Photo: Michael Doyle.
Friday night (May 5), or 5:45 a.m. local time on Saturday at a Formula One track outside of Milan. See the scene on the eve of the attempt just hours ahead of the time trial, in which Eliud Kipchoge, Zersenay Tadese and Lelisa Desisa, with the help of world-class pacers and innovative technology, will attempt to run 1:59:59 for 42.2K on a closed, 2.4K looped-course.
Useful Canadian Running links
– The pacers
– Breaking2 shoes
– CR podcast on the sub-two-hour marathon attempt
– The venue
– Motivational Breaking2 videos
– How fast is a 1:59:59 marathon?
– Expert predictions + poll
– Live updates