If you guessed Meb in Boston a few years ago, you'd be wrong (that's #4).
If you guessed Salazar's Duel in the Sun, you'd be wrong (that's #2).
No, they rank Khalid Khannouchi's win over Paul Tergat and Haile G in 2002 at London as the best spring marathon ever.
#5 Ingrid K's 2:21:06 WR in 1985 in London.
#4 Meb's win in Boston in 2014
#3 Paula's 2:15:25 WR in London 2003
#2 Salazar's Duel In The Sun win in Boston in 1982
#1 Khannouchi's win in London in 2002
Historians, what say you?