Eliud Kipchoge winner of the Chicago Marathon 2014, Rita Jeptoo set a new course record

13 Oct 2014 15:20
Jean-Loup Fenaux
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Credit : thomas_sly

The men’s podium was filled with runners from Kenya. Eliud Kipchoge took the first place with a time of 02:04:11.
Sammy Kitwara took the second place in 02:04:28 and Dickson Chumba the third in 02:04:32.

In the women’s race Rita Jeptoo set a new course record in 02:24:35. She had already won the race last year. In fact, this is Jeptoo’s 4th win in a major marathon, as she had already won the Boston Marathon in 2013 and 2014.
The second place went to Mare Dibaba in 02:25:37 and Florence Kiplagat took the third place in 02:25:57.

A record number of 40,801 runners crossed the finish line.

Top 10 Men

1 Kipchoge Eliud KEN 02:04:11
2 Kitwara Sammy KEN 02:04:28
3 Chumba Dickson KEN 02:04:32
4 Bekele Kenenisa ETH 02:05:51
5 Koech Bernard KEN 02:08:30
6 Ghebreslassie Ghirmay ERI 02:09:08
7 Rutto Lani KEN 02:10:42
8 Korir Wesley KEN 02:11:09
9 Curtis Bobby USA 02:11:20
10 Kobayashi Koji JPN 02:11:43

Top 10 Women

1 Jeptoo Rita KEN 02:24:35
2 Dibaba Mare ETH 02:25:37
3 Kiplagat Florence KEN 02:25:57
4 Dibaba Birhane ETH 02:27:02
5 Hastings Amy USA 02:27:03
6 Santucci Clara USA 02:32:21
7 Crouch Sarah USA 02:32:44
8 Burka Gelete ETH 02:34:17
9 White Melissa USA 02:34:19
10 Jimison Lauren USA 02:34:38

Complete Marathon Results