Nairobi Marathon

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Nairobi Marathon is an annual road running competition over the marathon distance which 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]

It was part of the "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 winners[edit]

Marathon[edit]

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 Kipchumba Kemboi (KEN) 2:11:50  Chimokil Chilapong (KEN) 2:39:09
3rd 2005  Samson Kiprono Barmao (KEN) 2:12:15  Caroline Cheptanui Kilel (KEN) 2:36:08
4th 2006  Hosea Kiprop Rotich (KEN) 2:10:21  Irene Jerotich Kosgei (KEN) 2:32:39
5th 2007  John Njoroge Thuita (KEN) 2:15:50  Rose Jepkemboi Chesire (KEN) 2:44:14
6th 2008  Kikwei Tuiyange (KEN) 2:10:30  Emma Muthoni (KEN) 2:33:42
7th 2009  Moses Kipkosgei Kigen (KEN) 2:10:12  Irene Jerotich Kosgei (KEN) 2:28:57
8th 2010  David Tumo Barmasai (KEN) 2:10:31  Helena Kirop (KEN) 2:31:11
9th 2011  Ernest Kebenei (KEN) 2:10:54  Margaret Karie Toroitich (KEN) 2:30:17
10th 2012  Wesley Kibet (KEN) 2:10:40  Salome Jerono (KEN) 2:26:41
11th 2013  Kenneth Mungara (KEN) 2:11:40  Winifrida Kwamboka (KEN) 2:33:18

Half marathon[edit]

Key:       Course record

Edition Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
1st 2004  Evans Kiprop Cheruiyot (KEN) 1:04:21  Rita Jeptoo Sitienei (KEN) 1:16:24
2nd 2005  Charles Munyeki Kiama (KEN) 1:01:34  Lineth Chepkurui (KEN) 1:13:33
3rd 2006  Philemon Gitia Baaru (KEN) 1:01:21  Beatrice Jepkorir Rutto (KEN) 1:10:49
4th 2007  Moses Kipkosgei Kigen (KEN) 1:05:58  Alice Serser (KEN) 1:18:04
5th 2008  Peter Kurui Chesang (KEN) 1:02:23  Pascalia Jepkorir (KEN) 1:11:07
6th 2009  Ernest Kiprugut Kebenei (KEN) 1:01:54  Magdaline Jepkorir Chemjor (KEN) 1:12:18
7th 2010  Michael Tiony Kiprop (KEN) 1:02:15  Chemtah Rionutukei (KEN) 1:12:47
8th 2011  Dennis Kipruto (KEN) 1:01:31  Elizabeth Chelagat (KEN) 1:12:10
9th 2012  Mathew Kiprotich (KEN) 1:02:19  Pascalia Jepkorir (KEN) 1:08:12
10th 2013  Solomon Mutai (KEN) 1:02:55  Corret Jepkoeach (KEN) 1:11:52

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