2014 Tokyo Marathon elite fields announced

This article was originally posted by Ryan at the original HillRunner.com Blogs.

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The final spring World Marathon Major to announce its field is the Tokyo Marathon. Essentially, any elite who isn’t running in London or Boston will be going to Tokyo. Not a stellar field compared to London or Boston but a reminder of how many sub-2:06 guys and sub-2:23 ladies are out there.

Men

Tadese Tola           2:04:49

Abel Kirui 2:05:04
Sammy Kitwara 2:05:16
Peter Some 2:05:38
Deressa Chimsa 2:05:42
Dickson Chumba 2:05:46
Geoffrey Kipsang 2:06:12
Michael Kipyego 2:06:48
Viktor Rothlin 2:07:23
Yared Asmerom 2:07:27
Abderrahim Bouramdane 2:07:33
Arata Fujiwara 2:07:48
Kentaro Nakamoto 2:08:35
Cyrus Njui 2:09:10
Suehiro Ishikawa 2:09:10

Women

Lucy Kabuu Wangui    2:19:34

Yoko Shibui 2:19:41
Tirfi Tsegaye 2:21:19
Atsede Baysa 2:22:03
Birhane Dibaba 2:23:01
Merima Mohamed Hasen 2:23:06
Caroline Rotich 2:23:22
Olena Shurkhno 2:23:32
Albina Mayorova 2:23:52
Mai Ito 2:25:26
Azusa Nojiri 2:24:57
Janet Rono 2:28:36

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