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Marathon Effort Comes with Too Much Help

May 9th, 2017 · No Comments · Rio Olympics

Last week, on the 63rd anniversary of Roger Bannister‘s breakthrough “sub-four-minute mile”, Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge ran the fastest marathon in history. Kipchoge covered 26.2 miles in two hours, 25 seconds, falling 26 seconds short of cracking the increasingly less awe-inspiring “two-hour barrier”. The Rio 2016 Olympic gold-medalist’s run came as part of a Nike-sponsored effort […]

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