2001 Men's World, Olympic, and American Steeplechase Records
|3000 meters:||World||7:55.28p||Brahim Boulami, Morocco||Aug. 24, 2001||Brussels|
|Olympic||8:05.51||Julius Kariuki, Kenya||Sept. 30, 1988||Seoul|
|American||8:09.17||Henry Marsh||Aug. 28, 1985||Koblenz|
Note: A men's steeplechase course consists of 28 hurdles (3 feet high) and seven water jumps (12 feet long).