• Eliud Kipchoge Becomes First Person in Recorded History to Run a Marathon in Under 2 Hours

    4 days ago - By Time

    On Saturday, Eliud Kipchoge became the first person in recorded history to run a 26.2-mile marathon in less than two hours.
    The 34-year-old Kenyan runner clocked in at 1:59:40.2 at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria. The run, organized specifically for Kipchonge to break the two-hour marathon barrier, was organized by chemical company INEOS and featured an electric pacer car that shot a laser beam to mark the best position on the road. A team of 41 professional runners also rotated running alongside him to set his pace.
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  • Eliud Kipchoge Becomes the First Person to Run a Marathon in Under 2 Hours

    Eliud Kipchoge Becomes the First Person to Run a Marathon in Under 2 Hours

    4 days ago - By PopSugar

    On Saturday, Eliud Kipchoge accomplished an incredible feat as the first person to run a marathon in under two hours. The 34-year-old Olympic champion successfully completed the INEOS 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria and clocked in at one hour, 59 minutes and 40.2 seconds.
    "Today we went to the Moon and came back to earth!" Eliud wrote on Twitter after crossing the finish line. "I am at a loss for words for all the support I have received from all over the world. Thank you to all who gave me the opportunity. Asante."
    Eliud, a long-distance runner from Kenya, already holds the official...
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  • Why Eliud Kipchoge's Remarkable 1:59 Marathon Won't Be an Official World Record

    Why Eliud Kipchoge's Remarkable 1:59 Marathon Won't Be an Official World Record

    4 days ago - By Mens health

    The Olympic champion is the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours, but it won't be going in the record books.
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