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Boston Marathon - April 16, 2012
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World's Fastest Marathons (thru 2011)
Men
RankAthleteYearCountryTimeFinish
1Geoffrey Mutai2011Kenya2:03:021
2Moses Mosop2011Kenya2:03:062
3Gebre Gebremariam2011Kenya2:04:534
4Ryan Hall2011USA2:04:584
5Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot2010Kenya2:05:521
6Abreham Cherkos2011Ethiopia2:06:135
7Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot2011Kenya2:06:436
8Philip Kimutai Sanga2011Kenya2:07:107
9Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot2006Kenya2:07:141
10Tekeste Kebede2010Ethiopia2:07:232
Women
RankAthleteYearCountryTimeFinish
1Margaret Okayo2002Kenya2:20:431
2Uta Pippig1994Germany2:21:451
3Caroline Kilel2011Kenya2:22:361
4Desiree Davila2011USA2:22:382
5Sharon Cherop2011Kenya2:22:423
6Joan Benoit1983USA2:22:431
7Fatuma Roba1998Ethiopia2:23:211
8Fatuma Roba1999Ethiopia2:23:251
9Olga Markova1992Russia2:23:431
10Rita Jeptoo2006Kenya2:23:381
London Marathon - April 22, 2012
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Kenyans Kipsang and Keitany capture titles
London, England (Sports Network) - Kenya's Wilson Kipsang won the men's London Marathon on Sunday, while countrymate Mary Keitany captured the women's title.

Kipsang finished with a time of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 44 seconds, only four seconds off the course record.

Fellow Kenyan Martin Lel, a three-time London champion, ended with a time of 2:06:51, just one second ahead of 2010 winner Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia for second place.  continue>>
Berlin Marathon - September 30, 2012
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Kenya's Mutai wins Berlin Marathon
Berlin, Germany (Sports Network) - Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya captured the Berlin Marathon in a narrow finish over countryman Dennis Kimetto.

The two crossed the finish line within one second of each other, Mutai breaking the tape first in a time of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 15 seconds. Kimetto's time of 2:04:16 was the fastest marathon debut in history.

Mutai, who also won the 2011 Boston Marathon and the 2011 New York Marathon, clinched the World Marathon Majors title -- a series that includes results from Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York over a two-year period.  continue>>
Chicago Marathon - October 7, 2012
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Ethiopia's Kebede wins Chicago Marathon
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Tsegaye Kebede of Ethiopia captured the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.Kebede set a course record, crossing the finish line in a time of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 38 seconds. The old mark of 2:05:37 was established by Kenya's Moses Mosop last year.

It was a clean sweep of the top three spots for Ethiopia, as Feyisa Lilesa finished 14 seconds behind the winner and Tilahun Regassa was third with a time of 2:05:27.  continue>>
New York Marathon - November 4, 2012
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NYC marathon canceled
New York, NY (Sports Network) - The New York City marathon scheduled for Sunday has been canceled as the city still struggles to recover from the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

It was a joint decision between the city government and race organizers to cancel the event, and no determination has yet to be made on whether or not to reschedule the race.  continue>>
Standings (M)Standings (W)
2011-12 World Marathon Championship - Leaderboard (Men)
RankNameCountryPtsTop Performance
1stGeoffrey MutaiKenya751st - '12 Boston; 1st - '11 NYC
1st - '11 Boston; 2nd - '11 Berlin
T-2ndAbel KiruiKenya402nd - '12 Olympics
1st IAAF World Championship
T-2ndMoses MosopKenya401st - '11 Chicago; 2nd - '11 Boston
T-2ndEmmanuel MutaiKenya402nd - '11 NYC; 1st - '11 London
T-2ndWesley KorirKenya401st - '12 Boston; 2nd - '11 Chicago
T-6thWilson KipsangKenya353rd - '12 Olympics; 1st - '12 London
T-6thPatrick MakauKenya351st - '11 Berlin; 3rd - '11 London
8thMartin LelKenya302nd - '12 London; 2nd - '11 London
9thStephen KiprotichUganda251st - Olympics
10thTsegaye KebedeEthiopia213rd - '12 London; 3rd - '11 NYC
The World Marathon Majors is a series consisting of five of the largest and most renowned marathons in the world: Virgin London Marathon, Boston Marathon, BMW Berlin Marathon, Bank of America Chicago Marathon and ING New York City Marathon. In creating the World Marathon Majors, the organizers of these five races recognized an opportunity to advance the sport, raise awareness of its athletes and increase the level of interest in elite racing among running enthusiasts.

The total score for each athlete in a series will consist of points earned from a maximum of four Qualifying Races during that two-year cycle. To be eligible for the jackpot, an athlete must compete in a minimum of one Qualifying Race during each year of the series.

POINTS PER RACE
1st place - 25 points
2nd place - 15 points
3rd place - 10 points
4th place - 5 points
5th place - 1 point

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