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How the Two-Hour Marathon Limit Was Broken

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How the Two-Hour Marathon Limit Was Broken

How the Two-Hour Marathon Limit Was Broken

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Eliud Kipchoge became the first person ever to run a marathon in under two hours, a staggering achievement in athletics and human performance.

Dr. Michael Joyner, an exercise physiologist at the Mayo Clinic, first predicted it might be possible in a paper he wrote in 1991.

WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez has been following Kipchoge's attempts for years, and spoke with Joyner about how Kipchoge finally made it happen.


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