In the men's race, Kipchoge managed to shake off Ethiopian Shola Tura in the final two kilometres to win the race to win in a time of two hours, four minutes and 16 seconds as defending champion Daniel Wanjiru finished a distant ninth.
Farah had problems with his drinks bottle at the beginning of the race which led to him falling behind the eventual victor although he still managed to record a time of 2:06:32 which is a new British record.
"The guys just went for it, at world record pace".
It is so different to the track.
"I really enjoyed today, I gave 110% like I always do". The crowd really got behind me, it was an incredible atmosphere. "But at the end of the day you've got to fight like a man".
For Farah the pace began to takes its toll as early as 17 miles, even before hitting the proverbial wall: just before halfway he also ran into trouble, failing to collect the correct bottle at the drinks station, and with that dropped some 20 metres on the leaders.
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Farah might have been quicker still but for temperatures of 24C and a problem collecting his drink at the 10km mark which he blamed on staff being too busy taking pictures and led to a lengthy mid-race exchange with motorbike-riding marathon officials.
The Olympic 5,000-meter champion was joined on the podium by her compatriot Brigid Kosgei in second and Ethiopia's Tadelech Bekele in third.
Vivian Cheruiyot timed her run to perfection to win the women's elite race. "I had to get that right".
David Weir roared his way across the line as he won a thrilling sprint finish to take the men's wheelchair title for an eighth time in 1:31:15, while Australian Madison De Rozario triumphed in the women's wheelchair race in 1:42:58. Mentally and physically, I felt better coming into this.
A record 386,050 people applied for this year's race - nearly a third more than last year and the highest number for any marathon in the world.
Ethiopia's Shura Kitata Tola came second ahead of Farah. Dibaba, who momentarily stopped in last year's race, plaintively tried to rally again before dropping out.