Elite Field 2015

Elite Athlete Bios MEN – #1 Wilson Chebet, 30, Kenya Personal Best: 2:05:27, Rotterdam, 2011 Key 2015 Results: 3rd Boston Marathon 2:10:22; 5th Amsterdam Marathon 2:08:45 At Honolulu: 1st 2014 2:15:35 Best Known For: Three straight victories at Amsterdam Marathon (2011, 2012, 2013); second place at 2014 Boston Marathon where he chased American Meb Keflezighi…

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Honolulu Marathon boasts best-ever elite fields

The Honolulu Marathon –the fourth largest in the United States after New York, Chicago and Boston– has attracted its best-ever elite fields for the event’s 42nd edition on Sunday, December 14.  The eight elite men and nine elite women will compete for a $150,000 prize money purse (plus generous time bonuses), with $40,000 going to…

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SECOND MARATHON TRY FOR CHEPKIRUI One of the world’s best road runners, Kenya’s Joyce Chepkirui, will make her second serious attempt at the marathon distance in Honolulu.  At the 2012 Virgin London Marathon, Chepkirui ran as a pacemaker through 20 miles, helping four women break 2:21.  She came back to London the following year, ran…

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Wilson Chebet

Wilson Chebet, Kenya Defending Honolulu Marathon Champion 1st place 2014 Honolulu Marathon (2:15:35) Three time Amsterdam Marathon champion (2011-2013) Rotterdam Marathon champion 2011 (2:05:27) Won four marathons in eight starts including two DNFs Over last three years ranked (marathon): as 11th on 2013 Top List; 17th on 2012 Top List’ 7th and 11th on 2011…

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Entry Statistics

In 1995, the Honolulu Marathon was the world’s largest marathon with 34,434 entrants and 27,022 finishers    

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Winners Return to Park to Sign Autographs

The two winners of the Honolulu Marathon returned to Kapiolani Park on Monday morning (Dec. 9) to greet and sign autographs for some of the more than 22,000 people who ran behind them. After waiting in line to obtain their finishers certificates, some of the runners waited in another line of get autographs from Gilbert…

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Winners and Top 10 Places by Year   Click on the year for a race report and a list of the top 10 finishers and the wheelchair champions in that year.    

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Kipsang and Galimova Sign Autographs for Fans

Honolulu Marathon champions Wilson Kipsang of Kenya and Valentina Galimova of Russia returned to Kapiolani Park Monday morning to meet their fans, and Tanya Somera was first in line to get the winners’ autographs for the second consecutive year. “It’s a great incentive to meet them,” said Somera, of Pearl City, Oahu, who ran her…