Kipchoge celebrates 2-year anniversary since his historic Ineos Marathon run

He remains the only human to have run a marathon in less than two hours.

In Summary

• In a statement marking two years since he ran a marathon for, under two hours, Kipchoge said this will help promote unity and the creation of a more connected environment for people to live in.

• He added that he is happy for inspiring the world and showing that no human being is limited.

Marathon World record holder Eliud Kipchoge
Marathon World record holder Eliud Kipchoge
Image: ELIUD KIPCHOGE/TWITTER

Marathon World record holder Eliud Kipchoge has called on people to stay positive and venture into any sport they like.

In a statement marking two years since he ran a marathon for under two hours, Kipchoge said this will help promote unity and the creation of a more connected environment for people to live in.

He added that he is happy for inspiring the world and showing that no human being is limited.

“It’s two years since I broke the 2hr barrier and made history! It feels like yesterday, I am still happy with the inspiration I instilled to people around the whole world and showed them that No Human Is Limited,” Kipchoge said.

He also wished his fans across the world a happy history day.

On October 12, 2019, Kipchoge made history by being the first human to run a marathon in under two hours.

Kipchoge crossed the finish line in 1:59:40 in the race that had the attention of the entire world directed at him in Vienna, Austria.

Asked how he felt about running under two hours, he said, "I'm the happiest man. I'm feeling good. It's taken 65 years for a human being to make history. I have tried... It means no man is limited."

The race was dubbed the INEOS Challenge.

Eliud Kipchoge remains the only human being on earth to have run a marathon in under two hours.