Eliud Kipchoge breaks the Virgin Money London Marathon course record, becoming the fastest man ever over the iconic route through the street of London
London, Sunday 28th April, 2019 –TAG Heuer celebrated the forth consecutive year as Official Timekeeper of the Virgin Money London Marathon.
The 39th edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon was started by British Tennis star, and Olympic Gold medallist Andy Murray, widely regarded as one of Britain’s greatest ever athletes. . The world’s greatest marathon saw spectators line the route to offer their support to the runners and was broadcast to millions of viewers around the world.
This year, again saw a record breaking (42,000) runners taking part in the legendary race, undertaking the challenging 26.2 mile course – including some of the very best marathon runners in the world and thousands of first time participants.
Eliud Kipchoge ran the second fastest marathon in history to win the 2019 elite men’s race in a time of two hours, two minutes and thirty eight seconds. Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei, 25 became the youngest female winner in a time of two hours, eighteen minutes and twenty seconds. Sir Mo Farah finished fifth.