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Eliude Kipchoge Wins Chicago Marathon 2014

Eliude Kipchoge Wins the 2014 Chicago Marathon

Eliude Kipchoge Wins Chicago Marathon 2014


Eliude Kipchoge Wins 2014 Chicago Marathon

Kenya’s Eliude Kipchoge won the 2014 Chicago Marathon on Saturday in a time of 2:04:11.

The 29-year old ran a 1:02:11 first half and finished it with a slight negative split of 1:02:00 over the last 13.1 miles. It was a tight top-3 with less than 21 seconds separating the three.

His fellow countrymen helped sweep the podium with second place going to Sammy Kitwara in 2:04:28 and third place going to Dickson Chumba in 2:04:32.

The highest finishing American was Bobby Curtis finishing in 9th place in 2:11:20.

Rita Jeptoo Top Woman at 2014 Chicago Marathon

On the women’s side, the great Rita Jeptoo (Kenya) won the Chicago Marathon in a time of 2:24:35.

Second place went to Ethiopia’s Mare Dibaba in 2:25:37 and third place to Kenyan Florence Kiplagat in 2:25:57.

Highest finished American woman was Amy Hastings in 5th place with a time of 2:27:03.

Full Results from the 2014 Chicago Marathon (HERE)

Both winners won $100,000 each for their wins. Jeptoo won an additional $55,000 for the series win.

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Rita Jeptoo Wins the 2014 Boston Marathon (Top Female Results)

Rita Jeptoo Wins the 2014 Boston Marathon (Top Female Results)

Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo won the 118th Boston Marathon for the women moments ago with a course record time of 2:18:57. It was Rita’s third Boston Marathon win and back to back win after winning last year as well.

Second and third place went to Ethiopia’s Buzunesh Deba and Mare Dibaba respectively.

Top 10 Boston Marathon Female Finishers
1. Rita Jeptoo (KEN) 2:18:57
2. Buzunesh Deba (ETH) 2:19:59
3. Mare Dibaba (ETH) 2:20:35
4. Jemima Jelagat Sumgong 2:20:41
5. Meselech Melkamu (ETH) 2:21:28
6. Aleksandra Duliba (BLR) 2:21:29
7. Shalane Flanagan (USA) 2:22:02
8. Sharon Cherop (KEN) 2:23:00
9. Philes Ongori (KEN) 2:23:22
10. Desiree Linden (USA) 2:23:54

Meb Keflezighi Wins the 2014 Boston Marathon (Top 10 Male Results)

Congrats to Rita on the repeat and her third Boston Marathon finish. Props also to American Shalane Flanagan who ran an extremely strong race leading from the start until around mile 20 as well as to fellow American Desiree Linden on her top 10 finish..

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Dennis Kimetto Wins 2013 Chicago Marathon (Results)

Dennis Kimetto Wins 2013 Chicago Marathon (Results)

Kenyan Dennis Kimetto won the 2013 Chicago Marathon on Sunday while setting a course record in the process of 2:03:45.

Kimetto was able to hold off fellow countryman Emannuel Mutai who finished on his heels in 2:03:52.

Third place went to Kenya’s Sammy Kitwara in 2:05:16.

First USA finisher was Dathan Ritzenhein in 2:09:45 (5th place overall).

2013 Chicago Marathon Top 10 Men

  1. Dennis Kimetto (Kenya) – 2:03:45 (CR)
  2. Emannuel Mutai (Kenya) – 2:03:52
  3. Sammy Kitwara (Kenya) – 2:05:16
  4. Micah Kogo (Kenya) – 2:06:56
  5. Dathan Ritzenhein (USA) – 2:09:45
  6. Ayele Abshero (Ethiopia) – 2:10:10
  7. Hiroaki Sano (Japan) – 2:10:29
  8. Moses Mosop (Kenya) – 2:11:19
  9. Yoshinori Oda (Japan) – 2:11:29
  10. Matt Tegankamp (USA) – 2:12:28

The female winner of the 2013 Chicago Marathon was Rita Jeptoo, from Kenya, who broke 2 hours 20 min in 2:19:57.

She finished nearly a minute ahead of countrywoman Jemima Sumgong Jelegat (2:20:48). Third place female went to Russia’s Maria Konovalova in 2:22:46.

First USA woman to cross the tape was Clara Santucci in 2:31:39.

