The fastest marathons ever (and where the runners come from)

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All-Time Marathon Top 10

The all-time men’s marathon top 10, following the Frankfurt Marathon this weekend:


 

 

 

 

 

 

1. 2:03:38 Patrick Makau (Kenya)    25 Sept 11
2. 2:04:42 Wilson Kipsang (Kenya)    30 October 11
3. 2:03:59 Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia)    28 September 08
=4. 2:04:27 Duncan Kibet (Kenya)    5 April 09
=4. 2:04:27 James Kwambai (Kenya)    5 April 09
6. 2:04:40 Emmanuel Mutai (Kenya)    17 April 11
=7. 2:04:55 Paul Tergat (Kenya)    28 September 03
=7. 2:04:55 Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya)    11 April 10
9. 2:04:56 Sammy Korir (Kenya)    28 September 03
10. 2:05:04 Abel Kirui (Kenya)     5 April 09

And for those runners whose times don’t count because they were achieved on an ‘aided course’:

2:03:02 G. Mutai 18 April 11
2:03:06 Moses Mosop (Kenya) 18 April 11
2:04:53 Gebre Gebremariam (Ethiopia) 18 April 11

Astonishing!

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