Running / News - Saturday, 6 May 2017 at 3:44 pm Edited By Maszuari Muhamad

Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon in 2 hours 24 seconds in Nike Breaking2

Venue : Formula One race track in Monza, Italy. Temperature : 12 Celsius Humidity : 74 percent 5k - 14:14 10k - 28:21 15k - 42:34 20k - 56:49 Half - 59:57 25k - 1:11:03 30k - 1:25:20 35k - 1:39:37 40k - 1:54:04 Finish - 2:00:24 Average pace : 2:51/km Note: - This finish time is not considered as a world record because the race utilized practices that are not sanctioned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) such as alternating pacers and hydration method. - Dennis Kimetto's 2:02:57 which set at the 2014 Berlin Marathon still stands as the world record. - To run a marathon under 2 hours, a runner needs to run with an average pace of 2:50/km. - There were 30 pacers who helped to maintain a steady race pace and create a wind divergence. Eliud Kipchoge quoted after the race :- I didn’t get (under) but now the world is just 25 seconds away. With perfect training and preparation, those 25 seconds can be gone. For more information:- runnersworld.com/2-hour-marathon/… foxsports.com.au/what-the-fox/gamechanger-legendary-australian-runner-steve-moneghetti-on-nikes-controversial-subtwo-hour-marathon-bid/news-story/…

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