John Mutai

Quick Facts

IntroKenyan athletics competitor
Is Athlete
From Kenya
Type Sports
Birth26 May 1966
Age54 years
Star signGemini


John Mutai (born 26 May 1966) is a Kenyan long distance runner.


Mutai received much media attention following his three successive victories at the Belfast Marathon, including from the BBC, who called the victories a “hat-trick”. His other notable race results are:

  • Fourth in the Great Capital Run in 2007.
  • First in the Edinburgh Marathon in 2004, second in 2005.
  • BUPA great north run half marathon 2002 5
  • 7 in the BUPA Great South Run 2001
  • First in the Standard Chartered Marathon (Singapore)
  • Great North Run winner 1999