Now in its 18th year, the Life Time Miami Marathon & Half Marathon attracts many international elite runners vying for the $25,000 prize purse winnings across categories. Below, you can find a list of our confirmed Elite Athletes for the 2020 edition of the Miami Marathon & Half Marathon, as well as short biographies of each athlete and a link to their social media accounts, if applicable.

2020 Elite Field – Summary


Bernard Rotich KENYA 2:10:18
Saidi Juma Makuala KENYA 2:11:11
Mwobi Cyprian Kiogora KENYA 2:14:13
Tyler Andrews USA 2:15:52
Hillary Too KENYA 2:17:01
Bryan Morseman USA 2:19:57
Abdulmenan Kasim Gelatgo ETHIOPIA 2:25:31
Jonatas Freitas BRAZIL 2:26:29
Francis Miaraho KENYA 2:29:54
Johan Caiza ECUADOR 2:31:46
Alvaro Isrrael Vazquez Gonzalez NICARAGUA Debut


Meseret Ali Basa ETHIOPIA 2:40:41
Leah Jebiwot Kigen KENYA 2:40:46
Rebekah Mayer USA 2:59:05
Aydee Loayza Huaman PERU Debut
Alex Roudayna MEXICO Debut


Dominic Korir KENYA 1:01:45
James Ngandu KENYA 1:01:51
Kevin Kochei KENYA 1:01:56
Daniel Nestor USA 1:02:57
Luis Orta VENEZUELA 1:03:09
Daniel Docherty USA 1:03:47
Mario Pacay GUATEMALA 1:03:54
Daniel Kirwa UGANDA 1:04:22
Luis Carlos Rivero Gonzalez GUATEMALA 1:06:03
Joe Farrand USA 1:08:52
Sandro Ezeta Chaves COSTA RICA 1:09:08
Kyle Phillips USA 1:10:17
Victor Leon COLOMBIA 1:10:52
Daniel Rodriguez SPAIN 1:13:05
Mitchell Hayes USA 1:15:00
Sebastian Castro COSTA RICA 1:15:00
Lawrence Kipkoech KENYA Debut


Jhoselyn Yessica Camargo BOLIVIA 1:14:32
Katie Kellner USA 1:14:39
Beatie Deutsch ISRAEL 1:15:06
Waverly Neer USA 1:16:56
Lineida Mateus Rojas COLOMBIA 1:17:16
Angela Janneth Brito ECUADOR 1:17:23
Alli Gregg USA 1:18:12
Margarita Quintero Petris MEXICO 1:19:41
Rebeka Stowe USA 1:22:53
Melissa Perlman USA 1:24:09

Men’s Marathon Field

Bernard Rotich, KENYA
Bib #20
Personal Best Marathon – 2:10:18

Current Residence: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Age: 33

The 2017  Dublin Marathon & Belfast Marathon Champion, Bernard Rotich also has world-class 5,000m and 10,000m PRs of 13:18.41 and 27:09.8, respectively. Rotich won his debut marathon in Estonia in 2010, the Tallin SEB Marathon, and he is now married with two young daughters.


Saidi Juma Makula, TANZANIA
Bib #18
Personal Best Marathon – 2:11:11

Current Residence: Arusha, Tanzania
Age: 25

A 2016 Rio Olympian in the marathon for his home country of Tanzania, where he placed 43rd in 2:17:49, Makula says his greatest inspiration in his running is Eliud Kipchoge, and that if he was not running professionally he would be coaching other distance runners to accomplish their own goals.


Mwobi Cyprian Kiogora, KENYA
Bib #23
Personal Best Marathon – 2:14:13

Current Residence: Eldoret, Kenya
Age: 41

The 2009 and 2010 Hong Kong Marathon Champion, Mwobi Cyprian Kiogora joins us from Eldoret, Kenya after most recently finishing 5th in the Jakarta Milo 10K in Indonesia. In terms of racing in the United States, Cyprian placed 9th at the 2008 Grandma’s Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota.


Tyler Andrews, USA
Bib #14
Personal Best Marathon – 2:15:52

Current Residence: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Age: 29

A graduate of Tufts University, Tyler Andrews is a 2-time U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier, the 2019 USATF 50 Mile National Champion and 2-time Rock N Roll Washington DC Marathon Champion. When asked what he would be doing if he wasn’t running, Tyler says “playing guitar in a rock band”. Rock on, Tyler!


