Jepchirchir to attempt Kosgei’s world marathon record

Reigning world half marathon record holder Peres Jepchirchir will be attempting to break the world marathon record.

The two time world half marathon champion Jepchichir is determined the break the 2:14.04 world record mark currently being held by Brigid Kosgei she set t the 2019 Chicago marathon.

With both athletes in Kenya marathon team for the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan alongside world marathon champion Ruth Chepng’etich said she wanted to rub 2:17 and went ahead to manage the time whn she had her personal best at 2:23.

“Breaking the record may not be easy but it can happen. I used to pray to God so that I can run 2:17 and it happened therefore breaking the barrier is not hard,” said Jepchirchir.

“I will be attacking the 2:15 in my way to 2:14 for world record. I will try my best. It may not be easy to run 2:14,” she said.

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