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World leading times 2017

The lists presented below provide a glimpse into the world of global road-racing activity. The lists focus primarily on the half-marathon and marathon, as those represent the primary event membership within AIMS. However, the 10 km road distance is also popular. The lists were prepared based upon available results, and will be updated quarterly or monthly. Amendments, corrections, and additions are always welcome; there is no such thing as a “perfect” or “complete” list, as accumulation of new information continually provides new perspective. Please send information to aimssec@aol.com

Results believed correct as of 31 March 2017

World leading times: Marathon (Men)

Present world record:

Dennis Kimetto (KEN), 2:02:57, Berlin, 29 SEP 2014

2:03:58   Wilson KIPSANG         KEN     1   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:04:11   Tamirat TOLA           ETH     1   Dubai           20 JAN
2:05:51   Gideon KIPKETER        KEN     2   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:05:54   Amos Choge KIPRUTO     KEN     1   Seoul           19 MAR
2:06:03   Felix KANDIE           KEN     2   Seoul           19 MAR
2:06:05   Mark KORIR             KEN     3   Seoul           19 MAR
2:06:07   Norbert Kipkoech KIGEN KEN     4   Seoul           19 MAR
2:06:25   Dickson CHUMBA         KEN     3   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:06:27   Wilson LOYANAE         KEN     5   Seoul           19 MAR
2:06:42   Evans CHEBET           KEN     4   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:06:46   Mule WASIHUN           ETH     2   Dubai           20 JAN
2:07:33   Jacob KENDAGOR         KEN     6   Seoul           19 MAR
2:07:39   Alfers LAGAT           KEN     5   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:07:43   Titus EKIRU            KEN     1   Sevilla         19 FEB
2:07:48   Tariku KINFU           ETH     2   Sevilla         19 FEB
2:08:04   Sisay LEMMA            ETH     3   Dubai           20 JAN
2:08:09   Sisay JIGSA            ETH     4   Dubai           20 JAN
2:08:10   Bernard KIPYEGO        KEN     6   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:08:14   Yohannes GHEBREGERGISH ERI     7   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:08:22   Hiroto INOUE           JPN     8   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:08:26   Kipkempoi KIPSANG      KEN     3   Sevilla         19 FEB
2:08:27   Lemi BERHANU           ETH     1   Xiamen          02 JAN
2:08:39   Mark LOKWANAMOI        KEN     5   Dubai           20 JAN
2:08:45   Tsegaye KEBEDE         ETH     9   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:08:52   Victor KIPCHIRCHIR     KEN     7   Seoul           19 MAR
2:08:55   Gebresadik ABRAHA      ETH     1   Marrakech       29 JAN
2:08:57   Jonah Kipkemoi CHESUM  KEN     1   Barcelona       12 MAR
2:09:06   Ezekiel CHEBII         KEN     1   Otsu            05 MAR
2:09:12   Hiroyuki YAMAMOTO      JPN     10  Tokyo           26 FEB
2:09:15   Vincent KIPRUTO        KEN     2   Otsu            05 MAR
2:09:23   Mekuant AYENEW         ETH     6   Dubai           20 JAN
2:09:24   Jacob Cheshari KIRUI   KEN     2   Barcelona       12 MAR
2:09:27   Yuta SHITARA           JPN     11  Tokyo           26 FEB
2:09:31   Solomon DEKSISA        ETH     12  Tokyo           26 FEB
2:09:32   Alphonce SIMBU         TAN     1   Mumbai          15 JAN
2:09:32   Kentaro NAKAMOTO       JPN     1   Oita            05 FEB
2:09:37   Hikadu KEBEDE          ETH     1   Rabat           05 MAR
2:09:39   Sammy KORIR            KEN     2   Rabat           05 MAR
2:09:44   Samuel GETACHEW        ETH     3   Rabat           05 MAR
2:09:46   Yuma HATORI            JPN     13  Tokyo           26 FEB
2:09:47   Bernard TOO            KEN     1   Brescia         12 MAR
2:09:48   Douglas CHEBII         KEN     4   Sevilla         19 FEB
2:09:49   Afework MESFIN         ETH     1   Chongqing       19 MAR
2:09:50   Joshua KIPKORIR        KEN     2   Mumbai          15 JAN
2:09:52   Julius TUWEI           KEN     2   Chongqing       19 MAR
2:09:54   Yuki KAWAUCHI          JPN     1   Matsuyama       12 FEB
2:09:56   Josphat LETTING        KEN     4   Rabat           05 MAR
2:09:56   Filex KIPTOTICH        KEN     8   Seoul           19 MAR
2:09:59   Munyo MUTAI            UGA     3   Otsu            05 MAR

World leading times: Marathon (Women)

Present world record (mixed competition):

Paula Radcliffe (GBR), 2:15:25, London, 13 APR 2003

Present world record (women-only race):

