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Welcome to Member of the 42.2 Club®, where all marathon finishers meet.

Finishing a marathon is an achievement anyone can be proud of. At the 42.2 club, you can register (for free!) as a marathon finisher, list and display your personal marathon records and purchase official Member of the 42.2 Club® products.
You may search and compare the fastest runners in the world, in your country or in your region; filter the data according to age, time range or specific marathon; and compare your results with those of your peers. It is all here.
Anyone who finished at least one official marathon qualifies for a FREE membership.


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Recent News


Eliud Kipchoge won the 2016 Rio Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya won the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Marathon at 2:08:44 hours.


Marathons coming soon

August 27, 2016 Kangaroo Island Marathon (South Australia, Australia)
September 4, 2016 Kazbegi Marathon (Kazbegi, Georgia)
September 25, 2016 Berlin Marathon (Berlin, Germany)
October 30, 2016 Frankfurt Marathon (Frankfurt, Germany)


42.2 Club® purchase orders were shipped

All purchase orders submitted until August 20, were mailed by August 21.


What is fartlek ?

Fartlek is a Swedish training method based on a continuous running sessions and a mixture of interval. The intervals could be distance based or time units based or a mixture of them.


How the marathon distance was set to 42,195 meters or 26 miles and 385 yards ?

In 1908 London Olympic games, the British Royal Family wanted the race to begin beneath the windows of the nursery at Windsor Castle and finish opposite the royal viewing box at the Olympic stadium. The start and finish lines were adapted to accommodate the request, and since then the marathon distance was standardized to that distance- 42 kilometers and 195 meters (42.195 km) or 26 miles and 385 yards (26.219 miles).


A set of 42.2 ® coasters on Sale

The official Member of the 42.2 Club® set of coasters and mugs are on Sale. 11 USD per set, including tax.
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Eliud Kipchoge won 2:03:05 the 2016 London Marathon.

Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya just won the 2016 London Marathon (course record time).
He finished the 42,195 meters at 2:03:05 hours.


Winners of 2016 Boston Marathon

Lemi Hayle from Ethiopia is the winner of 2016 Boston Marathon (Men). He ran the 42,195 meters (26 miles and 385 yards) at 2:12:45 hours.

Atsede Baysa from Ethiopia is the winner of 2016 Boston Marathon (Women). She ran the 42,195 meters (26 miles and 385 yards) at 2:29:19 hours.


World marathon record 2:02:57 belongs to Dennis Kimetto

Dennis Kimetto (Kenya) is the world fastest marathon runner. He ran and finished the 2014 Berlin Marathon on September 28, 2014, at 2:02:57 hours. Read more here:


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42.2 stickers were distributed in Marathons in France

Member of the 42.2 Club ® were distributed in Paris Marathon and in Marathon de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, France. Ask your race coordinator for the bumper stickers.


42.2 Club stickers in Maratona San Antonio ® Italy

Official Member of the 42.2 Club ® stickers were distributed in the runner’s bag of  Maratona San Antonio ®, held in Padua (Padova) Italy on April 27th 2014.

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