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Florida Fan1
RE: Frank Meza 2:53:10 at LA Marathon (70 years old) unoffical time (just finished)

X-trapolate wrote:


wejo is a 28-low guy wrote:
The rule of thumb for people running marathons in the three hour range is that half marathon pace is about 20 seconds faster per mile than marathon pace. For people on this board who are familiar with what these differing paces feel like, Meza's pacing differential appears incredible.


Extrapolating.

The rule of thumb for people running marathons in the TWO hour range is that half marathon pace is about 14 seconds faster per mile than marathon pace.

Since the 1/2 WR is 58:18 than means any marathon time faster than 2:02:42 is suspect.


Nice deflection.

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