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Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are voted AIMS Marathon Runners of the Year

Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are voted AIMS Marathon Runners of the Year

November 10, 2017, No Comments on Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are voted AIMS Marathon Runners of the Year

Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany are officially the top marathon runners of 2017. The Kenyans were announced as the winners of the AIMS Best Marathon Runner (BMR) Awards at the Gala in Athens on Friday. The event was organised by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and the Hellenic Athletics Federation, »

Eliud Kipchoge in contention for hat-trick of Best Marathon Runner titles

Eliud Kipchoge in contention for hat-trick of Best Marathon Runner titles

November 7, 2017, No Comments on Eliud Kipchoge in contention for hat-trick of Best Marathon Runner titles

The Kenyan duo of Eliud Kipchoge and Geoffrey Kirui are the candidates for the 2017 Men’s BMR Awards; Mary Keitany of Kenya and Rose Chelimo of Bahrain are the contenders for the 2017 Women’s BMR Awards; Rosa Mota will receive the 2017 AIMS Lifetime Achievement Award Devotees of distance running and the marathon, in particular, »

Champion Eliud Kipchoge contemplates return to Berlin in pursuit of World Record

Champion Eliud Kipchoge contemplates return to Berlin in pursuit of World Record

September 25, 2017, No Comments on Champion Eliud Kipchoge contemplates return to Berlin in pursuit of World Record

BMW Berlin Marathon The morning after winning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON for the second time in three years, Eliud Kipchoge was in a reflective mood. Looking back on Sunday’s race which produced more than its fair share of surprises, he offered his assessment on the upsets provided by the event’s 44thedition: “Planning to run a marathon is »

Eliud Kipchoge wins dramatic race in Berlin with world leading time

Eliud Kipchoge wins dramatic race in Berlin with world leading time

September 24, 2017, No Comments on Eliud Kipchoge wins dramatic race in Berlin with world leading time

The BMW Berlin Marathon course is now home to 13 of the 22-fastest men’s marathon performances all-time, with Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge winning Sunday’s edition in the time of 2:03:32. The race dubbed the marathon of the century, failed to live up to expectations due to less than ideal weather. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia and Kenyan »

Kenenisa Bekele challenges Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang in Berlin

Kenenisa Bekele challenges Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang in Berlin

August 29, 2017, No Comments on Kenenisa Bekele challenges Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang in Berlin

The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will stage a unique contest on September 24: for the first time in the history of the event the top three marathon runners in the world will be on the start line as the Kenyan duo of Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang take on Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele. The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is »

Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

July 7, 2017, No Comments on Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya is currently one of the best marathon runners in the world. The 2016 Olympic champion is aiming to run faster at the BMW Berlin Marathon on September 24 than his compatriot Dennis Kimetto did, when he set the world record on the course in 2014. Kimetto stopped the clock at »

Eliud Kipchoge’s amazing run of 2:00:25

Eliud Kipchoge’s amazing run of 2:00:25

May 6, 2017, No Comments on Eliud Kipchoge’s amazing run of 2:00:25

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Saturday morning in Monza, Italy, Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge tried to do what no human has done before, to run the marathon distance of 42.195 kilometres (26.2 miles) in less than two hours. Although he failed to break the benchmark, he did run 2:32 faster than the current official »

The first ever professional running team: NN Running Team includes Eliud Kipchoge

The first ever professional running team: NN Running Team includes Eliud Kipchoge

April 6, 2017, No Comments on The first ever professional running team: NN Running Team includes Eliud Kipchoge

NN Group and Global Sports Communication have launched a unique running partnership. Today, they are presenting the NN Running Team, the first professional running team in the world, bringing a new dimension to running. The Team The NN Running Team brings together the world’s top long-distance runners in a partnership of the world’s best athletes. Reigning Olympic »

Eliud Kipchoge wins 2016 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 59:44

Eliud Kipchoge wins 2016 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 59:44

November 20, 2016, No Comments on Eliud Kipchoge wins 2016 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 59:44

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge made a triumphant return to racing barely three months after taking the Rio 2016 Olympic Games marathon title when he won the 2016 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in 59:44 on Sunday (20). Kipchoge accelerated away from his last remaining challenger, Ethiopia’s Yigrem Demelash, with one kilometre to go and the 2012 world »

Awards for Eliud Kipchoge, Jemima Sumgong and Haile Gebrselassie

Awards for Eliud Kipchoge, Jemima Sumgong and Haile Gebrselassie

November 12, 2016, No Comments on Awards for Eliud Kipchoge, Jemima Sumgong and Haile Gebrselassie

AIMS Gala Awards to the Olympic Marathon Champions Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima Sumgong as well as the former world record holder Haile Gebrselassie were the crowning moments of the AIMS gala in Athens, the birth place of the Marathon, on Friday evening. While Kipchoge was unable to attend the ceremony and was represented by his »