Tags: Kipchoge, Eliud

Athletes Who Changed the Game in 2018

This is a short list. Hundreds of athletes are truly spectacular at their sport and routinely blow our minds with feats of skill. But our goal this year was to highlight the very few who, through innovation, vision or just plain courage, actually changed how others in their sport viewed or played the game. We…

Where Training for the New York City Marathon Is a Reality Show

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. There is a standard operating procedure for the elite running clubs that produce most of the world’s top distance runners: Gather the fastest possible runners. Have them toil in secrecy, allowing only limited contact with the civilized world. Never ease up, especially not during altitude training, when the hardest and most crucial marathon…

Berlin Marathon Results: Eliud Kipchoge Breaks World Record

Ahead of the Berlin Marathon on Sunday morning, Eliud Kipchoge said he merely hoped to run a time that would be his personal best. He fulfilled that goal — and more, smashing the world record by winning the race in 2 hours 1 minute 39 seconds. Kipchoge, a 33-year-old Kenyan who is widely regarded as…