Wilson Kipsang’s marathon world record has triggered the usual debates about the sub-2 hour marathon being imminent. Here’s why this talk is, for now, unrealistic and hugely premature.
Wilson Kipsang’s 2:03:23 is the talk of the marathon world. I analyse the pacing, the splits and the potential for future improvement.
The 2013 Berlin Marathon promised much, and delivered a world record to Wilson Kipsang. This is my live analysis of the race, as it happened.
Geoffrey won the Berlin Marathon, but missed the world record in a peculiar race to kick off the Fall season
Patrick Makau has broken Haile Gebrselassie’s 3-year old world record with a sensational run in Berlin, clocking 2:03:38. You can , but below is a more detailed look at Makau compared to that 2008 record of Geb’s also in Berlin. The graph below compares the 5km splits for Makau’s 2:03:38, to those in the previous record of […]