The Strangest Running Record Ever “Set”

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    This past weekend, there was one of the strangest running records ever “set.” (Quotes because this was actually not a record at all) Not only was it the strangest but it was also the most incredible negative split every “run” in the marathon (a negative split happens when the second half of the race is run faster than the first half – when just barely faster, it indicates a well-run, strategic race). And where did this supposed world record run happen? Chickamauga, Georgia! Cool Marathon Alert: Chickamauga Battlefield Marathon The Strangest Running Record – But By Cheating Here is what happened – the female runner that had crossed the finish line first at the Chickamauga Battledfield Marathon on Saturday was Tabatha Hamilton. She “ran” a really decent time on a course like that – and the clock showed she only came in 14 minutes after the male winner. Her time? Her chip (the digital reporting device that runners wear at races to clock their actual time and ensure the running of the entire... The post The Strangest Running Record Ever “Set” appeared first on Running with Miles.

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