Paula Radcliffe (GBR), 2:17:42, London, 17 APR 2005

2:19:47   Sarah CHEPCHIRCHIR     KEN     1   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:21:17   Eunice KIRWA           BRN     1   Nagoya          12 MAR
2:21:19   Berhane DIBABA         ETH     2   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:21:36   Yuka ANDO              JPN     2   Nagoya          12 MAR
2:22:36   Worknesh DEGEFA        ETH     1   Dubai           20 JAN
2:22:57   Shure DEMISE           ETH     2   Dubai           20 JAN
2:23:09   Amane GOBENA           ETH     3   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:23:13   Yebrgual MELESE        ETH     3   Dubai           20 JAN
2:23:47   Mao KIYOTA             JPN     3   Nagoya          12 MAR
2:24:04   Tadelech BEKELE        ETH     4   Dubai           20 JAN
2:24:22   Risa SHIGETOMO         JPN     1   Osaka           29 JAN
2:25:04   Helen BEKELE           ETH     1   Barcelona       12 MAR
2:25:12   Hirut TIBEBU           ETH     5   Dubai           20 JAN
2:25:44   Misato HORIE           JPN     2   Osaka           29 JAN
2:25:45   Hiwot GEBREKIDAN       ETH     1   Tiberias        06 JAN
2:25:52   Margaret AGAI          KEN     1   Seoul           19 MAR
2:25:57   Ashete BEKERE          ETH     2   Seoul           19 MAR
2:25:58   Meseret MENGISTU       ETH     1   Xiamen          02 JAN
2:26:09   Sayaka KUWAHAA         JPN     4   Nagoya          12 MAR
2:26:19   Hanae TANAKA           JPN     3   Osaka           29 JAN
2:26:22   Rael KIYARA            KEN     1   Chongqing       19 MAR
2:26:27   Workenesh EDESA        ETH     2   Xiamen          02 JAN
2:26:44   Meselech TSEGAYE       ETH     2   Barcelona       12 MAR
2:26:47   Melkam GIZAW           ETH     3   Xiamen          02 JAN
2:26:52   Mercy KIBARUS          KEN     3   Seoul           19 MAR
2:26:53   Serena BURLA           USA     4   Osaka           29 JAN
2:26:55   Aberu MERKURIA         ETH     4   Seoul           19 MAR
2:26:58   Roza DEREJE            ETH     6   Dubai           20 JAN
2:27:04   Aberash Fayesa ROBI    ETH     3   Barcelona       12 MAR
2:27:08   Ayaka FUJIMOTO         JPN     4   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:27:18   Anne BERERWE           KEN     2   Chongqing       19 MAR
2:27:35   Hisami IHII            JPN     5   Nagoya          12 MAR
2:27:37   Marta LEMA             ETH     5   Tokyo           26 FEB
2:27:54   Miharu HIMOKADO        JPN     6   Nagoya          12 MAR

World leading times: Half marathon (Men)

Present world record:

Zersenay Tadese (ERI), 58:23, Lisboa, 21 MAR 2010

59:10     Bedan KAROKI           KEN     1   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
59:19     Yigrem DEMELASH        ETH     2   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
59:26     Augustine CHOGE        KEN     3   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
59:50     Solomon YEGO           KEN     4   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
59:56     Geoffrey YEGON         KEN     1   Den Haag        12 MAR
59:59     Edwin KIPTOO           KEN     2   Den Haag        12 MAR
1:00:00   Callum HAWKINS         GBR     1   Marugame        05 FEB
1:00:01   Jake ROBERTSON         NZL     1   Lisboa          19 MAR
1:00:04   Nguse AMSOLOM          ERI     5   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:00:04   Feyisa LILESA          ETH     1   New York        19 MAR
1:00:05   Edwin KIPYEGO          KEN     6   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:00:07   Shadrack KIMINING      KEN     7   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:00:08   Callum HAWKINS         GBR     2   New York        19 MAR
1:00:11   James MWANGI           KEN     2   Lisboa          19 MAR
1:00:24   Edwin KOECH            KEN     1   Verona          12 FEB  
1:00:28   Mohamed ZIANI          MAR     1   Marrakech       29 JAN
1:00:28   Teshome MEKONEN        ETH     3   New York        19 MAR
1:00:38   Morris GACHAGA         KEN     1   Paris           05 MAR
1:00:40   Paul LONYANGATA        KEN     2   Paris           05 MAR
1:00:42   Alex KORIO             KEN     3   Paris           05 MAR
1:00:45   Edwin KOECH            KEN     3   Lisboa          19 MAR
1:00:46   Tadu ABATE             ETH     4   Lisboa          19 MAR
1:00:48   James RUNGARU          KEN     3   Den Haag        12 MAR
1:00:52   Leonard LANGAT         KEN     1   Barcelona       12 FEB 
1:00:54   Meshack KOECH          KEN     2   Barcelona       12 FEB
1:00:55   Stephen SAMBU          KEN     4   New York        19 MAR
1:00:56   Peter Cheruiyot KIRUI  KEN     1   Santa Pola      22 JAN
1:00:57   Kenta MURAYAMA         JPN     5   New York        19 MAR
1:00:58   Atsedu TSEGAYE         ETH     2   Marugame        05 FEB
1:00:59   Joel KIMURER           KEN     3   Marugame        05 FEB
1:00:59   Joel KIMUTAI           KEN     3   Barcelona       12 FEB
1:01:00   Abraham KIPYATCH       KEN     4   Marugame        05 FEB
Other Performances
59:18     Guye ADOLA             ETH     1   Ostia           12 MAR
59:31     Justus KANGOGO         KEN     2   Ostia           12 MAR
1:00:13   Peter NDOROBO          KEN     3   Ostia           12 MAR
1:00:57   Philip KANGOGO         KEN     4   Ostia           12 MAR

