City of Los Angeles Marathon

Los Angeles CA/USA

Web Site: www.lamarathon.com

Race Winners (32  runnings)
19 Mar 2017 2:11:52a Elisha Barno Kiprop (KEN) 2:34:23a Helen Chepkurgat (KEN)
14 Feb 2016 2:13:06a Weldon Kirui (KEN) 2:30:40a Nataliya Lehonkova (UKR)
15 Mar 2015 2:10:36a Daniel Kiprop Limo (KEN) (nc) 2:34:10a Ogla Kimaiyo Cherono (KEN) (nc)
09 Mar 2014 2:10:37a Gebo Burka Gameda (ETH) 2:27:37a Amane Gobena Gemeda (ETH)
17 Mar 2013 2:09:44a Eric Monyenye Mose (KEN) 2:26:08a Aleksandra Duliba (BLR)
18 Mar 2012 2:12:12a Simon Njoroge Kariuki (KEN)

2:25:39a

Fatuma Sado Dergo (ETH)
20 Mar 2011 2:06:35a Markos Geneti (ETH)

2:26:34a

Bizunesh Deba (ETH)
21 Mar 2010 2:09:19a Wesley Korir-2

2:25:38a

Edna Kiplagat (KEN)
25 May 2009 2:08:24 Wesley Korir (KEN)

2:25:59a

Tatyana Petrova (RUS)
02 Mar 2008 2:13:50a Laban Rotich (KEN)

2:29:09a

Tatyana Arysova (RUS)

04 Mar 2007

2:17:14a

Fred Mogaka (KEN)

2:37:54a

Ramilya Burangulova (RUS)

19 Mar 2006

2:08:40

Benson Cherono (KEN)

2:25:10

Lidiya Grigoryeva (RUS)

06 Mar 2005

2:09:35

Mark Saina (KEN)

2:26:11

Lyubov Denisova-2

07 Mar 2004

2:13:41

David Kiptoo (KEN)

2:30:17

Tatyana Pozdniakova-2

02 Mar 2003

2:09:52

Mark Yatich (KEN)

2:29:40

Tatyana Pozdniakova (UKR)

03 Mar 2002

2:10:27

Stephen Ndungu-2

2:28:49

Lyubov Denisova (RUS)

04 Mar 2001

2:13:13

Stephen Ndungu (KEN)

2:36:58

Elena Paramonova (RUS)

05 Mar 2000

2:11:55

Benson Mutisya (KEN)

2:33:33

Jane Salumae (EST)

14 Mar 1999

2:09:25

Simon Bor (KEN)

2:30:32

Irina Bogacheva (KGZ)

29 Mar 1998

2:11:21

Zebedayo Bayo (TAN)

2:34:03

Lornah Kiplagat-2

02 Mar 1997

2:14:16

El-Maati Chaham (MAR)

2:33:50

Lornah Kiplagat (KEN)

03 Mar 1996

2:13:23

Jose Luis Molina (CRC)

2:30:30

Lyubov Klochko-2

05 Mar 1995

2:11:39

Rolando Vera (ECU)

2:29:48

Nadia Prasad (NCL)

06 Mar 1994

2:12:13

Paul Pilkington (UT/USA) (nc)

2:28:12

Olga Appell (NM/USA)

07 Mar 1993

2:14:29

Joseildo Rocha (BRA)

2:39:49

Lyubov Klochko (UKR)

01 Mar 1992

2:12:29

John Treacy (IRL)

2:26:23

Madina Biktagirova (RUS)

03 Mar 1991

2:10:29

Mark Plaatges (RSA)

2:29:38

Cathy O'Brien (NH/USA)

04 Mar 1990

2:11:54

Pedro Ortiz (COL)

2:32:25

Julie Isphording (OH/USA)

05 Mar 1989

2:13:01

Art Boileau-2

2:34:42

Zoya Ivanova (KZK)

06 Mar 1988

2:10:19

Martin Mondragon (MEX)

2:36:11

Blanca Jaime (MEX)

01 Mar 1987

2:13:08

Art Boileau (CAN)

2:35:24

Nancy Ditz-2

09 Mar 1986

2:12:59

Ric Sayre (OR/USA)

2:36:27

Nancy Ditz (CA/USA)
Notes: 1986 was the inaugural year. The 2004-2016 races have had a separate early start for the elite women as a "challenge" for the first man or woman to cross the finish line.  The women's winners listed are for the elite start.  In 2017, Helen Chepkurgat (KEN) won the separate elite race in 2:34:23.

