Recently nominated Sportsman of the Year at the 2020 Laureus World Sports Awards, Eliud Kipchoge is no stranger to impeccable feats and breaking world records. In 2019, Eliud Kipchoge made headlines when he ran a full marathon (26.2 miles) in 1:59:50, just under 2 hours, a record, no marathoner was able to achieve before him. Aside from his unbelievable time, spectators couldn’t stop talking about his chosen running shoes, The Nike VaporFly 4%.
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