Symbols Explained

Sometimes we use certain symbols, which appear beside a performance, to further explain a performance.

  • a  course slightly downhill (net drop is over 1.0 metres/km but less than 5.0 metres/km). Such performances are still eligible for rankings but not for records.
  • A  at altitude. Note that we do not record altitude-converted times.
  • w  wind-assisted
  • #  over-sized track
  • c  chip time. When no gun time is available
  • i  indoor
  • +  split time e.g. a 1500 time in a mile race.
  • e  estimated time
  • m   midway though race when split time taken;when shown against position, means position mid-race at the time a split time is taken

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