Who won the 2008 London Marathon?

Who won the 2008 London Marathon?

Martin Lel
The 2008 London Marathon was the 28th running of the annual marathon race in London, England, which took place on Sunday, 13 April. The elite men’s race was won by Kenya’s Martin Lel in a time of 2:05:15 hours and the women’s race was won by Germany’s Irina Mikitenko in 2:24:14.

What is special about the Marathon des Sables?

It is indisputably the Toughest Footrace on Earth. Physically, it is six days’ running over 250 kms (156 miles) across endless sand dunes, rocky jebels and white-hot salt plains, carrying what you need to survive on your back. Mentally, it is the ultimate challenge – an experience like no other in the world.

Who Organised the Marathon des Sables?

The 35th MARATHON DES SABLES is organized by ATLANTIDE ORGANISATION Internationale and will take place from 01 to 11 October 2021 in southern Morocco.

How fast is David Goggins?

He was able to run 101 miles in 19 hours and 6 minutes.

Who holds the London Marathon record?

The only man to set a world record at the London Marathon is the USA’s Khalid Khannouchi, who ran a time of 2:05:38 in 2002. The men’s course record is 2:02:37, set in 2019 by four-time winner and arguably the greatest marathon runner of all time, Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya.

Who has won the London Marathon?

London Marathon

year men time
2016 Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) 2:03:05
2017 Daniel Wanjiru (Kenya) 2:05:48
2018 Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) 2:04:17
2019 Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) 2:02:37

How many people have died in Marathon de Sables?

2 people
Do people die in the Marathon Des Sables? Despite being the hardest race in the world. Highly unlikely. Only 2 people have ever died running the MDS.

How many people drop out of Marathon des Sables?

What does a drop-out rate of 47% mean compared to other challenging ultra-marathons? Marathon des Sables carries the tagline “the toughest footrace on earth”. There is no doubt that it’s a tough race.

How many people drop out of MARATHON DES SABLES?

Which country has won the most marathons?

The winners have represented 27 different countries: Americans have won the marathon the most, doing so on 108 occasions; Kenyans have won 34 times; and Canadians 21 times.

Is Mauro Prosperis story real?

In 1998, Marathon Des Sables founder Patrick Bauer told Men’s Journal that Prosperi’s story was a fabrication, saying: “Don’t listen to Mr. Prosperi, his story is a fabrication. He will have you believe he is Superman.

Can anyone enter Marathon Sables?

Teenagers over 16 may participate in the 37th MARATHON DES SABLES subject to prior consent from ATLANTIDE ORGANISATION INTERNATIONALE and written permission from a parent or guardian. They will have to meet the same requirements as adults.


You will need to be physically fit, sure. You will be running or walking. Yes, walking is a good option – in fact it’s positively encouraged if it gets you to the line. You will be doing the equivalent of five and a half regular marathons in the space of just six days.

Who was the best Navy SEAL ever?

Who is the most famous Navy SEAL? Jesse Ventura tops our list. Following his service on the Underwater Demolition Team, Ventura was a pro wrestler and Governor of Minnesota. Two people on the list have gone on to become NASA astronauts.

Who is the greatest female marathon runner of all time?

Paula Radcliffe
Paula Radcliffe Radcliffe holds women’s marathon world record for 15 years (2002 to present). Among the numerous accolades, she has received are, being made Member of the Order of the British Empire, and in 2010, inducted into the England Athletics Hall of Fame.