Results
Derek Turnbull - The Fastest Old Man in the World

Derek's Records & Results

World Records held at Sept. 1997.

Event 

Performance 

Date 

Age

800 m

2.12.62 

23 7 89

62

2.28.36

7.97

70

1500 m 

4.15.6 

11.1.81

54

4.37.9

2.4.88

61

4.28.66

5.8.89

62

4.39.9

14.3.92 

65

1 Mile

5.05.5

21.6.89

62

4.56.4

29.2.92

65

3000m

10.12.2 

21.6.89

62

9.47.4

8.2.92

65

5000m 

16.33.8

13.3.92 

65

10,000 m

33.33.69

23.6.85

58

34.30.10

29.7.89

62

34.42.2 

15.2.92 

65

Best Marathon Times

New York City marathon

1990

2h.47.21

60-69 lst

New York City marathon

1991

2h.50.19

60-69 lst

London Marathon

1992

2h. 41.56 

65 & over 1st

WORLD BEST TIME 

Adelaide marathon 

1986

2hr.38.46

60-64 lst

lst 60 yr old to run under 2.40.00 for a marathon. WORLD BEST TIME

Other results

17.6.89



21.6.89 
 

24.6.89
 

30.6.89






17.7.89
 

16.7.89 


 

20/23.7.89






27.7.89
to 6.8.89
 

 



6.11.90

 


14.8.90
 


19.4.91

1991  

5.11.91
 

10.2.92

Feb 92.
 

12.4.92 

2.3.92


 

Apr. 92

Mayors Midnight Sun Marathon, Anchorage, Alaska.
1st over 60.7th overall with 131

West Seattle Track and Field. Age 62
 1 mile WORLD AGE RECORD (was 5.17)          3000m WORLD AGE RECORD (was 10.24)

Burlington Dairy Berry Run, Washington State. USA
1st 60-64 age group.      

North West T. & F. Champs, Gresham, USA 
400m 1st. resident record (was 63.22) 
800m 1st resident record (was 2.33)
1500m 1st resident record (was 4.57)
5000m 1st resident record (was 17.19)
 5000 m USA record

San Francisco Marathon 
1st 60 - 64. 19th overall. 2nd Vet home

Trojan Masters Track and Field. California
400m 1st
800m 1st WORLD AGE RECORD
 5000m 1st

USA Champs. San Diego
400m 4th
800m 1st WORLD RECORD
1500m 1st WORLD RECORD
5000m 1st USA record.


Eugene World Veteran Championships. USA
800m 1st
1500m 1st WORLD RECORD
5000m 2nd 0 (stopped to pick up his teeth)
10,000m 1st USA record
10K Road Race 1st
Cross Country 1st 
Marathon 1st    
 
New York Marathon. 
Record for over 60.
 beat previous mark by 3 min 35 sec. 63 yrs
 

National Veteran Cross Country
1st. M60. 63 yrs.
 

Sports Southland Patron

Patron CCS (formerly Crippled Children)

New York Marathon
 1st over 60.

 3000m. WORLD RECORD 65-69

 National Masters Titles
 400m 800m

50th Marathon 

Otago Athletic Meeting, Caledonian Ground
1 mile. WORLD RECORD smashed record by 8 sec
First time a man over 65 has broken 5 min. for the mile

London Marathon
WORLD RECORD 65 and over

2.51.44



5.05
10.12


 


60
2.21
4.39
 16.54



 


62
2.17.22
17.23


1.00.79
2.12.62
4.29.11
16.46.37 



2.14.53
4.28.00
16.49.0
 34.30.10
34.38
38.37
2.46.41


2hr 47.20

 

 








 

 9.47.3


 


 

4.56.4

 

2.41.56

1992 performances. Summary.

Feb 8th     
Feb 29th  
Mar 13th  
Mar 14th  
Mar 15th  
Mar 15th  
Apr 12th

    NZ 3000m     NZ 1 mile       NZ 5000m
    NZ 1500m     NZ 800m
    NZ 10.000m
    London Marathon Cross Country   

9.47.4
4.56.4
16.38.8
 4.39.9
2.17.8 
34.42.8
2.41.57 

World Record
World Record
World Record
World Record
World Record
World Record
W. B. Time
W. B. Time

All in the 65-69 age group.

1992

Dec. 1993.

1994
 

1995

 

1997

1992           WORLD MALE MASTERS RUNNER OF 1992 - RUNNERS WORLD, USA.

 Premiere of The Fastest Old Man In The World.

World Masters Games, Brisbane, Australia..
400m. 1st, 800m 1st. 1500m 1st, 5000m 1st.

 New Zealand Masters Games, Dunedin New Zealand
Duathlon 65 - 69 1st, 3000m 1st, 1500m 1st, 800m 1st, 400m 1st, 200m 1st
Orienteering Cycling 10K Road Race. 1st.

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA, WORLD VETERAN GAMES. .
70-74 Age Group

800m. 1st 2.28.36 WORLD RECORD
1500m 1st WORLD RECORD lapped several runners in final
5000 m. 1st 18.34. (was 18.46.62) lapped all but 2nd man and he caught him on the finish line. WORLD RECORD.
10,000m 1st - lapped the whole field, some twice..
Marathon 1st 
Cross Country. 1st

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