ELIUD KIPCHOGE RUMORS

Bekele Joins Farah and Kipchoge In London Marathon Field

LONDON -- Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele confirmed he will join Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge on the start line on 22 April for the Virgin Money London Marathon.
Via World-Track.org
January 21, 2018

2017 BMW Berlin Marathon Top 10 Results: Kipchoge, Cherono Win

Results from the 2017 BMW Berlin Marathon as Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Gladys Cherono won the men's and women's Elite races on Sunday (24).
Via World-Track.org
September 24, 2017

Runner falls just short in attempt to run sub 2-hour marathon

MONZA, Italy — 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 in 2 hours, 26 seconds, beating Dennis Kimetto’s world mark of 2:02:57. The 32-year-old Kenyan did...
Via New York Post
May 06, 2017

Kipchoge falls 26 seconds short of 1st sub 2-hour marathon

MONZA, Italy (AP) — 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 an impressive 2 hours, 26 seconds, smashing Dennis Kimetto’s world mark of 2:02:57 by 2 1/2 minutes and raising hopes that one of world...
Via MyNorthwest.com
May 05, 2017

Kipchoge leads attempt to run sub 2-hour marathon

MILAN (AP) — On the 63rd anniversary of Roger Bannister breaking the four-minute mile, three elite athletes will attempt to run through another barrier — the two-hour marathon. Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will lead the attempt on Saturday at the Formula One track in Monza, along with two-time Boston Marathon winner Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia and Eritrean half-marathon world-record...
Via MyNorthwest.com
May 04, 2017

London Marathon: Eliud Kipchoge nearly breaks world record

Eliud Kipchoge ran a stellar London Marathon as he broke the tape in 2:03:05 this Sunday morning. He has shown himself to be a dominating presence on the marathon circuit as this is his fifth consecutive win. He managed to take down impressive competitors in the field; recognizable names like Stanley Biwott and Keninisa Bekele. Let’s not forget in fifth, Wilson Kipsang, former record...
Via isportsweb.com
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

London Marathon record for Kipchoge; Sumgong wins after fall

LONDON (AP) A feat of speed by Eliud Kipchoge, rushing to a course record. A feat of fortitude by Jemima Sumgong, recovering from a painful fall to win. The London Marathon on Sunday produced contrasting victories in the men's and women's races for 31-year-old Kenyans on a chilly, windy spring morning. The first half of the men's race was on pace for the fastest-ever marathon...
Via Associated Press
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins Berlin Marathon

BERLIN (AP) Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the Berlin Marathon on Sunday in a personal best time of 2 hours, 4 minutes and 1 second. Despite developing problems with his insoles around the 20K mark, Kipchoge finished comfortably ahead of compatriot Eliud Kiptanui in second on 2:05:22 and Feyisa Lilesa of Ethiopia in third in 2:06:57. All times were official. Kipchoge shaved three seconds...
Via Associated Press
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kipchoge wins London Marathon as Kenyans sweep top four spots

LONDON -- Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the first time on Sunday, leading home a Kenyan top four ahead of defending champion Wilson Kipsang. Kipchoge, a former world 5,000-meter champion, completed the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) route in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 42 seconds. Kipsang reached the finish line near Buckingham Palace five seconds behind, followed by Dennis Kimetto...
Via Associated Press
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya wins Rotterdam marathon

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) Pre-race favorite Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the Rotterdam Marathon on Sunday, but failed in his bid to break the course record on a windy day in the port city.
Via FOXSports.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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