as someone else mentioned, take away the EPO era and rupp and farrah are the fastest in the history of distance running, and are running times that were only reached in the epo era. and rupp is running WAY faster than any white boy did in all of the EPO era, even though it is a commonly held belief that several of the top white boys of that era were doping.
This is just one shining example of the idiocracy of people here. Accusing people (Rupp & Farah) and pretending to have facts but provide nothing of real substance.
Tell us Conica exactly when did the EPO era begin? Take away that era and Rupp and Farah are the fastest, huh?
Rupp's personal bests are 3:34.7; 12:58; 26:48. In 2012 there were 10 other athletes who ran faster than Farah or Rupp over 5,000 and 28 others faster than Rupp and 27 others faster than Farah over 10,000.
In 2011, there were still 2 others faster than Rupp & Farah over 10,000 and many over 5,000? Which ones of those have you mentioned/accused.
As per the 5,000, Lagat, Solinsky, Ritzenhein and Tegenkamp all have run a faster 5k, not to mention Bob Kennedy. Which among those are people on this board ranting and raving about drug use. There were a 6 people who broke 12:50 last year as well as a number of others before Rupp and Farah came up on the list. Why no mention of a single one of those? Do they get a free pass? If so, why?
Why don't they talk about how a 165 lb Chris Solinsky can break that magical "EPO" barrier [allegedly] but not fall under suspicion but others are?
You could at least try and get your facts straight before starting to look like you know what your talking about.
Instead of yet another rail on Rupp diatribe, maybe you should direct suspicions and what is the human limit of performance for 5,000 & 10,000?
Stop this idiotic crusade. If you really want to talk drugs in sport then bring up every athlete. If sub 13 and sub 27 are suspicious, bring them all up, every single name.
Chances are you (and the collective group here) won't because it goes against their real agendas.