2008 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Men's Statistical Information, courtesy of K. Ken Nakamura, Notes by Larry Eder

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True Geek heaven below, sports fans. All of the stats that one would need to figure out who has the best chances in Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, on the men's side.

As an aside, I had a few minutes with Khalid Khannouchi last weekend at the Elite RnR San Jose Half Marathon. He told me that he was training well, all was feeling good and that he was looking at a few races. Khalid was in San Jose to watch a few young athletes that he was helping with training suggestions...

Men
2008 Chicago Marathon Statistical Information

Chicago Marathon All Time list
Performances Time Performers Name Nat Place Date
1 2:05:42 1 Khalid Khannouchi MAR 1 24 Oct 1999
2 2:05:50 2 Evans Rutto KEN 1 12 Oct 2003
3 2:05:56 Khalid Khannouchi 1 13 Oct 2002
4 2:06:16 3 Moses Tanui KEN 2 24 Oct 1999
5 2:06:16 4 Daniel Njenga KEN 2 13 Oct 2002
6 2:06:16 5 Toshinari Takaoka JPN 3 13 Oct 2002
7 2:06:16 Evans Rutto 1 10 Oct 2004
8 2:06:18 6 Paul Tergat KEN 4 13 Oct 2002
9 2:06:46 7 Abdelkader El Mouaziz MAR 5 13 Oct 2002
10 2:06:54 8 Ondoro Osoro KEN 1 11 Oct 1998
11 2:07:01 Khalid Khannouchi USA 1 22 Oct 2000
12 2:07:02 9 Felix Limo KEN 1 9 Oct 2005
13 2:07:07 10 Paul Koech KEN 2 12 Oct 2003
14 2:07:08 11 Bejamin Maiyo KEN 2 9 Oct 2005
15 2:07:10 Khalid Khannouchi 1 19 Oct 1997
16 2:07:13 12 Steve Jones GBR 1 20 Oct 1985
17 2:07:14 Daniel Njenga 3 9 Oct 2005
18 2:07:19 Khalid Khannouchi 2 11 Oct 1998
19 2:07:28 Evans Rutto 4 9 Oct 2005
20 2:07:29 13 Josephat Kiprono KEN 2 22 Oct 2000
21 2:07:35 14 Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot KEN 1 22 Oct 2006
22 2:07:40 Daniel Njenga 2 22 Oct 2006

US All Comers List
Performances Time Performers Name Nat Place Date
1 2:05:42 1 Khalid Khannouchi MAR 1 Chicago 24 Oct 1999
2 2:05:50 2 Evans Rutto KEN 1 Chicago 12 Oct 2003
3 2:05:56 Khalid Khannouchi USA 1 Chicago 13 Oct 2002
4 2:06:16 3 Moses Tanui KEN 2 Chicago 24 Oct 1999
5 2:06:16 4 Daniel Njenga KEN 2 Chicago 13 Oct 2002
6 2:06:16 5 Toshinari Takaoka JPN 3 Chicago 13 Oct 2002
7 2:06:16 Evans Rutto 1 Chicago 10 Oct 2004
8 2:06:18 6 Paul Tergat KEN 4 Chicago 13 Oct 2002
9 2:06:46 7 Abdelkader El Mouaziz MAR 5 Chicago 13 Oct 2002
10 2:06:54 8 Ondoro Osoro KEN 1 Chicago 11 Oct 1998
11 2:07:01 Khalid Khannouchi 1 Chicago 22 Oct 2000
12 2:07:02 9 Felix Limo KEN 1 Chicago 9 Oct 2005
13 2:07:07 10 Paul Koech KEN 2 Chicago 12 Oct 2003
14 2:07:08 11 Benjamin Maiyo KEN 2 Chicago 9 Oct 2005
15 2:07;10 Khalid Khannouchi 1 Chicago 19 Oct 1997
16 2:07:13 12 Steve Jones GBR 1 Chicago 20 Oct 1985
17 2:07:14 Daniel Njenga 3 Chicago 9 Oct 2005
18 2:07:14 13 Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot KEN 1 Boston 17 Apr 2006
19 2:07:15 14 Cosmas Ndeti KEN 1 Boston 18 Apr 1994
20 2:07:19 15 Andres Espinosa MEX 2 Boston 18 Apr 1994
21 2:07:19 Khalid Khannouchi 2 Chicago 11 Oct 1998
22 2:07:28 Evans Rutto 4 Chicago 9 Oct 2005
23 2:07:29 16 Josephat Kiprono KEN 2 Chicago 22 Oct 2000

Best Marks for Places in Chicago Marathon
Place Time Name Nationality Date
1 2:05:42 Khalid Khannouchi MAR 24 Oct 1999
2 2:06:16 Moses Tanui KEN 24 Oct 1999
2:06:16 Daniel Njenga KEN 13 Oct 2002
3 2:06:16 Toshinari Takaoka JPN 13 Oct 2002
4 2:06:18 Paul Tergat KEN 13 Oct 2002
5 2:06:46 Abdelkader El Mouaziz MAR 13 Oct 2002
6 2:08:48 Marilson dos Santos BRA 10 Oct 2004
7 2:09:21 Stephen Kiogora KEN 10 Oct 2004
8 2:09:49 Silvio Guerra ECU 19 Oct 1997
9 2:10:13 Jon Brown GBR 19 Oct 1997

