Day: December 2, 2013

MARATHON YEAR 2013

2013
With the Fukuoka Marathon just completed, the fall marathon season (at least in terms of fast times) has come to its completion.  From a competitive standpoint the Honolulu Marathon still awaits this Sunday morning December 8th.

But this is how the marathon year shook out in 2013 via the IAAF.org lists.

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Wilson Kipsang sets world record in Berlin 2013
Wilson Kipsang sets world record in Berlin 2013

Top time of the year:   2:03:23 – Wilson Kipsang, Kenya – Berlin Marathon

 3 < 2:04            2012  –    0

 9 < 2:05            2012  –   11

14 < 2:06           2012  –   24

34 < 2:07           2012  –   51

60 < 2:08           2012  –   92

111 < 2:09          2012  – 153

184 < 2:10          2012  – 225

100th best of 2013:     2:08:46 – Abebe Negewo, Ethiopia – 4th, Beijing (more…)

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