Eliud Kipchoge Not Just an Athlete: How He Harvests Big Millions Off The Field -
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Eliud Kipchoge Not Just an Athlete: How He Harvests Big Millions Off The Field

Eliud Kipchoge is a renowned marathon runner known for breaking records and earning significant sums of money from his participation in races. In 2019, he became the first marathon runner to break the two-hour barrier at the Ineos Challenge in Vienna, though the race was unofficial and assisted.

He also broke his previous record at the Berlin Marathon in September 2020 and earned around Ksh13,560,000. In addition to his success in races, Kipchoge is also a sought-after brand ambassador and has worked with companies such as Nike, Isuzu East Africa, and M-Pesa.

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He is also an entrepreneur and in 2021, he participated in the NFT (non-fungible tokens) market by auctioning his highlights of the 2018 Berlin Marathon and the historic Ineos race, earning Ksh4 million.

Aside from his achievements in athletics, Kipchoge is known for his humility and philanthropic efforts through the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation, which supports education and environmental conservation. He values and protects his family and is an avid reader of self-help books.