Kosice International Peace Marathon

Kosice SVK

Web Site: www.kosicemarathon.com

Race Winners (91 runnings)
02 Oct 2016 2:08:58 David Kemboi Kiyeng (KEN) 2:32:20 Waka Chaltu Tafa (ETH)
04 Oct 2015 2:07:07 Samuel Kiplimo Kosgei (KEN) (nc) 2:35:33 Melka Mulu Diro (ETH) (nc)
05 Oct 2014 2:08:26 Gilbert Chepkwony Kiptoo-2 (nc) 2:28:48 Lydia Rutto Cherotich (KEN) (nc)
06 Oct 2013 2:09:36 Patrick Korir Kiptanui (KEN) (nc) 2:27:47 Ashete Bekere Dido (ETH) (nc)
07 Oct 2012 2:07:01 Lawrence Kimaiyo (KEN) (nc) 2:29:59 Helen Wanjiru Mugo (KEN) (nc)
02 Oct 2011 2:11:15 Elijah Kemboi Kiprono (KEN) (nc)

2:33:53

Maryna Damantsevich (BLR) (nc)
03 Oct 2010 2:08:33 Gilbert Chepkwony Kiptoo (KEN) (nc)

2:36:35

Almaz Alemu Balcha (ETH) (nc)
04 Oct 2009 2:10:59 Jacob Chesire Kipkorir (KEN) (nc)

2:30:50

Elena Burkovska (UKR) (nc)
05 Oct 2008 2:10:51 Dejene Yirdaw (ETH) (nc)

2:34:23

Selina Chelimo (KEN) (nc)

07 Oct 2007

2:09:53

William Biama (KEN) (nc)

2:34:50

Natalia Kulesh-Kravets-2 (nc)

01 Oct 2006

2:12:53

Edwin Kiptum (KEN) (nc)

2:36:47

Natalia Kulesh-Kravets (BLR)

02 Oct 2005

2:16:07

David Maiyo (KEN) (nc)

2:37:48

Edyta Lewandowska (POL) (nc)

03 Oct 2004

2:12:35

Adam Dobrzynski (POL) (nc)

2:33:52

Rika Tabashi (JPN)

05 Oct 2003

2:13:24

Grigoriy Andreyev (RUS)

2:39:23

Elena Mazovka (BLR)

06 Oct 2002

2:12:40

David Kariuki-2 (nc)

2:36:49

Tadelech Birra (ETH)

07 Oct 2001

2:13:27

David Kariuki (KEN) (nc)

2:36:55

Galina Zhulyeva (UKR) (nc)

01 Oct 2000

2:14:35

Ernest Kipyego (KEN)

2:46:17

Ivana Martincova (CZE)

03 Oct 1999

2:14:10

Robert Stefko (SVK)

2:55:39

Katarina Jedinakova (SVK)

04 Oct 1998

2:14:29

Andrzej Krzyscin (POL) (nc)

2:46:23

Wioletta Uryga-2 (nc)

04 Oct 1997

2:16:22

My Tahar Echchadli (MAR)

2:38:56

Wioletta Uryga (POL)

06 Oct 1996

2:17:41

Marnix Goegebeur-2

2:44:28

Gouzel Tazetdinova-2

01 Oct 1995

2:13:57

Marnix Goegebeur (BEL)

2:43:03

Gouzel Tazetdinova (RUS)

02 Oct 1994

2:15:03

Petr Pipa (SVK) (nc)

2:40:27

Ludmila Melicherova (SVK) (nc)

03 Oct 1993

2:14:11

Wieslaw Palczynski-2

2:42:11

Elena Plastinina (UKR)

04 Oct 1992

2:16:24

Wieslaw Palczynski (POL)

2:43:27

Dana Hajna (CZE)

06 Oct 1991

2:18:21

Vlastimil Bukovjan (CZE) (nc)

2:46:00

Marika Starowska (CZE) (nc)

30 Sep 1990

2:20:28

Nikolaj Kolesnikov (RUS) (nc)

2:46:00

Carol McLatchie (USA) (nc)

01 Oct 1989

2:18:39

Karel David (CZE) (nc)

2:31:28

Alena Peterkova (CZE) (nc)

