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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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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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New York City Marathon Winners - Women's Division
YearWinnerAgeCountryTime
2011 Firehiwot Dado 27 Ethiopia 2:23:15
2010 Edna Kiplagat 31 Kenya 2:28:20
2009 Derartu Tulu 37 Ethiopia 2:28:52
2008 Paula Radcliffe 34 Great Britain 2:23:56
2007 Paula Radcliffe 33 Great Britain 2:23:09
2006 Jelena Prokopcuka 30 Latvia 2:25:05
2005 Jelena Prokopcuka 29 Latvia 2:24:41
2004 Paula Radcliffe 30 Great Britain 2:23:10
2003 Margaret Okayo 27 Kenya 2:22:31
2002 Joyce Chepchumba 31 Kenya 2:25:56
2001 Margaret Okayo 25 Kenya 2:24:21
2000 Ludmila Petrova 32 Russia 2:25:45
1999 Adriana Fernandez 28 Mexico 2:25:06
1998 Franca Fiacconi 33 Italy 2:25:17
1997 Franziska Rochat-Moser 31 Switzerland 2:28:43
1996 Anuta Catuna 28 Romania 2:28:18
1995 Tegla Loroupe 22 Kenya 2:28:06
1994 Tegla Loroupe 21 Kenya 2:27:37
1993 Uta Pippig 28 Germany 2:26:24
1992 Lisa Ondieki 32 Australia 2:24:40
1991 Liz McColgan 27 Great Britain 2:27:32
1990 Wanda Panfil 31 Mexico 2:30:45
1989 Ingrid Kristiansen 33 Norway 2:25:30
1988 Grete Waitz 35 Norway 2:28:07
1987 Priscilla Welch 42 USA (CO) 2:30:17
1986 Grete Waitz 33 Norway 2:28:06
1985 Grete Waitz 32 Norway 2:28:34
1984 Grete Waitz 31 Norway 2:29:30
1983 Grete Waitz 30 Norway 2:27:00
1982 Grete Waitz 29 Norway 2:27:14
1981 Allison Roe 25 New Zealand 2:25:29
1980 Grete Waitz 27 Norway 2:25:41
1979 Grete Waitz 26 Norway 2:27:33
1978 Grete Waitz 25 Norway 2:32:29
1977 Miki Gorman 42 USA (CA) 2:43:10
1976 Miki Gorman 41 USA (CA) 2:39:11
1975 Kim Merritt 20 USA (WI) 2:46:14
1974 Katherine Switzer 27 USA (NY) 3:07:29
1973 Nina Kuscsik 34 USA (NY) 2:57:07
1972 Nina Kuscsik 33 USA (NY) 3:08:41
1971 Beth Bonner 19 USA (NJ) 2:55:22
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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