Josh Kerr GBR   
Date of birth: 8 October 97
Age: 26 years 193 days
Height: 186 cm
Weight: 73 kg
Club/team: Brooks Beasts
1500m World Champion 2023
3000m World Indoor Champion 2024
1500m Olympic Bronze Medallist 2021
1500m 5th at World Championships 2022
1500m 6th at World Championships 2019
1500m European Junior Champion 2015
1500m NCAA Champion 2017
One Mile NCAA Indoor Champion 2018
One Mile NCAA Indoor Champion 2017
1 National Title
800m World Indoor Alltime no. 205 1:46.64 Spokane WA 11 Feb 2022
5000m World Alltime no. 1054 13:23.78 Irvine CA 15 May 2021
One Mile World Alltime no. 289 3:53.88 London 21 Jul 2019
1000m World Alltime no. 243 2:17.60 Blue River OR 17 Jul 2020
Two Miles World Indoor Alltime no. 1 8:00.67 New York NY 11 Feb 2024
800m World Alltime no. 529 1:45.35 Azusa CA 9 Jul 2019
One Mile World Indoor Alltime no. 5 3:48.87 Boston MA 27 Feb 2022
3000m World Indoor Alltime no. 13 7:30.14+ New York NY 11 Feb 2024
1500m World Indoor Alltime no. 9 3:32.86+ Boston MA 27 Feb 2022
1500m World Alltime no. 19 3:29.05 Tokyo 7 Aug 2021

PROGRESSION

Personal bests in BOLD.

 
800m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  1:53.80w    1rCStretford20 May
2015  1:51.18w    Stretford19 May
2016  1:51.26Aw    1Albuquerque NM2 Apr
2017  1:48.05Aw    1Logan UT13 May
2018  1:50.55w    5Clovis CA12 May
2019  1:45.35w    3Azusa CA9 Jul
2020  1:46.69w    1Portland OR21 Aug
2021  1:45.74w    5Walnut CA9 May
2022  1:46.59w    1Shoreline WA6 Jul
2023  1:46.35w    5Manchester9 Jul
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2016  1:52.25Aiw    3Albuquerque NM6 Feb
2017  1:51.37Aiw    2Albuquerque NM21 Jan
2018  1:48.87Aiw    1Albuquerque NM20 Jan
2019  1:48.55Aiw    1Albuquerque NM26 Jan
2020  1:47.37iw    4Glasgow23 Feb
2022  1:46.64iw    1Spokane WA11 Feb
 
1000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2020  2:17.60w    1Blue River OR17 Jul
 
1500m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  3:52.46w    1-16Bedford30 Aug
2015  3:44.12w    1rBManchester30 May
2016  3:41.08w    5s2Eugene OR8 Jun
2017  3:35.99w    1Azusa CA14 Apr
2018  3:35.01w    1Azusa CA20 Apr
2019  3:32.52w   NU23R 6Doha6 Oct
2020  3:34.53w    1Newberg OR31 Jul
2021  3:29.05w    SCO3Tokyo7 Aug
2022  3:30.60w    5Eugene OR19 Jul
2023  3:29.38w    1Budapest23 Aug
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  3:39.58+iw    3New York NY3 Feb
2019  3:35.72iw    4Birmingham16 Feb
2022  3:32.86+iw   NR 1Boston MA27 Feb
2023  3:34.93iw    5Birmingham25 Feb
 
One Mile
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  3:59.67w    4Falmouth MA18 Aug
2019  3:53.88w    8London21 Jul
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2016  4:05.32Aiw    4Albuquerque NM13 Feb
2017  3:59.90iw    1h4College Station TX10 Mar
2018  3:54.72iw    2New York NY3 Feb
2019  3:53.65iw    4New York NY9 Feb
2022  3:48.87iw   AR 1Boston MA27 Feb
 
Mile, Road
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2018  4:05w    5Las Vegas NV11 Nov
2023  3:47.9hw    1New York NY10 Sep
 
3000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2014  8:35.15w    1-15Bedford31 Aug
2021  8:08.4h+w    Irvine CA15 May
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2023  7:33.47iw    1New York NY11 Feb
2024  7:30.14+iw   NR 1New York NY11 Feb
 
Two Miles
Indoor Alltime  Show/hide
2024  8:00.67iw   WB 1New York NY11 Feb
 
5000m
Outdoor Alltime  Show/hide
2019  13:28.66w    2Eagle Rock CA16 May
2021  13:23.78w    5Irvine CA15 May
2022  13:37.99w    20San Juan Capistrano CA6 May
2023  13:36.31w    16Walnut CA6 May

IN MAJOR EVENTS

 
Outdoor
1500m
EJ 2015: 1-193:49.62 2h2-193:49.35
WJ 2016: 10-193:51.23 3h1-193:44.86
WC 2017: 11h13:47.30
WC 2019: 63:32.52 4s23:36.58 2h23:36.99
OG 2021: 33:29.05 3s23:32.18 7h13:36.29
CWG 2022: 123:35.72 4h13:37.84
WC 2022: 53:30.60 1s13:36.92 1h33:38.94
WC 2023: 13:29.38 2s23:35.14 2h13:34.00
Cross Country
EC 2016: 14-1917:38
 
Indoor
3000m
WC 2024: 17:42.98

PERSONAL BESTS

note: click on event name to get head to head stats against another athlete,
click on indoor/outdoor to see PB progression.

