31 Dec '14, 6pm

Here are the top marathoners of 2014:

Because 2014 was neither an Olympic nor world championships year, elite marathoners primarily focused their competitive efforts on the six events in the World Marathon Majors schedule. For the third straight year, the London Marathon had the deepest fields for men and women. Highlights on the men’s side included a new world record of 2:02:57 run in Berlin by Dennis Kimetto and American Meb Keflezighi ’s triumph in Boston. Scandal stood out in women’s marathoning, as Rita Jeptoo of Kenya, the 2013 No. 1 marathoner, failed a late summer drug test and was removed from consideration for a World Marathon Majors title and the top position in these rankings.

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