As of March 2014, the fastest 40-yard dash time ever recorded is 4.24 seconds, shared by Rondel Melendez and Chris Johnson at the at the 1999 and 2008 NFL Pre-Draft Combines. The sprint is not an official track and field... More »

As of February 2015, the fastest 40-yard dash that has been officially recorded is 4.24 seconds. The time was set by Rondel Melendez and Chris Johnson at the 1999 and 2008 NFL Pre-Draft Combines, respectively. More »

The fastest player to ever run the 40-yard dash, the commonly accepted way of measuring a football player's speed, was wide receiver Josh Ross's 4.22-second dash he recorded in 2017. The NFL began recording 40-yard dash ... More »

As of 2014, Michael Johnson holds the men's world record in the 400-meter dash at 43.18 seconds. Johnson set the record in Seville, Spain on Aug. 26, 1999. Marita Koch holds the women's 400-meter dash record at 47.60 sec... More »

As of 2014, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt holds the world record for running the 100-meter dash in 9.58 seconds. He set the record in 2009 at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin. More »

Trayvon Bromell from Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg, Fl. is the World Record Holder for the 100-meter dash, running it in 9.97 seconds in 2014. Bromell's high school career highlights include 2014 Big 12 Outdoor Cha... More »

Usain Bolt ran the 100 meter dash in 9.58 seconds, which places his average running speed at 23.35 miles per hour. The IAAF conducted a study on Bolt's record setting record setting run in 2009 and found that he achieved... More »