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With the women's 50km finally gaining international status as of August 2015, national and area championships are now being held, records have been instituted and major championship meets are including the event.

Thanks to Paul DeMeester for his ongoing efforts in capturing yearly ranking lists for both male and female 50km walks

 2016-7 50km Ranking Lists.pdf
 2017 Women 50km Performance List.pdf
 2018 50km Ranking Lists.pdf

Thanks to Emmanuel Tardi for his women's 50km French All-Time listing

50km Women French all-time ranking as of 25.03.2018.pdf

The current 50km world records, as per https://www.iaaf.org/records/by-category/world-records, are

WORLD        50,000m Track Walk  3:35:27.2  Yohann DINIZ           01 JAN 1978  FRA   Reims           12 MAR 2011
WORLD        50km Road Walk      3:32:33    Yohann DINIZ           01 JAN 1978  FRA   Zürich          15 AUG 2014

WORLD        50 Km Road Walk     4:04:36    Rui LIANG              18 JUN 1994  CHN   Taicang         05 MAY 2018

The Area Records are also freely available at https://www.iaaf.org/records/by-category/area-records. As of Sept 2018, they read as follows

AFRICA       50,000m Track Walk  4:21:44.5  Abdelouaheb FERGUČNE    18 NOV 1958  ALG   Toulouse       25 MAR 1984
AFRICA       50km Road Walk      3:54:12    Marc MUNDELL            07 JUL 1983  RSA   Melbourne      13 DEC 2015
AFRICA       50km Road Walk      4:48:00    Natalie LE ROUX         10 JUN 1982  RSA   Taicang        05 MAY 2018

ASIA         50,000m Track Walk  3:48:13.7  Yongsheng ZHAO          16 APR 1970  CHN   Bergen         07 MAY 1994
ASIA         50km Road Walk      3:36:06    Chaohong YU             03 NOV 1975  CHN   Nanjing        22 OCT 2005
ASIA         50km Road Walk      4:04:36    Rui LIANG               18 JUN 1994  CHN   Taicang        05 MAY 2018

EUROPE       50,000m Track Walk  3:35:27.2  Yohann DINIZ            01 JAN 1978  FRA   Reims          12 MAR 2011
EUROPE       50km Road Walk      3:32:33    Yohann DINIZ            01 JAN 1978  FRA   Zürich         15 AUG 2014
EUROPE       50km Road Walk      4:05:56    Inęs HENRIQUES          01 MAY 1980  POR   London         13 AUG 2017

NCA&C        50,000m Track Walk  3:41:38.4  Raul GONZÁLEZ           29 FEB 1952  MEX   Bergen         25 MAY 1979
NCA&C        50km Road Walk      3:41:09    Érick Bernabé BARRONDO  14 JUN 1991  GUA   Dudince        23 MAR 2013
NCA&C        50km Road Walk      4:15:42    Mayra Carolina HERRERA  20 DEC 1988  GUA   Owego, NY      09 SEP 2017

OCEANIA      50,000m Track Walk  3:43:50.0  Simon BAKER              6 FEB 1958  AUS   Melbourne      09 SEP 1990
OCEANIA      50km Road Walk      3:35:47    Nathan DEAKES           17 AUG 1977  AUS   Geelong        02 DEC 2006
OCEANIA      50km Road Walk      4:09:33    Claire TALLENT          06 JUL 1981  AUS   Taicang        05 MAY 2018

STH AMERICA  50,000m Track Walk  3:57:58.0  Cláudio DOS SANTOS      16 OCT 1977  BRA   Blumenau       20 SEP 2008
STH AMERICA  50km Road Walk      3:42:57    Andrés CHOCHO           04 NOV 1983  ECU   Ciudad Juárez  06 MAR 2016
STH AMERICA  50km Road Walk      4:12:56    Paola Viviana PÉREZ     21 DEC 1989 ECU    Taicang        05 MAY 2018


The World Masters have now added the women's 50km to their list of records.
To see the latest WMA men's and women's listings, check out https://world-masters-athletics.com/championships/non-stadia/

As of September 2018, the WMA record lists read as follows

50km Race Walk Men
M35   3:32:33   Yohann Diniz          FRA   36
  15/08/14   Zurich, SWI
M40   3:49:06   José Marin            ESP   40
  29/03/92  Badalona, ESP
M45   3:46:43   Jesús Garcia          ESP   45
  15/08/15   Beijing, CHN
M50   4:14:37   Gerhard Weidner       GER   50
  28/08/83   Letter, GER
M55   4:23:34   Granziano Morotti     ITA   55
  11/02/07  Rosignano Solvay, ITA
M60   4:23:16   Andrew Jamieson       AUS   62
   14/12/08   Melbourne, AUS
M65   5:11:22   Leon Jasionowski      USA   65
  07/02/10   Surprise, USA
M70   5:15:40   Arthur Thomson        GBR   71
  17/06/07   Dublin, IRL
M75   5:19:34   James Grimwade        GBR   75
  01/08/87   Brighton, GBR
M80   6:41:31   Bauke te Nijenhuis    NED   80
  14/05/16   Schiedam, NED
M85   8:12:30   Koos Van Rijn         NED   86
  07/06/14   Schiedam, NED

50km Race Walk Women
W35   4:29:33   Erin Taylor-Talcott   USA   38   28/01/17   Santee, USA
W40   4:42:34   Susan Randall         USA   40   14/12/14   Santee, USA
W45   4:56:27   Sandra Brown          GBR   45   13/09/94   Basildon, GBR
W50   5:10:52   Teresa Vail           USA   54   28/01/17   Santee, USA
W55   5:45:08   Elizabeth Feldman     AUS   56   24/10/04   Albert Park, AUS
W60   5:29:04   Sandra Brown          GBR   64   27/07/13   Coventry, GBR
W65   6:26:44   Darlene Backlund      USA   65   12/09/10   Ocean Twnsp, USA
W70   6:50:24   Darlene Backlund      USA   71   28/01/17   Santee, USA
 

Other links of interest are

http://www.mastersathletics.net/fileadmin/html/Rankings/All_Time/50kwalkmen.htm
Male Masters 50km roadwalk ranking lists for all age groups from M35 to M75. Very comprehensive!
Alas, nothing in place for women yet but hopefully that will change as the women's 50km gains traction internationally.

http://bmaf.org.uk/road-walks-records/
British Age Group records, including 50km road for both men and women.

https://vicmastersaths.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/AustWorldRecs.xlsx

Australian Masters 50km Best On Record peformances for each age group, male and female.

http://www.european-athletics.org/records/
European Athletics all-time lists, yearly ranking lists and records for all events, including men's and women's 50km roadwalk

https://worldrankings-staging.aws.iaaf.org/home
IAAF World Rankings website

https://www.iaaf.org/records/toplists/race-walks/50-kilometres-race-walk/outdoor/men/senior/2018
2018 IAAF Ranking - 50km Men   

https://www.iaaf.org/records/toplists/race-walks/50-kilometres-race-walk/outdoor/women/senior/2018
2018 IAAF Ranking - 50km Women   

Let me know of any further links of interest to the 50km walk community.