Hillary Too, KENYA
Bib #27
Personal Best Marathon – 2:17:01

Current Residence: Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Age: 40

Our 2017 Miami Marathon Runner-Up and 2018 Miami Marathon Champion, Hillary Too was also the 2017 Quad Cities Marathon Champion and 2017 Steamtown Marathon Champion as well. When asked what he is looking forward to most about this year’s race, Hillary says “Won here before and excited to win here again!”.


Bryan Morseman, USA
Bib #32
Personal Best Marathon – 2:19:57

Current Residence: Bath, New York
Age: 34

Bryan Morseman joins us from the great state of New York after recently winning the PwC Bermuda Marathon on January 19th, 2020 – just a few weeks ago. In 2018, Morseman won the Tallahasse Marathon, Knoxville Marathon as well as the Roanoake Island OBX Marathon and followed those wins up by finishing as runner-up in the Mercedes Marathon, Maine Marathon and Mohawk Hudson River Marathon in 2019.


Abdulmenan Kasim Gelato, ETHIOPIA
Bib #28
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:07:42

Current Residence: Bronx, New York
Age: 22



Jonatas Freitas, Brazil
Bib #12
Personal Best Marathon – 2:26:29

Current Residence: Suzano, Brazil
Age: 31

Jonatas Freitas most recently finished 3rd at the Floripa Uninter International Marathon in Brazil. Freitas also finished on the podium (3rd) of our Elite Field when asked “How many pairs of running shoes do you own?” with 16.


Francis Miaraho, KENYA
Bib #21
Personal Best Marathon – 2:29:54

Current Residence: Van Whert, Ohio
Age: 19

Originally hailing from Kenya, Francis Miaraho finished 4th in the 2019 Cleveland Marathon. When asked what he would be doing if not pursuing professional distance running, Francis says he would be a rally driver!


Alvaro Isrrael Vazquez Gonzalez, NICARAGUA
Bib #24
Personal Best Marathon – Debut (1:16:06 for Half Marathon)

Current Residence: Hialeah, Florida
Age: 35

Our reigning 2018 and 2019 Tropical 5K Champion, Alvaro Isrrael Vazquez Gonzalez is one of the few local Floridians (originally hailing from Nicaragua) in this year’s Elite Field, and he also currently trains with Fit Zone.


Women’s Marathon Field

Meseret Ali Basa, ETHIOPIA
Bib #
Personal Best Marathon – 2:40:41

Current Residence: New York City, New York
Age: 31

Meseret Ali Basa joins us from the Big Apple where she trains with and competes for the Westchester Track Club under Coach Bill Staab. Basa was the 2014 Jacksonville Marathon Champion and was 4th at the 2018 Ted Corbitt 15K in New York. More recently, she won the 2019 SHAPE Women’s Half Marathon in New York, placed 18th at the 2019 United Airlines NYC Half and placed 3rd in the Bermuda Half Marathon just a few weeks ago in January 2020.


Leah Jebiwot KigenKENYA
Bib #29
Personal Best Marathon – 2:40:46

Current Residence: Davenport, Iowa
Age: 41

Racing mostly in Mexico, Leah Jebiwot Kigen is the 2017 Culiacán Half Marathon Champion, the 2019 Powerade Monterrey Marathon Runner-Up and most recently finished 4th at the Mérida Banorte Marathon in January 2020. Like many of her Kenyan compatriots, Kigen derives the inspiration for her running from fellow Kenyan and current Marathon world record holder, Eliud Kipchoge.


Rebekah Mayer, USA
Bib #25
Personal Best Marathon – 2:59:05

Current Residence: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Age: 38

Adams State University alumnus and mother of three, Rebekah Mayer was a six-time NCAA Division II All-American while at Adams State and was also a member of their 2003 NCAA Cross Country National Championship team. Mayer finished 22nd at the 2013 Grandma’s Marathon, 3rd at the 2017 Fargo Half Marathon and more recently finished 2oth at the 2019 Medtronic TC 10 Mile in Minneapolis, MN.


