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Eliud Kipchoge - History's fastest marathoner: An insight into the Kenyan life that shapes legends (English Edition) Forty two thousand, one hundred and ninety five metres In under two hours Some would claim that the two hour marathon is an inevitable progression of thesport of athletics, akin to the once impenetrable barrier of the four minute mileHowever, many would argue that this is a muchformidable obstacle, one thatis at odds with human physiologyThis was the case, until in May , Nike staged the Breaking project in Monza,Italy Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya came so close to achieving just that What manyregarded as a moon shot, the combination of Eliuds extraordinary talent, strengthand mental fortitude, with Nikes technology and their legion of exercise scientists,came so close to culminating in an achievement that so many regarded as futuristic,if not impossibleAlthough not ratified by the IAAF as an official world record, Eliuds magnificent runopened many peoples eyes to the imminent possibility, if not the inevitability, of asub two hour marathonKipchoges efforts were subsequently diverted to Berlin, a world record beckoningIn an effort to unearth the formula that enables such incredible performances, wedecided to travel to Kenya in August , seeking to observe Kipchoge and hiscounterparts in preparation for the raceDetailing the experience of spending several weeks immersed in Kenyas richrunning culture an incubator of runnings elite and the most striking componentsof Eliuds training, the book explores the ascetic devotion of this group of men andthe aspects of Eliuds life that have supported and propelled him to reach suchvertiginous heights