Nairobi Marathon

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Nairobi Marathon is an annual road running competition over the marathon distance held in October in Nairobi, Kenya. First held in 2003, the competition expanded and now includes a half marathon race along with the main race.[1]

Nairobi Marathon
DateLate November
LocationNairobi, Kenya
Event typeRoad
DistanceMarathon, Half marathon
Primary sponsorStandard Chartered
Established2003
Course recordsMen's: 2:10:12 (2009)
Kenya Moses Kigen
Women's: 2:28:04 (2012)
Kenya Alice Chelangat
Official siteNairobi Marathon
Participants544 (2019)
499 (2018)

It was part of "The Greatest Race on Earth", fully sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank. The other three legs of this four-marathon race were the Hong Kong Marathon, the Mumbai Marathon and the Singapore Marathon.

Past winnersEdit

MarathonEdit

 
Alice Chelangat was the inaugural women's marathon winner.

Key:   Course record

Edition Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
1st 2003   Philip Kirui (KEN) 2:15:40   Alice Chelangat (KEN) 2:41:27
2nd 2004   Benjamin Kemboi (KEN) 2:11:50   Joyce Chepchumba (KEN) 2:39:27
3rd 2005   Samson Barmao (KEN) 2:12:15   Caroline Kilel (KEN) 2:36:08
4th 2006   Hosea Rotich (KEN) 2:10:17   Irene Kosgei (KEN) 2:32:42
5th 2007   John Thuita (KEN) 2:15:50   Rose Chesire (KEN) 2:44:14
6th 2008   Samson Tuiyange (KEN) 2:10:30   Emmah Kiruki (KEN) 2:33:42
7th 2009   Moses Kigen (KEN) 2:10:12   Irene Kosgei (KEN) 2:28:57
8th 2010   David Barmasai (KEN) 2:10:31   Helena Kirop (KEN) 2:31:11
9th 2011   Ernest Kebenei (KEN) 2:10:55   Margaret Toroitich (KEN) 2:30:17
10th 2012   Wesley Langat (KEN) 2:10:40   Alice Chelangat (KEN) 2:28:04
11th 2013   Kenneth Mungara (KEN) 2:11:40   Winfrida Kwamboka (KEN) 2:33:18
12th 2014   Peter Kosgei (KEN) 2:12:24   Edith Irungu (KEN) 2:32:02
13th 2015   Joshua Kipkorir (KEN) 2:13:25   Elizabeth Rumokol (KEN) 2:29:32
14th 2016   Robert Kipkemboi (KEN) 2:13:27   Jane Seurey (KEN) 2:34:18
15th 2017   Brimin Kipkorir (KEN) 2:12:39   Celestine Jepchirchir (KEN) 2:31:41
16th 2018   Elisha Barno (KEN) 2:14:19   Josephine Chepkoech (KEN) 2:33:11
17th 2019   Brimin Kipkorir (KEN) 2:10:43   Purity Jebichii (KEN) 2:30:34

Half marathonEdit

Key:   Course record

Edition Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
1st 2004   Evans Cheruiyot (KEN) 1:04:21   Rita Jeptoo (KEN) 1:16:24
2nd 2005   Charles Kiama (KEN) 1:01:34   Lineth Chepkurui (KEN) 1:13:33
3rd 2006   Philemon Baaru (KEN) 1:01:21   Beatrice Rutto (KEN) 1:10:49
4th 2007   Moses Kigen (KEN) 1:05:58   Alice Serser (KEN) 1:18:04
5th 2008   Peter Chesang (KEN) 1:02:23   Paskalia Chepkorir (KEN) 1:11:07
6th 2009   Ernest Kebenei (KEN) 1:01:54   Magdaline Chemjor (KEN) 1:12:18
7th 2010   Michael Kiprop (KEN) 1:02:15   Chemtah Rionutukei (KEN) 1:12:47
8th 2011   Dennis Kimetto (KEN) 1:01:31   Elizabeth Chelagat (KEN) 1:12:10
9th 2012   Mathew Kiprotich (KEN) 1:02:19   Paskalia Chepkorir (KEN) 1:08:12
10th 2013   Solomon Mutai (UGA) 1:02:55   Correti Jepkoech (KEN) 1:11:52
11th 2014   Barselius Kipyego (KEN) 1:03:12   Lydia Wafula (KEN) 1:14:52
12th 2015   Patrick Kipng'eno (KEN) 1:02:42   Purity Changwony (KEN) 1:11:17
13th 2016   Reuben Limaa (KEN) 1:02:53   Betty Lempus (KEN) 1:12:26
14th 2017   Felix Kibitok (KEN) 1:03:26   Valary Aiyabei (KEN) 1:11:04
15th 2018   Mathew Kimutai (KEN) 1:04:57   Valary Aiyabei (KEN) 1:12:06
16th 2019   Andrew Kwemoi (KEN) 1:01:52   Sheila Chepkirui (KEN) 1:11:51

ReferencesEdit

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