This past weekend was a great and historic weekend for marathon running.
On Saturday, the 12th of October, Eliud Kipchoge took on the task to be the first human to run a marathon under two hours in Vienna, Austria. After 1:59:40 Eliud Kipchoge crossed the finish line becoming the first human to achieve the barrier-breaking sub-two-hour marathon.
On Sunday, the 13th of October, Brigid Kosgei became the fastest women in history to run a marathon with a time of 2:14:04, at the Chicago Marathon. Brigid Kosgei broke British Paula Radcliffe’s 16 year old world record from 2003, with 1 minute and 21 seconds.