Mark Curp

Athletic Achievements

Top Performances:

· 1991 Indianapolis 25K – Fourth in 1:14:45, 40 seconds under previous World Record

· 1988 Olympic Trials Marathon – Fifth, second alternate to Seoul Olympics

· Ranked #1 Road Racer in the World by Runner’s World, 1987 & 1988

· Set American Record for 20K, 58:35, Philadelphia, PA, 1986

· Ranked #1 American Road Runner by Track and Field News, 1985

· Set Half Marathon World Record of 1:00:55 in Philadelphia, PA, 1985

· 1984 Olympic Trials 10K – Fifth, second alternate to L.A. Olympics

Other Accomplishments:

· 1996 Toronto Half Marathon – second

· 1995 Grandma’s Marathon – first, 2:15:28

· 1992 & 1996 Olympic Trials Marathon Qualifier

· 1993 USATF Marathon Championships, Twin Cities – fourth

· 1992 Toronto Marathon – fourth

· 1991 Member of USA PanAM Team, marathon

· 1991 TAC U.S. Men’s Half Marathon Championship – second

· Ranked #4 American Road Runner by Track and Field News, 1987

· 1990 Columbus Marathon – Second in 2:12:38

· 1990 TAC U.S. Men’s Half Marathon Champion

· Member of 1985 USA World Cross Country Team – second at trials

· US Ekiden Relay, 1984 & 85

· Member of 1983 U.S. Team vs. East Germany in 10K – second

· NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient

· Named NCAA “Runner of the Week,” October 1979

· NCAA Division I All American in 10K – ninth in 1980 and tenth in 1981

· NCAA Division II All American in 10K – fifth in 1979, second in 1980, and third in 1981

· NCAA Division II All American in Cross Country – ninth in 1978, third in 1979, fifth in 1980

· Missouri State 2 mile Champion (Class 1A), state record – 9:58.2, 1977

Hall of Fame Inductions:

· Hospital Hill Hall of Fame, Class of 2017

· Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Hall of Fame, Class of 2013

· Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, Class of 2007

· Road Runners Club of America Hall of Fame, Class of 1999

· NCAA Track and Field, Division II, Hall of Fame, Class of 1997

· Missouri Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Class of 1995

· Central Missouri State University Athletic Hall of Fame, class of 1987

USATF Olympic Trials1984Los Angeles, CA TrialsLos Angeles Olympics10,000 2nd Alternate 1988New Jersey TrialsSeol, S. Korea OlympicsMarathon2nd Alternate 1992Columbus, OH TrialsMadrid, Spain OlympicsMarathon 1996Charlotte, NC TrialsAtlanta, GA OlympicsMarathon