Aydee Loayza Huaman, PERU
Bib #26
Personal Best Marathon – Debut (1:19:01 for Half Marathon)

Current Residence: Lima, Peru
Age: 25

Aydee Loayza Huaman, an established world-class trail runner, joins us from her home country of Peru after finishing 9th in the 2019 Trail Running World Championships that was held in Coimbra, Portugal – the first female athlete from South America to complete the 44K distance race. Aydee also finished 4th in the Lima Half Marathon in May 2019, and says that the most interesting thing she has seen during a race is: “Running in the snow in a race in Argentina and seeing all the athletes (including myself) bouncing around and falling all over the place”.


Alex Roudayna, MEXICO
Bib #13
Personal Best Marathon – Debut (1:20:03 for Half Marathon)

Current Residence: Mexico City, Mexico
Age: 30

Alex Roudayna joins us as the 3rd place finisher of the 2014 Mexico City Half Marathon, 2nd place finisher of the 2015 San Francisco Half Marathon and 3rd place finisher of the 2016 and 2017 Mexico Ultra Trail 100K. If she weren’t running, Alex says she would be a Criminal Psychologist, and when asked what the most interesting thing she has seen in a race was, Alex said: “I rescued a puppy and carried him the last 30K of a 100K race. I got 2nd place, but most importantly got a best friend!”.


Dominic Korir, KENYA
Bib #60
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:01:45

Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Age: 26

Coming off a 17th place finish at the 2020 Houston Half Marathon where he ran his current PR, Dominic Korir joins us as our defending runner-up of the Miami Half Marathon. After his 2nd place finish in Miami last year, Dominic went on to place 3rd in the Cooper River Bridge Run 10K and 4th in the B.A.A. Boston Half Marathon – among other races he ran in 2019. Korir, who says his two daughters are his inspiration, also finished 6th at both Grandma’s Marathon (where he ran his marathon PR of 2:16:26) and Twin Cities Marathon in 2018 before finishing 3rd at the Pittsburgh 10 Miler later that same year.


James NganduKENYA
Bib #81
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:01:45

Current Residence: Van Wert, Ohio
Age: 29

James Ngandu, a graduate of Tiffin University where he was a NCAA Division II Champion in cross country as well as the 10,000 meters on the track, joins us for the 2019 Miami Marathon & Half Marathon weekend after placing 18th at the 2020 Houston Half Marathon in new personal best time. A 13-time All-American while at Tiffin, Ngandu placed 9th in the 2019 edition of the Houston Half Marathon and then won the 2019 Austin Half Marathon a few weeks later. When asked what he’d be doing if he was not running professionally, James answered: “Garbage truck driver”.


Kevin Kochei, KENYA
Bib #58
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:01:56

Current Residence: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Age: 30

The 2019 Mercedes Half Marathon Champion in Birmingham, Alabama, Kevin Kochei also placed 12th at the 2017 Cherry Blossom 10 Mile and 7th at the 2016 edition of the iconic Peachtree Road Race. Additionally, Kochei won the 2015 America’s Finest City Half Marathon in San Diego, California.


Daniel NestorUSA
Bib #80
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:02:57

Current Residence: Boulder, Colorado
Age: 25

Coming in as the top American in the field, Daniel Nestor recently won the 2019 Indianapolis Monumental Half Marathon in a new PR for the distance. Nestor also won the 2017 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships team title as a part of Tinman Elite – he finished 14th individually in the race. A graduate of Columbia University and current rabbit ELITE team member, Nestor also stated that the most interesting thing he has ever seen while running in a race is: “1,000 people dressed up like Batman”. Hmm.


Bib #59
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:03:09

Current Residence: Broomfield, Colorado
Age: 31

One of the few former Olympians in this year’s field, Luis Orta joins us as an alumnus of the University of Kentucky where he was a two-time South Eastern Conference (SEC) Champion. A 2016 Rio Olympian in the marathon for his home country of Venezuela, Orta has also represented his country five times at IAAF (World Athletics) World Championship events. Orta is also the Venezuelan National Record Holder in the 10K and Half Marathon, and more recently finished 21st at the Berlin Marathon in September 2018 and 7th in the 2019 South American Marathon Championships, hosted by the Buenos Aires Marathon in Brazil. When asked what he would be doing if he was not running, Orta said he would be a Farmer.


