World marathon record holder, Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge has welcomed the challenge by English Premier League side, Tottenham Hotspurs' fans ahead of the virtual 42km run due Saturday and Sunday.
The race dubbed, MA RA TH ON and is free to enter, is a virtual team relay where runners can register either in teams of four or as an individual and be placed in another group of three.
Kipchoge is among Hotspurs fans who have been invited to race in the global virtual marathon relay that is organised by Maurten, the club's official sport fuel supplier.
I am very excited to join someone's team," said Kipchoge adding they are really looking forward to joining the relay in this wonderful initiative with his teammates.
Howells said he is looking forward to the challenge, pulling on that Spurs kit again and representing the club with other fans around the world.