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 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 Kemboi (KEN) 2:11:50  Chimokil Chilapong (KEN) 2:39:09
3rd 2005  Samson Barmao (KEN) 2:12:15  Caroline Kilel (KEN) 2:36:08
4th 2006  Hosea Rotich (KEN) 2:10:21  Irene Kosgei (KEN) 2:32:39
5th 2007  John Thuita (KEN) 2:15:50  Rose Chesire (KEN) 2:44:14
6th 2008  Kikwei Tuiyange (KEN) 2:10:30  Emma Muthoni (KEN) 2:33:42
7th 2009  Moses Kigen (KEN) 2:10:12  Irene Kosgei (KEN) 2:28:57
8th 2010  Josiah Otieno (KEN) 2:10:31  Helena Kirop (KEN) 2:31:11
9th 2011  Ernest Kebenei (KEN) 2:10:54  Margaret Toroitich (KEN) 2:30:17
10th 2012  Wesley Kibet (KEN) 2:10:40  Lineth Chepkurui (KEN) 2:26:41
11th 2013  Kenneth Mungara (KEN) 2:11:40  Winifrida Kwamboka (KEN) 2:33:18
12th 2014  Peter Kosgei (KEN) 2:12:24  Edith Irungu (KEN) 2:32:02
13th 2015  Joshua Kipkorir (KEN) 2:13:25  Elizabeth Rumukoi (KEN) 2:29:32

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 Cheruiyot (KEN) 1:04:21  Rita Jeptoo (KEN) 1:16:24
2nd 2005  Charles Kiama (KEN) 1:01:34  Lineth Chepkurui (KEN) 1:13:33
3rd 2006  Philemon Baaru (KEN) 1:01:21  Beatrice Rutto (KEN) 1:10:49
4th 2007  Moses Kigen (KEN) 1:05:58  Alice Serser (KEN) 1:18:04
5th 2008  Peter Chesang (KEN) 1:02:23  Paskalia Chepkorir (KEN) 1:11:07
6th 2009  Ernest Kebenei (KEN) 1:01:54  Magdaline Chemjor (KEN) 1:12:18
7th 2010  Michael 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  Paskalia Chepkorir (KEN) 1:08:12
10th 2013  Josiah Otieno (KEN) 1:02:55  Corret Jepkoeach (KEN) 1:11:52
11th 2014  Barselius Kipyego (KEN) 1:03:12  Lydia Simiyu (KEN) 1:14:52
12th 2015  Patrick Kipng'eno (KEN) 1:02:42  Purity Changwony (KEN) 1:11:17

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