Tola Abdisa of Ethiopia won the Dubai Marathon in the itme of 2:05:42 On February 12, 2023. The first 10 were all Ethiopian.

The top non-Ethiopian was former Ethiopian Weldu Negash Gebretsadik, now running for Norway. He finished in 11th place Clocking a finish time of 2:13:00.

Dera Dida Yami of Ethiopia took the women’s race clocking a time of 2:21:11. The top-10 were also all Ethiopian.