Daniel Docherty, USA
Bib #62
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:03:47

Current Residence: Richfield, Minnesota
Age: 30

A graduate of Loyola University Chicago and current Minnesota Distance Elite (formerly known as Team USA Minnesota) athlete, Danny Docherty was an All-Conference honoree in college and has really found his stride competing on the roads. Docherty recently finished 3rd at the 2019 Twin Cities Marathon in new PR of 2:15:55 and he was also 6th at the 2019 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon in Duluth, Minnesota. Also the 7th place finisher at the 2019 USATF 25K Championships, when asked what the most interest thing he has seen during a race is, Danny answered: “An astronaut leading the beginning of the 2018 Peachtree 10k”.


Mario Pacay, GUATEMALA
Bib #69
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:03:54

Current Residence: Guatemala
Age: 22

Mario Pacay has represented Guatemala on the international stage several times, his first being at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada where he placed 11th and 7th, respectively, in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters. Pacay also finished 4th and 6th in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters, respectively, at the 2015 Mt. SAC Relays in California as well. Other top finishes include 11th and 14th place finishes in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland as well as 9th and 10th place finishes in the 2019 Pan American Games 5,000 and 10,000 meters, respectively, in Lima, Peru. Most recently, Pacay finished 23rd overall at the 2019 Houston Half Marathon.


Daniel Kirwa, UGANDA
Bib #65
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:04:22

Current Residence: Gibsonton, Florida
Age: 32

Harding University graduate and current Airman 1st Class in the United States Air Force, Daniel Kirwa was a four-time NCAA Division II Champion in cross country and track & field as well as a 15-time All-American while at Harding. After earning his degree in political science, Kirwa enlisted in the Air Force and he is currently serving at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida as a medical technician assigned to the 6th Healthcare Operations Squadron. As the fastest distance runner in the Air Force, Kirwa placed 3rd overall in the 2019 Air Force Marathon. Kirwa was also the 2011 Huntsville Rocket City Marathon Champion in Huntsville, Alabama.


Luis Carlos Rivero Gonzalez, GUATEMALA
Bib #63
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:06:03

Current Residence: San Marcos, Guatemala
Age: 33

A frequent participant in the Miami Marathon & Half Marathon, Luis Carlos Rivero Gonzalez has ran either the Miami Marathon or Half Marathon six of the last seven years – finishing in the top five of the marathon four different times, once as champion, and in the top five of the half marathon the other two times, most recently in 2018. Luis also won the 2019 Munich Half Marathon and finished 18th at the 2017 Rotterdam Marathon in a time of 2:1631, qualifying him to represent Guatemala at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in the marathon where he went on to finish 69th. Gonzalez also says the weirdest thing he has seen while running a race is “seeing Snoop Dogg sing live”.


Joe Farrand, USA
Bib #53
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:08:52

Current Residence: Orlando, Florida
Age: 28

An elementary school music teacher, Joe Farrand joins us after competing collegiately for Simpson College and qualifying for the NCAA Division III Championships as well as gathering multiple conference titles and All-Conference honors. Post-collegiately, Joe won the 2019 Silicon Valley Half Marathon and finished as runner-up in the 2019 OUC Half Marathon. When asked who his inspiration is, Joe says: “Frank Shorter – trained in the heat of Florida and my mustache hero”.


Sandro Ezeta Chaves, COSTA RICA
Bib #54
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:09:08

Current Residence: San Carlos, Costa Rica
Age: 29

Runner-up at the 2019 Mt. Charleston Half Marathon, Sandro Ezeta Chaves joins us from Costa Rica. Chaves was also the 2019 Clasica San Ramon Half Marathon Champion, and says that if he wasn’t running he would be a Computer Engineer. Chaves also, according to our polling, owns the most number of running shoes out of our 2020 Elite Field at 25 pairs.


