H.C. Andersen Marathon

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The H. C. Andersen Marathon is a marathon in Odense, Denmark, which was established in 2000.[1] From 2006 onwards, the event has included a half marathon for women, and from 2009 onwards a half marathon for men.

Course[edit]

The race is held on a round course, starting and finishing at the University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej.[2][3] The course is run twice, and the finish is in the athletics stadium.[4]

Statistics[edit]

Course records[edit]

Winners[edit]

Date Men's Winner Nation Time Women's winner Nation Time
October 15, 2000 Daniel Cheribo  Kenya 2:14:17 Gitte Karlshøj  Denmark 2:35:39
October 14, 2001 Witalij Melzajew  Ukraine 2:18:14 Gitte Karlshøj  Denmark 2:32:41
October 13, 2002 Andrei Tarassow  Russia 2:20:59 Karina Szymańska  Poland 2:33:20
October 12, 2003 Alexei Chlochlow  Russia 2:19:33 Gitte Karlshøj  Denmark 2:34:57
October 10, 2004 Daniel Too  Kenya 2:13:57[5] Gitte Karlshøj  Denmark 2:45:46[5]
September 25, 2005 Josephat Rop  Kenya 2:14:49 Irina Songerlainen  Russia 2:41:25
September 17, 2006 Daniel Too  Kenya 2:15:49 Lene Duus  Denmark 2:40:41
September 23, 2007 Jonah Kemboi  Kenya 2:15:05 Irina Songerlainen (2)  Russia 2:42:15
September 21, 2008 Benjamin Serem  Kenya 2:14:44 Tatjana Mironowa  Russia 2:42:00[6]
September 20, 2009 Jonah Kemboi  Kenya 2:15:32 Gitte Karlshøj  Denmark 2:51:30
September 19, 2010 Raymond Kandie  Kenya 2:10.41 Sviatlana Kouhan  Belarus 2:33:18
September 23, 2012 Luka Chelimo  Kenya 2:10:37 Emely Chepkorir  Kenya 2:34:48
September 22, 2013 Julius Mutai  Kenya 2:15:12 Annemette Aagaard  Denmark 2:52:19
September 28, 2014 James Cheboi  Kenya 2:17:16 Hellen Kimutai  Kenya 2:40:50
October 4, 2015 Julius Karinga  Kenya 2:11:21 Mulunesh Zewdu  Ethiopia 2:34:10
October 2, 2016 Fikadu Debele  Ethiopia 2:15:21 Roza Dereje  Ethiopia 2:31:16
October 1, 2017 Paul Chege  Kenya 2:14:37 Louise Batting  Denmark 2:38:52

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hans Christian Andersen marathon in Odense Denmark". The H of the A to Z of marathons. Time-to-Run. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  2. ^ "Hans Christian Andersen Marathon". Festival Media Corporation. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  3. ^ Vestesen, Bjarke (January–March 2008). "A fairy tale marathon" (pdf). Distance Running. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  4. ^ "Die Strecke". Course. H.C. Andersen Marathon. Archived from the original on 2013-09-05. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  5. ^ a b "Hans Christian Andersen Marathon, Denmark". Race Results. AIMS. 10 October 2004. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 
  6. ^ "Tatyana Mironova wins at Hans Christian Andersen Marathon". Russian Athletics News. RusAthletics. 22 September 2008. Retrieved 2010-03-03. 

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