Patrick Makau, photo by PhotoRun.net
Mutai, Kimetto, photo by PhotoRun.net
Moses Mosop, photo by PhotoRun.net
Since 1969, when Derek Clayton broke two hours, ten minutes, for the first time, writers have waxed poetically about the two hour marathon. Like Brutus Hamilton, who in 1939 wrote that no human could run under 4:01.5 for the mile, writers who say that there will never be a sub two hour marathon, are, well, limited in their thinking.
Here is Toni Reavis on the sub two hour marathon....