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Boston Marathon - April 16, 2012
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Korir and Cherop capture Boston Marathon titles
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Wesley Korir of Kenya won the Boston Marathon on Monday, while countrymate Sharon Cherop claimed the women's title.

Korir beat out fellow Kenyan Levy Matebo and finished in a time of 2 hours, 12 minutes and 40 seconds. Matebo crossed the line 26 seconds behind Korir.

A Kenyan man has now won 19 out of the last 22 Boston Marathons.  continue>>
London Marathon - April 22, 2012
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London Marathon Champions (Men's Division)
YearWinnerTimeCountry
2011Emmanuel Mutai2:04:40Kenya
2010Tsegaye Kebede2:05:19Ethiopia
2009Samuel Wanjiru2:05:10Kenya
2008Martin Lel2:05:15Kenya
2007Martin Lel2:07:41Kenya
2006Felix Limo2:06:39Kenya
2005Martin Lel2:07:26Kenya
2004Evans Rutto2:06:18Kenya
2003Gezahegne Abera2:07:56Ethiopia
2002Khalid Khannouchi2:05:38United States
2001Abdelkadel El Mouaziz2:07:09Morocco
2000Antonio Pinto2:06:36Portugal
1999Abdelkadel El Mouaziz2:07:57Morocco
1998Abel Anton2:07:57Spain
1997Antonio Pinto2:07:55Portugal
1996Dionicio Ceron2:10:00Mexico
1995Dionicio Ceron2:08:30Mexico
1994Dionicio Ceron2:08:53Mexico
1993Eamonn Martin2:10:50United Kingdom
1992Antonio Pinto2:10:02Portugal
1991Yakov Telstikov2:09:17Soviet Union
1990Allister Hutton2:10:10United Kingdom
1989Douglas Wakiihuri2:09:03Kenya
1988Henrik Jergensen2:10:20Denmark
1987Hiromi Taniguichi2:09:50Japan
1986Toshihiko Seko2:10:02Japan
1985Steve Jones2:08:16United Kingdom
1984Charlie Spedding2:09:57United Kingdom
1983Mike Gratton2:09:43United Kingdom
1982Hugh Jones2:09:24United Kingdom
1981Dick Beardsley
Inge Simonsen
2:11:48
2:11:48
Norway
United States
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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