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CANADA’S NICOLE SIFUENTES GETS MARATHON EXPERIENCE IN HONOLULU

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (10-Dec) — Up until last year, Canadian Olympian Nicole Sifuentes didn’t think she’d ever run a marathon. The distance was too long and too demanding, especially for someone who specializes in four laps of the track. Yet last year’s Honolulu Marathon began to…

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OLYMPIAN ZHANG YINGYING HELPS FOSTER BOND BETWEEN HONOLULU MARATHON AND CHINA

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (09-Dec) — In its 42-year history, no athlete from China has ever won the Honolulu Marathon. That streak could very well come to an end here on Sunday, as Zhang Yingying takes the starting line for the first time on American soil. Hoping to…

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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42nd HONOLULU MARATHON – JUST THE FACTS

By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom(c) 2014 Race Results Weekly, all rights reservedHONOLULU (13-Dec) — On Sunday, the Honolulu Marathon will be run here in Hawaii’s state capitol, with about 31,000. In its 42nd year, the race is filled with history dating back to 1973. Before the winners come down Diamond Head Road and enter Kapiolani Park…

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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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Records

Honolulu Marathon Records        

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Elite Field at 2013 Honolulu Marathon

In the women’s field, the contenders for the 2013 Honolulu Marathon include defending champion Valentina Galimova of Russia. She will again be up against Woynishet Girma of Ethiopia. In 2012 the two had an epic battle that lasted up until the last quarter mile on Kalakaua Avenue, when Galimova proved too strong  for the 2011 champion….

History

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.