(nc) => national champion

2015  Jared Ward was the USA champion (3rd place, 2:12:56)
2015  Blake Russell was the USA champion (3rd place, 2:34:57)


Most Wins (1982-date)

Men

2

Art Boileau (CAN) 1987,1989
Stephen Ndungu (KEN) 2001-02
  Wesley Korir (KEN) 2009-10

Women

2

Nancy Ditz (CA/USA) 1986-87
Lyubov Klochko (UKR) 1993,1996
Lornah Kiplagat (KEN) 1997-98
Tatyana Pozdniakova (UKR) 2003-04
. Lyubov Denisova (RUS) 2002.2005


Prize Money (ADR qualified runners)

Year        Men      Women      Total
2017    $50,000    $50,000   $100,000
2016     50,000     50,000    100,000
2015    130,000    130,000    260,000
2014     55,000    105,000    160,000
2013     55,000    105,000    160,000
2012     55,000    155,000    210,000
2011    155,000     55,000    210,000
2010     50,000    180,000    230,000
2009    240,000     93,000    333,000
2008     50,000    150,000    200,000
....   
2006    164,250    269,250    433,500
2005    182,225    124,250    306,475
2004     74,250    124,250    198,500
2003     82,750     64,875    147,625
2002     65,375     66,875    132,250
2001     75,000     75,000    150,000
2000     75,000     75,000    150,000
1999    100,000     80,000    180,000
1998     75,000     75,000    150,000
1997     33,500     33,500     67,000
1996     33,500     33,500     67,000
1995     37,500     37,500     75,000
1994     59,500     37,500     97,000
1993     32,500     25,000     57,500
1992     91,500    182,500    274,000
1991    175,500    181,750    357,250
1990     80,500     78,000    158,500
1989     69,250     56,000    125,250
1988     55,200     52,500    107,700
1987     42,500     42,500     85,000
1986     25,000     25,000     50,000
Sums $2,519,800 $2,813,000 $5,332,800     

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2017    -1.2     n/c
2016    +0.5     n/c
2015    +1.4    +3.1
2014    -1.3     n/c
....
2011    -1.1     n/c
2010    +0.5     n/c
2009    +0.4    -2.4
2008    -0.7     n/c
....
2006    -0.9    -0.5
....
2004    +1.7     n/c
2003    -0.2    -0.6
2002    +0.3    -1.8
2001    +2.8     n/c
....
1999    +2.4    +1.1
1998    -1.6    +5.4
1997     n/c    +5.1
1996    -0.7    +3.1
1995    +0.9     n/c
1994    -0.5    -0.1
....
1992    -0.2    -2.9
1991    -0.0    +2.5
1990    -0.1    -2.5
1989    +1.4    +7.3
1988    -0.9    -2.0
1987    +0.3    +3.6
1986    +0.7     n/c
Avgs    +0.2    +1.0

Competitive Level (1990-date)

Year     Men   Women
2017     516     472
2016     384     149
2015     449     597
2014     604     504
2013     497     396
2012     418     574
2011     509     538
2010     564     595
2009     535     624
2008     549     478
2007     427     n/c
2006     554     614
2005     419     598
2004     491     457
2003     549     478
2002     586     573
2001     550     463
2000     525     428
1999     650     605
1998     578     765
1997     n/c     383
1996     420     490
1995     594     528
1994     486     528
1993     593     n/c
1992     577     649
1991     608     735

