If you are going to do it on an illegitimate course, why stop there? Steroids and EPO won't invalidate a non-world record attempt either.
I'd actually be more interested to see it on a legit course, but where PEDs were allowed. That would finally settle the debate about how much they actually help elite athletes.[/quote]
Really? The IAAF takes bribes to not sanction positives and you don't have enough evidence? Paula Radcliffe? The Kenyan marathon factory?