Marathon

New York City Marathon Winners

See a complete list of New York City Marathon Winners. The 2021 marathon Champions are Albert Korir and Peres Jepchirchir from Kenya.

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 United 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
2021Albert KorirKenya2:08:22
2012Cancelled due to Covid 19
2019Geoffrey Kamworor (2)Kenya2:08:13
2018Lelisa Desisa Ethiopia2:05:59
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
2021Peres Jepchirchir Kenya2:22:39
2012Cancelled due to Covid 19
2019Joyciline Jepkosgei Kenya2:22:38
2018Mary Keitany (4) Kenya2:22:48
2017Shalane Flanagan USA2:26:53
2016Mary Keitany (3) Kenya2:24:26
2015Mary Keitany (2) Kenya2:24:25
2014Mary Keitany (1) 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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