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Yannis Pitsiladis: ‘The best marketing of a shoe ever done in sporting history’

The quest to run a marathon inside two hours began five years ago, when Yannis Pitsiladis – a professor of sport science with University of Brighton – launched his own sub-2 project.

Shoe bites: Technology makes marathon track uneven playing field

Kipchoge’s record run vindicates that shoe technology makes marathon track uneven playing field


Explained: How technology aids running

Eliud Kipchoge broke the world record by 78 seconds in Berlin last year, while wearing a version of Nike’s Vaporfly shoe. He also became the first athlete to run a sub two-hour marathon last Saturday at Vienna.

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge runs unofficial marathon in under two hours

The Olympic marathon champion and world record holder completed a course around Vienna's Prater Park in one hour 59:40 minutes on a cool, misty and windless autumnal morning.

Eliud Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt

Eliud Kipchoge, an Olympic gold medallist and holder of record of 11 wins from 12 races over the 26.2 mile distance, breaking two hours would appear to be the only thing missing from his CV.

Eliud Kipchoge wins London Marathon for record fourth time

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya won the London Marathon for a record fourth time in the second fastest time ever, and compatriot Brigid Kosgei swept to victory by almost two minutes in the women's race.