our programmes

INEOS 1:59 Challenge

Marathon-inspired STEM challenges

A digital STEM education programme used by an international audience of teachers and educators to inspire their students about the cutting-edge science and attention detail required to achieve elite sporting challenges.  

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The aims

Create a high-quality learning resource based on running – the most accessible sport for all children


Incorporate active learning opportunities alongside core STEM topics


Showcase the wide range of STEM roles required to deliver record-breaking sporting performances


Engaging activities for delivery at school and for online learning at home

The impact


Global launch supported by Eliud Kipchoge and INEOS 1:59 Challenge team.


Engagement from over 200 teachers & educators from > 10 countries within two weeks


Bespoke STEM activity day delivered “live” to over 500 students at school & at home 


An estimated 50,000 young people inspired so far

“The INEOS 1:59 Challenge combined science and sport to prove that no human is limited. Sport can inspire, bring positivity and unify people and I wanted to bring that message to the whole world.”

Teacher, Priory School, Portsmouth

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