Eliud Kipchoge's plans jotled as Hamburg race postponed

Isuzu D-Max Brand Ambassador and World Marathon Record Holder Eliud Kipchoge (left) and Isuzu East Africa MD Rita Kavashe on October 22, 2020 during the tour of the Isuzu D-Max production and assembly line and signing of a new two-year partnership agreement with Isuzu.

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What you need to know:

  • Last week, the team released names of the pacemakers for the race led by Victor Chumo and Philemon Rono.
  • Other pacers include Philemon Kacheran, Gideon Kipketer, Noah Kipkemboi, Paul Pollock, Victor Kiplangat, Alex Kibarus, Jackson Kiprop, Moses Koech, Sylvester Kiptoo and Bernard Cheptoch.

Organisers of a one-off invitation-only elite marathon in Hamburg, where Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge is expected to run next month, have postponed the race to April 18.


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