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RE: Run a 1k time trial. That's your marathon time. Change my mind!

Free_the_thigh wrote:

doctorj wrote:

Slow Bro wrote:

OK, this doesn't work for the most elite of the elite, as obviously Kipchoge isn't running a 2:01 1k, but for most humans, this would be a pretty solid equivalent, no?

No, and if you bothered to read ALL the posts, your theory has already been disproved. That you don't want to change your mind (and you already committed not to), well, it's not illegal to be a knuckle head.

Actually his theory seems mostly correct, people seem to relatively equal on the faster and slower side.

Obviously it isn’t going to be correct to the second for each person, as it’s an approximation.

Even the time a person has actually ran a marathon isn’t a perfect estimate of what they could run a marathon in.

Approximation? Not even close.

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