National Marathon Champions for Korea

Men (58+ runnings)
13 Apr 2008   Taegu                2:20:07    Sung-Woon Lee
01 Apr 2007   Kunsan               2:15:57a   Kyong-Sun Kil
02 Apr 2006   Kunsan               2:15:01a   Yi-Yong Kim-2
03 Apr 2005   Kunsan               2:13:04a   Yi-Yong Kim
11 Apr 2004   Kunsan               2:18:41a   In-Mo Jae
13 Apr 2003   Kunsan               2:17:04a   Keun-Hyung Cho
21 Apr 2002   Seoul                2:19:29    Jae-Kyong Kim
       ....    
       1983   Seoul                2:22:37    Hak-Su Kim
       1982   Seoul                2:21:03    Kyong-Ryul Choi
       1981   Seoul                2:19:53    Sang-Kyu Im
       1980   Seoul                2:19:58    Won-Keun Park-2
       1979                        2:20:40    Won-Keun Park
       1978                        2:27:58    Kyu-Man Lee
       1977                        2:28:36.8  Kyung-Mo Woo
       1976                        2:30:49    Moo-Kyung Park
       1975                        2:27:36    Sun-Keun Choi
       1974                        2:20:59    Young-Kwan Kim
       1973                        2:31:31.2  Chang-Yeul Park
       1972                        2:29:12    Cha-Wan Kim-3
       1971                        2:21:18.6  Cha-Wan Kim-2
09 Oct 1970   Seoul                2:22:00    Cha-Wan Kim
31 Oct 1969   Seoul                2:18:18    Bong-Keun Park
       1968                        2:37:03    Myung-Kwang Kang-2
       1967                        2:26:35    Myung-Kwang Kang
       1966                        2:24:18    Myung-Jung Lee
       1965                        2:23:49    Bong-Nae Kim
       1964                        2:35:11    Kae-Jin Chae
       1963                        2:34:22    Jeung-Jin Chae
25 Oct 1962                        2:23:56    Yeong-Bun Kim-2
       1961                        2:35:04.6  Jae-Duk Han-2
       1960                        2:36:12    Jae-Duk Han
       1959                        2:35:39    Wha-Dong Im
       1958                        2:33:43    Hae-Ryong Kim
       1957                        2:31:55    Sam-Sub Song
       1956                        2:29:26.8  Chung-Sik Kim
18 Oct 1955   Seoul                2:30:05    Yeong-Bun Kim
       1954                        2:36:24    Eung-Sun Lee-2
       1953                        2:40:06    Eung-Sun Lee
       1952                        2:42:21    Byong-Tai Soo
28 Oct 1951   Pusan                2:25:15    Yun-Chil Choi-2
       ....    
       1949                        2:37:28    Kil-Yun Song
       1948                        2:40:36.4  Won-Bock Lee
       1947                        2:36:37    Yun-Chil Choi
14 Oct 1946   Seoul                2:39:40    Yun-Bok Soo
       ....    
29 Oct 1942   Seoul                2:31:38    Jae-Chun Lee
22 Oct 1941   Seoul                2:41:34    Jong-Rok Oh
27 Oct 1940   Seoul                2:35:02    Jae-Chun Lee
29 Oct 1939   Seoul                2:31:26    Dong-Woo Oh
04 Oct 1938   Seoul                2:44:08    Jang-Chun Yoo-3
06 Oct 1937   Seoul                2:30:36    Jang-Chun Yoo-2
18 Apr 1936   Seoul                2:28:33    Kee-Chung Sohn-4
27 Apr 1935   Seoul                2:25:14    Kee-Chung Sohn-3
08 Oct 1934   Seoul                2:32:19.8  Kee-Chung Sohn-2
10 Oct 1933   Seoul                2:29:34.4  Kee-Chung Sohn
08 Nov 1932   Seoul                2:34:58    Eun-Bae Kim-2
10 Oct 1931   Seoul                2:26:12    Eun-Bae Kim
11 Oct 1930   Seoul                2:36:50    Sung-Keun Lee
       ....    
13 Oct 1928   Seoul                2:57:34    Bong-Ok Ma-2
15 Oct 1927   Seoul                3:29:37    Bong-Ok Ma

Notes: 1930 was the inaugural year. Courses for 1930-1934 and 1938 are considered to have been short, the 1951 course was reported as 41.834 km.


Women (?? runnings)
13 Apr 2008   Taegu                2:37:50    Kyung-Hee Choi-2
01 Apr 2007   Kunsan               2:32:14a   Jin-Suk Chang
02 Apr 2006   Kunsan               2:35:28a   Eun-Jung Kim
03 Apr 2005   Kunsan               2:35:56a   Kyung-Hee Choi
11 Apr 2004   Kunsan               2:38:14a   Yoon-Hee Chung
13 Apr 2003   Kunsan               2:39:41a   Mi-Ja Oh
21 Apr 2002   Seoul                2:41:12    Sun-Suk Yun

Most Titles

Men (1930/date)

4

Kee-Chung Sohn 1933-36

Women (2002-date)

2

Kyung-Hee Choi 2005,2008



Last Updated on 10 Apr 2010

Contributors: Roger Gynn (50), Malcolm Heyworth (5), Andy Milroy (26), Roger Gynn (50)