Top Ten Best Marathon Runners In the World

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41 Rodolfo Gómez - Mexico Rodolfo Gómez - Mexico

Was one of the best Marathon runner to ever run for the county of Mexico with a time of - 2:09.53 at the 1982 NYC Marathon. - Marathon12

42 Abel Antón - Spain Abel Antón - Spain

Is one of the top Marathon runners in Spain with a time of - 2:07.54 at the 1997 World Champions in Athens. He become the fist Spain Marathon winner to win the London Marathon. - Marathon12

43 Irina Mikitenko - Germany Irina Mikitenko - Germany

One of the best female Marathon runners to ever support Germany and the Fourth Fastest women in history with a time of 2:19.19 at the Berlin Marathon. - Marathon12

44 Mizuki Noguchi - Japan Mizuki Noguchi - Japan

Is the fastest Asian women marathoner ever with a time of 2:19.12 at the Berlin Marathon. She also holds the Berlin Marathon course record for the women. - Marathon12

45 Stefano Baldini - Italy Stefano Baldini - Italy

Is a two time European World Champion in the Marathon and one of the top ranked marathon runners for Italy with a time of - 2:07.22 at the 2006 European Athletics Championships - Marathon12

46 Mary Keitany - Kenya Mary Keitany - Kenya

In 2007, Keitany earned a silver medal at her debut performance at the IAAF World Road Running Championships. With a Marathon time of - 2:18.37 at the 2012 London Marathon she can be considered one of the Fastest women marathon runners. - Marathon12

47 Deena Kastor - USA Deena Kastor - USA

Is an American professional long distance runner and Olympic medalist. With a Marathon time of 2:19:36 in 2006 setting a new American Marathon record. - Marathon12

48 Amby Burfoot - USA Amby Burfoot - USA

With a Marathon time of - 2:14.28 at the 1968 Fukuoka Marathon it was only one second away from breaking the All time American Men Marathon record. He is still considered one of the best men marathoners in the world. - Marathon12

With a Marathon time of - 2:22.17 at the 1968 Boston Marathon. He was one of America's top Marathon runners. - Marathon12

49 Derek Clayton - Australia Derek Clayton - Australia

He one of the best Marathon runners to ever support team Australia with a Marathon time of - 2:08.34 at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. He was the first person to run a World Record under 2 hours and 10 minutes. - Marathon12

50 Josia Thugwane - South Africa Josia Thugwane - South Africa

He was one of the Best Marathon runners South Africa has ever seen with a Marathon time of - 2:07.28 at the Fukuoka Marathon in 1997. He was also ranked one of the best Marathon runners in the world. - Marathon12

Is considered one of the best or even called the best South African Marathon runner with a time of - 2:07.28 at the 1997 Fukuoka Marathon. - Marathon12

Is one of the best Marathon Runners to support South Africa with a time of - 2:07.28 at the 1997 Fukuoka Marathon. - Marathon12

51 Germán Silva - Mexico Germán Silva - Mexico

With he ran a lifetime marathon best time of - 2:08.56 at the Boston Marathon. He also won the NYC Marathon Two years in a row. He's considered one of Mexico's top Marathon Runners. - Marathon12

52 Marílson Gomes dos Santos - Brazil Marílson Gomes dos Santos - Brazil

With a Marathon time of 2:08.03 at the 2012 London Marathon. He's is considered on of the best Marathon runners to ever support Brazil. And is ranked on of the best runners on the planet. - Marathon12

53 Jim Peters - United Kingdom Jim Peters - United Kingdom

With a Marathon time of 2:19.22 at the 1953 Enschede Marathon. He is one of the Fastest Marathoners ever to run for the United Kingdom. He is also a 4 time Marathon World Record Holder. He was the fist person to run under 2 hours and 20 munities. - Marathon12

54 Leonard Edelen - USA Leonard Edelen - USA

With a marathon time of - 2:14.28 at the 1963 Polytechnic Marathon he become the first American to ever hold the world record in the Marathon. - Marathon12

55 Ed Eyestone - USA Ed Eyestone - USA

With a Marathon time of - 2:10:59 at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona he was ranked among the top 10 runners in the country for nine years. He also won won the 1993 U.S. championship at the Twin Cities Marathon.

56 Ron Hill - United Kingdom Ron Hill - United Kingdom

Is one of the best Marathon runners the United Kingdom has ever seen with a marathon time of - 2:09.28 at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh. Become the second man ever the break the 2 hour and 10 minute barrier in the Marathon. - Marathon12

57 Martin Lel - Kenya Martin Lel - Kenya

He was one of the best Marathoners Kenya has ever seen with a Marathon time of - 2:05.15 in the 2008 London Marathon setting a new course record. - Marathon12

58 Shigeru So - Japan Shigeru So - Japan

With a Marathon time of - 2:09.05 at the 1978 Beppu-Ōita Marathonhe he was one of the best Marathon runners to ever support the country of Japan. - Marathon12

59 Silvio Guerra - Ecuador Silvio Guerra - Ecuador

With one of the Best Marathon times the county of Ecuador has ever seen at - 2:09.49 at the 1997 Chicago Marathon he set a new National Record. - Marathon12

60 Julio Rey - Spain Julio Rey - Spain

With a Marathon time of - 2:06.52 at the 2006 Hamburg Marathon he can be considered as one of the best Marathon runners to ever support the country of Spain. - Marathon12

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