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Can we train someone to break the two-hour marathon barrier? Check out what they are doing in Ethiopia to make it possible.

Can we train someone to break the two-hour marathon barrier?  Check out what they are doing in Ethiopia to make it possible Ethiopia is home to some of the fastest marathoners, and the times have improved markedly in the past 100 years, but can a runner break the two-hour marathon barrier.   The fastest marathon ever recorded was Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai ‘s mark of 2:03:02 at the 2011 Boston Marathon. The IAAF has noted: “Due to the elevation drop and point-to-point measurements of the Boston course, performances [on that course] are not eligible for World record consideration.” Finding someone who can Read More »