Ultimate race against time

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge has his sights set on a “super-human” marathon time. Picture: Shutterstock.com

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge has his sights set on a “super-human” marathon time. Picture: Shutterstock.com

AFTER his history making win in last month’s London Marathon, world marathon record holder Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge won’t be getting much rest anytime soon.

Billionaire Jim Ratcliff – the richest man in Britain and chairman of Ineos chemical company and a running enthusiast – will sponsor an attempt at breaking two hours for the marathon.

The race against the clock will be staged later this year, most likely in London and marketed as the “Ineos 1.59 Challenge”.

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