List of Scottish records in athletics

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The Scottish records in athletics are ratified by Scottish Athletics, Scotland's governing body for the sport of athletics. At senior level records set by an athlete eligible to represent Scotland are recognised as National Records.[1]

Outdoor

Key to tables:   Awaiting ratification   Record not kept by Scottish Athletics

+ = en route to a longer distance

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.11 Allan Wells 24 July 1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union
200 m 20.21 Allan Wells 28 July 1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union
400 m 44.93 David Jenkins 21 June 1975 Eugene OR, United States
800 m 1:43.88 Tom McKean 28 July 1989 GBR v KEN London, United Kingdom
1500 m 3:29.05 Josh Kerr 7 August 2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan [2]
Mile 3:50.64 Graham Williamson 13 July 1982 Cork, Ireland
3000 m 7:35.18 Andrew Butchart 13 July 2021 British Grand Prix Gateshead, United Kingdom [3]
5000 m 13:08.61 Andrew Butchart 20 August 2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
5 km (road) 13:34 Nat Muir 27 March 1985 Newcastle, United Kingdom [4]
10000 m 27:43.03 Ian Stewart 9 September 1977 London, United Kingdom
27:36.77 Andrew Butchart 6 March 2022 Sound Running Ten San Juan Capistrano, United States [5]
10 km (road) 28:02 Callum Hawkins 12 January 2020 10K Valencia Ibercaja Valencia, Spain [6]
15 km (road) 42:37+ Callum Hawkins 5 February 2017 Marugame Half Marathon Marugame, Japan
One hour 20200 m James Alder 9 November 1968 Leicester, United Kingdom
20 km (road) 56:55+ Callum Hawkins 5 February 2017 Marugame Half Marathon Marugame, Japan
Half marathon 1:00:00 Callum Hawkins 5 February 2017 Marugame Half Marathon Marugame, Japan [7]
25 km (road) 1:15:51 Graham Laing 2 May 1982 Berlin, Germany
1:14:50+ Callum Hawkins 28 April 2019 London Marathon London, United Kingdom [8]
30 km (road) 1:29:50+ Callum Hawkins 28 April 2019 London Marathon London, United Kingdom [9]
Marathon 2:08:14 Callum Hawkins 28 April 2019 London Marathon London, United Kingdom [10]
110 m hurdles 13.44 Chris Baillie 21 March 2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia
400 m hurdles 50.24 Charles Robertson-Adams 4 July 2001 Loughborough, United Kingdom
3000 m steeplechase 8:12.58 Tom Hanlon 3 August 1991 Herculis Fontvieille, Monaco
High jump 2.31 Geoff Parsons 24 August 1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria BC, Canada
Pole vault 5.65 m Jax Thoirs 16 May 2015 Westwood, California, United States
Long jump 8.01 m Darren Ritchie 16 June 2004 Guadalajara, Spain
Triple jump 16.17 m John MacKenzie 17 September 1994 Bedford, United Kingdom
Shot put 18.93 m Paul Buxton 13 May 1977 Westwood, California, United States
Discus throw 63.38 m Nicholas Percy 22 June 2016 Helsingborg, Sweden
64.35 m Nicholas Percy 10 May 2022 Limassol, Cyprus [11]
Hammer throw 76.93 m Mark Dry 17 May 2015 Loughborough, United Kingdom
Javelin throw 80.38 m James Campbell 18 July 2010 Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Decathlon 7739 pts Jamie Quarry 30 May 1999 Meeting International d'Arles Arles, France
100m (wind) Long jump (wind) Shot put High jump 400m 110H (wind) Discus Pole vault Javelin 1500m
20 km walk (road) 1:25:42 Martin Bell 9 May 1992 Lancaster, United Kingdom
50 km walk (road) 4:20:22 Scott Davies 13 September 2009
4 × 100 m relay 39.24  Scotland
Allan Wells
David Jenkins
Cameron Sharp
Drew McMaster
12 August 1978 Commonwealth Games Edmonton, Canada
4 × 400 m relay 3:03.94  Scotland
Kris Robertson
Jamie Bowie
Greg Louden
Grant Plenderleith
1 August 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Great Britain [12]