02 Oct 1988

2:17:52

Michael Heilmann (GER)

2:39:03

Christa Vahlensieck-5

04 Oct 1987

2:14:59

Jorg Peter (GER) (nc)

 2:38:40

Christa Vahlensieck-4 (nc)

05 Oct 1986

2:18:43

Frantisek Visnicky-2 (nc)

2:41:08

Christa Vahlensieck-3 (nc)

06 Oct 1985

2:17:13

Valentin Starikov (RUS) (nc)

2:38:19

Lutsia Belyayeva (RUS) (nc)

07 Oct 1984

2:18:59

Dong-Myong Lee (PRK)

2:36:56

Christa Vahlensieck-2

02 Oct 1983

2:16:52

Frantisek Visnicky (CZE)

2:34:41

Raisa Sadreydinova (RUS)

03 Oct 1982

2:18:48

Gyorgy Sinko (HUN) (nc)

2:43:26

Gillian Burley (ENG) (nc)

04 Oct 1981

2:16:58

Hans-Joachim Truppel (GER) (nc)

2:37:46

Christa Vahlensieck (GER) (nc)

05 Oct 1980

2:15:25

Aleksey Lyagushev (RUS) (nc)

2:50:15

Sarka Balcarova (CZE)

07 Oct 1979

2:15:12

Jouni Kortelainen (FIN) (nc)  

01 Oct 1978

2:13:34.5

Chun-Son Go-2 (nc)

02 Oct 1977

2:15:19.4

Chun-Son Go (PRK)

03 Oct 1976

2:18:42.4

Takeshi So (JPN)

05 Oct 1975

2:15:47.8

Chang-Sop Cho (PRK) (nc)

06 Oct 1974

2:20:10

Keith Angus (ENG)

07 Oct 1973

2:19:01.2

Vladimir Moiseyev (RUS)

08 Oct 1972

2:17:34.4

John Farrington (AUS)

03 Oct 1971

2:21:43.6

Gyula Toth-2

04 Oct 1970

2:16:26.2

Mikhail Goryelov (RUS) (nc)

05 Oct 1969

2:15:37.0

Demissie Wolde (ETH)

28 Oct 1968

2:26:28.4

Vaclav Chudomel (CZE)

01 Oct 1967

2:20:53.8

Nedo Farcic (YUG)

02 Oct 1966

2:19:11.2

Gyula Toth (HUN)

03 Oct 1965

2:23:47.0

Aurele Vandendriessche (BEL)

08 Aug 1964

2:25:55.4

Pavel Kantorek-3 (nc)

13 Oct 1963

2:15:09.6

Leonard Edelen (USA)

07 Oct 1962

2:28:29.8

Pavel Kantorek-2

08 Oct 1961

2:20:12.0

Abebe Bikila (ETH) (nc)

09 Oct 1960

2:26:46.8

Samuel Hardicker (GBR) (nc)

11 Oct 1959

2:17:45.2

Sergey Popov (RUS) (nc)

12 Oct 1958

2:29:37.2

Pavel Kantorek (CZE) (nc) (nc)

13 Oct 1957

2:23:57.8

Ivan Filin (RUS)

07 Oct 1956

2:22:05.4

Thomas-Hilt Nilsson (SWE)

16 Oct 1955

2:25:40

John Evert Nyberg (SWE) (nc)

10 Oct 1954

2:27:21

Erkki Puolakka-2

18 Oct 1953

2:53:33

Walter Bednar (CZE)

05 Oct 1952

2:29:10

Erkki Puolakka (FIN)

28 Oct 1951

2:41:07.8

Jaroslav Strupp (CZE) (nc) (nc)

29 Oct 1950

2:31:20.2

Gosta Leandersson-2 (nc) (nc)

23 Oct 1949

2:33:45.6

Martti Urpalainen (FIN) (nc) (nc)

28 Oct 1948

2:34:46.4

Gösta Leandersson (SWE) (nc) (nc)

28 Oct 1947

2:36:06.0

Charles Heirendt (LUX) (nc)

28 Oct 1946

2:35:02.4

Mikko Hietanen (FIN) (nc) (nc)

