Fastest Marathons by Province/Territory

Last update 08 Feb 2019

Showing the best record eligible marathon times run by any athlete in each Canadian Province and Territory.

Note, there have never been any certified marathons in the Yukon, Northwest Territories or Nunavut.

Men

Province Time Record Holder Date Location
AB 2:12:42 Gezahegne Abera (ETH) 03-Aug-01 Edmonton (WC)
BC 2:11:49 Stephen Moneghetti (AUS) 28-Aug-94 Victoria (CG)
MB 2:13:51 Dennis Rinde (USA) 14-Jun-81 Winnipeg
NB 2:27:21 Patrick Montuoro 10-Apr-83 Fredericton
NL 2:13:27 Jerome Drayton 15-Sep-73 St. John's
NS 2:21:54 Richard Hughson 17-Sep-78 New Glasgow
ON 2:06:52 Philemon Rono (KEN) 22-Oct-17 Toronto
PE 2:29:32 Bohdan Sawchuk 26-Sep-93 Charlottetown
QC 2:09:55 Waldemar Cierpinski (GER) 31-Jul-76 Montreal (OG)
SK 2:20:57 Richard Bourrier 13-Aug-75 Regina

Women

Province Time Record Holder Date Location
AB 2:26:01 Lida Simon (ROM) 12-Aug-01 Edmonton (WC)
BC 2:30:41 Carole Rouillard 27-Aug-94 Victoria (CG)
MB 2:37:41 Erika Olivera (CHI) 25-Jul-99 Winnipeg (PAG)
NB 2:53:57 Paula Keating 11-May-14 Fredericton
NL 2:48:27 Caroline McIlroy 17-Sep-06 St. John's
NS 2:36:54 Sara Chebet (KEN) 18-May-14 Halifax
ON 2:22:17 Gelete Burka (ETH) 27-May-18 Ottawa
PE
2:59:13 Jennifer Nicholson ran 2:53:24 at the non-record eligible PEI Marathon on 18-Oct-09
Myra Fraser 18-Sep-88 Charlottetown
QC 2:30:58 Patti Catalano (USA) 06-Sep-80 Montreal
SK 2:44:26 Linda Staudt 16-May-81 Regina