The sub 2 hour marathon

By Dave Roberts   

on April 11, 2011    No ratings yet.

The sub 2 hour marathon

With the London Marathon coming up, which is of course the only marathon organised in the UK, the BBC have put together an interesting infographic showing how the men’s world record for the marathon has fallen over the last century from 3 hours to 2:03:59 and go on to predict either that an Ethiopian will break the 2 hour barrier some time in 2028, or it will never happen!

Follow this link in order to see for yourself.

 

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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