Marathon Running in History (Part 2)

Marathon Running: Boston Marathon - NYC Marathon

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 130 of 130

  • 1985-05-29 Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months.
  • 1986-08-26 Rosa Mota wins Stuttgart female marathon (2:28:38)
  • 1986-08-30 Gelindo Bordin wins Stuttgart marathon (2:10:54)
  • 1986-09-28 Record 23,000 start in a marathon (Mexico City)
  • 1987-04-11 Zoja Ivanova wins 2nd female World Cup marathon (2:30:39)
  • 1987-04-12 Ahmed Salah wins 2nd World Cup marathon (2:10:55)
  • 1987-08-29 Portuguese athlete Rosa Mota wins Women's Marathon at World Chapionships in Rome in 2hr 25:17mins
  • 1987-08-30 Yves Pol of France runs complete marathon backwards (3:57:57)
  • 1987-09-06 Douglas Wakiihuri wins marathon (2:11:48)
  • 1987-11-15 Carla Beurskens runs Dutch female record marathon (2:26:34)
  • 1988-04-17 Ethiopian Belayneh Densimo runs world record marathon (2:06:50)
  • 1988-09-23 Rosa Mota wins 2nd female olympic marathon (2:25:39)
  • 1988-10-02 Gelindo Bordin wins 21st Olympics marathon (2:10:32)
  • 1988-11-06 Steve Jones wins NY men's marathon; Grete Waitz 9th women's title
  • 1989-04-15 Sue Marchiano wins 3rd World Cup female marathon (2:30:48)
  • 1989-04-16 Zeleka Metaferia wins 3rd World Cup marathon (2:10:28)
  • 1990-08-27 Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)
  • 1990-09-01 Gelindo Bordin sets European marathon record (2:14:02)
  • 1991-04-21 Jakov Tolstikov wins 4th World Cup marathon (2:09:17)
  • 1991-04-21 Rosa Mota wins 4th World Cup female marathon (2:26:14)
  • 1991-08-25 Wanda Panfil wins 3rd female world champion marathon (2:29:53)
  • 1991-09-01 Hiromi Taniguchi wins 3rd world championship marathon (2:14:57)
  • 2004-09-26 Ed Whitlock becomes 1st person over 70 to complete a marathon in under 3 hours (2:54:48) at Toronto Marathon
  • 2012-04-22 30 year old woman collapses and dies during London Marathon
  • 2012-04-23 38,000 London Marathon entrants have their home and email contacts published in a data protection breach
  • 2013-04-21 Tsegaye Kebede and Priscah Jeptoo win the 2013 London Marathon
  • 2014-04-13 Kenyan Wilson Kipsang wins the London Marathon
  • 2015-04-26 35th London Marathon: Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge & Ethiopian Tigist Tufa win
  • 2015-05-31 Harriette Thompson aged 92 and 65 days becomes the oldest woman to complete a marathon (Suja Rock ā€™nā€™ Roll Marathon in San Diego)
  • 2016-10-16 Ed Whitlock at 85 becomes oldest person to complete a marathon under 4 hours, at Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 3 hours 56 minutes

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