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Chumpy
RE: Dr. Michael Joyner and LetsRun's Robert Johnson share their thoughts on what Eliud Kipchoge's 2:00:25 means

LetsRun.com wrote:

Healthy debate is good for the sport.

Four years ago, LetsRun.com's Robert Johnson said we were nowhere close to a sub-2 marathon and he's not backing down after Kipchoge's amazing 2:00:25 run:

https://www.letsrun.com/news/2017/05/eliud-kipchoges-20025-monumental-step-forward-marathoning-no-not-still-20-years-away-legitimate-sub-2-marathon/

In 1991, when the marathon world record was just 2:06:50, Dr. Michael Joyner famously predicted a human could run a marathon in 1:57:58. He shares his thoughts on Kipchoge's run here.

https://www.letsrun.com/news/2017/05/guest-column-dr-michael-joyner-kipchoges-run-might-might-not-happen-next/

What do you think?


Professional cred gone. Professional temper tantrum and continued salt over the whole ordeal is impressive however.

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