THE PERFORMANCE STRATEGY

Sir Dave Brailsford: The Performance Blueprint

Listen to Sir Dave Brailsford, CEO of the INEOS 1:59 Challenge, explain how the team optimised key performance impact areas to give Eliud Kipchoge the best possible chance of making history in the Leaders Performance Podcast now.

Formation

The INEOS 1:59 Challenge didn’t just write a new chapter in the history of human endeavour. The INEOS 1:59 Performance Team also created a completely new way to run marathons.
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Formation

The INEOS 1:59 Challenge didn’t just write a new chapter in the history of human endeavour. The INEOS 1:59 Performance Team also created a completely new way to run marathons.
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Vehicle

If the pace car had run 0.1KPH too slow for the two hours, it would have taken two hours and 34.3secs to run the marathon distance, an error big enough to have derailed the entire Challenge. The INEOS 1:59 Performance Team had to make sure that did not happen.
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Vehicle

If the pace car had run 0.1KPH too slow for the two hours, it would have taken two hours and 34.3secs to run the marathon distance, an error big enough to have derailed the entire Challenge. The INEOS 1:59 Performance Team had to make sure that did not happen.
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Weather

Ensuring that Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two-hour marathon attempt took place in the best possible weather conditions was one of the most challenging parts of the whole endeavour.
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Weather

Ensuring that Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-two-hour marathon attempt took place in the best possible weather conditions was one of the most challenging parts of the whole endeavour.
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Course

The selection of Vienna was the culmination of an extensive worldwide search that started with a map of the world and ended with a pinpoint in the Austrian capital.
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Course

The selection of Vienna was the culmination of an extensive worldwide search that started with a map of the world and ended with a pinpoint in the Austrian capital.
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Mind and
body

Having almost proved it possible coming tantalizingly close in Monza in 2017, Eliud knew in his heart and mind that it could be done, he had convinced himself it was possible and just had to convince the world of the same.
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Mind and
body

Having almost proved it possible coming tantalizingly close in Monza in 2017, Eliud knew in his heart and mind that it could be done, he had convinced himself it was possible and just had to convince the world of the same.
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Relive The Moment

Feeling inspired? We’ve picked a few of our favourite moments from the INEOS 1:59 Challenge for you to relive the best bits from this historic achievement.

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