Kyle Phillips, USA
Bib #77
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:10:17

Current Residence: Waynesboro, Pennsylvannia
Age: 26

A graduate of Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvannia, Phillips placed 4th at the 2019 Oasis Rock N Roll Half Marathon in Montreal, 3rd at the 2018 Green Bay Half Marathon and 8th at the 2019 Buffalo Half Marathon. When asked who his biggest inspiration for running is, Kyle also said “My father for initially getting me in to running and coming to all my races with me”.


Victor Leon, COLOMBIA
Bib #52
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:10:52

Current Residence: Bucaramanga, Colombia
Age: 24

Victor Leon finished 5th at the 2012 South American U18 Championships in the 3,000 meters, 11th in the 5,000 meters at the 2013 Pan American Junior Championships and 3rd in the 2016 Colombian U23 Championships in the 3,000 meter Steeplechase. More recently, Victor finished 6th at the 2019 Half Marathon of the Sea in Colombia.


Daniel Rodriguez, SPAIN
Bib #71
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:13:05

Current Residence: Odessa, Texas
Age: 35

An elite Triathlon first and foremost, Daniel Rodriguez is based in Texas and is the Head Coach of Wolves Factory, and international coaching business and training group. Dani finished 20th at the 2019 Getafe Half Marathon and says that his inspiration to improve is seeing “people working hard day by day trying to get better. Never give up”.

Mitchell Hayes,
Bib #67
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:15:00

Current Residence: New York, New York
Age: 33

Mitch Hayes, joining us from New York, placed 17th at the 2019 Rock N Roll New Orleans Half Marathon and also competed in the 2019 New York City Marathon, running 2:42.


Sebastian Castro, COSTA RICA
Bib #83
Personal Best Half Marathon: 1:15:00

Current Residence: San Jose, Costa Rica
Age: 34

Currently one of the best male distance runners in Costa Rica, Sebastian Castro was ranked as the 8th best Costan Rican marathoner in 2019. Sebastian also started his marathoning journey right here at the Miami Marathon eleven years ago when he ran 3:28:58. Since that day 11 years ago, Sebastian has taken almost an hour off of his personal best marathon time.


Lawrence Kipkoech, KENYA
Bib #57
Personal Best Half Marathon – Debut (28:41 for 10K)

Current Residence: Durham, North Carolina
Age: 27

A graduate of Campbell University where he was a 9-time NCAA Division I All-American and multiple time Big South Conference Champion, Lawrence Kipkoech is making his half marathon debut at the Miami Half Marathon. Kipkoech has impressive personal best times at 5,000 and 10,000 meters, running 13:42 in the 2019 Duke Invitational for 5,000 meters and 28:41 at the 2019 Raleigh Relays for 10,000 meters.


Women’s Half Marathon Field


Katie Kellner, USA
Bib #61
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:14:39

Current Residence: Brighton, Massachusetts
Age: 28

A graduate of Cornell University, Katie Kellner was a two-time NCAA Division I All-American (once in cross country, once in outdoor track in the 10K) while competing for the Big Red. Now a member of the Boston Athletic Association’s (B.A.A.) Elite Team, Katie placed 28th in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials and has qualified for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials as well, which she will compete in on February 29th, 2020. When asked what the most interesting thing she has seen in a race is, Katie said: “An adorable berne-doodle giving out “high paws”.


Beatie Deutsch, ISRAEL
Bib #51
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:15:06

Current Residence: Neve Michael, Washington
Age: 30

Less than three years after she started competitively running, Beatie Deutsch won the 2019 Tiberias Marathon in a time of 2:42:18. Later in the year, Beatie would go on to win the Riga Half Marathon, the Tel Aviv Half Marathon and the Israeli Half Marathon Championships, place 3rd in the Israeli 15K Championships, and place 8th in the Cape Town Marathon in a new PR of 2:36:41. As a mother of five children, Beatie is hoping to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.


Waverly Neer, USA
Bib #72
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:16:56

Current Residence: New York, New York
Age: 27

As a cross country and track & field athlete at the University of Oregon, Waverly Neer was a PAC-12 Champion and 8-time NCAA Division I All-American. Now working in commercial real estate in New York City, Waverly placed 9th in the 2019 Philadelphia Half Marathon, and says that the most interesting thing she has seen during a race is “Hayward Field lit up with ‘Go Ducks’ signs”.