Best Marks for Places – All Competitions
Place Time Name Nationality Venue Date
1 2:03:59 Haile Gebrselassie ETH Berlin 28 Sept 2008
2 2:04:56 Sammy Korir KEN Berlin 28 Sept 2003
3 2:05:30 Abderrahim Goumri MAR London 13 Apr 2008
4 2:06:15 Emmanuel Mutai KEN London 13 Apr 2008
5 2:06:17 Ryan Hall USA London 13 Apr 2008
6 2:06:38 Deriba Merga ETH London 13 Apr 2008
7 2:07:53 Shadrack Kiplagat KEN Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
8 2:08:16 Tsegaye Kebede ETH Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
9 2:08:21 Kamiel Maase NED Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
10 2:09:23 David Kiyeng KEN Paris 6 Apr 2008
11 2:09:24 Simon Munyutu KEN Paris 6 Apr 2008
12 2:09:56 Philip Manyim KEN Paris 6 Apr 2008
13 2:10:23 James Rotich KEN Paris 6 Apr 2008

Split & lap time for fastest marathon in Chicago
5Km 10Km 15Km 20Km 25Km 30Km 35Km 40Km 42.195K
Khalid Khannouchi 15:09 29:55 44:45 59:32 1:14:40 1:29:40 1:44:18 1:59:19 2:05:42

Name Year 5Km 10Km 15Km 20Km 25Km 30Km 35Km 40Km 42.195K
Khalid Khannouchi 1999 15:09 14:46 14:50 14:47 15:08 15:00 14:38 15:01 6:23

Average of Top 10 Performances in Major Marathons - Men

Berlin Marathon
Performance Time Performer Name Nat Place Date
1 2:03:59 1 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 1 28 Sept 2008
2 2:04:26 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 1 30 Sept 2007
3 2:04:55 2 Paul Tergat KEN 1 29 Sept 2003
4 2:04:56 3 Sammy Korir KEN 2 29 Sept 2003
5 2:05:36 4 James Kwambai KEN 2 28 Sept 2008
6 2:05:56 Haile Gebrselassie 1 24 Sept 2006
7 2:06:05 5 Ronaldo da Costa BRA 1 20 Sept 1998
8 2:06:15 6 Titus Munji KEN 3 28 Sept 2003
9 2:06:44 7 Josephat Kiprono KEN 1 26 Sept 1999
10 2:06:44 8 Felix Limo KEN 1 26 Sept 2004
Average 2:05:34

London Marathon
Performance Time Performer Name Nat Place Date
1 2:05:15 1 Martin Lel KEN 1 13 Apr 2008
2 2:05:24 2 Samuel Wanjiru KEN 2 13 Apr 2008
3 2:05:30 3 Abderrahim Goumri MAR 3 13 Apr 2008
4 2:05:38 4 Khalid Khannouchi USA 1 14 Apr 2002
5 2:05:48 5 Paul Tergat KEN 2 14 Apr 2002
6 2:06:15 6 Emmanuel Mutai KEN 4 13 Apr 2008
7 2:06:17 7 Ryan Hall USA 5 13 Apr 2008
8 2:06:18 8 Evans Rutto KEN 1 18 Apr 2004
9 2:06:35 9 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 3 14 Apr 2002
10 2:06:36 10 Antonio Pinto POR 1 16 Apr 2000
Average 2:05:58

Chicago Marathon
Performance Time Performer Name Nat Place Date
1 2:05:42 1 Khalid Khannouchi MAR 1 24 Oct 1999
2 2:05:50 2 Evans Rutto KEN 1 12 Oct 2003
3 2:05:56 3 Khalid Khannouchi 1 13 Oct 2002
4 2:06:16 4 Moses Tanui KEN 2 24 Oct 1999
5 2:06:16 5 Daniel Njenga KEN 2 13 Oct 2002
6 2:06:16 6 Toshinari Takaoka JPN 3 13 Oct 2002
7 2:06:16 7 Evans Rutto 1 10 Oct 2004
8 2:06:18 8 Paul Tergat KEN 4 13 Oct 2002
9 2:06:46 9 Abdelkader El Mouaziz MAR 5 13 Oct 2002
10 2:06:54 10 Ondoro Osoro KEN 1 11 Oct 1998
Average 2:06:15



Fastest marathon runners based on the average of their top five performances
Haile Gebrselassie
Time Race Place Date
1 2:03:59 Berlin 1 28 Sept 2008
2 2:04:26 Berlin 1 30 Sept 2007
3 2:04:53 Dubai 1 18 Jan 2008
4 2:05:56 Berlin 1 24 Sept 2006
5 2:06:20 Amsterdam 1 16 Oct 2005
Average 2:05:07

