.6h Ron HILL 25 SEP 1939 GBR GBR Bolton (GBR) 21 JUL 1965
1:16:36.4h Emil ZÁTOPEK 19 SEP 1922 TCH TCH Stará Boleslav (TCH) 29 OCT 1955
1:17:34.0h Albert IVANOV 01 SEP 1931 URS URS Moskva (URS) 27 SEP 1955
1:19:11.8h Emil ZÁTOPEK 19 SEP 1922 TCH TCH Stará Boleslav (TCH) 26 OCT 1952
1:20:14.0h Mikko HIETANEN 22 SEP 1911 FIN FIN Kokkola (FIN) 23 MAY 1948
1:21:27.0h Erkki TAMILA 05 MAY 1911 FIN FIN Joensuu (FIN) 03 SEP 1939
1:22:28.8h Martti MARTTELIN 18 JUN 1897 FIN FIN Viipuri (FIN) 14 SEP 1930
1:23:45.8h Ernest HARPER 02 AUG 1902 GBR GBR Berlin (GER) 25 AUG 1929
1:24:24.0h Martti MARTTELIN 18 JUN 1897 FIN FIN Tampere (FIN) 16 SEP 1928
1:25:20.0h Hannes KOLEHMAINEN 09 DEC 1889 FIN FIN Tampere (FIN) 22 JUN 1922
1:26:29.6h Hannes KOLEHMAINEN 09 DEC 1889 FIN FIN Tampere (FIN) 10 OCT 1920

Legend

* Pending ratification. Mx: mixed gender race. Wo: women only race. (i): set indoor.