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 11.40 Helen Golden 29 June 1974 AAA Championships London, United Kingdom
11.39 (+1.3 m/s) Alisha Rees 1 May 2022 London, United Kingdom [13]
200 m 22.59 (-1.3 m/s) Beth Dobbin 1 July 2018 British Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom [14]
400 m 50.71 Allison Curbishley 18 September 1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
800 m 1:56.73 Laura Muir 9 July 2021 Herculis Fontvieille, Monaco [15]
1000 m 2:30.82 Laura Muir 14 August 2020 Herculis Fontvieille, Monaco [16]
1500 m 3:54.50 Laura Muir 6 August 2021 Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan [17]
Mile 4:18.03 Laura Muir 9 July 2017 London Grand Prix London, United Kingdom [18]
3000 m 8:29.02 Yvonne Murray 25 September 1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea
5000 m 14:28.55 Eilish McColgan 1 July 2021 Bislett Games Oslo, Norway [19]
5 km (road) 14:48 Wo Eilish McColgan 12 February 2022 Super Sports Meydan Run Dubai, United Arab Emirates [20]
14:45 Mx Eilish McColgan 24 April 2022 Meta : Time : Trials Malaga, Spain [21]
14:41 Mx [a] Beth Potter 3 April 2021 Podium 5k Sub-15.30 Barrowford, United Kingdom [22][23]
10000 m 30:57.07 Liz McColgan 25 June 1991 Fanny Blankers-Koen Games Hengelo, Netherlands
30:19.02 Eilish McColgan 6 June 2022 Fanny Blankers-Koen Games Hengelo, Netherlands [24]
10 km (road) 30:19 Wo Eilish McColgan 22 May 2022 Great Manchester Run Manchester, United Kingdom [25]
15 km (road) 47:12+ Mx Eilish McColgan 19 February 2022 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates [26]
10 miles (road) 50:43 Eilish McColgan 17 October 2021 Great South Run Portsmouth, United States [27]
20 km (road) 1:03:06+ Mx Eilish McColgan 19 February 2022 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates [28]
Half marathon 1:06:26 Mx Eilish McColgan 19 February 2022 Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates [29]
Marathon 2:26:40 Stephanie Twell 27 October 2019 Frankfurt Marathon Frankfurt, Germany [30]
100 m hurdles 13.22 (+1.1 m/s) Heather Paton 31 August 2019 London Inter Club Challenge Hendon, United Kingdom
400 m hurdles 54.09 Eilidh Doyle 15 July 2016 Herculis Fontvieille, Monaco
3000 m steeplechase 9:35.82 Eilish McColgan 10 August 2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia [31]
High jump 1.91 m Jayne Barnetson 7 July 1989 IAC Grand Prix Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Pole vault 4.35 m Henrietta Paxton 26 June 2010 European Trials and UK Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom
Long jump 6.47 m Jade Nimmo 14 April 2012 Hilltoppers Relay Meeting Bowling Green, United States [32]
Triple jump 13.62 m Nony Mordi 5 July 2008 UK Women's League Manchester, United Kingdom [33]
Shot put 18.99 m Meg Ritchie 7 May 1983 Tucson, United States
Discus throw 67.48 m Meg Ritchie 26 April 1981 Walnut, United States
Hammer throw 67.58 m Shirley Webb 15 July 2005 Loughborough, United Kingdom
Javelin throw 57.19 m Lorna Jackson 9 July 2000 Peterborough, United Kingdom
Heptathlon 5803 pts Jayne Barnetson 20 August 1989 Kiev, Soviet Union
100m H (wind) High jump Shot put 200m (wind) Long jump (wind) Javelin 800m
20 km walk (road) 1:36:40 Sarah-Jane Cattermole 4 March 2000 Perth, Australia
4 × 100 m relay 45.30  Scotland
Heather Paton
Chloe Lambert
Katy Wyper
Alisha Rees
1 August 2019 Belfast, United Kingdom
45.2 h Edinburgh Southern
Alison Robb
Sheila Pringle
Helen Golden
Liz Sutherland
27 June 1970 Crystal Palace, United Kingdom
4 × 400 m relay 3:29.18  Scotland
Zoey Clark
Kirsten McAslan
Lynsey Sharp
Eilidh Doyle
14 April 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia [34]

