State records for long distance running (LDR) in Arkansas are maintained and based on the guidelines established by the Records Committee of USA Track & Field and RRCA.
Overall state records have been compiled to recognize the best performances recorded in Arkansas as well as in five major age divisions.
Arkansan state best (A) recognizes best performances by Arkansans when the state record is held by an individual from another state. Arkansan all-time best (*) recognizes best performances by Arkansans recorded out-of-state and are superior to existing state records.
All performances must be recorded on a USATF certified road course or certified track & field facility.
The following outlines the parameters of the divisions and identifies the symbols with the submitted listings.
Overall Best performance, all ages
Juniors Ages 19 & below
Sub Masters Ages 30-39
Masters Ages 40-49
Grand Masters Ages 50-59
Seniors Ages 60-69
Super Seniors Ages 70 & above
A Arkansan state best
* Arkansan all-time best
# Performance on a track