All-time Top Canadian Women’s Marathon Times

Led by Rachel Cliff, who smashed Lanni Marchant's Canadian women's marathon record at the Nagoya Women's Marathon on March 10, 2019, this is the list of Canada's sub-2:31 marathon women.

All-time Top Canadian Women’s Marathon Times (sub-2:31) to October 20, 2019
Name Time Location Date
Rachel Cliff 2:26:56 Nagoya Mar 19
Lanni Marchant 2:28:00 Toronto Oct 13
Lanni Marchant 2:28:09 Toronto Oct 15
Krista DuChene 2:28:31 Toronto Oct 13
Silvia Ruegger 2:28:36 Houston Jan 85
Rachel Cliff 2:28:53 Berlin Sep 18
Dayna Pidhoresky 2:29:04 Toronto Waterfront Oct 19
Silvia Ruegger 2:29:09 Los Angeles Aug 84
Jacqueline Gareau 2:29:28 Boston Apr 83
Jacqueline Gareau 2:29:32 Houston Jan 85
Krista DuChene 2:29:38 Rotterdam Apr 15
Lioudmila Kortchaguina 2:29:42 Ottawa May 06
Emily Setlack 2:29:48 Toronto Waterfront Oct 19
Lioudmila Kortchaguina 2:30:03 Dallas Dec 05
Lanni Marchant 2:30:34 Boston Apr 14
Odette LaPierre 2:30:35 Boston Apr 88
Silvia Ruegger 2:30:37 Ottawa May 84
Carole Rouillard 2:30:41 Victoria (Comm. Games) Aug 94
Lioudmila Kortchaguina 2:30:43 Houston Dec 09
Lyndsay Tessier 2:30:47 Berlin Sep 18
Odette LaPierre 2:30:56 Seoul (Olympics) Sep 88
Lizanne Bussieres 2:30:57 Boston Apr 88
Jacqueline Gareau 2:30:58 Tokyo Nov 80

Lyndsay Tessier ran the Canadian masters women's record 2:30:47 in Berlin on September 16, 2018.

Carole Rouillard's 2:30:41 won her the Commonwealth Games gold medal in Victoria on August 27, 1994.

All-time Top Canadian Men's Marathon Times (sub-2:13) here.

Thanks to ARRS.

And thanks to Dan Way for the nudge to expand the list to sub-2:31 performances from the original sub-2:30 list.

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