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 6.56 Adam Thomas 26 February 2022 British Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom [35]
200 m 21.14 Cameron Tindle 28 February 2016 Sheffield, United Kingdom
20.86 Adam Clayton 18 February 2022 Jarvis Scott Open Lubbock, United States [36]
400 m 45.98 Brian Whittle 6 March 1988 Budapest, Hungary
600 m 1:16.48 Guy Learmonth 25 January 2013 Aviva International Match Glasgow, United Kingdom [37]
800 m 1:46.22 Tom McKean 4 March 1990 Glasgow, United Kingdom
1000 m 2:17.51 Jake Wightman 25 January 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour Boston, United States [38]
1500 m 3:34.48 Jake Wightman 13 February 2021 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Staten Island, United States [39]
3:32.86 Josh Kerr 27 February 2022 Boston University Last Chance Meet Boston, United States [40]
Mile 3:52.91 Chris O'Hare 20 February 2016 Millrose Games New York City, United States
3:52.02 Josh Kerr 29 January 2022 Millrose Games New York City, United States [41]
3:48.87 Josh Kerr 27 February 2022 Boston University Last Chance Meet Boston, United States [42]
3000 m 7:37.42 Andrew Butchart 6 February 2022 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Staten Island, United States [43]
Two miles 8:12.63 Andrew Butchart 11 February 2017 Millrose Games New York City, United States [44]
60 m hurdles
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump
Triple jump
Shot put
Heptathlon
60m Long jump Shot put High jump 60m H Pole vault 1000m
3000 m walk
5000 m walk 20:26.36 Martin Bell 10 March 1989 Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 × 400 m relay 3:09.84  Great Britain 25 January 2013 Aviva International Match Glasgow, United Kingdom [45]

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
60 m 7.31 Alisha Rees 26 February 2022 British Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom [46]
200 m 23.36 Zoey Clark 22 January 2022 Scottish Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom [47]
400 m 51.45 Eilidh Child 3 March 2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden [48]
800 m 1:57.91 Jemma Reekie 1 February 2020 Scottish Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom
1000 m 2:31.93 Laura Muir 18 February 2017 Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham, United Kingdom [49]
1500 m 3:59.58 Laura Muir 9 February 2021 Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais Liévin, France [50]
Mile 4:17.88 Jemma Reekie 8 February 2020 Millrose Games New York City, United States
3000 m 8:26.41 Laura Muir 4 February 2017 Weltklasse in Karlsruhe Karlsruhe, Germany [51]
5000 m 14:49.12 Laura Muir 4 January 2017 Glasgow Miler Meet Glasgow, United Kingdom [52]
60 m hurdles 8.28 Heather Paton 11 January 2020 Loughborough, United Kingdom
26 February 2022 British Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom [53]
High jump 1.93 m Nikki Manson 8 February 2020 Hustopece, Czech Republic
Pole vault 4.31 m Henrietta Paxton 23 January 2010 Cardiff, United Kingdom
Long jump 6.43 m Gillian Cooke 3 February 2008 Cardiff, United Kingdom
Triple jump
Shot put
Pentathlon
60m H High jump Shot put Long jump 800m
3000 m walk
4 × 200 m relay (Club) 1:40.75 Victoria Park City of Glasgow AC
Robyn Taylor
Lauren Greig
Emily Miller
Chloe Lambert
16 February 2019 Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 × 400 m relay 3:35.27  Great Britain 25 January 2013 Aviva International Match Glasgow, United Kingdom [54]

Mixed

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
4 × 400 m relay 3:25.67  Scotland
Krishawn Aiken
Rebecca Grieve
Carys McAulay
Kyle Alexander
5 February 2022 Dynamic New Athletics Indoor Match Glasgow, United Kingdom [55]

Notes

  1. ^ unratificable by World Athletics because no drug test after race

References

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