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5466 Views 9 Replies Latest reply: Oct 2, 2008 2:58 PM by Active Toby RSS
marc v Expert 25 posts since
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Aug 26, 2008 11:14 AM

sub 2-hour marathon?

Two of my friends made a bet back in college - one friend said in the next 50 years, someone will run a sub 2-hour marathon and the other friend disagreed.  This was 12 years ago so the questions is, in the next 38 years, will someone break 2-hours?  I think the current world record is 2:04 and change.  The world record in 1958 was 2:15 so the last 50 years has seen the WR reduced by 11 minutes.

 

What do you think?  Who is going to win the bet?





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