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2019 Honolulu Marathon Elite Field

2019 Honolulu Marathon Elite Field

The Honolulu Marathon is committed to world-class elite competition and has assembled a strong field for the 2019 race.
See the bios of the 2019 Elite men’s and women’s field below.
Prize money Structure
Course Records & History

 

Men’s Field

BibNameCountryYOBPB
Titus EkiruKenya19922:04:46 2019 Milano
Wilson ChebetKenya19852:05:27 2011 Rotterdam
Daniel KibetKenya19962:06:49 2019 Sevilla
Edwin Kipngetich KoechKenya19922:07:13 2017 Milano
Jackson LimoKenya19882:09:06 2014 Paris
Mike ChesireKenya1996Debut
Edwin Kibet KoechKenya1987Pacesetter
Reuben Kiprop KerioKenya1994Pacesetter

Women’s Field

BibNameCountryDOBPB
Miharu ShimokadoJapan19902:27:54 2017 Nagoya
Margaret Wanguri MuriukiKenya1986Debut/1:09:02
Vitalyne Jemaiyo KibiiKenya19932:32:08 2019 Brescia
Betsy SainaKenya19882:22:43 2019 Toronto
Edith ChelimaKenya1986Pacesetter
Titus Ekiru Kenya, (1992) - NIKE
Defending champion. Titus Ekiru is a Kenyan half/full marathoner representing Nike. In 2018 he won the Honolulu Marathon in 2:09:01 In 2016, he was second in the Casablanca Half Marathon, running 2:15:43. He earned his first win at the 2017 Sevilla Marathon in 2:07:43. He has competed at the Honolulu Marathon in 2017 for the first time - placing fourth.
Wilson Chebet Kenya, (1985) - Adidas
Wilson Chebet is a veteran of the marathon. He has consistently come back to Hawaii to race the Honolulu Marathon for at least the past four years. He won the event in 2014 - running 2:15:35.
Reuben Kerio Kenya, (1994) - Nike
Reuben Kerio is a Kenyan marathoner known for winning the 2017 Košice Peace Marathon - an IAAF Silver Label race - in 2:08:12. He returned in 2018 to place fourth - running a time of 2:09:23. In 2017, he also won the Verbania Lago Maggiore Half Marathon in 1:01:21.
Daniel Kibet Kenya (1996)
2:06:49 2019 Sevilla
Edwin Kipngetich Koech Kenya (1992)
Personal best of 2:07:13 set at the Milano Marathon in 2017
Edwin Kibet Koech Kenya (1987)
Pacesetter
Mike Chesire Kenya (1996)
This will be Mike's debut marathon. He came third at the Hapalua here in Honolulu in April 2019.
Jackson Limo Kenya (1988)
Personal best of 2:09:06 set at the Paris Marathon in 2014
Miharu Shimokado Japan (1990)
Personal best of 2:27:54 set in 2017 Nagoya
Margaret Wanguri Muriuki Kenya (1996)
Debut marathon
Vitalyne Jemaiyo Kibii Kenya (1993)
Personal best of 2:32:08 set in Brescia in 2019
Betsy Saina Kenya (1988)
Edith Chelima Kenya (1986)
Pacesetter
Titus Ekiru Kenya, (1992) - NIKE
Defending champion. Titus Ekiru is a Kenyan half/full marathoner representing Nike. In 2018 he won the Honolulu Marathon in 2:09:01 In 2016, he was second in the Casablanca Half Marathon, running 2:15:43. He earned his first win at the 2017 Sevilla Marathon in 2:07:43. He has competed at the Honolulu Marathon in 2017 for the first time - placing fourth.
Wilson Chebet Kenya, (1985) - Adidas
Wilson Chebet is a veteran of the marathon. He has consistently come back to Hawaii to race the Honolulu Marathon for at least the past four years. He won the event in 2014 - running 2:15:35.
Reuben Kerio Kenya, (1994) - Nike
Reuben Kerio is a Kenyan marathoner known for winning the 2017 Košice Peace Marathon - an IAAF Silver Label race - in 2:08:12. He returned in 2018 to place fourth - running a time of 2:09:23. In 2017, he also won the Verbania Lago Maggiore Half Marathon in 1:01:21.
Daniel Kibet Kenya (1996)
2:06:49 2019 Sevilla
Edwin Kipngetich Koech Kenya (1992)
Personal best of 2:07:13 set at the Milano Marathon in 2017
Edwin Kibet Koech Kenya (1987)
Pacesetter
Mike Chesire Kenya (1996)
This will be Mike's debut marathon. He came third at the Hapalua here in Honolulu in April 2019.
Jackson Limo Kenya (1988)
Personal best of 2:09:06 set at the Paris Marathon in 2014
Miharu Shimokado Japan (1990)
Personal best of 2:27:54 set in 2017 Nagoya
Margaret Wanguri Muriuki Kenya (1996)
Debut marathon
Vitalyne Jemaiyo Kibii Kenya (1993)
Personal best of 2:32:08 set in Brescia in 2019
Betsy Saina Kenya (1988)
Edith Chelima Kenya (1986)
Pacesetter