Nike’s #breakingtwo attempt is set to happen this weekend! Here are the details:-

Nike will be livestreaming the breaking2 attempt! We will insert a livestream link on this page come race day! – Saturday 1145am Singapore/Malaysia time! 

Date: Saturday, May 6th
Start time: 0545am (Central European Time) [Saturday 1145am – Singapore, Malaysia]
Location: Monza Formula One Track, Italy
Goal: 1:59:59 for 42.195km
Athletes: Eliud Kipchoge, Zersenay Tadese and Lelisa Desisa
Live Commentary: Sal Masekela, Craig Masback and Paula Radcliffe

Known pacers

Red pacing group

– Chris Derrick (27:31.38 10,000m)
– Sam Chelanga (27:08.49 10,000m)
– Andrew Bumbalough (13:12.01 5,000m)

Green pacing group

– Teklemariam Medhin (27:16.69 10,000m)
– Nguse Tesfaldet (2014 African 10,000m champion)
– Aron Kifle (Silver in the 10,000m at the 2016 IAAF U20 Championships)

Blue pacing group

– Dejene Debela (2:10:13 marathon)
– Abayneh Ayele (Fourth at the 2016 IAAF World Half-Marathon Championships)
– Tadu Abate Deme (1:00:46 half-marathon)

Purple pacing group

– Collis Birmingham (Two-time Olympian)
– Selemon Barega (2016 IAAF U20 5,000m champion)
– Alex Oloitiptip Korio (59:28 half-marathon)

Purple pacing group

– Gideon Kipketer (2016 Mumbai Marathon champion)
– Stephen Sambu (26:54.61 10,000m)
– Stephen Mokoka (2016 African 10,000m champion)

Yellow pacing group

– Bernard Lagat (Five-time Olympian, two-time world outdoor champion)
– Philemon Rono Cherop (2016 Toronto Waterfront Marathon champion)
– Abdi Nageeye (11th in the marathon at the 2016 Olympics)


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