Race reports, splits and insights from the 2014 Boston Marathon, won by Meb Keflezighi and Rita Jeptoo, in contrasting styles.
The 2014 London Marathon has produced two great races yet again, with the highlight being the fastest ever performance in London by Wilson Kipsang on the men’s side. The WR holder confirmed his status as number 1, while Edna Kiplagat defeated Florence Kiplagat in a sprint. I recap the racing action.
The marathon has seen an extra-ordinary explosion in quality and quantity over the last 20 years. Its epicenter is Kenya. I look at the stats, offer some theories and introduce some research we’re currently doing on this fascinating phenomenon.
As 2013 draws to a close, let’s look back on the highs and lows of 2013 here on the Science of Sport, with a look ahead to what 2014 might bring!
Live coverage of the 2013 New York City Marathon, including splits and thoughts as the race unfolds. Can Mutai defend his title, and will Kenya dominate the women’s race?