Tokyo Marathon

Tokyo JPN

Website: event.yomiuri.co.jp

Race Winners (35 runnings)
23 Feb 2014 2:05:42 Dickson Kiptolo Chumba (KEN) 2:22:23 Tirfe Beyene Tsegay (ETH)
24 Feb 2013 2:06:50 Dennis Kipruto Kimetto (KEN) 2:25:34 Aberu Kebede Shewaye (ETH)

26 Feb 2012

2:07:37

Michael Kipyeho Kipkorir (KEN)

2:25:28

Atsede Habtamu Besuye (ETH)

27 Feb 2011

2:07:35

Hailu Mekonnen Legesse (ETH)

2:28:59

Noriko Higuchi (JPN)

28 Feb 2010

2:12:19

Masakazu Fujiwara (JPN)

2:34:39

Alevtina Biktimirova (RUS)

22 Mar 2009

2:10:27

Salim Kipsang (KEN)

2:25:38

Mizuho Nasukawa (JPN)

17 Feb 2008

2:07:23

Viktor Röthlin (SUI) (nc)

2:35:35

Claudia Dreher (GER)

18 Feb 2007

2:09:45

Daniel Njenga-2

2:31:02

Hitomi Niiya (JPN)

12 Feb 2006

2:08:58

Ambesse Tolossa Wolde (ETH)  

13 Feb 2005

2:07:41

Toshinari Takaoka (JPN) (nc)

08 Feb 2004

2:08:43

Daniel Njenga (KEN)

09 Feb 2003

2:09:07

Zebedayo Bayo (TAN)

10 Feb 2002

2:08:43

Eric Wainaina-2 (nc)

18 Feb 2001

2:10:51

Kenichi Takahashi (JPN)

13 Feb 2000

2:07:15

Japhet Kosgei Kipkorir (KEN)

14 Feb 1999

2:06:33

Gert Thys (RSA) (nc)

08 Feb 1998

2:08:01

Alberto Juzdado (ESP)

09 Feb 1997

2:10:09

Koji Shimizu (JPN)

12 Feb 1996

2:08:38

Vanderlei deLima (BRA)

12 Feb 1995

2:10:31

Eric Wainaina (KEN)

13 Feb 1994

2:08:55

Steve Moneghetti (AUS)

14 Feb 1993

2:12:00

Abebe Mekonnen-3

09 Feb 1992

2:10:19

Koichi Morishita (JPN)

10 Feb 1991

2:10:26

Abebe Mekonnen-2

12 Feb 1990

2:10:57

Takeyuki Nakayama (JPN)

19 Mar 1989

2:09:34

Hiromi Taniguchi-2

14 Feb 1988

2:08:33

Abebe Mekonnen (ETH)

08 Feb 1987

2:10:06

Hiromi Taniguchi (JPN)

09 Feb 1986

2:08:10

Juma Ikangaa-2

10 Feb 1985

2:10:32

Shigeru So (JPN)

12 Feb 1984

2:10:49a

Juma Ikangaa (TAN)

13 Feb 1983

2:08:38

Toshihiko Seko (JPN)

31 Jan 1982

2:10:33

Vadim Sidorov (RUS)

01 Mar 1981

2:11:00

Rodolfo Gomez (MEX)

08 Feb 1981

2:12:04

Hideki Kita (JPN)
Note: 1981 was the inaugural year. The 08 Feb 1981 race was held at the Yomiuri site and for even years thereafter; the 01 Mar 1981 race was held at the Sankei site and for odd years thereafter. It is not known how long this alternating site arrangement continued.  The first woman to finish in 2011 was Tatyana Aryasova (RUS) but she was later disqualified for using a banned substance.

a => The course for the 1984 race was reported to be point-to-point. It is not known whether races for other years were held on point-to-point courses.

(nc) => national championship

2008 Arata Fujiwara was the national champion (2nd place, 2:08:40)
2002 Toshio Mano was the national champion (5th place, 2:14:12)
1999 Hiroshi Miki was the national champion (2nd place, 2:08:05


Most Wins (1981-date)

Men

3

Abebe Mekonnen (ETH) 1988,1991,1993

Women
No woman has won more than once.
 

Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2014   $197,500   $197,500   $395,000
2013    216,780    184,665    401,445
2012    212,970    212,970    425,940
2011    211,245    211,245    422,490
2010    194,400    194,400    388,800
2009    179,300    179,300    358,600
Sums $1,212,195 $1,180,080 $2,392,275
Race Time Bias (sec/km)
Year     Men    Wmn
2014    -3.4   -0.7
2013    +0.2   -1.4
2012    +0.5   -2.8
2011    -0.0   -0.9
2010    +2.6    n/c
2009    +1.0    n/c
2008    +0.3    n/c
2007    +0.5    n/c
2006    -1.5
2005    -0.8
2004    -0.7
2003    +0.7
2002    +0.0
2001    -0.0
2000    -1.5
1999    -3.0
1998    -1.9
1997    +1.4
1996    -2.5
1995    -1.9
1994    -1.1
1993    +1.2
1992    -0.4
1991    -2.0
1990    -1.3
1989     n/c
1988    -0.6
1987     n/c
1986    -2.5
1985     n/c
1984    -2.4
1983    -1.7
1982    +0.5
1981b   -2.2
1981a   -0.8
Avg     -0.6   -1.5

Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year     Men    Wmn
2014     755    791
2013     758    759
2012     610    672
2011     654    563
2010     630    545
2009     600    693
2008     536    n/c
2007     494     96
2006     510
2005     482
2004     641
2003     604
2002     514
2001     772
2000     613
1999     652
1998     616
1997     593
1996     672
1995     588
1994     658
1993     629
1992     704
1991     742

Quality Performances

Men
<2:06       2
<2:07       7
<2:08      19
<2:09      58
<2:10      85
<2:11     129
<2:12     195
<2:13     271
<2:14     337
<2:15     398
<2:16     475
<2:17     552
<2:18     618
<2:19     691
<2:20     759
Women
<2:24       2
<2:26       7
<2:28      15
<2:30      31
<2:32      40
<2:34      54
<2:36      60
<2:38      68
<2:40      72
<2:42      78
<2:44      91
<2:46     104
<2:48     118
<2:50     141

Last Updated on 25 Feb 2014

Contributors: Ken Nakamura, Frieda Michiels, Malcolm Heyworth, Shigenobu Ota, David Monti, Brett Larner (15)