our programmes

Sub- 2hr Marathon 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.  

The aims

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


Incorporate active learning opportunities, using the knowledge of INEOS Team UK, 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

Get involved

Want to chat to us about the importance of STEM, education & sport?

Email us at
enquiries@1851trust.org.uk and we will get back to you.

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