Mark Kiptoo

Mark Kiptoo is a gentleman of Kenyan athletics.  A soldier in the Kenyan Defence Forces, Mark has personal best times of 12:53 for 5000m, 26:54 for 10,000m and 2:06.00 for the marathon.  He set a World Masters Record in the marathon and half marathon in 2018.  On the track he has medals for the Commonwealth Games and African Championships.

Profile

Nationality: Kenyan

Place of Birth: Lugari, Kenya

Residence: Eldoret, Kenya

DOB: 21 June 1976

Event: Marathon

Coach: PACE

World Athletics Profile: Mark Kiptoo

Personal Bests

  • 3000m 7:32.97
  • 5000m 12:53.46
  • 10,000m 26:54.64
  • Half Marathon 60:29
  • Marathon 2:06.00

Career Highlights

  • 2018 Masters Marathon World Record
  • 2018 Masters Half Marathon World Record
  • 2015 Rotterdam Marathon, 2nd
  • 2014 Frankfurt Marathon, CHAMPION
  • 2013 Frankfurt Marathon, 2nd
  • 2012 African 5000m CHAMPION
  • 2012 African T&F Championships, 10,000m, SILVER
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games, 5000m, BRONZE
  • 2010 African T&F Championships, 5000m, BRONZE
  • IAAF World Cross Country Championships 7th 2009 & 14th 2008
  • 2007 World Military Championships, 5000m, CHAMPION