Khalid Khannouchi
Time Race Place Date
1 2:05:38 London 1 14 Apr 2002
2 2:05:42 Chicago 1 24 Oct 1999
3 2:05:56 Chicago 1 13 Oct 2002
4 2:07:01 Chicago 1 22 Oct 2000
5 2:07:04 London 4 23 Apr 2006
Average 2:06:16

Paul Tergat
Time Race Place Date
1 2:04:55 Berlin 1 28 Sept 2003
2 2:05:48 London 2 14 Apr 2002
3 2:06:18 Chicago 4 13 Oct 2002
4 2:07:59 London 4 13 Apr 2003
5 2:08:06 London 6 22 Apr 2007
Average 2:06:37

Felix Limo
Time Race Place Date
1 2:06:14 Rotterdam 1 4 Apr 2004
2 2:06:39 London 1 23 Apr 2006
3 2:06:42 Amsterdam 2 19 Oct 2003
4 2:06:44 Berlin 1 26 Sept 2004
5 2:07:02 Chicago 1 9 Oct 2005
Average 2:06:40

Sammy Korir
Time Race Place Date
1 2:04:56 Berlin 2 28 Sept 2003
2 2:06:38 Rotterdam 1 9 Apr 2006
3 2:06:48 London 2 18 Apr 2004
4 2:07:32 Seoul 1 16 Mar 2008
5 2:08:01 Dubai 1 18 Jan 2008
Average 2:06:47

Men’s Marathon trend (Number of Sub 2:XX performers)
2008 (so far) 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
2:07< 12 6 8 1 5 10 9 1 2 9
2:08< 25 24 19 12 12 25 15 12 10 16
2:09< 42 42 38 29 30 51 33 21 27 29
2:10< 63 71 56 55 59 84 57 39 49 55
2:11< 97 114 102 87 89 119 94 88 80 81

Main Contenders

William Kipsang (KEN)
Personal Best: Half Marathon: 1:00:25 (2007)
Last eleven marathons
Time Race Place Date
Personal Best 2:05:49 Rotterdam 1st 13 Apr 2008
2:15:32 New York 10th 4 Nov 2007
2:11:04 Rotterdam 3rd 15 Apr 2007
2:11:54 New York 7th 5 Nov 2006
2:13:30 Seoul 8th 12 Mar 2006
2:09:49 Chicago 7th 9 Oct 2005
2:08:53 Seoul 1st 13 Mar 2005
2:08:41 Amsterdam 2nd 17 Oct 2004
2:07:43 Seoul 2nd 14 Mar 2004
2:06:39 Amsterdam 1st 19 Oct 2003
2:12:34 Paris 12th 6 Apr 2003

2008 Results 
Date Race Distance Place Time
28 Sept Posbank Loop – Velp, NED Half marathon 1st 1:02:58
28 July New York Half Marathon Half Marathon 6th 1:03:25
13 Apr Rotterdam marathon Marathon 1st 2:05:49
15 Mar Den Haag Half Marathon 6th 1:01:31

Emmanuel Mutai (KEN)
Personal Bests: 10000m: 28:21.14 (2006); Half Marathon: 1:00:49 (2006)
Last three marathons
Time Race Place Date
Personal Best 2:06:15 London 4th 13 Apr 2008
2:06:29 Amsterdam 1st 21 Oct 2007
debut 2:13:06 Rotterdam 7th 15 Apr 2007

2008 Results
Date Race Distance Place Time
7 Sept Great Scottish Run Half marathon 1st 1:01:10
13 Apr London Marathon Marathon 4th 2:06:15
9 Mar Alphen aan den Rijn 20Km 3rd 57:33

Daniel Njenga (KEN)
Personal Best: half marathon 1:00:39 (1996); 10000m 27:51.83 (2002)
Former junior WR holder at 3000mSC
Last ten marathons
Time Race Place Date
2:14:11 Tokyo 13th 17 Feb 2008
2:12:45 Chicago 3rd 7 Oct 2007
2:09:45 Tokyo 1st 18 Feb 2007
2:07:40 Chicago 2nd 22 Oct 2006
2:07:14 Chicago 3rd 9 Oct 2005
2:15:25 London 15th 17 Apr 2005
2:07:44 Chicago 2nd 10 Oct 2004
2:08:43 Tokyo 1st 8 Feb 2004
2:07:41 Chicago 3rd 12 Oct 2003
Personal Best 2:06:16 Chicago 2nd 13 Oct 2002

2008 Results
Date Race Distance Place Time
17 Feb Tokyo marathon Marathon 13th 2:14:11
Jan 1 New Year Ekiden Stage 3 11.8Km 10th 32:08

Richard Limo (KEN)
Personal Bests: 5000m: 12:56.72 (2001); 10000m: 26:50.20 (2002);
2001 World Champion at 5000m;
Last three marathons
Time Race Place Date
2:08:43 Rotterdam 4th 13 Apr 2008
Personal Best 2:06:45 Amsterdam 2nd 21 Oct 2007
DNF Roma Was a pace maker 18 Mar 2007

