2009 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships

The 16th World Half Marathon Championships ( officially: 16th IAAF World Half Marathon Championships 2009 - Birmingham) were held on 11 October 2009 in the British city of Birmingham immediately before the Birmingham Half Marathon.


The IAAF introduced a total prize money of U.S. $ 245,000 is available. This amount was divided staggered under the respective first six places in the individual and team standings.


Individual ranking men

From 99 Athletes registered 98 went to the start and reached the goal of 94.

Team standings Men

A total of 18 teams counted.

Individual ranking women

All 59 reported starters reached the finish. Kimberley Smith, Elizet Banda (Zambia ZAM, 54th, 1:19:07 ) and Fong Ling Chao ( MAC Macau, 58th, 1:31:47 ) each provided on national records.

Team ranking women

A total of nine teams counted.