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Eliud Kipchoge becomes first man to run marathon under two hours

Saturday 12 October: the day man broke the two hour barrier for the full marathon for the first time. Eliud Kipchoge conquered what was considered the last standing challenge of modern athletics at a special time trial in Vienna. Despite making history however, his efforts will not be considered official by the International Association of […]

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A chat with Cameron Hughes: organiser of the Meadows Marathon

The Meadows Marathon is coming up on 3 March. Can you tell us a little bit more about the event? Meadows Marathon now incorporates a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Full Marathon and – for the first time – a Relay, all taking place at The Meadows on Sunday 3 March. We have over 1000 participants […]

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Nike commence their search for record marathon time

Is it humanly possible to run a marathon in under two hours – legally? Yes of course, given enough time, but just how long will that take? One key factor for success at long distance events is the ability to get oxygen efficiently to the muscles, thereby increasing an athlete‚Äôs VO2 max. EPOs (Erythropoietin) are […]