05 May '17, 4pm

It's like running a 28:26 10K... four times. #breaking2

It's like running a 28:26 10K... four times. #breaking2

Running 1:59:59 for 42.195K — the distance of a marathon — is fast. Really, really fast! article continues after advertisement RELATED: STREAM: Nike’s Breaking2 sub-two-hour marathon attempt How fast exactly? We break it down for you: Running 1:59:59 for 42.195K requires an average pace of 2:50/K or 4:34/mile… That’s like running two half-marathons in 59:59.5 . The current half-marathon world record is 58:23 set by Zersenay Tadese in 2010. The Canadian record is 1:01:28 set by Jeff Schiebler in 1999. It’s also like running four (plus) consecutive 10Ks in 28:26 . The current 10K (road) world record is 26:44 set by Leonard Patrick Komon in 2010. The Canadian record is 28:17 set by Paul McCloy in 1987. It’s also like running eight (plus) consecutive 5Ks in 14:13 . The current (track) 5,000m world record is 12:37.35 set by Kenenisa Bekele in 2004. The Canadian equivalent is 13...

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