2013 Chicago Marathon Top 10 Women

  1. Rita Jeptoo (Kenya) – 2:19:57
  2. Jemima Sumgong Jelegat (Kenya) – 2:20:48
  3. Maria Konovalova (Russia) – 2:22:46
  4. Aliaksandra Duliba (BLR) – 2:23:44
  5. Atsede Baysa (Ethiopia) – 2:26:42
  6. Ehitu Kiros Reda (Ethiopia) – 2:27:42
  7. Yukiko Akaba (Japan) – 2:27:49
  8. Abebech Afework (Ethiopia) – 2:28:38
  9. Clara Santucci (USA) – 2:31:39
  10. Melissa White (USA) – 2:32:37

Congrats to these elite finishers along with every single male and female who started and finished the Chicago Marathon today.

Lookup and view all 2013 Chicago Marathon Results HERE

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Rita Jeptoo Wins the 2013 Boston Marathon – Crosses Tape – Run It Fast

Rita Jeptoo Wins Boston Marathon (Elite Female Results)

Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo came from behind, making up a large gap behind Columbia’s Caballero, to win the 2013 Boston Marathon for the women. It is her second Boston Marathon win. The first coming back in 2006.

  1. Rita Jeptoo (KENYA) – 2:26:24
  2. Meseret Hailu (ETHIOPIA) – 2:26:58
  3. Sharon Cherop (KENYA) – 2:27:01
  4. Shalane Flanagan (USA) – 2:27:08
  5. Tirfi Tsegaye (ETHIOPIA) – 2:28:09
  6. Kara Goucher (USA) – 2:28:11
  7. Madai Perez (MEXICO) – 2:28:59
  8. Diane Nukuri-Johnson (BDI)- 2:29:54
  9. Ana Dulce Felix – (PORTUGAL) – 2:30:05
  10. Sabrina Mockenhaupt (DEU) – 2:30:09

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Boston Marathon 2013 – BAA – Logo – Run It Fast – Weave

Elite Runners at the 117th Boston Marathon

Below is the complete list of elite men and women runners for the 117th Boston Marathon that takes place on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

2013 Elite Boston Marathon Men
Name Personal Record/Best Country
Gebregziabher “Gebre” Gebremariam 2:04:53 (Boston, 2011) Ethiopia
Markos Geneti 2:04:54 (Dubai, 2012) Ethiopia
Levy Matebo 2:05:16 (Frankfurt, 2011) Kenya
Dickson Chumba 2:05:46 (Eindhoven, 2012) (CR) Kenya
Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot 2:05:52 (Boston, 2010) Kenya
Wesley Korir 2:06:13 (Chicago, 2012) Kenya
Raji Assefa 2:06:24 (Paris, 2012) Ethiopia
Jeffrey Hunt 2:11:00 (Beppu, 2010) Australia
Jason Hartmann 2:11:06 (Chicago, 2010) United States
Fernando Cabada 2:11:53 (Houston, 2012) United States
Robin Watson 2:13:37 (Rotterdam, 2012) Canada
Micah Kogo 59:07 (HM) (South Shields, 2012) Kenya
Lelisa Desisa Benti 2:04:45 (Dubai, 2012) Ethiopia
Deriba Merga 2:06:38 (London, 2008) Ethiopia

 

2013 Elite Boston Marathon Women
Name Personal Record/Best Country
Meseret Hailu Debele 2:21:09 (Amsterdam, 2012) (CR) Ethiopia
Mamitu Daska 2:21:59 (Frankfurt, 2011) Ethiopia
Rita Jeptoo 2:22:04 (Chicago, 2012) Kenya
Sharon Cherop 2:22:39 (Dubai, 2012) Kenya
Madai Pérez 2:22:59 (Chicago, 2006) (NR) Mexico
Alemita Abera Begna 2:23:14 (Houston, 2012) Ethiopia
Kara Goucher 2:24:52 (Boston, 2011) United States
Shalane Flanagan 2:25:38 (Houston, 2012) United States
Ana Dulce Félix 2:25:40 (NYC, 2011) Portugal
Yolanda Caballero 2:26:17 (Boston, 2011) Colombia
Sabrina Mockenhaupt 2:26:21 (Berlin, 2010) Germany
Diana Chepkemoi Sigei 2:26:53 (Dubai, 2011) Kenya
Serena Burla 2:28:27 (Seoul, 2012) United States
Stephanie Rothstein-Bruce 2:29:35 (Houston, 2011) United States
René Kalmer 2:29:59 (Yokohama, 2011) South Africa
Diane Nukuri-Johnson 2:30:13 (London, 2012) (NR) Burundi
Alissa McKaig 2:31:56 (Houston, 2012) United States
Tirfi Tsegaye Beyene 2:21:19 (Berlin 2012) Ethiopia

Best of luck to these elite runners and all of the Run It Fast – Club members who are running on Monday as well.

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