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Running: Fastest Buffalo Marathon runners

One last list, and I'm done.

Here are the top 20 men's and women's runners in Buffalo Marathon (1989-present) history, regardless of place. It's getting tougher to crack the list, at least on the men's side:

Men’s Top 20
2015 - Kiplangat Tisia - Rochester - 2:15:59
2014 - Kiplangat Tisia - Rochester - 2:17:16
2007 - Jacob Chamar - Chapel Hill, NC - 2:17:55
2010 - Mohammed Awol - Ethiopia - 2:19:04
2006 - Jynocel Basweti - Chapel Hill, NC - 2:19:15

2012 - Josephat Ongeri - Kenya - 2:20:26
2012 - Dereje Hailegiorgis - Ethiopia - 2:20:43
2007 - Solomon Too - New Milford, NJ - 2:20:45
2012 - Peter Omae Ayieni - Kenya - 2:21:03
2014 - Tewodros Zewdu - Hebron, Ky. - 2:21:05

2015 - Philip Lagat - Hebron, Ky. - 2:21:12
2014 - Birhanu Dare Kemel - New York - 2:21:19
2012 - Jynocel Basweti - Kenya - 2:21:36
2015 - Richard Kessio - Toledo, Ohio - 2:21:42
2010 - Daniel Gekara - Santa Fe, NM - 2:21:49

2014 - Tesfaye Assefa Dube - New York - 2:22:30
1991 - Rick Mannen - Brantford, Ont. - 2:22:35
2003 - Shingirai Badza - Zimbabwe - 2:22:49
2016 - Senbeto Geneti-Guteta - New York - 2:22:50
2013 - Zerihun Ambaye Etalema - New York - 2:23:05

Women’s Top 20
2016 - Hirut Guangul - New York - 2:38:26
2015 - Hirut Guangul - New York - 2:39:01
2009 - Elena Orlova - Gaithersburg, Md. - 2:42:44
2008 - Meserte Kotu - Ethiopia - 2:43:10
2012 - Elena Orlova - Russia - 2:43:48

2011 - Veronika Lopatina - Russia - 2:44:39
1991 - Beth Anne DeCiantis - Rochester - 2:44:57
1991 - Anne Myers - Rochester - 2:45:16
2012 - Heather McWhirter - Glenwood, NY - 2:45:33
2005 - Lete Berhe - Ethiopia - 2:47:48

2011 - Salome Kosgei - Sleepy Hollow, NY - 2:48:21
2009 - Katherine Aldridge - Alpine, NY - 2:50:09
2009 - Jessica Allen - Hampton Bays, NY - 2:51:11
2013 - Muliye Gurmu - New York - 2:51:15
2013 - Aileen Hoak - Buffalo - 2:51:22

2016 - Bailey Drewes - Ithaca - 2:52:40
2016 - Ellie Pell - Ithaca - 2:54:05
2013 - Katie Sanders - Buffalo - 2:54:43
2013 - Kara Patrick - East Greenbush, NY - 2:54:44
2008 - Jessica Allen - Hampton Bays, NY - 2:54:48

-- Budd Bailey

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