 
800m
Outdoor1:45.35    Azusa CA9 Jul 2019
Indoor1:46.64    Spokane WA11 Feb 2022
 
1000m
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor2:17.60    Blue River OR17 Jul 2020
 
1500m
   races under 3:33.00: 12   
Outdoor3:29.05    Tokyo7 Aug 2021
Indoor3:32.86+    NRBoston MA27 Feb 2022
 
One Mile
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor3:53.88    London21 Jul 2019
Indoor3:48.87    ARBoston MA27 Feb 2022
 
Mile, Road
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor3:47.9h    New York NY10 Sep 2023
 
3000m
Winstreak: 3 (finals)  Show/hide   
Outdoor8:08.4h+    Irvine CA15 May 2021
Indoor7:30.14+    NRNew York NY11 Feb 2024
 
Two Miles
Winstreak: 1 (finals)  Show/hide   
1 World Indoor Best
Indoor8:00.67    WBNew York NY11 Feb 2024
 
5000m
Outdoor13:23.78    Irvine CA15 May 2021

AVERAGES & 10 BEST RESULTS


1500m, 10 best results (legal):
3:29.05   3Tokyo7 Aug 2021
3:29.38   1Budapest23 Aug 2023
3:29.64   3Lausanne30 Jun 2023
3:30.07   9Oslo15 Jun 2023
3:30.51   2Zürich31 Aug 2023
3:30.60   5Eugene OR19 Jul 2022
3:31.55   1Portland OR3 Jun 2021
3:31.85   6Zürich8 Sep 2022
3:32.18   3s2Tokyo5 Aug 2021
3:32.28   4Lausanne26 Aug 2022
 
Average: 3:30.711
 

800m, 10 best results (legal):
1:45.35   3Azusa CA9 Jul 2019
1:45.74   5Walnut CA9 May 2021
1:46.06   1Portland OR9 Jun 2019
1:46.35   5Manchester9 Jul 2023
1:46.59   1Shoreline WA6 Jul 2022
1:46.62   1Gresham OR4 Jun 2023
1:46.64i  1Spokane WA11 Feb 2022
1:46.69   1Portland OR21 Aug 2020
1:46.95   7Portland OR11 Jun 2022
1:47.02   2h3Manchester8 Jul 2023
 
Average: 1:46.401
 

One Mile, 10 best results (legal):
3:48.87i  1Boston MA27 Feb 2022
3:52.27i  2New York NY29 Jan 2022
3:53.65i  4New York NY9 Feb 2019
3:53.88   8London21 Jul 2019
3:54.72i  2New York NY3 Feb 2018
3:57.02i  1College Station TX10 Mar 2018
3:59.67   4Falmouth MA18 Aug 2018
3:59.90i  1h4College Station TX10 Mar 2017
4:00.62Ai  1Albuquerque NM24 Feb 2018
4:02.03i  1h2College Station TX9 Mar 2018
 
Average: 3:56.263
 

Total results in db: 139

By event:

800m:28
1000m:1
1500m:73
One Mile:17
Mile, Road:4
3000m:5
Two Miles:1
5000m:4
Half Marathon:1
Distance Medley:1
Cross Country Team Competition:1
Cross Country:3

IN 2024

position in the world list in brackets following the season's best,
junior list position in green and youth list position in orange.
help: click on competition name or Venue to see competition results.
help: click on placing to see event results in the competition.

3000m
7:30.14+iw
NR PB (4)
1MillroseNew York NYMillrose, New York NY11 Feb 
7:42.98iw
1WCGlasgowWC, Glasgow2 Mar 
Two Miles
8:00.67iw
WL WB PB (1)
1MillroseNew York NYMillrose, New York NY11 Feb 

TOP 100 WORLD LIST POSITIONS

SeasonInd/OutEventPosResult
2017Outdoor1500m493:35.99
2017IndoorOne Mile443:59.90
2018Outdoor1500m233:35.01
2018OutdoorOne Mile893:59.67
2018Indoor800m861:48.87A
2018Indoor1500m243:39.58+
2018IndoorOne Mile53:54.72
2019Outdoor800m421:45.35
2019Outdoor1500m163:32.52
2019OutdoorOne Mile203:53.88
2019Indoor800m681:48.55A
2019Indoor1500m63:35.72
2019IndoorOne Mile73:53.65
2020Outdoor800m541:46.69
2020Outdoor1000m52:17.60
2020Outdoor1500m153:34.53
2020Indoor800m281:47.37
2021Outdoor800m851:45.74
2021Outdoor1500m43:29.05
2022Outdoor1500m93:30.60
2022Indoor800m291:46.64
2022Indoor1500m33:32.86+
2022IndoorOne Mile13:48.87
2023Outdoor1500m83:29.38
2023Indoor1500m103:34.93
2023Indoor3000m77:33.47
2024Indoor3000m47:30.14+
2024IndoorTwo Miles18:00.67

WINSTREAKS

 
Significant winstreaks 1500m (at least 5 finals):
Winstreak 1: 8 (finals) 19 Jul 2014 -> 15 Apr 2016 Show/hide