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The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.
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The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.
In 2006, the editors of Runner's World selected a "World's Top 10 Marathons", in which the Amsterdam, Honolulu, Paris, Rotterdam, and Stockholm marathons were featured along with the five original World Marathon Majors events (excluding Tokyo).

IAAF Road Race Label Events

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The road race has a Gold Label from the IAAF.

Getu Feleke

In 2010, Getu Feleke finished in 2:05:44 and improved the course record from 2009 by 34 seconds.
He won the 2010 Amsterdam Marathon with a course record time of 2:05:44 and set his personal best of 2:04:50 hours in a second-place finish at the 2012 Rotterdam Marathon.

Wilson Chebet

In 2012, the Kenyan Wilson Chebet won the race by a time of 2:05:41 and broke the previous course record by three seconds.
His clocking of two hours, 6:12 minutes to finish as runner-up at the Amsterdam Marathon was the second fastest debut run of all-time.

Jørgen Jensen (athlete)

Jørgen Jensen
Jensen won the inaugural 1975 edition of Amsterdam Marathon on 3 May 1975, clocking 2:16:51.

Haile Gebrselassie

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In 2005, the former world record holder on the marathon, Haile Gebrselassie, earned his first win in the Amsterdam Marathon in the fastest marathon time in the world for the 2006 season (2:06.20).
This included a British All-Comers record in the 10K at Manchester (27:25), a win in the Amsterdam Marathon in the fastest marathon time in the world for 2006 (2:06:20), and a new world best for 10 miles in Tilburg Ten Miles race, The Netherlands (44:24).

Meseret Hailu

In the same year, Ethiopian Meseret Hailu broke the women's course record with a time of 2:21:09.
She was the gold medallist at the 2012 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships and won the Amsterdam Marathon that same year.

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The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.
The Olympic Stadium built for the occasion has been completely restored and is now used for cultural and sporting events, such as the Amsterdam Marathon.

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The Amsterdam Marathon (branded TCS Amsterdam Marathon for sponsorship reasons) is an annual marathon (42.195 km) in Amsterdam in the Netherlands since 1975.
TCS is the title sponsor for Amsterdam Marathon and New York City Marathon and one of the sponsors of Berlin Marathon, Chicago Marathon, Boston Marathon, Mumbai Marathon.

Daniel Wanjiru

He won both the 2016 Amsterdam Marathon and the 2017 London Marathon.

Fred Kiprop

Fred Kiprop Kiptum (born June 3, 1974) is a male long-distance runner from Kenya, who won the Amsterdam Marathon in 1999 in a time of 2:06:47

Robert Cheboror

He acted as the pacemaker for the 2003 Amsterdam Marathon and he continued running past the usual 35 km drop-out mark, eventually finishing in ninth place to record his first marathon finish in a time of 2:11:06.

Marathon world record progression

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The 1980 course record of 2:09:01 ran by Dutchman Gerard Nijboer could be considered an unofficial world record as the generally recognized record at that time, 2:08:34 in Antwerp, had been run on a course that was 500 meters short.

Gilbert Yegon

He stepped up to make his marathon debut at the 2009 Amsterdam Marathon and scored his first major victory.

William Kipsang

William Kipsang
He has previously won the Amsterdam Marathon (2003), the Egmond Half Marathon (2004) and the Dam tot Damloop 10 mile race (2005).

Gerard Nijboer

The 1980 course record of 2:09:01 ran by Dutchman Gerard Nijboer could be considered an unofficial world record as the generally recognized record at that time, 2:08:34 in Antwerp, had been run on a course that was 500 meters short.
His personal best time was 2:09:01 at the Amsterdam Marathon of 26 April 1980, which was at the time the second best marathon ever (after Derek Clayton's 2:08:34 run in 1969).

Olympic Stadium (Amsterdam)

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The route starts and finishes in the Olympic Stadium.
The stadium also serves as the start and finish of the Amsterdam Marathon, held every October.

List of winners of the Amsterdam Marathon

This page lists the winners of the Amsterdam Marathon, which was first held during the 1928 Summer Olympics (men's competition only) and annually from 1975 onwards, with the exception of 1978.

Emmanuel Kipchirchir Mutai

Emmanuel Mutai
Initially running in half marathons, he made his debut over the full distance in 2007 and won his first race later that year at the Amsterdam Marathon.

Tsegaye Kebede

He quickly rose to become a prominent distance runner after his international debut at the Amsterdam Marathon in 2007.

Bernard Kipyego

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He has reached the podium at the Amsterdam Marathon, Chicago Marathon, Boston Marathon, Paris Marathon and Tokyo Marathon.