Eliud Kipchoge was born on November 5, 1984, in Kapsisiywa, Nandi County, Kenya.


 He is a world-renowned long-distance runner, specializing in marathon running.

Kipchoge has won 12 out of the 13 marathons he has competed in throughout his career.

 He won his first Olympic medal in the 2004 Athens Olympics, taking home a bronze medal in the 5000 meters.

 In 2018, he broke the world record for the marathon with a time of 2:01:39 at the Berlin Marathon. 

He is known for his positive attitude and often speaks about the power of the mind in running.

Kipchoge also holds the unofficial world record for the marathon, completing the distance in under two hours during the INEOS 1:59 Challenge in 2019.

He is a four-time London Marathon champion, having won the event in 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2019.

Kipchoge is also a family man and a proud father of three children.

Kipchoge is known for his disciplined training regime, which includes running up to 140 miles per week.

He is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations and is involved in various charitable initiatives.

In 2021, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his services to athletics.