|Date||Third Sunday in February|
The Kyoto Marathon (京都マラソン Kyōto Marason) is an annual marathon sporting event for men and women over the classic distance of 42.195 kilometres which is held in mid February in Kyoto, Japan. The course starts at Nishikyogoku Athletic Stadium and pass through Kyoto Botanical Gardens and the right bank of Kamo river and finishes near Heian Jingu. It was one of the top ten most expensive of the world's biggest marathons by entry cost in 2015.
An event with the same name was held from 1969 to 1982.
Key: Course record
|Edition||Date||Men's winner||Time (h:m:s)||Women's winner||Time (h:m:s)|
|1st||11 March 2012||Junichi Ushiyama (JPN)||2:26:21||Reiko Kobayashi (JPN)||2:48:47|
|2nd||10 March 2013||Shingo Igarashi (JPN)||2:20:30||Reiko Kobayashi (JPN)||2:49:06|
|3rd||16 February 2014||Hiroki Yokoyama (JPN)||2:25:18||Yukari Nomura (JPN)||2:49:10|
|4th||15 February 2015||Hiroki Yokoyama (JPN)||2:21:14||Ai Furukubo (JPN)||2:45:30|
|5th||21 February 2016||Daisuke Uekado (JPN)||2:17:54||Hisayo Matsumoto (JPN)||2:50:41|
|6th||19 February 2017||Kosuke Murasashi (JPN)||2:20:32||Yuria Ikuno (JPN)||2:45:15|
|7th||18 February 2018||Shunsuke Hisamoto (JPN)||2:23:44||Izumi Nakajima (JPN)||2:51:57|
Kyoto Marathon (1969–1982)
|1||March 9, 1969||Seiji Fukada||Japan||2:17:43.8|
|2||February 8, 1970||Kokichi Uchino||Japan||2:16:55.8|
|3||February 7, 1971||Hayami Tanimura||Japan||2:13:45.2||Course record|
|4||February 6, 1972||Susumu Sato||Japan||2:17:37|
|5||February 5, 1973||Jack Foster||New Zealand||2:14:53.4|
|6||February 3, 1974||Matti Vuorenmaa||Finland||2:15:10.8|
|7||February 9, 1975||Mineteru Sakamoto||Japan||2:17:15.4|
|8||February 8, 1976||Hatsuo Okubo||Japan||2:16:50.2|
|9||February 13, 1977||Bill Rodgers||United States||2:14:26.2|
|10||February 12, 1978||David Chettle||Australia||2:16:00.4|
|11||February 11, 1979||Masahiko Furuta||Japan||2:18:08.2|
|12||February 10, 1980||Kazuo Takatori||Japan||2:15:23|
|13||February 15, 1981||Koshiro Kawaguchi||Japan||2:18:14|
|14||February 11, 1982||Masahiko Furuta||Japan||2:17:58||2nd victory|
- "Running costs: what are the world's most expensive marathons?". The Guardian. 17 March 2015.
- "Sakamoto Wins Marathon". The New York Times. February 10, 1975.
- Kyoto Marathon official website
- "Do you Kyoto?" (PDF). Distance Running 2015 Edition 2. Association of International Marathons and Distance Races. April 2015. pp. 18–19. Retrieved 2016-08-28.
- List of Certified Marathon Courses in 2016 — International Association of Athletics Federations