World leading times: Half marathon (Women)

Present world record (mixed competition):

Joyciline Jepkosgei (KEN), 1:04:52, Prague, 01 APR 2017 (pending ratification)

Present world record (women-only race):

Lornah Kiplagat (NED), 1:06:25, Udine, 14 OCT 2007

1:04:52   Joyciline JEPKOSGEI    KEN     1   Prague          01 APR
1:05:06   Peres JEPCHIRCHIR      KEN     1   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:05:13   Mary KEITANY           KEN     2   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:06:08   Joyciline JEPKOSGEI    KEN     3   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:06:43   Jemima SUMGONG         KEN     4   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:06:50   Tirunesh DIBABA        ETH     5   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:07:35   Brigit KOSGEI          KEN     1   Verbiana        12 MAR
1:07:42   Ruth CHEPNGETICH       KEN     1   Milano          19 MAR
1:07:48   Helah KIPROP           KEN     6   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:07:58   Veronicah  WANJIRU     KEN     1   Houston         15 JAN
1:08:06   Dera DIDA              ETH     2   Houston         15 JAN
1:08:07   Eunice Jepkirui KIRWA  BRN     1   Marugame        05 FEB
1:08:08   Ruth CHEPNGETICH       KEN     1   Paris           05 MAR
1:08:15   Florence KIPLAGAT      KEN     1   Barcelona       12 FEB
1:08:19   Molly HUDDLE           USA     1   New York        19 MAR
1:08:21   Emily SISSON           USA     2   New York        19 MAR
1:08:27   Amy CRAGG              USA     2   Marugame        05 FEB
1:08:37   Rose CHELIMO           BRN     7   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:08:38   Mary WACERA            KEN     3   Houston         15 JAN
1:08:40   Jordan HASAY           USA     4   Houston         15 JAN
1:09:01   Mamitu DASKA           ETH     5   Houston         15 JAN
1:09:05   Vivian KIPLAGAT        KEN     2   Verbiana        12 MAR
1:09:06   Ruth CHEPNGETICH       KEN     1   Adana           08 JAN
1:09:13   Diane NKURI            BDI     3   New York        19 MAR
1:09:15   Mimi GEBREGIORGIOS     BRN     1   Verona          12 FEB
1:09:25   Betty LEMPUS           KEN     2   Milano          19 MAR
1:09:31   Stellah BARSOSIO       KEN     1   Limassol        19 MAR
1:09:33   Veronicah WANJIRU      KEN     8   Ras Al Khaimah  10 FEB
1:09:37   Edna KIPLAGAT          KEN     4   New York        19 MAR
1:09:43   Mare DIBABA            ETH     1   Lisboa          19 MAR
1:09:44   Vivian CHERUIYOT       KEN     2   Lisboa          19 MAR
1:09:46   Muliye DEKEBO          ETH     6   Houston         15 JAN
1:09:49   Antonina KWAMBAI       KEN     1   Santa Pola      22 JAN
1:09:49   Dibaba KUMA            ETH     2   Barcelona       12 FEB
1:09:54   Karolina NADOLSKA      KEN     1   Poznan          26 MAR 
1:09:55   Afera GODFAY           ETH     3   Lisboa          19 MAR
1:09:58   Aliphine BOLTON        USA     7   Houston         15 JAN
1:09:58   Sarah LAHTI            SWE     6   New York        19 MAR
1:09:56   Angela TANUI           KEN     2   Adana           08 JAN
1:09:58   Aliphine TULIAMUK      USA     7   Houston         15 JAN
Other performances:
1:07:01   Gladys KIPRONO         KEN     1   Ostia           12 MAR
1:07:43   Anglea TANUI           KEN     2   Ostia           12 MAR
1:08:46   Aselefech MERGIA       ETH     3   Ostia           12 MAR
1:09:01   Rewbecca KANGOGO       KEN     4   Ostia           12 MAR
1:09:10   Muliye DEKEBO          ETH     5   Ostia           12 MAR

World leading times: 10km (Men)

Present world record:

Leonard Patrick Komon (KEN), 26:45, Utrecht, 26 SEP 2010

27:52     Nicholas KOSIMBEI      KEN     1   Valencia        08 JAN
28:00     Stephen ARISA          KEN     2   Valencia        08 JAN

World leading times: 10km (Women)

Present world record (mixed competition):

Paula Radcliffe (GBR), 30:21, San Juan (PUR), 23 Feb 2003

Present world record (women-only race):

Asmae Leghzaoui (MAR), 30:29, New York, 8 Jun 2002

31:41     Mary WACERA            KEN     1   San JUAN        26 FEB
31:43     Susan KRUMINS          NED     1   Schoorl         12 FEB

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