Biggest Marathons in the World - This page last updated 20th June 2016

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Biggest Marathons in the World - Based on the number of finishers
# - Updated where known - 20Jun16

Pos.

Years
Run

Last
Year

Marathon Name
URL

Venue

Number
Finished

Year

Highest
Finish

Year

 

118

2016

Boston #

Boston, MA, USA

 

 

2016

Paris

France

41801 2016
    2016 London England 39200 2016 39200 2016
    2015 Berlin Germany 28000 2015
    2016 Barcelona Spain 16506 2016
    2015 Valencia Spain 14088 2015
    2016 Rome Italy 13881 2016
    2015 Frankfurt Germany 13662 2015
    2015 Dublin Ireland 12938 2015
    2016 Rotterdam Netherlands 12814 2016
    2015 Amsterdam Netherlands 12359 2015
    2016 Hamburg Germany 12000 2016
    2015 Athens Greece 11800 2015
    2016 Brighton England 11000 2016
    2016 Madrid Rock'n'Roll Spain 10000 2016
    2016 Stockholm Sweden 9500 2016
    2015 Florence Italy 8275 2015
    2015 Medoc France 7553 2015
    2015 Warsaw Poland 6800 2015
    2016 Edinburgh Scotland 6592 2016
 

77

2002

Yonkers

Yonkers, NY, USA

 

82

2012

Kosice #

Kosice, Slovakia

 

68

2001

Durban AC

Durban, South Africa

 

58

2002

Mainichi

Biwa-ko, Japan

 

57

2002

Jackie Gibson

Johannesburg, South Africa

 

56

2002

Asahi Fukuoka

Fukuoka, Japan

 

54

2001

Western Hemisphere

Culver City, CA, USA

 

51

2003

Beppu-Oita

Oita, Japan

 

47

2002

Pikes Peak

Manitou Springs, CO, USA

 

46

2002

Maui

Kaanapali, HI, USA

46

2002

Philadelphia Independence

Philadelphia, PA, USA

46

2002

Long Island

East Meadow, NY, USA

 

56

2012

Isle of Wight #

Ryde, England

 

43

2002

Heart of America

Columbia, MO, USA

 

42

2001

Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ, USA

42

2002

Washington's Birthday

Greenbelt, MD, USA

 

41

2003

Nobeoka

Nobeoka, Japan

41

2002

Sheffield

Sheffield, England

51

2012

Belfast #

Belfast, N.Ireland

41

2002

Race of Champions

Holyoke, MA, USA

 

40

2002

Twin Cities

St Paul, MN, USA

40

2002

Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

40

2002

Detroit

Detroit, MI, USA

40

2002

Essen

Essen, Germany

40

2002

Prazsky

Prague, Czech Rep.

40

2002

Atlanta

Atlanta, GA, USA

40

2003

Dong-A

Seoul, Korea

 

39

2002

Equinox

Fairbanks, AK, USA