Peter Kevin Maher (born March 30, 1960 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a former Canadian marathon runner who competed mainly in the 1990s. He was a resident of Thornhill, a suburb of Toronto. He was credited for a brief period with the world record time for 25km. Maher represented Canada in the Olympic men's marathons in Seoul, 1988 and Barcelona, 1992. He is said to be the originator of the quote

Running is a big question mark that’s there each and every day. It asks you, 'Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today.

Maher also now runs a Sports Therapy Clinic in Carrigaline, Cork, Ireland.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing Flag of Canada.svg Canada
1987 California International Marathon Sacramento, United States 1st Marathon 2:16:49
World Championships Rome, Italy 32nd Marathon 2:26:40
National Capital Marathon Ottawa, Canada 1st Marathon 2:12:58
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 46th Marathon 2:24:49
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 3rd Marathon 2:17:16
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 13th Marathon 2:20:31
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain Marathon DNF
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th Marathon 2:19:26
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden Marathon DNF


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