Eliud Kipchoge to challenge two-hour marathon time this Autumn

From INEOS.com

The sub two-hour marathon is the last great barrier of modern athletics.

Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon runner, will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in the INEOS 1.59 Challenge, a special marathon being run between late September and early October 2019.

Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest marathon runner, will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in the INEOS 1.59 Challenge. Photo credit: DAN VERNON

The event will be supported and managed by INEOS. A London venue is being considered.

“Running the fastest ever marathon time of 2:00:25 was the proudest moment of my career,” says Eliud Kipchoge. “To get another chance to break the magical two-hour mark is incredibly exciting. I always say that no human is limited and I know that it is possible for me to break this barrier.”

Find out more at The INEOS 1:59 Challenge website at: https://www.ineos159challenge.com/ 

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