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Lanni Marchant

Birthdate : 11 April 1984

Birthplace : Canada

Hometown : London, Ontario, Canada

Language : English

Provincial affiliation : Athletics Ontario

Club : London Western T.f.c.

Coach : Dave Mills

Event specialization : 10000m / Marathon

Professional affiliation : Asics

Lanni Marchant is the Canadian record holder for the women’s marathon. On October 20, 2013, Marchant set the Canadian women's marathon record at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, running it in exactly 2:28:00.

Marchant has represented Canada at the Chiba Ekiden relays (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012), at the 2013 World Championships in the marathon event, and at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, in the marathon event.

In 2015, Marchant found success at the 10,000m distance. Marchant went under the previous Canadian record and earned the Olympic standard running 31:46.94 at the Payton Jordan Invitational. Along with earning a bronze medal at the 2015 Pan Am Games, Marchant placed 18th in the 10,000m at the 2015 IAAF World Championships.


  • 2015 Pan American Games Bronze (10000m)
  • Canadian record-holder (Marathon)
5000 MetreOutdoor16:07.62Music City Distance CarnivalNashville2013-06-01
10000 MetreOutdoor31:46.94Payton Jordan InvitationalStanford2015-05-02
5 kmRoad16:43.00Douglasville Moonlight RunDouglasville2010-10-23
8 kmRoad26:43.00Modo Spring Run-Off 8KVancouver2015-03-22
10 kmRoad31:49.00Tamarack Ottawa Race WeekendOttawa2015-05-23
20 kmRoad1:07:27.18IAAF World Half Marathon ChampionshipsCardiff2016-03-26
Half MarathonRoad1:10:47.00Tom King ClassicNashville2014-03-08
30 kmRoad1:44:03.00Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half MarathonToronto2013-10-20
MarathonRoad2:28:00.00Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront MarathonToronto2013-10-20

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