28 Oct 1945

2:47:21.8

Antonín Špiroch (CZE)

09 Sep 1944

2:58:49

Rezsö Kövári (HUN) (nc)

19 Sep 1943

2:50:14.0

Géza Kiss (HUN) (nc)

13 Sep 1942

3:02:27

József Kiss-2 (nc)

12 Oct 1941

2:56:17.8

József Gyimesi (HUN) (nc)

1940

---

not held

01 Oct 1939

2:47:47.6

József Kiss (HUN) (nc)

1938

---

not held

28 Oct 1937

2:43:41.7

Désiré Leriche (FRA)

28 Oct 1936

2:41:08

György Balaban (AUT)

28 Oct 1935

2:44:58

Arturs Motmillers (LAT)

28 Oct 1934

2:41:26.3

Josef Šulc (CZE)

28 Oct 1933

2:37:54

Jozsef Galambos-4

28 Oct 1932

2:43:15

Jozsef Galambos-3

28 Oct 1931

2:33:19

Juan Carlos Zabala (ARG)

28 Oct 1930

2:50:59

Istvan Zelenka (HUN)

28 Oct 1929

2:51:31

Paul Hempel-2

28 Oct 1928

2:55:45

Jozsef Galambos-2

28 Oct 1927

2:48:25.2

Jozsef Galambos (HUN) (nc)

28 Oct 1926

2:57:02

Paul Hempel (GER)

28 Oct 1925

2:41:55

Pal Kiraly (HUN)

28 Oct 1924

3:01:35

Karol Halla (CZE)
Notes: 1924 was the inaugural year. The races for 1939 and 1941-1944 were held when Slovakia was part of Hungary and served as the Hungarian marathon championships.  The 1968 race was postponed from the scheduled date of 06 Oct 1968 due to delays resulting from the Soviet invasion.

(nc) => Czechoslovak championship
(nc) => Slovak championship
(nc) => Hungarian championship

