From August 4 to 13, 2017, the International Association of Athletics Federations kicked off their 105th year by showcasing some of the best marathoners in the world during their event held in London.
Our eagle-eyed friends over at Canadian Running Magazine were able to determine who was running with what running shoes.
Here’s what the top runners in their marathon wore on their feet, with Nike and adidas being the two top brands shown off. It’s important to note, though, that Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany were among those marathoners who weren’t able to compete in London this year.
And without further ado, check out what world-class runners have on their feet during the event.
Tirunesh Dibaba – Nike Zoom Elite 9
Jessica Trengrove – Asics
"It sometimes feels like you have nothing left to give & yet in those dark and desperate moments we find that if we just kept putting one foot in front of the other, there is a way to accomplish what all reason seems to argue against" ~ A. Duckworth 📖. Sending Aussie athletes all of the grit, focus, strength & belief needed to achieve their goals over the next 5 days 🤗🇦🇺 – let's go team AUS! #youvedonethework #unleashthepassion #worldchamps #marathon #running. . 📸 Keith McClure 📚 Grit: the power of passion & perseverance #angeladuckworth
Mare Dibaba – Nike Zoom Streak 6
Helah Kiprop – adidas adizero adios Boost 3
Eunice Kirwa – Nike Zoom Streak 6
Shure Demise – adidas adizero adios Boost 3
Flomena Daniel – adidas adizero adios Boost 3
Amy Cragg – Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%
Note: Cragg is possibly wearing a model of the Vaporfly using a prototype color
Edna Kiplagat – Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%
Rose Chelimo – Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%
Kentaro Nakamoto – Asics
Yuki Kawauchi – ASICS Gel Hyper Speed 7
Daniel Kinyua Wanjiru – adidas adizero adios Boost 3
Yohanes Ghebregergis – adidas adizero adios Boost 3
Daniele Meucci – Diadora Kuruka
Gideon Kipkemoi Kipketer – Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%
Callum Hawkins – New Balance 1400v5
Alphonce Felix Simbu – adidas adizero Boston 6
Tamirat Tola – adidas adizero adios Boost 3
Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui – Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%
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