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: 2:29:05
Women: 2:53:36
Official site www.jersey-marathon.com

The Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon is an annual marathon staged in Jersey, Channel Islands. The 7th event will be held on 7 October 2012.

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]

Men

  • 2011 — Jethro Lennox → 2:32:05
  • 2010 — Jan Pichl → 2:31:30
  • 2009 — Joseph Kibunja → 2:33:29[5]
  • 2008 — Dr Andrew Hennessey → 2:29:05[6]
  • 2007 — Dr Andrew Hennessey → 2:36:45
  • 2006 — Garry Payne → 2:44:32

Women

  • 2011 — Shona Crombie-Hicks → 2:53:36
  • 2010 — Claire Forbes → 2:57:17
  • 2009 — Claire Forbes → 2:59:59[7]
  • 2008 — Jo Gorrod → 2:58:44
  • 2007 — Michelle Buckle → 3:04:11[8]
  • 2006 — Michelle Buckle → 3:03:48[9]

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