Monthly Archives: February 2014

Predicting the First Sub-2:00 Marathon (Part 2)

So, it turns out that the folks at “Science of Sport” published a piece — way back in 2008 — speculating on when we were likely to see a sub-2:00 marathon. My first reaction was, “crap, they’ve probably made all … Continue reading

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Predicting the First Sub-2:00 Marathon (Part 1)

Ok, let’s cut to the chase: I will bet you the Boston entry fee that no human being will run a marathon on a record-eligible course in under two hours in the next ten years, that is, by December 31, … Continue reading

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