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New York City Marathon Winners

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See a complete list of New York City Marathon Winners. The 2017 marathon Champions are Geoffrey Kamworor from Kenya and Shalane Flanagan from the US. Flanagan was the fifth American woman to win the race and the first since 1977.

Fast Facts:

  • The New York City Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the world.
  • The 26.219 mile course passes through all five New York City boroughs, starting on Staten Island and ending in Central Park in Manhattan.
  • Bill Rodgers of the Unites States has won the most men’s New York City Marathons with four titles.
  • Grete Waitz of Sweden has won nine titles making her the most decorated female New York City Marathon champion.

New York City Men’s Marathon Champions:

YearWinnerCountryTime
2017Geoffrey Kamworor Kenya2:10:53
2016Ghirmay Ghebreslassie Eritrea2:07:51
2015Stanley Biwott Kenya2:10:34
2014Wilson Kipsang Kenya2:10:59
2013Geoffrey Mutai Kenya2:08:24
2012Cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy 
2011Geoffrey Mutai Kenya2:05:05
2010Gebregziabher Gebremariam Ethiopia2:08:14
2009Meb Keflezighi USA2:09:15
2008Marílson Gomes dos Santos Brazil2:08:43
2007Martin Lel Kenya2:09:04
2006Marílson Gomes dos Santos Brazil2:09:58
2005Paul Tergat Kenya2:09:30
2004Hendrick Ramaala South Africa2:09:28
2003Martin Lel Kenya2:10:30
2002Rodgers Rop Kenya2:08:07
2001Tesfaye Jifar Ethiopia2:07:43
2000Abdelkader El Mouaziz Morocco2:10:09
1999Joseph Chebet Kenya2:09:14
1998John Kagwe Kenya2:08:45
1997John Kagwe Kenya2:08:12
1996Giacomo Leone Italy2:09:54
1995Germán Silva Mexico2:11:00
1994Germán Silva Mexico2:11:21
1993Andrés Espinosa Mexico2:10:04
1992Willie Mtolo South Africa2:09:29
1991Salvador García Mexico2:09:28
1990Douglas Wakiihuri Kenya2:12:39
1989Juma Ikangaa Tanzania2:08:01
1988Steve Jones United Kingdom2:08:20
1987Ibrahim Hussein Kenya2:11:01
1986Gianni Poli Italy2:11:06
1985Orlando Pizzolato Italy2:11:34
1984Orlando Pizzolato Italy2:14:53
1983Rod Dixon New Zealand2:08:59
1982Alberto Salazar United States2:09:29
1981Alberto Salazar United States2:08:13
1980Alberto Salazar United States2:09:41
1979Bill Rodgers United States2:11:42
1978Bill Rodgers United States2:12:12
1977Bill Rodgers United States2:11:28
1976Bill Rodgers United States2:10:10
1975Tom Fleming United States2:19:27
1974Norbert Sander United States2:26:30
1973Tom Fleming United States2:21:54
1972Sheldon Karlin United States2:27:52
1971Norman Higgins United States2:22:54
1970Gary Muhrcke United States2:31:38


New York City Women’s Marathon Champions:

YearWinnerCountryTime
2017Shalane Flanagan USA2:26:53
2016Mary Keitany Kenya2:24:26
2015Mary Keitany Kenya2:24:25
2014Mary Keitany Kenya2:25:07
2013Priscah Jeptoo Kenya2:25:07
2012Cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy 
2011Firehiwot Dado Ethiopia2:23:15
2010Edna Kiplagat Kenya2:28:20
2009Derartu Tulu Ethiopia2:28:52
2008Paula Radcliffe United Kingdom2:23:56
2007Paula Radcliffe United Kingdom2:23:09
2006Jeļena Prokopčuka Latvia2:25:05
2005Jeļena Prokopčuka Latvia2:24:41
2004Paula Radcliffe United Kingdom2:23:10
2003Margaret Okayo Kenya2:22:31
2002Joyce Chepchumba Kenya2:25:56
2001Margaret Okayo Kenya2:24:21
2000Lyudmila Petrova Russia2:25:45
1999Adriana Fernandez Mexico2:25:06
1998Franca Fiacconi Italy2:25:17
1997Franziska Rochat-Moser Switzerland2:28:43
1996Anuţa Cătună Romania2:28:18
1995Tegla Loroupe Kenya2:28:06
1994Tegla Loroupe Kenya2:27:37
1993Uta Pippig Germany2:26:24
1992Lisa Ondieki Australia2:24:40
1991Liz McColgan United Kingdom2:27:32
1990Wanda Panfil Poland2:30:45
1989Ingrid Kristiansen Norway2:25:30
1988Grete Waitz Norway2:28:07
1987Priscilla Welch United Kingdom2:30:17
1986Grete Waitz Norway2:28:06
1985Grete Waitz Norway2:28:34
1984Grete Waitz Norway2:29:30
1983Grete Waitz Norway2:27:00
1982Grete Waitz Norway2:27:14
1981Allison Roe New Zealand2:25:29
1980Grete Waitz Norway2:25:42
1979Grete Waitz Norway2:27:33
1978Grete Waitz Norway2:32:30
1977Miki Gorman United States2:43:10
1976Miki Gorman United States2:39:11
1975Kim Merritt United States2:46:14
1974Kathrine Switzer United States3:07:29
1973Nina Kuscsik United States2:57:07
1972Nina Kuscsik United States3:08:41
1971Beth Bonner United States2:55:22
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