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Rotterdam Marathon The Fastest? Rotterdam has the Top 10 Fastest Average Times

by: Ken Nakamura
April 10, 2011

1)  With 2:05:27 and 2:05:33 today, Rotterdam now has the fastest
average of top 10 performance (see below).

2)  Wilson Chebet became the 24th runner to crack 2:06 for the
marathon in Rotterdam (see attachment)

3)  In Paris Benjamin Kiptoo became the 75th runner to crack 2:07 for
the marathon (see below).

Average of Top 10 Performances in Major Marathons
       Average of top 10 Performances  Marathon
1       2:05:07 Rotterdam
2       2:05:10 Berlin
3       2:05:31 London
4       2:06:02 Chicago
5       2:06:25 Amsterdam
6       2:06:30 Paris
7       2:06:47 Fukuoka
8       2:06:53 Frankfurt
9       2:07:04 Dubai
10      2:07:22 Boston

Rotterdam Marathon
Performance     Time    Performer       Name    Nat     Place   Date
1       2:04:27 1       Duncan Kibet    KEN     1       5 Apr 2009
2       2:04:27 2       James Kwambai   KEN     2       5 Apr 2009
3       2:04:48 3       Patrick Makau   KEN     1       11 Apr 2010
4       2:04:55 4       Geoffrey Mutai  KEN     2       11 Apr 2010
5       2:05:04 5       Abel Kirui      KEN     3       5 Apr 2009
6       2:05:13 6       Vincent Kipruto KEN     3       11 Apr 2010
7       2:05:23 7       Feyisa Lelisa   ETH     4       11 Apr 2010
8       2:05:27 8       Wilson Chebet   KEN     1       10 Apr 2011
9       2:05:33         Vincent Kipruto         2       10 Apr 2011
10      2:05:49 9       William Kipsang KEN     1       13 Apr 2008
Average 2:05:07

Berlin Marathon
Performance     Time    Performer       Name    Nat     Place   Date
1       2:03:59 1       Haile Gebrselassie      ETH     1       28 Sept 2008
2       2:04:26         Haile Gebrselassie              1       30 Sept 2007
3       2:04:55 2       Paul Tergat     KEN     1       29 Sept 2003
4       2:04:56 3       Sammy Korir     KEN     2       29 Sept 2003
5       2:05:08 4       Patrick Makau   KEN     1       26 Sept 2010
6       2:05:10 5       Geoffrey Mutai  KEN     2       26 Sept 2010
7       2:05:25 6       Bazu Worku      ETH     3       26 Sept 2010
8       2:05:36 7       James Kwambai   KEN     2       28 Sept 2008
9       2:05:56         Haile Gebrselassie              1       24 Sept 2006
10      2:06:05 8       Ronaldo da Costa        BRA     1       20 Sept 1998
Average 2:05:10

Attachments:

Chronological order of sub-2:07 Marathons

(The list of the runner’s first sub-2:07 marathon in chronological order)

