Marathon Analysis

The pursuit of the sub-2 marathon: Where to next?

2017-05-08: Where do we go next? Now that Eliud Kipchoge has taken us to the brink of a sub-2 hour marathon, have the boundaries of…

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Eliud Kipchoge 2:00:25

2017-05-06: Eliud Kipchoge has run a marathon in 2:00:25, coming within sight of breaking the 2-hour barrier. How did he do it, and what might we…

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The “2-hour marathon” season begins

2017-01-16: Kenenisa Bekele kicks off the 2017 Marathon season in Dubai, with what is a potential world record. It's the year of the "Breaking-2" after…

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The sub-2 hour marathon in 2017? Thoughts on concept

2016-12-13: Nike's announcement that they're backing three top marathoners to break the 2 hour marathon barrier in Spring 2017, is the latest installment in the sub-2…

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London Marathon 2015: Live splits and commentary

2015-04-26: Live coverage, including 5km splits and race commentary of the 2015 London…

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Boston Marathon 2015: Live splits and coverage

2015-04-20: Live coverage and splits of the 2015 Boston…

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The 2-hour marathon and the 4-min mile

2014-12-16: A recently launched group plans to help runners go under 2 hours for the marathon in five years. is it feasible? For many reasons,…

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2014 New York Marathon: Live coverage

2014-11-02: Live coverage, splits and thoughts from the 2014 New York…

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2014 Chicago Marathon Live

2014-10-12: Live coverage of the 2014 Chicago Marathon - join me for splits and comment as the race…

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