Isuzu Launches ‘1:59 Special’ In honour of Eliud Kipchoge

Vehicle manufacturer, Isuzu has launched, the ‘1:59 Special’ limited edition in honour of the greatest marathoner of all time; Eliud Kipchoge.

This comes on the third anniversary of the legendary ‘INEOS 1:59’ challenge in Vienna, Austria.

Eliud Kipchoge Celebrates the Third anniversary of ‘INEOS 1:59’ Challenge

To mark the third anniversary of his legendary sub 2 hours marathon run, Kipchoge commented he still sees the legacy of the event every day.

He wrote, “I can say that I still see the legacy of this event every day.”

“Together, we’ve inspired so many people in the whole world that No Human Is Limited, and in this world there will be no more impossibilities.”

Kipchoge added; “Today we celebrate the fact that you can break any barrier, there is no wall at all in this world. I am still very great full for the entire team who helped us making history!”

Isuzu to Manufacture 159 ‘1:59 Special’ Isuzu D-Max model

Isuzu announced only 159 units of Isuzu D-Max model named ‘1:59 Special’ are available in the market.

The limited edition vehicles will be on sale from 2023.

Isuzu East Africa General Manager Rita Kavashe said part of the proceeds of the 159 vehicles will go towards the Eliud Kipchoge Foundation.

Speaking on his partnership with Isuzu Kipchoge said corporates should borrow from Isuzu’s leaf.

“Isuzu is my third leg. They are part of my systems that have helped me walk this journey.

Isuzu as a sponsor is one of my teammates who help me towards success. The other corporate world should follow what Isuzu is doing to promote sports. Sport is life,” He said.