INEOS 1:59 Challenge

October 12, 2019
Vienna, Austria

3 years ago

LRC What Does It All Mean? Four Thoughts On Eliud Kipchoge's 1:59:40 Marathon

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Kipchoge has completed his first training block at home in Eldoret (which reportedly included " gym work, aerobics and jogging") and will now head to his training camp to begin the real work.

Kipchoge says the main benefit of camp is allowing him to focus "with no distractions" and to train with his team. "For me, running with others is so important. You can run alone, but I believe that you cannot do the same level of work. Unless you are a genius, I think it is impossible to train on your own and achieve the same level of results."

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