Marathon

Global Cup - Marathon

2020

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Ethiopia 123 52.6
2 Israel 30 12.8
3 Kenya 27 11.5
4 Belgium 24 10.3
5 Japan 18 7.7
6 Brunei 12 5.1

2019

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Ethiopia 636 38.8 1
2 Kenya 621 37.9 -1
3 United States 141 8.6
4 Japan 45 2.7
5 Bahrain 30 1.8 3
6 Great Britain 30 1.8 -1
7 Australia 21 1.3 4
8 Belgium 18 1.1
9 Eritrea 18 1.1 -3
10 Namibia 18 1.1

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 10
6 Eritrea 18 1.3
7 Canada 18 1.3
8 Bahrain 9 0.6 -3
9 Netherlands 6 0.4 4
10 Portugal 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

Per Capita Cup - Marathon

2020

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Belgium 473790
2 Japan 7037222

2019

Top Positions People Per Point Chg
1 Bahrain 48373
2 Kenya 80032 -1
3 Ethiopia 148352 -1
4 Ireland 396498
5 Belgium 631720
6 Belarus 791292
7 Australia 1175586 2
8 Great Britain 2188267 -3
9 United States 2311723 -5
10 Japan 2814889 -7

2018

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

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

Marathon Tournaments

Tokyo Marathon 1 Mar 2020
New York Marathon 3 Nov 2019
Chicago Marathon 13 Oct 2019
Athletics: World Champi... 6 Oct 2019
Berlin Marathon 29 Sep 2019
London Marathon 28 Apr 2019
Boston Marathon 15 Apr 2019
Tokyo Marathon 3 Mar 2019
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
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