In Summary

  • Eliud Kipchoge set for the Tokyo Marathon 2024
  • Netizens react to a photo posted by Eliud Kipchoge
  • The celebrated marathoner to take part  in Paris Olympics this August

Kenyans have reacted to a photo shared by World’s record holder Eliud Kipchoge.

The celebrated marathoner took to his X account sharing a beautiful picture seemingly captured during his early morning run.

He is accompanied by fellow athletes.

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The caption has garnered mixed reactions from netizens

‘’Never lie to yourself that winning is easy. It takes courage and hard work.’’ Read  the caption

A section of X users felt encouraged by the marathoner’s consistency as captured below

’Please keep running & winning well into your 50s and beyond if you can. Because, it is more than running. It is a testament that No Human is Limited if they put Effort and Heart in anything- at whatever stage in life they are in.’’

‘’Nice seeing you doing your thing. All the best this season.’’’

‘’Indeed. No shortcuts’

Some X users however felt it was time Eliud Kipchoge retired and mentored new talents

Mentor kings then retire now legend. You’re the GOAT’’

‘’Give young athletes this platform showcase there talents too. It’s humanity’’

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Eliud Kipchoge Ready for the TOKYO marathon

Eliud Kipchoge will be racing the Tokyo Marathon on March 3 and is also preparing for the Paris Olympic  this August.

The races are five months apart, giving the 39-year-old Kenyan runner a chance to assess his fitness before fully recovering and taking on another marathon build.

He took to his X account sharing an update on his current preparation gearing to the Tokyo marathon

‘’ The past weeks have been full of hard training sessions. I can say that this Tokyo marathon preparation is a beautiful journey so far’’ Partially read his X caption

The two-time reigning Olympic men’s marathon champion won in Tokyo in 2022  setting a course record of 2:02:40, and is still in pursuit of his goal to become the first person to win three Olympic marathons and the oldest person to win any Olympic ru

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