Boston Marathon - April 16, 2012
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Boston Marathon Champions (Women's Division)
2011Caroline Kilel2:22:36Kenya
2010Teyba Erkesso2:26:11Ethiopia
2009Salina Kosgei2:32:16Kenya
2008Dire Tune2:25:25Ethiopia
2007Lidiya Grigoryeva2:29:18Russia
2006Rita Jeptoo2:23:38Kenya
2005Catherine Ndereba2:25:13Kenya
2004Catherine Ndereba2:24:27Kenya
2003Svetlana Zakharova2:25:20Russia
2002Margaret Okayo2:20:43Kenya
2001Catherine Ndereba2:23:53Kenya
2000Catherine Ndereba2:26:11Kenya
1999Fatuma Roba2:23:25Ethiopia
1998Fatuma Roba2:23:21Ethiopia
1997Fatuma Roba2:26:23Ethiopia
1996Uta Pippig2:27:12Germany
1995Uta Pippig2:25:11Germany
1994Uta Pippig2:21:45Germany
1993Olga Markova2:25:27Russia
1992Olga Markova2:23:43Russia
1991Wanda Panfil2:24:18Poland
1990Rosa Mota2:25:24Portugal
1989Ingrid Kristiansen2:24:33Norway
1988Rosa Mota2:24:30Portugal
1987Rosa Mota2:25:21Portugal
1986Ingrid Kristiansen2:24:55Norway
1985Lisa Larsen Weidenbach2:34:06USA (Michigan)
1984Lorraine Moller2:29:28New Zealand
1983Joan Benoit2:22:43USA (Massachusetts)
1982Charlotte Teske2:29:33West Germany
1981Allison Roe2:26:46New Zealand
1980Jacqueline Gareau2:34:28Canada
1979Joan Benoit2:35:15USA (Maine)
1978Gayle S. Barron2:44:52USA (Georgia)
1977Michiko Gorman2:48:33USA (California)
1976Kim Merritt2:47:10USA (Wisconsin)
1975Liane Winter2:42:24West Germany
1974Michiko Gorman2:47:11USA (California)
1973Jacqueline Hansen3:05:47USA (California)
1972Nina Kuscsik3:10:26USA (New York)
1971* Sara Mae Berman3:08:30USA (Massachusetts)
1970* Sara Mae Berman3:05:07USA (Massachusetts)
1969* Sara Mae Berman3:22:46USA (Massachusetts)
1968* Roberta Gibb3:30:00USA (California)
1967* Roberta Gibb3:27:17USA (California)
1966* Roberta Gibb3:31:40USA (Massachusetts)
Key: * - Race Was Unofficial
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.

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