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The Top 10 Fastest Male Marathon Times of All-Time

Here is a look at the Top 10 Male Marathon Times of all-time.  

All ten of the top ten have happened since 2008.  Berlin and Rotterdam are for sure the two fastest places to run a marathon according to these elite marathoners.

The top 6 fastest times ever recorded have now taken place in Berlin.

The Top 10 Male Marathon Times of All-Time

Runner (Country) Time Date Location
1. Wilson Kipsang (Kenya) 2:03:23 Sep 29, 2013 Berlin
2. Patrick Makau (Kenya) 2:03:38 Sep 25, 2011 Berlin
3. Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia) 2:03:59 Sep 28, 2008 Berlin
4. Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) 2:04:05 Sep 29, 2013 Berlin
5. Geoffrey Mutai (Kenya) 2:04:15 Sep 9, 2012 Berlin
6. Dennis Kimetto (Kenya) 2:04:16 Sep 9, 2012 Berlin
7. Ayele Abshero (Ethiopia) 2:04:23 Jan 27, 2012 Dubai
8. Duncan Kibet (Kenya) 2:04:27 Apr 5, 2009 Rotterdam
9. James Kwambai (Kenya) 2:04:27 Apr 5, 2009 Rotterdam
10. Tsegaye Kebede (Ethiopia) 2:04:38 Oct 7, 2012 Chicago

UPDATED: October 3, 2013

Related: The Top 10 Fastest Female Marathon Times of All-Time

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Joshua Holmes has completed 197 marathons/ultramarathons while running 100+ miles 43 including races such as the Badwater 135, Western States 100, The Last Annual Vol State 500K (3x). His favorite races to date are the Vol State 500K, Badwater 135, Barkley Fall Classic, Catalina Eco Marathon, Chimera 100, Across The Years, Savage Gulf Trail Marathon, Strolling Jim 40 Miler, Tunnel Hill 100, RUTS, EC100 and the Flying Monkey Marathon in his home state of Tennessee. Follow @bayou Follow @joshuaholmes on Instagram

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  1. Avatar of admin admin says:

    The fastest run would be Geoffrey Mutai’s 3:03:02 at the 2011 Boston Marathon, but the course is not an official WR course.

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