The former world marathon record holder, Kipsang won the Berlin Marathon 2013 in 2:03:23 and has run under 2:05 for the marathon on five separate occasions.
On 28 September 2014, Kimetto broke the world record at the Berlin Marathon with 2:02:5, becoming the first man to run under 2:03.
At the 2011 London Marathon Mutai won on his fourth attempt with a course record and personal best time of 2:04:40.
Kipchoge won the 2013 Hamburg Marathon in 2:05:30 hours and the fifth-fastest time in history the following year at the Berlin marathon in running 2:04:05.
On 18 April 2011 at the Boston Marathon, Mutai ran the second fastest marathon ever at the time in a time of 2 hours 3 minutes 2 seconds.
In October, Kitwara placed fourth at the 2012 Chicago Marathon with a time of 2:05:54 hours.
In his debut, the 19-year-old Ethiopian won the 2014 Dubai Marathon in 2:04:32 .
At the 2014 London Marathon Biwott ran a career best time of 2:04:55, finishing in second place.
Regassa made his marathon debut at the 2012 Chicago Marathon and ran the third fastest ever debut of 2:05:27 hours.
Tsegay ran a personal best of 2:07:28 hours at the Amsterdam Marathon in 2011. Although this time brought him the national record for the marathon, previously held by Yonas Kifle, he only finished eighth in the high calibre race.
Lebid came third at the Great Manchester Run in May 2010 and has won the European Cross Country championships on nine separate occasions.
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Reunkov finished in 14th place of the men's marathon.
A three time Dutch half marathon champion, Raymaekers ran his fastest marathon in Rotterdam in 2012.
Country: Great Britain & NI
Scott finished 61st in the London Olympic Marathon 2012 in a time of 2:22:37. He ran his 02:10:55 PB in Berlin 2011.
Shelley won a gold medal in the marathon at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He has also represented Australia at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships and the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. On the road, he has won at the Gold Coast Half Marathon and the City2Surf race in Sydney.
Guerra ran his 02:12:21 PB at La La Coruña in 2013.
Karayel qualified for participation in marathon event at the 2012 Summer Olympics and finished in 76th place.
Country: Sri Lanka
At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Lizano competed in the Men's marathon, finishing in 65th place.
In 2013 Fincioen became Belgian champion in the marathon in a time of 2:23:56.