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The old rockers never die. Martín Fiz vs Joshua Cheptegei world record in 5.000 meters

Has done a "test" to compare himself with Joshua Cheptegei

The fireproof athlete Skechers, Martin Fiz, He has shown that he is still in top shape at 57 years old.

Proof of this is a test that he wanted to do after the Joshua Cheptegei beat the world record in 5.000 meters with 12:35:36. This is running at an average of 2:31 a kilometer.

Fiz, wanted to emulate the Ugandan by doing the same distance to "compare" his times with his.

In a similar circuit, although with more unevenness, he has achieved a time of 16'36 "(3'19" / km), which is not bad at all.

Cheptegei & Fiz comparison

  • 9:30 AM Warm up
  • 10AM start: 5.000 meters
  • 10:40: release legs: Total 15 km

Time

  • Cheptegei: 12'35 ”(2'31 / km)
  • Fiz: 16'36 ”(3'19” / km)

A competitive soul

His love of competition has not diminished anything in all these years, and he has shown it by becoming the first athlete in the world to win, in the veterans / masters category, the six most important marathons in the world known as the 'Six Majors'

He also broke the Spanish records of 10 km, marathon, 5.000, etc. in his age group. you can check them in the following link

Fiz time at 5.000 meters
Fiz time at 5.000 meters

"The comparisons are hateful."

In his social networks, Fiz commented, under the lead "The comparisons are hateful."

«We watched as Cheptegei stopped the clock at 12'35 ”at the 5.000 meter distance on the track. AMAZING! His p. Mother! Average partial of 2'31 ″ / km.

Today I wanted to try my luck but this time on an asphalt route with variations in elevation. You are going to shit. I ran to the whole host, stroked and moved my legs to the rhythm what rhythm, to everything I gave.

As I ran, I had time to think and… from my movements I thought I was running faster than the Ugandan man.

As I passed each kilometer I looked at my watch and although my Suunto showed that I was running at a pace 48 ″ slower per kilometer than the world record, I didn't care, I was going very fast and I believed myself, cheptegei.

Best brands Martín Fiz.

Event Time Date The venue
1500 meters 3:44.00 1 January 1988
3000 meters 07:50.17 30 de julio de 1990 Getxo
3000 m Obstacles 08:28.90 June 18, 1988 Getxo
5000 meters 13:20.01 17 de julio de 1991 Rome
10,000 meters 27:49.61 1 de julio de 1998 Barakaldo
Half marathon 1:01:08 29 September 1996 Grevenmacher
Marathon 2:08:05 March 2 1997 Otsu

In the end I set a record 16'36 »(3'19 ″ / km) RD of the day, a mark not comparable to those achieved by professional athletes but which satisfy the rest of us.

Soon to say but Cheptegei has all the tickets for his sports career to be directed to the achievements of athletes of the stature of; Gbreselassie, Bekele, Kipchoge ...

Today I have run the same distance and with the same momentum as Cheptegei but my stopwatch told me: FOR AN OLD MAN, YOU ARE GOING TO DIE

Have you ever noticed a taste of blood in your throat when you are running like hell? If not, you still don't know what your limits are.

Comparisons are hateful there was a before and after and now it touches what it touches, a record everywhere.

Cheptegei & Fiz Comparison »

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The comparisons are hateful. Yesterday we saw how Cheptegei stopped the clock at 12'35 ”in the distance of 5000 meters on the track. AMAZING! His p. Mother! Average partial of 2'31 ”/ km. Today I wanted to try my luck but this time on an asphalt route with variations in elevation. You are going to shit. I ran to the whole host, stroked and moved my legs to the rhythm what rhythm, to everything I gave. As I ran, I had time to think and… from my movements I thought I was running faster than the Ugandan man. As I passed each kilometer I looked at my watch and although my Suunto showed that I was running at a pace of 48 ”slower per kilometer than the world's recorder, I didn't care, I was going very fast and I believed myself, cheptegei. In the end I set a 16'36 ”(3'19” / km) DR record of the day, a mark not comparable to those achieved by professional athletes but which satisfy other mortals. Soon to say, but Cheptegei has all the tickets so that his sports career is directed to the achievements of athletes of the stature of; Gbreselassie, Bekele, Kipchoge ... Today I ran the same distance and with the same momentum as Cheptegei but my stopwatch told me: FOR AN OLD MAN, YOU ARE GOING TO DIE. a taste of blood in your throat ??? If not, you still don't know what your limits are. Comparisons are hateful, there was a before and after and now it touches what it touches, a record everywhere. Comparison Cheptegei & Fiz 9:30 AM Warm up 10AM start: 5.000 meters 10:40: release legs: Total 15 km Cheptegei: 12'35 ”(2'31 / km Fiz: 16'36” (3'19 ”) I'm alive and kicking but at other rhythms Tic-Tac @soycorredor_es @suuntoesp @skechersspain

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