• Marathon Aug 8, 2021

    Eliud Kipchoge Wins Back-to-Back Olympic Marathon Gold Medals

    Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the men’s marathon at the Tokyo Olympics, becoming just the third man to win back-to-back Olympic marathon gold medals.

  • tokyo 2020 Jan 31, 2020

    Nike Shoe Popular Among Distance Runners Cleared for Use in 2020 Olympics

    World Athletics cleared distance runners to keep wearing a favored Nike design even though it acknowledged on Friday shoe technology poses a risk to the sport.

  • Italy Oct 13, 2019

    Kenya's Kipchoge First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

    Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But this time there’s an asterisk: Olympic champion Kipchoge performed his feat under conditions so tightly controlled to maximize his success that it won’t appear in the record books. The 34-year-old Kenyan completed the 42.195...

  • Chicago Apr 29, 2019

    Kipchoge Wins London Marathon for Record 4th Time

    Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya ran the second-fastest time ever to win the London Marathon for a record fourth time Sunday, and compatriot Brigid Kosgei swept to victory by almost two minutes in the women’s race. The 34-year-old Kipchoge pulled clear of Ethiopian runners Mosinet Geremew and Mule Wasihun in the final 10 minutes to complete the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) course in...

  • Japan Sep 16, 2018

    Eliud Kipchoge Sets New Marathon World Record in Berlin

    Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge has set a new marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds on Sunday....
    The Kenyan defended his title in the German capital, pulling ahead of his competitors early on amid perfect running conditions....
    He broke the previous world record set in Berlin by fellow Kenyan Dennis Kimetto in 2014 by...

  • London May 6, 2017

    Man Falls 26 Seconds Short of 1st Sub 2-Hour Marathon

    Eliud Kipchoge was 26 seconds from making history on Saturday but the Olympic champion finished just short of becoming the first person to run a marathon in less than two hours. Kipchoge ran the 26.2 miles (42.2 kilometers) in 2 hours, 26 seconds, beating Dennis Kimetto’s world mark of 2:02:57. The 32-year-old Kenyan did break his personal best time of...

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