2008 Results
Date Race Distance Place Time
14 Sept Rotterdam half marathon Half marathon 19th 1:02:23
26 July Castelbuono 11.026Km 9th 36:13
20 July BUPA Lodon 10Km 3rd 29:06
13 Apr Rotterdam Marathon Marathon 4th 2:08:43

Moses Arusei (KEN)
Personal Best: half marathon 1:01:31 (2008)
Last five marathons
Time Race Place Date
Personal Best 2:06:50 Paris 2nd 6 Apr 2008
2:13:46 Berlin 12th 30 Sept 2007
2:22:18 Hong Kong 11th 4 Mar 2007
2:10:30 Frankfurt 2nd 29 Oct 2006
2:11:35 Thessaloniki 1st 16 Apr 2006

2008 Results
Date Race Distance Place Time
14 Sept Rotterdam half marathon Half marathon 14th 1:01:31
6 Apr Paris Marathon Marathon 2nd 2:06:50


Current Men’s Marathon All Time Performance List
Performances Time Performers Name Nat Place Venue Date
1 2:03:59 1 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 1 Berlin 28 Sept 08
2 2:04:26 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 1 Berlin 30 Sep 07
3 2:04:53 Haile Gebrselassie 1 Dubai 18 Jan 08
4 2:04:55 2 Paul Tergat KEN 1 Berlin 28 Sept 03
5 2:04:56 3 Sammy Korir KEN 2 Berlin 28 Sept 03
6 2:05:15 4 Martin Lel KEN 1 London 13 Apr 08
7 2:05:24 5 Samuel Wanjiru KEN 2 London 13 Apr 08
8 2:05:30 6 Abderrahim Goumri MAR 3 London 13 Apr 08
9 2:05:36 7 James Kwambai KEN 2 Berlin 28 Sept 08
10 2:05:38 8 Khalid Khannouchi USA 1 London 14 Apr 02
11 2:05:42 Khalid Khannouchi MAR 1 Chicago 24 Oct 99
12 2:05:48 Paul Tergat 2 London 14 Apr 02
13 2:05:49 9 William Kipsang KEN 1 Rotterdam 13 Apr 08
14 2:05:50 10 Evans Rutto KEN 1 Chicago 12 Oct 03
15 2:05:56 Khalid Khannouchi 1 Chicago 13 Oct 02
16 2:05:56 Haile Gebrselassie 1 Berlin 24 Sept 06
17 2:06:05 11 Ronaldo da Costa BRA 1 Berlin 20 Sept 98
18 2:06:14 12 Felix Limo KEN 1 Rotterdam 4 Apr 04
19 2:06:15 13 Titus Munji KEN 3 Berlin 28 Sept 03
20 2:06:15 14 Emmanuel Mutai KEN 4 London 13 Apr 08
21 2:06:16 15 Moses Tanui KEN 1 Chicago 24 Oct 99
22 2:06:16 16 Daniel Njenga KEN 2 Chicago 13 Oct 02
23 2:06:16 17 Toshinari Takaoka JPN 3 Chicago 13 Oct 02
24 2:06:16 Evans Rutto 1 Chicago 10 Oct 04
25 2:06:17 18 Ryan Hall USA 5 London 13 Apr 08
26 2:06:18 Paul Tergat 4 Chicago 13 Oct 02
27 2:06:18 Evans Rutto 1 London 18 Apr 04
28 2:06:20 Haile Gebrselassie 1 Amsterdam 16 Oct 05
29 2:06:23 19 Robert Cheboror KEN 1 Amsterdam 17 Oct 04
30 2:06:29 Emmanuel Mutai 1 Amsterdam 21 Oct 07
31 2:06:32 Samuel Wanjiru 1 Beijing (OG) 24 Aug 08
32 2:06:33 20 Gert Thys RSA 1 Tokyo 14 Feb 99
33 2:06:33 21 Mike Rotich KEN 1 Paris 6 Apr 03
34 2:06:35 Haile Gebrselassie 3 London 14 Apr 02
35 2:06:36 22 Antonio Pinto POR 1 London 16 Apr 00
36 2:06:36 23 Benoit Zwierzchiewski FRA 2 Paris 6 Apr 03
37 2:06:38 Sammy Korir 1 Rotterdam 9 Apr 06
38 2:06:38 24 Deriba Merga ETH 6 London 13 Apr 08
39 2:06:39 William Kipsang 1 Amsterdam 19 Oct 03
40 2:06:39 Felix Limo 1 London 23 Apr 06
41 2:06:39 Smauel Wanjiru 1 Fukuoka 2 Dec 07
42 2:06:40 25 Tsegaye Kebede ETH 1 Paris 6 Apr 08
43 2:06:41 Martin Lel 2 London 23 Apr 06
