New World Record!

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    Don’t forget to enter the Canon camera giveaway! You can enter at this post here. World records take a lot more than just desire to set one. It takes a lot of personal discipline, a fantastic training program, great training partners, near perfect weather, a fast course, and an X factor. Today, Dennis Kimetto had all of that in his corner as he ran the Berlin Marathon and set a new world record for the marathon with a time of 2:02:57 (a pace of 4:42 per mile). I wrote yesterday that this was the race to follow today. Sure enough, it was just that. Berlin has been the home for the last five world records in the men’s marathon (before today). The race today by Kimetto and fellow Kenyan Emmanuel Mutai was an incredible performance that saw, for the first time, a human run under 2 hours and 3 minutes in the marathon. Not only that but Mutai, running a 2:03:13, also ran under the previous marathon world record by... The post New World Record! appeared first on Running with Miles.

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