Chronological Order Time Name Nat Place Venue Date
1 2:06:50 Belayneh Dinsamo ETH 1 Rotterdam 17 Apr 1988
2 2:06:05 Ronaldo da Costa BRA 1 Berlin 20 Sept 1998
3 2:06:54 Ondoro Osoro KEN 1 Chicago 11 Oct 1998
4 2:06:33 Gert Thys RSA 1 Tokyo 14 Feb 1999
5 2:06:44 Josephat Kiprono KEN 1 Berlin 26 Sept 1999
6 2:06:57 Takayuki Inubushi JPN 2 Berlin 26 Sept 1999
7 2:06:47 Fred Kiprop KEN 1 Amsterdam 17 Oct 1999
8 2:06:49 Tesfaye Jifar ETH 2 Amsterdam 17 Oct 1999
9 2:06:50 William Kiplagat KEN 3 Amsterdam 17 Oct 1999
10 2:06:57 Tesfaye Tola ETH 4 Amsterdam 17 Oct 1999
11 2:05:42 Khalid Khannouchi MAR 1 Chicago 24 Oct 1999
12 2:06:16 Moses Tanui KEN 2 Chicago 24 Oct 1999
13 2:06:36 Antonio Pinto POR 1 London 16 Apr 2000
14 2:06:51 Atsushi Fujita JPN 1 Fukuoka 3 Dec 2000
15 2:05:48 Paul Tergat KEN 2 London 14 Apr 2002
16 2:06:35 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 3 London 14 Apr 2002
17 2:06:52 Abdelkader El Mouaziz MAR 4 London 14 Apr 2002
18 2:06:47 Raymond Kipkoech KEN 1 Berlin 29 Sept 2002
19 2:06:49 Simon Biwott KEN 2 Berlin 29 Sept 2002
20 2:06:52 Vincent Kipsos KEN 3 Berlin 29 Sept 2002
21 2:06:16 Daniel Njenga KEN 2 Chicago 13 Oct 2002
22 2:06:16 Toshinari Takaoka JPN 3 Chicago 13 Oct 2002
23 2:06:33 Mike Rotich KEN 1 Paris 6 Apr 2003
24 2:06:36 Benoit Zwierzchiewski FRA 2 Paris 6 Apr 2003
25 2:06:47 Wilson Onsare KEN 3 Paris 6 Apr 2003
26 2:06:48 Driss El Himer FRA 4 Paris 6 Apr 2003
27 2:04:56 Sammy Korir KEN 2 Berlin 28 Sept 2003
28 2:06:15 Titus Munji KEN 3 Berlin 28 Sept 2003
29 2:05:50 Evans Rutto KEN 1 Chicago 12 Oct 2003
30 2:06:39 William Kipsang KEN 1 Amsterdam 19 Oct 2003
31 2:06:42 Felix Limo KEN 2 Amsterdam 19 Oct 2003
32 2:06:49 Joseph Riri KEN 2 Berlin 26 Sept 2004
33 2:06:23 Robert Cheboror KEN 1 Amsterdam 17 Oct 2004
34 2:06:44 Paul Kirui KEN 2 Rotterdam 9 Apr 2006
35 2:06:52 Charles Kibiwott KEN 3 Rotterdam 9 Apr 2006
36 2:06:41 Martin Lel KEN 2 London 23 Apr 2006
37 2:06:55 Hendrick Ramaala RSA 3 London 23 Apr 2006
38 2:06:52 Julio Rey ESP 1 Hamburg 23 Apr 2006
39 2:06:51 Abel Kirui KEN 2 Berlin 30 Sept 2007
40 2:06:29 Emmanuel Mutai KEN 1 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
41 2:06:45 Richard Limo KEN 2 Amsterdam 21 Oct 2007
42 2:06:39 Smauel Wanjiru KEN 1 Fukuoka 2 Dec 2007
43 2:06:50 Deriba Merga ETH 2 Fukuoka 2 Dec 2007
44 2:06:40 Tsegaye Kebede ETH 1 Paris 6 Apr 2008
45 2:06:50 Moses Kimeli Arusei KEN 2 Paris 6 Apr 2008
46 2:06:58 Daniel Rono KEN 2 Rotterdam 13 Apr 2008
47 2:05:30 Abderrahim Goumri MAR 3 London 13 Apr 2008
48 2:06:17 Ryan Hall USA 5 London 13 Apr 2008
49 2:05:36 James Kwambai KEN 2 Berlin 28 Sept 2008
50 2:06:25 Evans Cheruiyot KEN 1 Chicago 12 Oct 2008
51 2:04:27 Duncan Kibet KEN 1 Rotterdam 5 Apr 2009
52 2:06:14 Patrick Makau KEN 4 Rotterdam 5 Apr 2009
53 2:05:47 Vincent Kipruto KEN 1 Paris 5 Apr 2009
54 2:06:15 Bazu Worku Hayla ETH 2 Paris 5 Apr 2009
55 2:06:26 David Kiyeng KEN 3 Paris 5 Apr 2009
56 2:06:30 Adhane Yemana Tsegay ETH 4 Paris 5 Apr 2009
57 2:06:48 Rachid Kisri MAR 5 Paris 5 Apr 2009
58 2:06:53 David Kipkorir Mandago KEN 6 Paris 5 Apr 2009
59 2:05:27 Jaouad Gharib MAR 3 London 26 Apr 2009
60 2:06:18 Gilbert Yegon Koech KEN 1 Amsterdam 18 Oct 2009
61 2:06:41 Elijah Keitany KEN 2 Amsterdam 18 Oct 2009
62 2:06:14 Gilbert Kirwa KEN 1 Frankfurt 25 Oct 2009
63 2:06:23 Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot KEN 2 Frankfurt 25 Oct 2009
64 2:06:33 Chala Dechase Beyene ETH 2 Dubai 22 Jan 2010
65 2:06:46 Eshetu Wendimu ETH 3 Dubai 22 Jan 2010
66 2:06:49 Sylvester Teimet KEN 1 Seoul 21 Mar 2010
67 2:04:55 Geoffrey Mutai KEN 2 Rotterdam 11 Apr 2010
68 2:05:23 Feyisa Lelisa ETH 4 Rotterdam 11 Apr 2010
69 2:06:41 Tadesse Tola ETH 1 Paris 11 Apr 2010
70 2:05:39 Eliud Kiptanui KEN 1 Praha 9 May 2010
71 2:05:44 Getu Feleke ETH 1 Amsterdam 17 Oct 2010
72 2:06:12 Wilson Chebet KEN 2 Amsterdam 17 Oct 2010
73 2:04:57 Wilson Kiprotich Kipsang KEN 1 Frankfurt 31 Oct 2010
74 2:06:35 Markos Geneti ETH 1 Los Angeles 20 Mar 2011
75 2:06:28 Benjamin Kiptoo KEN 1 Paris 10 Apr 2011

