Enschede Marathon

The Enschede Marathon is an annual marathon race held in the city of Enschede, Netherlands. The race is the distance of a typical marathon (42 km, 195 metres). It has been held annually since 1991, after being bi-annual for the previous 44 years. The race crosses the German border through the city of Gronau. There has been a women's competition since 1981.

Enschede Marathon
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John Kelai winning the marathon of 2005
LocationEnschede, Netherlands
Event typeRoad
DistanceMarathon, Half marathon, 10K run, 5K run
Course recordsMen's: 2:07:20 (2011)
Uganda Stephen Kiprotich
Women's: 2:27:00 (2019)
Kenya Caroline Chepkwony
Official siteEnschede Marathon
Participants133 (2019)

Ugandan Stephen Kiprotich is the current course record holder with his winning time of 2:07:20 hours from 2011.[1] Russia's Lidya Vasilevskaya holds the women's best mark for the course with her time of 2:29:23 hours from 2002.

Past winnersEdit

Key:   Course record


  1. ^ Tempomacher überrascht alle (in German). Westfaelische Nachrichten. Retrieved on 2011-04-22.
List of winners

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