Quality Performances

Men 
<2:07       1
<2:08       2
<2:09       3
<2:10      14
<2:11      34
<2:12      50
<2:13      73
<2:14     107
<2:15     146
<2:16     175
<2:17     199
<2:18     242
<2:19     278
<2:20     311

Women 
<2:26       5
<2:28      15
<2:30      32
<2:32      50
<2:34      73
<2:36     110
<2:38     152
<2:40     167
<2:42     197
<2:44     226
<2:46     254
<2:48     278
<2:50     304

Los Angeles Lite Marathon

Los Angeles CA/USA

Race Winners (3 runnings)

27 Mar 1983

2:22:18

Simon Kilili (KEN)

2:55:50

Sue Petersen-2

28 Mar 1982

2:16:33a

Steven Brown (PA/USA)

2:50:41a

Sue Petersen (CA/USA)

29 Mar 1981

2:13:14.8

Tom Fleming (NJ/USA)

2:39:32.7

Cindy Dalrymple (HI/USA)
Notes: 1981 was the inaugural year. The 1981 race was known as the Jordache Marathon and had two sections, a professional section with prize money and an amateur section without prize money. Winners are shown for the professional division. The 1983 race was misdirected and then compensated by extending the course to insure that all runners covered at least a marathon distance (men's winner Kilili ran 42,904 m).


Municipal Games Marathon

Los Angeles CA/USA

Race Winners (9 runnings, 8 runnings as a marathon)

18 Mar 1978

2:30:12

Ken Moffitt-3

2:58:08

Sue Petersen (CA/USA)

1977

2:29:

Ken Moffitt-2

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n/a

20 Mar 1976

2:25:31

Carl Swift (CA/USA)

3:21:15

Susan Kieffer (CA/USA)

22 Mar 1975

2:26:46.5

Ken Moffitt (CA/USA)

3:06:57

Marie Albert (16,CA/USA)

06 Apr 1974

2:24:19

William Scobey (CA/USA)

3:26:01

Nicki Hobson (CA/USA)

03 Mar 1973

2:28:48

Douglas Schmenk-2

4:32:31

Gloria Bassler (CA/USA)

04 Mar 1972

2:35:09.2

Tulley Mann (CA/USA)

4:05:25

Carolyn Miyashiro (USA)

06 Mar 1971

2:24:28

Douglas Schmenk (CA/USA)  
1970 2:30:45 Mike Stamm (USA)
Notes: 1970 was the inaugural year.  The 1970 race distance was 25 miles. The 1973 and subsequent races were known as the Los Angeles Marathon. The 1971 race was known as the Griffith Park Marathon and was held at the same time as the Municipal Games. The race was organized by the Municipal Sports Section of the Los Angeles Recreation and Parks department, with the sponsorship of the Japanese American Optimist Club and the LAPD Revolver and Athletic Club.  The 1978 race was known as the Los Angeles Police Marathon.


Los Angeles Harbor Marathon

San Pedro CA/USA

Race Winners (4 runnings)

18 Oct 1981

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n/a

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n/a

19 Oct 1980

2:30:35

William Britten (CAN)

2:58:16

Sally Edwards (CA/USA)

07 Oct 1979

2:22:52

Bill McDermott-2

3:20:53

Kathy Martin (CA/USA)

01 Oct 1978

2:34:18

Bill McDermott (CA/USA)

2:49:06

Sue Petersen (CA/USA)
Notes: 1978 was the inaugural year.


Other Marathons held in Los Angeles
Several other marathons have been held in the vicinity of Los Angeles but these are believed to have been held as individual races and do not have more than one running. These include the 20th Century Fox Women's Marathon (03 Nov 1979), the Los Angeles Marathon (19 Feb 1984), the Hang Ten Marathon (26 May 1979), and the Marathon of the Times (22 Jun 1974).. The Palos Verdes Marathon, the Western Hemisphere Marathon, the Santa Monica Marathon, and the Rose Bowl Marathon have also been held in Los Angeles county.


Last Updated on 20 Mar 2017

Contributor: Jack Leydig (23)