Chronological order of sub-2:06 Marathons

(The list of the runner’s first sub-2:06 marathon in chronological order)

Chronological order Time Name Nat Place Venue Date No of sub-2:06
1 2:05:42 Khalid Khannouchi MAR 1 Chicago 24 Oct 1999 3
2 2:05:48 Paul Tergat KEN 2 London 14 Apr 2002 2
3 2:04:56 Sammy Korir KEN 2 Berlin 28 Sept 2003 1
4 2:05:50 Evans Rutto KEN 1 Chicago 12 Oct 2003 1
5 2:05:56 Haile Gebrselassie ETH 1 Berlin 24 Sept 2006 5
6 2:05:49 William Kipsang KEN 1 Rotterdam 13 Apr 2008 1
7 2:05:15 Martin Lel KEN 1 London 13 Apr 2008 1
8 2:05:24 Samuel Wanjiru KEN 2 London 13 Apr 2008 3
9 2:05:30 Abderrahim Goumri MAR 3 London 13 Apr 2008 1
10 2:05:36 James Kwambai KEN 2 Berlin 28 Sept 2008 2
11 2:05:47 Vincent Kipruto KEN 1 Paris 5 Apr 2009 2
12 2:04:27 Duncan Kibet KEN 1 Rotterdam 5 Apr 2009 1
13 2:05:04 Abel Kirui KEN 3 Rotterdam 5 Apr 2009 1
14 2:05:20 Tsegaye Kebede ETH 2 London 26 Apr 2009 3
15 2:05:27 Jaouad Gharib MAR 3 London 26 Apr 2009 1
16 2:04:48 Patrick Makau KEN 1 Rotterdam 11 Apr 2010 2
17 2:04:55 Geoffrey Mutai KEN 2 Rotterdam 11 Apr 2010 2
18 2:05:23 Feyisa Lelisa ETH 4 Rotterdam 11 Apr 2010 1
19 2:05:52 Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot KEN 1 Boston 19 Apr 2010 1
20 2:05:39 Eliud Kiptanui KEN 1 Praha 9 May 2010 1
21 2:05:25 Bazu Worku ETH 3 Berlin 26 Sept 2010 1
22 2:05:44 Getu Feleke ETH 1 Amsterdam 17 Oct 2010 1
23 2:04:57 Wilson Kiprotich Kipsang KEN 1 Frankfurt 31 Oct 2010 1
24 2:05:27 Wilson Chebet KEN 1 Rotterdam 10 Apr 2011 1

More: Vincent Kipruto Now Statistically One of the Fastest Marathoners Ever

 

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