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The two-hour marathon: who is it for?

The Sub2Hr project wants to use cutting-edge science to break the record. But what do Ethiopian athletes, its favoured candidates, think about the plan? I found out at a rural training camp in Gondar In a two-part series in the New York Times entitled Man vs Marathon, Jeré Longman took a thorough look at Yannis Pitsiladis’s project to accelerate the process that will, almost certainly, lead to a human being running the arbitrary distance of 26.
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