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Table 3 Age of the annual fastest finishers in races held between 6 hrs and 10 d

From: Will the age of peak ultra-marathon performance increase with increasing race duration?

Race Sex Age of the runners at the start of the investigated period (yrs) Age of the runners with no change across years (yrs) Age of the runners at the end of the investigated period (yrs)
6 hrs Women   40 ± 6  
Men   40 ± 6  
12 hrs Women 28 (1975)   33 (2012)
Men   38 ± 7  
24 hrs Women   43 ± 6  
Men   39 ± 7  
48 hrs Women   45 ± 7  
Men   46 ± 7  
72 hrs Women   46 ± 8  
Men   51 ± 7  
6 d Women 37 (1984)   44 (2012)
Men   46 ± 7  
10 d Women   38 ± 6  
Men   46 ± 7  
  1. Results are presented as mean ± SD.