Lineida Mateus Rojas, COLOMBIA
Bib #55
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:17:16

Current Residence: Bucaramanga, Colombia
Age: 33

Lineida Mateus Rojas returns to Miami after finishing 5th in the 2018 Miami Half Marathon. In 2013, she won the San Cristobal Half Marathon in what is still her half marathon PR. More recently, she placed 5th in the 2018 Medellin Half Marathon in Colombia and 9th in the 2019 Dusseldorf Marathon in Germany.


Alli Gregg, USA
Bib #76
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:18:12

Current Residence: Jacksonville, Florida
Age: 25

Currently training with Shott Performance, Alli Gregg is an alumnus of the University of Alabama where she competed in cross country and track & field. Gregg won the 2019 Des Moines Women’s Half Marathon and also ran 2:49 at the California International Marathon in December 2019.


Margarita Quintero PetrisMEXICO
Bib #79
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:19:41

Current Residence: Zapopan, Mexico
Age: 29

Our reigning 3rd place finisher from last year’s Miami Half Marathon, Margarita Quintero Petris is back to defend her spot on the podium. When asked who her biggest inspirations are, Margarita – who also has a 2:48 marathon personal best – said “Eliud Kipchoge, Jordan Hasay and Alicia Keys”.


Rebeka Stowe, USA
Bib #73
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:22:53

Current Residence: New York, New York
Age: 29

A graduate of the University of Kansas and current school teacher in New York, Rebekah Stowe was an NCAA Division I All-American and Big 12 Conference Champion, and she was also a finalist in the 3,000 meter Steeplechase at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.


Melissa Perlman, USA
Bib #78
Personal Best Half Marathon – 1:22:57

Current Residence: Delray Beach, Florida
Age: 37

A graduate of Brown University and current Public Relations Executive, Melissa Perlman recently ran 2:49 in the marathon at the California International Marathon in December 2019, and she also competed at the Boston Marathon earlier in the same year. A former Florida High School State Champion, Melissa says that her Dad is her biggest inspiration for her running.


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Event Records

Men’s Marathon 2:12:22 – David Ruto (2003)
Women’s Marathon 2:34:11 – Hiromi Ominami (2006)
Men’s Half Marathon 1:03:46 – Brian Sell (2008)
Women’s Half Marathon 1:13:53 – Santa Ines Melchor (2016)

Miami Marathon Champions


2020 Saidi Juma Makula 2:22:01
2019 Ezekiel Kipsang 2:16:36
2018 Hillary Too 2:23:03
2017 Christopher Zablocki 2:18:15
2016 Benazzouz Slimani 2:24:56
2015 Luis Carlos Rivero Gonzalez 2:20:47
2014 Samuel Malakwen 2:19:46
2013 Luis Rivero Gonzalez 2:26:14
2012 Samuel Malakwen 2:16:55
2011 Tesfaye Alemayehu 2:12:57
2010 Michael Wardian 2:28:39
2009 Benazzouz Slimani 2:16:49
2008 Jose Garcia 2:17:43
2007 Teshome Gelana 2:17:51
2006 Ruben Garcia Gomez 2:18:15
2005 Elias Rodrigues Bastos 2:17:24
2004 William Gomez Amori 2:14:42
2003 David Ruto 2:12:22


2020 Aydee Loayza Huaman 2:46:54
2019 Kate Landau 2:37:48
2018 Lyubov Denisova 2:40:54
2017 Marta Ayela 2:40:51
2016 Allison Kieffer 2:55:32
2015 Alemnesh Eshetu Habtemikael 2:39:31
2014 Mariska Kramer 2:49:27
2013 Mariska Kramer 2:46:07
2012 Raquel Maraviglia 2:41:39
2011 Alena Vinitskaya 2:44:38
2010 Brett Ely 2:45:36
2009 Michele Suskek 2:43:31
2008 Kelly Liljeblad 2:47:13
2007 Ramilla Burangulova 2:40:22
2006 Hiromi Ominami 2:34:11
2005 Sandra Ruales Mosquera 2:37:00
2004 Stacie Alboucrek 2:42:32
2003 Volga Yudziankova 2:40:22

