Marathon

Global Cup - Marathon

2018

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Kenya 537 38.2
2 Ethiopia 333 23.7
3 United States 267 19.0
4 Japan 159 11.3
5 Great Britain 51 3.6
6 Canada 18 1.3
7 Eritrea 18 1.3
8 Bahrain 9 0.6
9 Netherlands 6 0.4
10 Australia 3 0.2

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Kenya 642 45.7
2 Ethiopia 315 22.4
3 United States 216 15.4
4 Japan 69 4.9 1
5 Bahrain 24 1.7
6 Eritrea 21 1.5 -2
7 Australia 21 1.5 6
8 Italy 18 1.3
9 Mexico 15 1.1
10 Switzerland 12 0.9

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Kenya 531 45.4
2 Ethiopia 375 32.1
3 United States 108 9.2
4 Eritrea 48 4.1 12
5 Japan 36 3.1 -1
6 Belarus 15 1.3
7 Latvia 15 1.3 7
8 Germany 12 1.0
9 Uganda 6 0.5
10 Israel 6 0.5

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Kenya 576 49.2
2 Ethiopia 414 35.4
3 United States 63 5.4
4 Japan 27 2.3 3
5 Portugal 18 1.5 -1
6 France 12 1.0
7 Netherlands 12 1.0
8 Switzerland 9 0.8
9 Canada 9 0.8
10 Belgium 6 0.5

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Kenya 558 47.7
2 Ethiopia 360 30.8
3 United States 117 10.0 1
4 Portugal 30 2.6
5 Ukraine 21 1.8
6 Japan 15 1.3 -3
7 Latvia 15 1.3 4
8 Uganda 12 1.0 -2
9 Belarus 9 0.8 4
10 Morocco 9 0.8

Per Capita Cup - Marathon

2018

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Kenya 92551
2 Ethiopia 283339
3 Japan 796667
4 United States 1220798 1
5 Great Britain 1287216 -1
6 Canada 2038400
7 Netherlands 2860667
8 Portugal 3436524
9 Australia 8229100

2017

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Kenya 77414
2 Ethiopia 299530 1
3 Switzerland 704049
4 Australia 1175586 6
5 United States 1509042
6 Czech Republic 1764677
7 Japan 1835797 -1
8 Netherlands 1907111 -1
9 Italy 3362515
10 Belgium 3790323

2016

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Kenya 70693
2 Latvia 151200 3
3 Ethiopia 211256 -1
4 Belarus 646000
5 United States 2825370 6
6 Japan 3546944 4
7 Netherlands 5482667
8 Canada 5562533 1
9 Germany 6849250
10 Australia 7137197

2015

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Kenya 65170
2 Ethiopia 191355 1
3 Portugal 589867 1
4 Croatia 739233
5 Latvia 756000 -3
6 Switzerland 849733
7 Netherlands 1370667
8 Belgium 1777811
9 Canada 3708356
10 Japan 4729259 -2

2014

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Kenya 67272
2 Latvia 151200
3 Ethiopia 220058
4 Portugal 353920
5 Belarus 1076667
6 Ukraine 2193300
7 United States 2608034 5
8 Japan 8512667 -2
9 Germany 13698500
10 Italy 19873097 -3

Marathon Tournaments

New York Marathon 4 Nov 2018
Chicago Marathon 7 Oct 2018
Berlin Marathon 16 Sep 2018
London Marathon 22 Apr 2018
Boston Marathon 16 Apr 2018
Tokyo Marathon 25 Feb 2018
New York Marathon 5 Nov 2017
Chicago Marathon 8 Oct 2017
Berlin Marathon 24 Sep 2017
London Marathon 23 Apr 2017
Boston Marathon 17 Apr 2017
Tokyo Marathon 26 Feb 2017
New York Marathon 6 Nov 2016

Chicago Marathon 9 Oct 2016
Berlin Marathon 25 Sep 2016
London Marathon 24 Apr 2016
Boston Marathon 18 Apr 2016
New York Marathon 1 Nov 2015
Chicago Marathon 11 Oct 2015
Berlin Marathon 27 Sep 2015
London Marathon 26 Apr 2015
Boston Marathon 20 Apr 2015
New York Marathon 2 Nov 2014
Chicago Marathon 12 Oct 2014
Berlin Marathon 28 Sep 2014
Boston Marathon 21 Apr 2014
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