Jersey Marathon

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Jersey Marathon
Jersey Marathon 2009 g.jpg
Participants run through the town in 2009.
Date September or October
Location Jersey, Channel Islands Jersey
Event type Road
Distance Marathon
Established 2006
Course records Men: 2:18:13
Women: 2:44:33
Official site www.jersey-marathon.com

The Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon is an annual marathon staged in Jersey, Channel Islands. The 11th event will be held on 2 October 2016.

History[edit]

The inaugural event on 8 October 2006 was the first marathon staged in Jersey for 20 years.[1]

The 2006 race attracted approximately 300 runners, and was won by Garry Payne in a time of 2:44:32. In 2007 the men's race was won by Andrew Hennessy with a time of 2:36:45 and the women's race by Michelle Buckle in 03:04:11.

In 2008 Andrew Hennessy retained his title.

The 2009 event took place on 27 September.

The 2011 marathon attracted over 300 off-island runners,[2] and saw 352 finishers in the main event.[3]

The course[edit]

The course starts and finishes at Weighbridge Place, St. Helier, and is set out over the town streets, central, north and west of the island.[4]

Results[edit]

Edition Year Date Time (h:m:s) Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner
10 2015 Oct 4 2:18:13 Aleksey Troshkin 2:48:25 Hilda Cheboi
9 2014 Oct 5 2:18:32 Aleksey Troshkin 2:47:48 Getenesh Tamirat
8 2013 Oct 6 2:24:23 Reuben Chumba 2:44:33 Svetlana Pretot
7 2012 Oct 7 2:24:43 Tomas Abyu 2:53:36 Shona Crombie-Hicks [5]
6 2011 Oct 2 2:32:05 Jethro Lennox 2:53:36 Shona Crombie-Hicks [6]
5 2010 Oct 3 2:31:30 Jan Pichl 2:57:18 Claire Forbes
4 2009 Sep 27 2:33:29 Joseph Kibunja [7] 3:00:02 Claire Forbes [8]
3 2008 Oct 5 2:29:05 Andrew Hennessey [9] 2:58:44 Jo Gorrod
2 2007 Oct 7 2:36:45 Andrew Hennessey 3:04:11 Michelle Buckle [10]
1 2006 Sep 8 2:44:32 Garry Payne 3:03:48 Michelle Buckle [11]

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