World Marathon Points

Updated: April 13, 2008, 10:08 AM ET
Associated Press

The 2007-08 World Marathon Majors series points standings. The top five men and women finishers at the London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago, New York, World Championships and Olympic Marathons earn points in a $1 million, two-year series to crown the World Marathon Majors champion. The men's and women's champions each win $500,000. (Points awarded per race are: 1st-25; 2nd-15; 3rd-10; 4th-5 and 5th-1).

Through April 12

1. Martin Lel, Kenya, 75

2. Abderrahim Goumri, Morocco, 40

3. Robert K Cheruiyot, Kenya, 30

4. Luke Kibet, Kenya, 25

4. Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopia, 25

4. Patrick Ivuti, Kenya, 25

Women

1. Gete Wami, Ethiopia, 65

2. Irina Mikitenko, Germany, 40

2. Zhou Chunxiu, China, 40

4. Lidiya Grigoryeva, Russia, 30

5. Catherine Ndereba, Kenya, 26


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