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RE: Allright Letsrun - Who wins, Ryan Hall 2007 or Galen Rupp in 2017

Raysism wrote:
I agree with all this, but if Rupp was more consistent than Hall, it's not by much. At the end, Hall was a broken down used car, but he was remarkably consistent for a marathoner -- he had a much longer career than all but a handful of the top Africans:

Spring 2007: 2:08:24
Fall 2007: 2:09:02
Spring 2008: 2:06:17
Fall 2008: 2:12:33
Spring 2009: 2:09:40
Fall 2009: 2:10:36
Spring 2010: 2:08:40
Fall 2010: DNS
Spring 2011: 2:04:58
Fall 2011: 2:08:04
Spring 2012: 2:09:30

Just look at that list. If a non-Rupp American ran a 2:10:36 this year, we'd be really excited -- and that was Hall's 9th best marathon...

This seals it for me. I was also going to say that Hall was less consistent, but come on, look at that -- I must have been biased by his later years. Hall at his best wins for sure.

Your last comment (just above mine) is on point as well.

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