Now in its second consecutive year as the continent’s only IAAF Gold Label-status marathon, Cape Town’s premier spring event will this year welcome in excess of 20 000 participants from across the world. Year-on-year this event continues to attract a growing number of elite, professional and amateur runners, with this year’s marathon, the pinnacle of a weekend-long festival of running, taking pl
Eliud Kopchoge smashed the marathon world record by clocking a mind-blowing time of 2:01:39 in Berlin. The 33-year-old Kenyan took nearly a minute and 20 seconds off the old record, which was set by fellow countryman Dennis Kimetto in Berlin in 2014.. Kimetto then clocked 2:02:57.
Kipchoge leaped into the arms of his couch, Patrick Sang, who waited at the finish line. "It was really hard. I wa