44 2:06:42 Felix Limo 2 Amsterdam 19 Oct 03
45 2:06:44 26 Josephat Kiprono KEN 1 Berlin 26 Sept 99
46 2:06:44 Felix Limo 1 Berlin 26 Sept 04
47 2:06:44 27 Paul Kirui KEN 2 Rotterdam 9 Apr 06
48 2:06:45 28 Richard Limo KEN 2 Amsterdam 21 Oct 07
49 2:06:46 29 Abdelkhader El Mouaziz MAR 5 Chicago 12 Oct 02
50 2:06:47 30 Fred Kiprop KEN 1 Amsterdam 17 Oct 99
51 2:06:47 31 Raymond Kipkoech KEN 1 Berlin 29 Sept 02
52 2:06:47 32 Wilson Onsare KEN 3 Paris 6 Apr 03
53 2:06:48 33 Driss El Himer FRA 4 Paris 6 Apr 03
54 2:06:48 Sammy Korir 2 London 18 Apr 04
55 2:06:49 34 Tesfaye Jifar ETH 2 Amsterdam 17 Oct 99
56 2:06:49 35 Simon Biwott KEN 2 Berlin 29 Sept 02
57 2:06:49 36 Joseph Riri KEN 2 Berlin 26 Sept 04
58 2:06:50 37 Belayneh Dinsamo ETH 1 Rotterdam 17 Apr 88
59 2:06:50 38 William Kiplagat KEN 3 Amsterdam 17 Oct 99
60 2:06:50 Josephat Kiprono 1 Rotterdam 22 Apr 01
61 2:06:50 Deriba Merga 2 Fukuoka 2 Dec 07
62 2:06:50 39 Moses Kimeli Arusei KEN 2 Paris 6 Apr 08
63 2:06:51 40 Atsushi Fujita JPN 1 Fukuoka 3 Dec 00
64 2:06:51 41 Abel Kirui KEN 2 Berlin 30 Sept 07
65 2:06:52 Abdelkader El Mouaziz 4 London 14 Apr 02
66 2:06:52 42 Vincent Kipsos KEN 3 Berlin 29 Sept 02
67 2:06:52 43 Charles Kibiwott KEN 3 Rotterdam 9 Apr 06
68 2:06:52 44 Julio Rey ESP 1 Hamburg 23 Apr 06
69 2:06:52 Haile Gebrselassie 1 Fukuoka 3 Dec 06
70 2:06:54 45 Ondoro Osoro KEN 1 Chicago 11 Oct 98
71 2:06:55 46 Hendrick Ramaala RSA 3 London 23 Apr 06
72 2:06:57 47 Takayuki Inubushi JPN 2 Berlin 26 Sept 99
73 2:06:57 48 Tesfaye Tola ETH 4 Amsterdam 17 Oct 99
74 2:06:58 49 Daniel Rono KEN 2 Rotterdam 13 Apr 08
75 2:07:01 Khalid Khannouchi 1 Chicago 22 Oct 00
76 2:07:02 50 Sammy Lelei KEN 1 Berlin 24 Sept 95
77 2:07:02 Driss El Himer 1 Amsterdam 21 Oct 01
78 2:07:02 51 Jaouad Gharib MAR 3 London 18 Apr 04
79 2:07:02 Felix Limo 1 Chicago 9 Oct 05
80 2:07:04 Khalid Khannouchi 4 London 23 Apr 06
81 2:07:05 52 Joshua Chelanga KEN 3 Berlin 26 Sept 04
82 2:07:06 Josephat Kiprono 2 Amsterdam 21 Oct 01
83 2:07:06 53 Ian Syster RSA 5 London 14 Apr 02
84 2:07:06 Gert Thys 1 Seoul 14 Mar 04
85 2:07:07 54 Ahmed Salah DJI 2 Rotterdam 17 Apr 88
86 2:07:07 55 Paul Koech KEN 2 Chicago 12 Oct 03
87 2:07:09 56 Jophet Kosgei KEN 1 Rotterdam 18 Apr 99
88 2:07:09 57 Ben Maiyo KEN 2 Chicago 9 Oct 05
89 2:07:10 Khalid Khannouchi 1 Chicago 19 Oct 97
90 2:07:11 Abdelkader El Mouaziz 1 London 22 Apr 01
91 2:07:12 58 Carlos Lopes POR 1 Rotterdam 20 Apr 85
92 2:07:12 59 James Rotich KEN 3 Amsterdam 21 Oct 07
93 2:07:12 Paul Kirui 4 Amsterdam 21 Oct 07
94 2:07:13 60 Steve Jones GBR 1 Chicago 20 Oct 85
95 2:07:13 61 Atsushi Sato JPN 3 Fukuoka 2 Dec 07
96 2:07:14 Daniel Njenga 3 Chicago 9 Oct 05
97 2:07:14 62 Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot KEN 1 Boston 17 Apr 06
98 2:07:15 63 Cosmas Ndeti KEN 1 Boston 18 Apr 94
99 2:07:15 Japhet Kosgei 1 Tokyo 13 Feb 00
100 2:07:15 64 Dmytro Baranovsky UKR 2 Fukuoka 3 Dec 06