Miami Half Marathon Champions


2020 Dominic Korir 1:03:52
2019 Isaac Mukundi 1:06:51
2018 Julius Koskei 1:05:48
2017 Panuel Mkungo 1:04:12
2016 Stephen Njoroge 1:05:09
2015 Mariano Mastromarino 1:05:24
2014 Edward Tabut 1:06:45
2013 Robert Mbithi 1:05:44
2012 James Boitt 1:06:41
2011 Kumsa Adugna 1:07:04
2010 Justin Young 1:05:57
2009 Pat Hayburn 1:11:12
2008 Brian Sell 1:03:46
2007 Jared Abuya 1:07:09
2006 Ronnie Holassie 1:08:42
2005 Erick Quiros 1:08:02
2004 Josh Brashears 1:12:24
2003 Johnny Loria-Solano 1:07:55


2020 Beatie Deutsch 1:16:50
2019 Melanie Myrand 1:19:12
2018 Firegenet Mandefiro 1:16:35
2017 Krystalanne Curwood 1:18:49
2016 Santa Ines Melchor 1:13:53
2015 Soranyi Rodriguez 1:19:12
2014 Shannon Miller 1:21:08
2013 Risper Biyaki Gesabwa 1:14:00
2012 Lilian Moraa Mariita 1:16:04
2011 Aziza Abate 1:15:05
2010 Megan Armstrong 1:17:50
2009 Suzanne Larsen 1:20:38
2008 Yolanda Fernandez 1:16:01
2007 Sonja Friend-Uhl 1:19:25
2006 Alicia Cevallos 1:19:50
2005 Debbi Kilpatrick 1:18:31
2004 Deirdre Brill 1:17:44

Top 10 Times in Event History

Marathon – Men

  1. David Ruto (2003) – 2:12:22
  2. Otavio Dos Santos P. (2003) – 2:12:23
  3. Kiplimo Rono (2003) – 2:12:40
  4. Tesfaye Alemayehu (2011) – 2:12:57
  5. William Gomez Amori (2004) – 2:14:42
  6. Genilson Junio Da S. (2003) – 2:15:17
  7. Ezekiel Kipsang (2019) – 2:16:36
  8. Benazzouz Slimani (2009) – 2:16:49
  9. Samuel Malakwen (2012) – 2:16:55
  10. Teferi Bacha (2012) – 2:16:55

Half Marathon – Men

  1. Brian Sell (2008) – 1:03:46
  2. Dominic Korir (2020) – 1:03:52
  3. Daniel Kemoi (2020) – 1:03:55
  4. Panuel Mkungo (2017) – 1:04:12
  5. Stephen Njoroge (2016) – 1:05:09
  6. Joseph Sitienei (2008) – 1:05:14
  7. Mike Morgan (2008) – 1:05:16
  8. Mariano Mastromarino (2015) – 1:05:24
  9. Benson Cheruiyot (2016) – 1:05:26
  10. Robert Mbithi (2013) – 1:05:44

Marathon – Female

  1. Hiromi Ominami (2006) – 2:34:11
  2. Sandra Ruales Mosquera (2005) – 2:37:00
  3. Sandra Ruales Mosquera (2006) – 2:37:18
  4. Kate Landau (2019) – 2:37:48
  5. Wioletta Kryza (2006) – 2:39:10
  6. Alemnesh Eshetu Habtemikael (2015) – 2:39:31
  7. Maria De Los Angeles Peralta (2015) – 2:39:33
  8. Volga Yudziankova (2003) – 2:40:22
  9. Ramilla Burangulova (2007) – 2:40:22
  10. Alena Vinitskaya (2003) – 2:40:42

Half Marathon – Female

  1. Santa Ines Melchor (2016) – 1:13:53
  2. Risper Biyaki Gesabwa (2013) – 1:14:00
  3. Malika Mejdoub Camacho (2013) – 1:14:14
  4. Rocio Cantara Rojas (2016) – 1:14:17
  5. Aziza Abate (2011) – 1:15:05
  6. Fiona Docherty (2011) – 1:15:07
  7. Yolanda Fernandez (2008) – 1:16:01
  8. Lilian Moraa Mariita (2012) – 1:16:04
  9. Lindsey Scherf (2016) – 1:16:12
  10. Firegenet Mandefiro (2018) – 1:16:35