ELIUD Kipchoge, Zersenay Tadese and Lelisa Desisa made their brave attempts to break the two-hour marathon barrier for Nike’s Breaking2 recently.
Kipchoge finished with a time of 2:00:25, 2:32 faster than the current world record and 2:40 better than his own personal best of 2:03:05. Tadese recorded a time of 2:06:51, beating his personal best by 3:50. Desisa crossed the line with a time of 2:14:10.
The powerful journey of the Breaking2 programme can be seen in a feature-length documentary produced in partnership with National Geographic. Details at http://news.nike.com/news/breaking2-results