Combined Men’s Marathon Performance List – 2006 to 2008
Performances Time Performers Name Nat Place Venue Date
1 2:03:59 1 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 1 Berlin 28 Sep 08
2 2:04:26 1 Haile Gebrselassie 1 Berlin 30 Sep 07
3 2:04:53 Haile Gebrselassie 1 Dubai 18 Jan 08
4 2:05:15 2 Martin Lel KEN 1 London 13 Apr 08
5 2:05:24 3 Samuel Wanjiru KEN 2 London 13 Apr 08
6 2:05:30 4 Abderrahim Goumri MAR 3 London 13 Apr 08
2:05:36 5 James Kwambai KEN 2 Berlin 28 Sep 08
7 2:05:49 6 William Kipsang KEN 1 Rotterdam 13 Apr 08
8 2:05:56 Haile Gebrselassie 1 Berlin 24 Sept 06
9 2:06:15 7 Emmanuel Mutai KEN 4 London 13 Apr 08
10 2:06:17 8 Ryan Hall USA 5 London 13 Apr 08
11 2:06:29 Emmanuel Mutai 1 Amsterdam 21 Oct 07
12 2:06:32 Samuel Wanjiru 1 Beijing (OG) 24 Aug 08
13 2:06:38 9 Sammy Korir KEN 1 Rotterdam 9 Apr 06
14 2:06:38 10 Deriba Merga ETH 6 London 13 Apr 08
15 2:06:39 11 Felix Limo KEN 1 London 23 Apr 06
16 2:06:39 Smauel Wanjiru 1 Fukuoka 2 Dec 07
17 2:06:40 12 Tsegaye Kebede ETH 1 Paris 6 Apr 08
18 2:06:41 Martin Lel 2 London 23 Apr 06
19 2:06:44 13 Paul Kirui KEN 2 Rotterdam 9 Apr 06
20 2:06:45 14 Richard Limo KEN 2 Amsterdam 21 Oct 07
21 2:06:50 Deriba Merga 2 Fukuoka 2 Dec 07
22 2:06:50 15 Moses Kimeli Arusei KEN 2 Paris 6 Apr 08
23 2:06:51 16 Abel Kirui KEN 2 Berlin 30 Sept 07
24 2:06:52 17 Charles Kibiwott KEN 3 Rotterdam 9 Apr 06
25 2:06:52 18 Julio Rey ESP 1 Hamburg 23 Apr 06
26 2:06:52 Haile Gebrselassie 1 Fukuoka 3 Dec 06
27 2:06:55 19 Hendrick Ramaala RSA 3 London 23 Apr 06
28 2:06:58 20 Daniel Rono KEN 2 Rotterdam 13 Apr 08
29 2:07:04 21 Khalid Khannouchi 4 London 23 Apr 06
30 2:07:12 22 James Rotich KEN 3 Amsterdam 21 Oct 07
31 2:07:12 Paul Kirui 4 Amsterdam 21 Oct 07
32 2:07:13 23 Atsushi Sato JPN 3 Fukuoka 2 Dec 07
33 2:07:14 24 Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot KEN 1 Boston 17 Apr 06
34 2:07:15 25 Dmytro Baranovsky UKR 2 Fukuoka 3 Dec 06
35 2:07:16 26 Isaac Macharia KEN 2 Dubai 18 Jan 08
36 2:07:16 27 Jaouad Gharib 2 Beijing (OG) 24 Aug 08
37 2:07:19 Jaouad Gharib 3 Fukuoka 3 Dec 06
38 2:07:19 28 Mubarak Hassan Shami QAT 1 Paris 15 Apr 07
39 2:07:22 29 Stefano Baldini ITA 5 London 23 Apr 06
40 2:07:23 30 Viktor Röthlin SUI 1 Tokyo 18 Feb 08
41 2:07:23 31 David Kipkorir Mandago KEN 1 Hamburg 27 Apr 08
42 2:07:24 32 Hosea Kiprop Rotich KEN 3 Paris 6 Apr 08
43 2:07:29 33 Salim Kipsang KEN 3 Berlin 30 Sept 07
44 2:07:32 34 Rodgers Rop KEN 1 Hamburg 29 Apr 07
45 2:07:32 Sammy Korir 1 Seoul 16 Mar 08
46 2:07:33 35 Alexander Kuzin UKR 1 Linz 15 Apr 07
47 2:07:33 36 Wlfred Kigen KEN 2 Hamburg 29 Apr 07


