Joe Skipper27th Sep
Joe Skipper wins the ETU Long Distance European Championship title in Almere.
Second career ‘Sub-8 hour’ for new the European Long Distance Champion Joe Skipper.
The 37th edition of the Almere event proved to be a great day for Luke Sport ambassador Joe. Having gone into the race in excellent form, Joe put together a stunning set of performances to stop the clock at 7:59:39, running a 2:41:05 for the marathon. He was challenged on the final run, but his ability to time the race saw him dig deep and push away from Ukrainian veteran, Viktor Zyemtsev, even managing to sprint to the line to break the eight hour mark for his second ‘Sub-8’.