2011 Berlin Marathon: How Patrick Makau Rewrote History with 2:03:38 World Record, by Sean Hartnett, note by Larry Eder

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Patrick Makau held the World Record until September 29, 2013, when Wilson Kipsang broke the world record, on Berlin, with his 2:03.23. Sean Hartnett, who we call the Professor of the Marathon is a cartographer who teaches at UW Eau Claire. 

Here is Sean's map of how Patrick Makau broke Haile Gebrselassie's World Record in September of 2011. I found it fascinating, and think that you will too! Tell us what you think. Send me your thoughts at runblogrun@gmail.com


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pdf download: 2011BerlinrMakauWRraceMap.pdf


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