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Outkicked: @PeterVigneron gives 5 reasons for why he doesn't believe doping is as pervasive in running as in cycling.

Outkicked: @PeterVigneron gives 5 reasons for why he doesn't believe doping is as pervasive in running as in cycling.

Outkicked: Dopers! By Peter Vigneron Published 2 hours ago comments Tweet Share Share Print Five men went under 2:05 on Friday morning in Dubai, which of course got people talking. Photo: dubaimarathon.com Peter Vigneron doesn’t believe that running has as pervasive a doping problem as cycling. Here’s why. Five guys ran under 2:05 at the Dubai Marathon early on Friday morning, the most ever in a single race. Naturally, on Letsrun and elsewhere, folks have started wondering whether the times are legitimate. As Bicycling editor-in-chief (and former Runner’s World staffer) Peter Flax noted, until a couple years ago, only three men in history had broken 2:05, and Flax tweeted that it reminds him of another era in pro sports , namely, the dark, dirty days of cycling, when riders pretty much needed a pharmacy to keep up with the peloton. MORE — Outkicked: What are the rules? At ...

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