2017 NN Rotterdam Marathon

The Rotterdam Marathon By The Numbers

The Rotterdam Marathon By The Numbers

A History Of The Marathon: By The Numbers

Apr 8, 2017 by Gordon Mack
The Rotterdam Marathon By The Numbers
Courtesy of statistician K. Ken Nakamura, enjoy this history of the marathon. Nakamura breaks down all of the top performances ever run on a marathon course.

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Some Notes:
- Rotterdam is the 5th fastest marathon in the world based on the average of the ten fastest performances, 11th for women.

- The Rotterdam course record is held by Kenya's Duncan Kibet from 2009 (2:04:27) and Ethiopia's Tiki Gelena from 2012 (2:18:58)

- The fastest ever non-Boston marathon debut is held by Kenya's Dennis Kimetto from 2012 (2:04:16). Steeplechase star Paul Koech will be making his marathon debut in Rotterdam this weekend.

Check out all of the marathon numbers in the document below which includes a breakdown of the 2017 Rotterdam fields:

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