2015 Juraj Vitko was the Slovak champion (8th place, 2:25:01)
2015 Sylvia Sebestianova was the Slovak champion (4th place, 3:01:12)
2014 Boris Csiba was the Slovak champion (11th place, 2:29:03)
2014 Ingrid Petnuchova was the Slovak champion (4th place, 2:51:15)
2013 Jozef Urban was the Slovak champion (11th place, 2:23:51)
2013 Ingrid Petnuchova was the Slovak champion (5th place, 2:50:38)
2012 Jozef Urban was the Slovak champion (11th place, 2:25:34)
2012 Ingrid Petnuchova was the Slovak champion (5th place, 2:55:58)
2011 Imrich Magyar was the Slovak champion (8th place, 2:39:42)
2011 Katarina Beresova was the Slovak champion (5th place, 2:43:42)
2010 Imrich Pastor was the Slovak champion (7th place, 2:23:55)
2010 Ingrid Petnuchova was the Slovak champion (3rd place, 2:53:42)
2009 Imrich Pastor was the Slovak champion (10th place, 2:28:35)
2009 Ingrid Petnuchova was the Slovak champion (6th place, 2:57:27)
2008 Imrich Pastor was the Slovak champion (9th place, 2:26:05)
2008 Ingrid Petnuchova was the Slovak champion (6th place, 2:48:23)
2007 Imrich Pastor was the Slovak champion (6th place, 2:21:59)
2007 Anna Balosakova was the Slovak champion (8th place, 3:12:59)
2006 Marcel Matanin was the Slovak champion (13th place, 2:26:38)
2006 Anna Balosakova was the first Slovak woman (6th place, 3:13:46)
2005 Marcel Matanin was the Slovak champion (8th place, 2:20:37)
2005 Sylvia Bilikova was the Slovak champion (5th place, 3:07:58)
2004 Peter Tichy was the Slovak champion (9th place, 2:27:53)
2004 Alzbeta Tiszova was the first Slovak woman (9th place, 3:17:39)
2002 Vladislav Lipovsky was the Slovak champion (9th place, 2:21:58)
2002 Anna Balosakova was the first Slovak woman (3rd place, 2:54:12)
2001 Vladislav Lipovsky was the Slovak champion (4th place, 2:18:33)
2001 Dana Janeckova was the Slovak champion (4th place, 2:47:19)
1990 Alexander Neuwirth was the Czechoslovak champion (3rd place, 2:22:57)
1990 Vlasta Rulcova was the Czechoslovak champion (3rd place, 3:03:04)
1987 Karel David was the Czechoslovak champion (3rd place, 2:15:20)
1987 Ivana Mocikova was the Czechoslovak champion (6th place, 2:47:34)
1986 Vanda Dubova was the Slovak champion (10th place, 3:12:00)
1985 Miroslav Becka was the Czechoslovak champion (9th place, 2:23:09)
1985 Valja Vankova was the Czechoslovak champion (9th place, 3:02:18)
1982 Miroslav Becka was the Czechoslovak champion (3rd place, 2:19:08)
1982 Vlasta Rulcova was the Czechoslovak champion (3rd place, 2:47:46)
1981 Pavel Madar was the Czechoslovak champion (4th place, 2:19:12)
1981 Jarmila Urbanova was the Czechoslovak champion (2nd place, 2:53:46)
1980 Pavel Madar was the Czechoslovak champion (4th place, 2:15:44)
1979 Stanislav Tomanek was the Czechoslovak champion (2nd place, 2:15:41)
1978 Josef Jansky was the Czechoslovakia champion (6th place, 2:17:32.1)
1975 Vaclav Mladek was the Czechoslovak champion (10th place, 2:18:02.0)
1970 Josef Podmolik was the Czechoslovak champion (16th place, 2:24:42.6)
1961 Pavel Kantorek was the Czechoslovak champion (2nd place, 2:23:50.4)
1960 Jozef Maslena was the Slovak champion (place unknown, 2:47:08.2)
1959 Tibor Biskup was the Slovak champion (place unknown, 2:40:51.4)
1958 Jozef Magal was the Slovak champion (24th place, 2:51:52.6)
1955 Jaroslav Sourek was the Czechoslovak champion (4th place, 2:26:05)
1951 Stefan Alkus was the Slovak champion (place unknown, 2:45:22.6)
1950 Jindrich Novak was the Czechoslovak champion (7th place, 2:40:15.2)
1950 Frantisek Augustin was the Slovak champion (10th place, 2:43:20.0)
1949 Jaroslav Fiala was the Czechoslovak champion (2nd place, 2:35:42)
1949 Stefan Alkus was the Slovak champion (place/time unknown)
1948 Vaclav Weishautel was the Czechoslovak champion (4th place, 2:42:38.8)
1948 Stefan Alkus was the Slovak champion (13th place, 2:50:50.4)
1947 Stefan Alkus was the Slovak champion (11th place, 2:51:33.0)
1946 Vaclav Weishautel was the Czechoslovak champion (9th place, 2:54:19)
1946 Stefan Alkus was the Slovak champion (11th place, 2:57:42.0)
1927 Alois Krof was the Czechoslovak champion (2nd place, 2:56:07)

Note: No women's champions were declared in 2002, 2004, and 2006 due to lack of competition


Most Wins (1924-date)

Men

4

Jozsef Galambos (HUN) 1927-28,1932-33

Women

5

Christa Vahlensieck (GER) 1981,1984,1986-88


Prize Money
(ADR qualified runners)

Year       Men     Women     Total
2016   $23,450   $13,495   $36,945
2015    30,265    12,325    42,590
2014    29,660    14,140    43,800
2013    29,155    23,455    52,610
2012    38,435    20,200    58,635
2011    25,035    15,400    40,435
2010    37,920    16,550    54,470
2009    27,690    21,060    48,750
2008    33,630    16,270    49,900
2007    40,735    14,470    55,205
2006    27,010    10,645    37,655
2005    23,575     9,030    32,565
2004    25,270    12,910    38,180
2003     5,735     2,865     8,600
....
2001     7,470     2,895    10,365
....
1997    12,540     5,190    17,730
Sums  $417,260  $210,900  $628,160