2007 Men’s Marathon Performance List
Performance Time Performer Name Nat Place Venue Date
1 2:04:26 1 Haile Gebrelassie ETH 1 Berlin 30 Sept 2007
2 2:06:29 2 Emmanuel Mutai KEN 1 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
3 2:06:39 3 Samuel Wanjiru KEN 1 Fukuoka 2 Dec 2007
4 2:06:45 4 Richard Limo KEN 2 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
5 2:06:50 5 Deriba Merga ETH 2 Fukuoka 2 Dec 2007
6 2:06:51 6 Abel Kirui KEN 2 Berlin 30 Sept 2007
7 2:07:12 7 James Rotich KEN 3 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
8 2:07:12 8 Paul Kirui KEN 4 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
9 2:07:13 9 Atsushi Sato JPN 3 Fukuoka 2 Dec 2007
10 2:07:19 10 Mubarak Hassan Shami QAT 1 Paris 15 Apr 2007
11 2:07:29 11 Salim Kipsang KEN 3 Berlin 30 Sept 2007
12 2:07:32 12 Rodgers Rop KEN 1 Hamburg 29 Apr 2007
13 2:07:33 13 Oleksandr Kuzin UKR 1 Linz 15 Apr 2007
14 2:07:33 14 Wilfred Kigen KEN 2 Hamburg 29 Apr 2007
15 2:07:34 15 Yonas Kifle ERI 5 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
16 2:07:41 16 Martin Lel KEN 1 London 22 Apr 2007
17 2:07:42 17 Josphat Kiprotich Kenei KEN 3 Hamburg 29 Apr 2007
18 2:07:44 18 Abderrahim Goumri MAR 2 London 22 Apr 2007
19 2:07:47 19 Felix Limo KEN 3 London 22 Apr 2007
20 2:07:51 20 Jason Mbote KEN 6 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
21 2:07:53 21 Shadrack Kiplagat Kipchumba KEN 7 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
22 2:07:54 22 Jaouad Gharib MAR 4 London 22 Apr 2007
23 2:07:56 23 Hendrick Ramaala RSA 5 London 22 Apr 2007
24 2:07:57 24 Philip Singoei KEN 1 Eindhoven 14 Oct 2007
25 2:07:58 Wilfred Kigen 1 Frankfurt 28 Oct 2007
26 2:08:01 25 Philip Manyim KEN 4 Berlin 30 Sept 2007
27 2:08:04 26 Lee Bong-Ju KOR 1 Seoul 18 Mar 2007
28 2:08:06 27 Paul Tergat KEN 6 London 22 Apr 2007
29 2:08:09 28 Nephat Kinyanjui KEN 1 Beijing 21 Oct 2007
30 2:08:11 29 Hosea Kiprop Rotich KEN 2 Frankfurt 28 Oct 2007
31 2:08:14 30 Joshua Chelanga KEN 1 Seoul 4 Nov 2007
32 2:08:15 31 Ren Longyun CHN 2 Beijing 21 Oct 2007
33 2:08:16 32 Tsegaye Kebede ETH 8 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
34 2:08:20 33 Viktor Röthlin SUI 1 Zürich 1 Apr 2007
35 2:08:20 34 Abderrahim Bouramdane MAR 2 Seoul 4 Nov 2007
36 2:08:21 Joshua Chelanga 1 Rotterdam 15 Apr 2007
37 2:08:21 35 Kamiel Maase NED 9 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
38 2:08:24 36 Ryan Hall USA 7 London 22 Apr 2007
39 2:08:29 Paul Kirui 2 Seoul 18 Mar 2007
40 2:08:37 37 Marilson Gomes dos Santos BRA 8 London 22 Apr 2007
41 2:08:38 38 Laban Kipkemboi KEN 3 Seoul 18 Mar 2007
42 2:08:38 39 Sammy Kurgat KEN 3 Frankfurt 28 Oct 2007
43 2:08:45 40 Edwin Komen KEN 4 Seoul 18 Mar 2007
44 2:08:49 41 Peter Kiprotich KEN 4 Frankfurt 28 Oct 2007
45 2:08:56 42 Han Gang CHN 3 Beijing 21 Oct 2007
46 2:09:01 43 Yirefu Birhanu ETH 3 Seoul 4 Nov 2007
47 2:09:02 Ryan Hall 1 New York (USOT) 3 Nov 2007
48 2:09:04 44 Daniel Yego KEN 1 San Diego 3 June 2007
49 2:09:04 Martin Lel 1 New York 5 Nov 2007
50 2:09:04 45 Benson Barus KEN 4 Seoul 4 Nov 2007
51 2:09:07 46 Aleksey Sokolov RUS 1 Dublin 29 Oct 2007
52 2:09:08 47 David Kemboi Kiyeng KEN 1 Reims 21 Oct 2007
53 2:09:16 Abderrahim Goumri 2 New York 5 Nov 2007
54 2:09:16 48 Evans Cheruiyot KEN 1 Milano 2 Dec 2007
55 2:09:20 49 John Birgen KEN 2 Milano 2 Dec 2007
56 2:09:21 50 Peter Kemboi KEN 1 Mombasa 27 May 2007
57 2:09:29 James Rotich 4 Hamburg 29 Apr 2007
58 2:09:30 51 John Kelai KEN 1 Toronto 30 Sept 2007
59 2:09:31 52 Paul Kosgei KEN 10 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
60 2:09:33 53 Albert Matebor KEN 5 Frankfurt 28 Oct 2007
61 2:09:36 54 Elias Chelimo Kemboi KEN 1 Roma 18 Mar 2007

