sub-2 hour marathon

sub-2 hour marathon

October 12, 2019

What Does It All Mean? Four Thoughts On Eliud Kipchoge's 1:59:40 Marathon

Be inspired by Kipchoge's greatness and the unifying power of the feat even if it won't count as a World Record. Moving forward, the shoe technology needs to be fair to all.
May 11, 2017

How Far Did Eliud Kipchoge Really Run in His Breaking2 Attempt?

Kipchoge's incredible 2:00:25 clocking wasn't achieved because he ran less than 26.2 miles - the course may have actually been seven seconds long.
April 01, 2017

Ryan Hall To Chase Sub-2 Hour Marathon In A Pair Of Heelys Skate Shoes

While the mark obviously won't count for record purposes, if Hall is successful it will certainly steal a bit of thunder from Nike's Eliud Kipchoge-lead attempt.
December 21, 2016

WTW: Europe's Teen Phenoms Appear To Be The Real Deal and Buzunesh Deba Breaks The Boston Marathon Course Record

We look at foreign transplants, junior phenoms and note it's been 975 days since an American went sub 2:10 in the marathon.
November 15, 2016

Haile Gebrselassie Reflects On Athens Marathon, Life As A Fun Runner And His New Role As Ethiopian Athletics President

Geb also shares what he thinks is the greatest and worst races of his life and his opinion on the potential for a sub-2 hour marathon.
October 10, 2014

Kenenisa Bekele on the 2 Hour Marathon: "A human being can not go that (fast)"

Kenenisa Bekele, the worlds most credentialed distance runner, says we'll see a 2 hour marathon, "if the scientists create different human beings." His agent Jos Hermens is much more optimistic.

September 30, 2014

WTW: All Hail Larry Rawson And Dennis Kimetto, Sub-2 Here We Come, Shalane And Emmanuel Win By Losing, Rupp's Medal Chances Go Up, Runners Are Crazy And Deena Says Paula's WR Was Bad For The Sport

Last week was a momentous week with Dennis Kimetto breaking the 2:03:00 marathon barrier. We take another look at that, compare Tsegaye Kebede to all American marathoners ever,  praise Shalane Flanagan, like Galen Rupp's medal chances, and tell you why runners are officially crazy.