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2009    +4.1     n/c
2008    -0.7     n/c
2007    +1.3     n/c
2006    -1.4     n/c
2005    +4.4     n/c
2004     n/c    +2.4
2003    -2.7     n/c
2002    -4.8     n/c
2001    +0.9     n/c
2000    +0.6     n/c
1999    +1.0     n/c
1998    -1.3     n/c
1997    -1.4     n/c
1996    +0.0     n/c
1995    -3.3     n/c
1994    +0.9    +4.0
1993    +0.2     n/c
....
1989    +4.7     n/c
1988    +5.6     n/c
1987    +1.4    +0.9
....
1984    +2.9     n/c
1983    -0.5    -4.6
1982    +6.5    +4.5
....
1980    -0.5     n/c
1979    +1.0     n/c
1978    -0.8     n/c
1977    +2.1     n/c
1976    +5.8     n/c
1975    +0.3     n/c
1974    +4.7     n/c
1973    +6.5     n/c
1972    +1.2     n/c
1971    +6.3     n/c
1970    +6.2     n/c
1969    -0.3     n/c
....
1967    +6.0     n/c
1966    +3.7     n/c
1965   +13.4     n/c
....
1959    +5.3     n/c
....
1955    +1.5     n/c
Avgs    +2.1    +1.3

Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year     Men   Women
2016     394     n/c
2015     430     n/c
2014     463     122
2013     329     278
2012     463     279
2011     377     249
2010     380      31
2009     414      52
2008     400     n/c
2007     230      32
2006     231     136
2005     251     n/c
2004     198      93
2003     222     n/c
2002     290     n/c
2001     181     n/c
....
1999     124     n/c
1998      34     n/c

Quality Performances

Men
<2:08       5
<2:09      12
<2:10      18
<2:11      25
<2:12      35
<2:13      49
<2:14      59
<2:15      75
<2:16     110
<2:17     149
<2:18     196
<2:19     252
<2:20     324

Women
<2:28       1
<2:30       5
<2:32       9
<2:34      15
<2:36      22
<2:38      36
<2:40      49
<2:42      62
<2:44      74
<2:46      91
<2:48     117
<2:50     133

Finishers

Year     Men  Women    M+F
2016    1327    213   1540
2015    1178    143   1321
2014    1188    142   1330
2013    1343    157   1500    
2012     763     67    830
2011     717     58    775    
2010     683     63    746
2009     724     60    784
2008     649     56    705
2007     459     40    499
2006     543     49    592
2005     448     31    479
2004     448     28    476
2003     377     22    399
2002     371     15    386
2001     474     20    494
2000     430     21    451
1999     371     15    386
1998     355     14    369
1997     374     21    395
1996     453     21    474
1995     486     24    510
1994     570     36    606
1993     345     16    361
1992     440     15    455
1991     487     20    507
1990     802     23    825
1989     970     31   1001
1988     977     28   1005
1987     983     24   1007
1986    1138     31   1169
1985    1215     25   1240
1984    1107     22   1129
1983    1120     20   1140
1982     978     27   1005
1981     792     17    809
1980    1034     14   1018
1979      65            65
1978      85            85
1977     106           106
1976      93            93
1975     119           119
1974     332           332
1973     103           103
1972     104           104
1971      85            85
1970     262           262
1969      98            98
1968     113           113
1967     120           120
1966     121           121
1965     102           102
1964      95            95
1963     115           115
1962      78            78
1961      88            88
1960      81            81
1959      60            60
1958      64            64
1957      62            62
1956      72            72
1955      73            73
1954      70            70
1953      41            41
1952      64            64
1951      69            69
1950      91            91
1949      77            77
1948      87            87
1947      75            75
1946      74            74
1945      29            29
1944      23            23
1943      34            34
1942      33            33
1941      15            15
1939      31            31
1937      30            30
1936      30            30
1935      26            26
1934      24            24
1933      31            31
1932      42            42
1931      27            27
1930      25            25
1929      30            30
1928      22            22
1927      45            45
1926      24            24
1925      11            11
1924       7             7
Sums   31002   1630  32632
M/F                  19.02


Last Updated on 04 Oct 2015

Contributors: Malcolm Heyworth, Tadeusz Dziekonski, Wim vanHemert, Andy Milroy, Juraj Gasparovic (35), Marian Kalabus (18)