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Save on order of 3 bumper stickers. Pay only 19.50 USD, instead of 22.50 USD. When you order a triple it is 6.50 USD each (instead of 7.50 USD each).
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The official Member of the 42.2 Club® set of coasters are now on Sale for 11 USD per set, including tax.
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World marathon record 2:01:39 belongs to Elihud Kipchoge
Elihud Kipchoge (Kenya) is the world fastest marathon runner. He ran and finished the 2022 Berlin Marathon on September 25, 2022, at 2:01:09 hours.
2:14:04 hours – Marathon new women world record
Brigid Kosgei (Kenya) won the 2019 Chicago Maraton at 2:14:04 hours, setting a new women world record.
Elihud Kipchoge – under TWO hours
Elihud Kipchoge (Kenya) made History, the first and only person to finish the marathon distance under two hours. He ran it in Vienna at 1:59:40 hours. It will not be regarded as a marathon record.
Kenenisa Bekele is the winner of 2019 Berlin Marathon
Kenenisa Bekele (Ethiopia) won today the 2019 BMW Berlin Marathon at a Stunning 2:01:41 hours, just two second short of the world record from 2018 Berlin Marathon.
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2019 Prague Marathon Winners
Almahjoub Dazza (Bahrain) won the Prague international marathon at 2:05:58 hours. Lonah Chemtai Salpeter (Israel) was the fastest woman, finished at 2:19:46 hours.
Winner of 2019 London Marathon
Elihud Kipchoge (Kenya) is the 2019 London Marathon winner. He finished at the amazing time of 2:02:37 hours. He is also the world fastest marathon runner (2:01:39 hours at the 2018 Berlin Marathon).
Winners of 2018 London Marathon
Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) is 2018 London Marathon winner (Men). His time is 2:04:16 hours.
Vivian Cheruiyot (Kenya) is 2018 London Marathon winner (Women). Her time is 2:18:31 hours.
Winners of 2018 Boston Marathon
Yuki Kawauchi (Japan) is the winner of 2018 Boston Marathon (Men). He ran the 42,195 meters (26 miles and 385 yards) at 2:15:54 hours.
Desiree Nicole Linden (USA) is the winner of 2018 Boston Marathon (Women). She ran the 42,195 meters (26 miles and 385 yards) at 2:39:54 hours.
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Add the Member of the 42.2 Club® logo to your Facebook profile picture
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What is fartlek ?
Fartlek is a Swedish training method based on a continuous running sessions and a mixture of interval. The intervals could be distance based or time units based or a mixture of them.
How the marathon distance was set to 42,195 meters or 26 miles and 385 yards ?
In 1908 London Olympic games, the British Royal Family wanted the race to begin beneath the windows of the nursery at Windsor Castle and finish opposite the royal viewing box at the Olympic stadium. The start and finish lines were adapted to accommodate the request, and since then the marathon distance was standardized to that distance- 42 kilometers and 195 meters (42.195 km) or 26 miles and 385 yards (26.219 miles).
Flanagan the first US woman runner in NY City Marathon
For the first time in 40 years, Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman runner at TCS New York City Marathon. She finished at 2:26:53 hours, ahead of Mary Keitany (Kenya)
Geoffrey Kamworor (Kenya) is the winner of 2017 TCS New York City Marathon
Geoffrey Kamworor (Kenya) is the winner of today’s 2017 TCS New York City Marathon. He finished at 02:10:53 hours (just 3 seconds ahead of Wilson Kipsang from Kenya too.
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Surprise winner at 2017 Venice Marathon
A bizarre incident in which the leading six runners took a wrong turn assisted local runner Eyob Faniel (Italy) to win 2017 Venice Marathon at 2:12:16 hours.
A surprise winner of 2017 TCS Amsterdam Marathon
Lawrence Cherono (Kenya) is the 2017 winner of TCS Amsterdam Marathon at 2:05:09 hours.
2017 Chicago Marathon Winners
Rupp, Galen (from Portland, OR, USA) won the 2017 Chicago Marathon at 02:09:20 hours.
Last year winner, Kirui, Abel (from Kenya) finished second, 28 seconds after the winner.
Dibaba, Tirunesh (from Ethiopia) was the first among the women at 02:18:31 hours.
Today’s results are faster than 2015, 2016 results.
Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) won the 2017 Berlin Marathon
Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) won the 2017 Berlin Marathon at 2:03:32 hours.
Geffrey Kirui (Kenya) winner of 2017 World Championships Marathon
Geffrey Kirui from Kenya just won the 2017 World Championships Marathon.
He finished the 42,195 meters at 2:08:27 hours.
Tamirat Tola (Ethiopia) finished second at 2:09:49 hours.
Daniel Wanjiru (Kenya) who was the 2017 London Marathon winner – finished at 8th place, at 2:12:16 hours.
Eliud Kipchoge – 2:00:24 hours – unofficial
An unofficial marathon record at 2:00:24 hours – Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya ran an unofficial marathon held at the Monza race track, Italy and finished at 2:00:24. Eliud Kipchoge was also the winner of 2016 Rio Olympic Games Marathon.
Winners of 2106 New York Marathon
Ghirmay Ghebreslassie (Eritrea) is the winner of 2016 TCS New York City Marathon. He reached the finish line after 2:07:51 hours. Mary Keitany (Kenya) was the first among the women runners, at 2:24:26 hours.
Mark Korir (Kenya) won the 2016 Frankfurt Marathon
Mark Korir (Kenya) won the 2016 Frankfurt Marathon at 2:06:48 hours.
42.2 stickers were distributed in Marathons in France
Member of the 42.2 Club ® were distributed in Paris Marathon and in Marathon de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, France. Ask your race coordinator for the bumper stickers.
42.2 Club stickers in Maratona San Antonio ® Italy
Official Member of the 42.2 Club ® stickers were distributed in the runner’s bag of Maratona San Antonio ®, held in Padua (Padova) Italy on April 27th 2014.