Eliud Kipchoge won his first World Championships in 2003. - Since then, he has raced around the world in track, cross country, and most recently, Eliud has moved to the roads. KIpchoge took his time building up to the marathon. He was not an overnight success at the marathon, at least, not to his standards.
Eliud Kipchoge defeated reigning two-time champion Wilson Kipsang and world record-holder Dennis Kimetto to claim victory in the 35th edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon - Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge defeated arguably the strongest ever field assembled for the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
Kenya’s Geoffrey Mutai and Ethiopia’s Aselefech Mergia have been added to the men’s and women’s elite fields for the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 26 April, organisers for the IAAF Gold Label Road Race announced on Monday (16).
The pair are the two most prominent names in a second wave of athletes signed up for the London Marathon’s 35th anniversary races.