2008 Men’s Marathon Performance List
Performance Time Performer Name Nat Place Venue Date
1 2:03:59 1 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 1 Berlin 28 Sept 2008
2 2:04:53 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 1 Dubai 18 Jan 2008
3 2:05:15 2 Martin Lel KEN 1 London 13 Apr 2008
4 2:05:24 3 Samuel Wanjiru KEN 2 London 13 Apr 2008
5 2:05:30 4 Abderrahim Goumri MAR 3 London 13 Apr 2008
6 2:05:36 5 James Kwambai KEN 2 Berlin 28 Sept 2008
7 2:05:49 6 William Kipsang KEN 1 Rotterdam 13 Apr 2008
8 2:06:15 7 Emmanuel Mutai KEN 4 London 13 Apr 2008
9 2:06:17 8 Ryan Hall USA 5 London 13 Apr 2008
10 2:06:32 Samuel Wanjiru 1 Beijing (OG) 24 Aug 2008
11 2:06:38 9 Deriba Merga ETH 6 London 13 Apr 2008
12 2:06:40 10 Tsegaye Kebede ETH 1 Paris 6 Apr 2008
13 2:06:50 11 Moses Kimeli Arusei KEN 2 Paris 6 Apr 2008
14 2:06:58 12 Daniel Rono KEN 2 Rotterdam 13 Apr 2008
15 2:07:16 13 Isaac Macharia KEN 2 Dubai 18 Jan 2008
16 2:07:16 14 Jaouad Gharib MAR 2 Beijing (OG) 24 Aug 2008
17 2:07:23 15 Viktor Röthlin SUI 1 Tokyo 17 Feb 2008
18 2:07:23 16 David Kipkorir Mandago KEN 1 Hamburg 27 Apr 2008
19 2:07:24 17 Hosea Rotich KEN 3 Paris 6 Apr 2008
20 2:07:32 18 Sammy Korir KEN 1 Seoul 16 Mar 2008
21 2:07:33 19 Charles Kamathi KEN 3 Rotterdam 13 Apr 2008
22 2:07:34 20 Gudisa Shentema ETH 4 Paris 6 Apr 2008
23 2:07:37 21 Jason Mbote KEN 2 Seoul 16 Mar 2008
24 2:07:38 22 Abel Kirui KEN 1 Wien 27 Apr 2008
25 2:07:45 23 Edwin Komen KEN 3 Seoul 16 Mar 2008
26 2:07:46 24 Robert Kipkoesh Cheruiyot KEN 1 Boston 21 Apr 2008
27 2:07:48 25 Wilfred Kigen KEN 2 Hamburg 27 Apr 2008
28 2:07:48 Charles Kamathi 3 Berlin 28 Sept 2008
29 2:08:01 Sammy Korir 3 Dubai 18 Jan 2008
30 2:08:10 26 Tariku Jifar ETH 3 Hamburg 27 Apr 2008
31 2:08:23 27 Mubarak Hassan Shami QAT 1 Otsu (Lake Biwa) 2 Mar 2008
32 2:08:26 28 Tessema Abshero ETH 4 Hamburg 27 Apr 2008
33 2:08:30 29 Francis Kiprop KEN 4 Seoul 16 Mar 2008
34 2:08:33 30 Charles Kibiwott KEN 5 Seoul 16 Mar 2008
35 2:08:33 31 Duncan Kibet KEN 2 Wien 27 Apr 2008
36 2:08:34 32 Yared Asmerom ERI 2 Otsu (Lake Biwa) 2 Mar 2008
37 2:08:34 33 David Kemboi KEN 5 Paris 6 Apr 2008
38 2:08:36 34 Satoshi Osaki JPN 3 Otsu (Lake Biwa) 2 Mar 2008
39 2:08:40 35 Arata Fujiwara JPN 2 Tokyo 17 Feb 2008
40 2:08:43 36 Richard Limo KEN 4 Rotterdam 13 Apr 2008
41 2:08:51 37 Yonas Kifle ERI 7 London 13 Apr 2008
42 2:08:53 38 Paul Biwott KEN 3 Wien 27 Apr 2008
43 2:08:54 39 Yuzo Onishi JPN 4 Otsu (Lake Biwa) 2 Mar 2008
44 2:08:55 40 Sammy Kurgat KEN 5 Hamburg 27 Apr 2008
45 2:08:56 41 Abraham Chelanga KEN 6 Paris 6 Apr 2008
46 2:08:57 42 Julius Gitahi KEN 3 Tokyo 17 Feb 2008
47 2:09:01 43 Samson Barmao KEN 7 Paris 6 Apr 2008
48 2:09:03 44 Mariko Kipchumba KEN 4 Berlin 28 Sept 2008

The information above was posted courtesy of K. Ken Nakamura, one of the true
fans of the sport of athletics.

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