Eliud Kipchoge, the greatest marathon runner of all time, made history on Saturday 12thOctober when he became the first person in history to run a sub-two-hour marathon in the remarkable time of 1:59:40.2.
Kipchoge’s incredible achievement emphatically proved his own mantra that No Human is Limited and places him alongside other sporting greats such as Sir Roger Bannister – w
She came, she saw and she conquered in emphatic fashion! The fastest women in the world in 2019, Kenya’s Sheila Chepkirui, lived up to her billing as race favourite for the 2019 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday 13 October 2019, when she took 4 seconds off the South African All Comers record to win in 30:55.
Chepkirui was bullish and confident on the start line making it clear that s
With metronomic precision Eliud Kipchoge raced into history today on the Hautallee in Vienna by becoming the first man to achieve the barrier-breaking sub-two-hour marathon as part of the INEOS 1:59 Challenge.
The greatest marathon runner of all time Eliud achieved a jaw-dropping time of 1:59:40.2 to secure his moon-landing moment.
Eliud Kipchoge’s historic attempt to make history and become the first person ever to run a marathon in under two hours will start at 8:15 (SA time) tomorrow (Saturday, 12 October).
The event will be broadcast worldwide live on the INEOS 1:59 Challenge YouTube page. It is a free event to attend and Kipchoge and his team arew keen that a significant crowd will attend to cheer Kipchoge on
In the space of three very short years, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN has gone from an event that has attracted some of the world’s best, to a race that now has IAAF Bronze Label status and can arguably boast the best ever women’s field assembled at a road race in South Africa (come Sunday 13 October 2019).
The event has seen the men’s SA all-comers record being broken twic
He has missed his long-time running goal of cracking an elusive sub 2:30 marathon by 2 seconds … yip … blink, and two seconds are gone. That’s how close South African Nick Bester came to cross the finish line in a sub 2:30 time at the London Marathon in April this year. For the past six months those two seconds have been haunting Nick, Private Banker at Investec in the UK. So, when this talent