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Eliud Kipchoge runs 1:59 marathon, first to break 2 hours
Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon in 1 hour, 59 minutes, 40 seconds, becoming the first person to break two hours for 26.2 miles in a special event in Vienna on Saturday morning.

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That's pretty impressive, but it must be noted:
a non-record-eligible time trial event
I think he ran alone behind a pace car under ideal conditions.
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Anaxagoras wrote:
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That's pretty impressive, but it must be noted:
a non-record-eligible time trial event
I think he ran alone behind a pace car under ideal conditions.
Still pretty damn impressive.

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I do not see how that is possible. That's close to a 4-minute mile for 26 straight miles.

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Hey ed!

This one's for you ==> :roll:
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hE NEVER WOULD HAVE QUESTIONED IT IF IT WAS WHITE RUNNER.

If there were white runners I mean.
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Don't you have some crawdads that need feeding right now? :p
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Dunno. You hit on my problem precisely.
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Rob Lister wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:34 pm
I do not see how that is possible. That's close to a 4-minute mile for 26 straight miles.
It's 4:34.6 per mile. Obviously, he was capable of this pace.
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shemp wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:14 pm
Rob Lister wrote:
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I do not see how that is possible. That's close to a 4-minute mile for 26 straight miles.
It's 4:34.6 per mile. Obviously, he was capable of this pace.
13.7615 miles per hour for 2 hours. fuck.

Pick up at 2:40


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I get 4.568 minutes per mile.
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Oh, well that's totally doable.

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Yeah, I'm gonna do it tomorrow!
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ed wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:45 pm
hE NEVER WOULD HAVE QUESTIONED IT IF IT WAS WHITE RUNNER.

If there were white runners I mean.

If it makes you feel better, he had some white guys helping pace him.

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No no no no no. :o

Don't get ed started again. :notsure:
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Also noteworthy: A new world record for women (and this one counts):

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei destroys women's world record at Chicago Marathon

So Kenyans own both the men's and women's world records, if I'm not mistaken.
Kenya's Brigid Kosgei beat the women's marathon world record by more than a minute Sunday in winning the Chicago Marathon.
Her unofficial time of 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds beat Paula Radcliffe's record, set at the 2003 London Marathon, by 81 seconds.
The 25-year-old smoked the competition. It was almost 7 minutes before the second-place runner, Ethiopia's Ababel Yeshaneh, followed Kosgei across the finish line.
Let's just call it 134 minutes, or about 5 minutes, 7 seconds per mile. Put another way, that's an 11.73 mph pace.
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I see that Peter Dinklage is on the list. :D

There's an exception for movie stars and rich guys of course.
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