30 Sep '13, 7am

Latest post: More thoughts on Wilson Kipsang's marathon WR,looking at the precision of pacing: 2…

Latest post: More thoughts on Wilson Kipsang's marathon WR,looking at the precision of pacing: 2…

Wilson Kipsang's 2:03:23 WR: Thoughts and analysis Wilson Kipsang yesterday became the 32nd man since WWII to hold the marathon world record. He broke countryman Patrick Makau's World Record by 15 seconds, setting a new mark of 2:03:23. A spectacular performance, in which he managed his effort perfectly, showing patience and the right level of aggression at the right time to finish superbly. Today I share some thoughts, based on the chat on Twitter yesterday, concerning the race, the pacing, and the prospects for that sub-2 hour marathon that people seem very eager to talk about. I'll tackle the analysis in two parts, one analyzing the race, and later, something on the 2-hour barrier. The race was managed very well by Kipsang Below is a graph showing the 5km split times and paces for the race, and includes a projection for 5km based on the final 2.2km, where Kipsang really...

Full article: http://www.sportsscientists.com/2013/09/a-20323-marathon-...

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2:03:23! New Marathon World Record

2:03:23! New Marathon World Record

running.competitor.com 29 Sep '13, 5pm

2:03:23! New Marathon World Record By David Monti Published 3 hours ago comments Tweet Share Share Print Wilson Kipsang ce...

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runnersworld.com 30 Sep '13, 3pm

Kipsang, the 2012 London Marathon champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, came into the race as No. 2 on the official m...

Watch the highlights of the Wilson Kipsang's ne...

flotrack.org 29 Sep '13, 11pm

The 40th edition of the Berlin Marathon Courtesy: http://www.UniversalSports.com Berlin, GermanyThe Olympic Bronze medalis...

Wilson Kipsang Sets New Marathon World Record o...

runnersworld.com 29 Sep '13, 12pm

Kipsang, the 2012 London Marathon champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, came into the race as No. 2 on the official m...

BREAKING: Wilson Kipsang of Kenya breaks marath...

runnersworld.com 29 Sep '13, 11am

Kipsang, the 2012 London Marathon champion and 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, came into the race as No. 2 on the official m...

Marathon World Record for Kipsang: 2:03:23. Wow.

flotrack.org 29 Sep '13, 2pm

RESULTS: BWM Berlin Marathon 2013 (Wilson Kipsang World Record)

Kipsang takes Marathon World Record in Berlin, ...

runblogrun.com 30 Sep '13, 5am

KIPSANG TAKES MARATHON WORLD RECORD IN BERLIN By David Monti, @d9monti (c) 2013 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved, ...

In the wake of Sunday's marathon WR, will we see a sub-2:00 marathon soon?

In the wake of Sunday's marathon WR, will we se...

running.competitor.com 30 Sep '13, 6pm

Kipsang is also 31, in his fourth year of marathon running, and set this WR in his seventh race, which, Tucker says, is a ...

Very interesting read - 'The two-hour marathon: Who and when, if at all?' - via @Scienceofsport:

Very interesting read - 'The two-hour marathon:...

sportsscientists.com 29 Sep '13, 9am

The two-hour marathon: Who and when? If at all... This morning, I came across what has been a very topical point of debate...

My latest post: The sub-2 hour marathon, and wh...

sportsscientists.com 30 Sep '13, 11am

So a man who runs a 59-min half marathon will not be able to sustain two back-to-back 60 min half marathons. It's just not...

Wilson Kipsang chases world marathon record in ...

runnersworld.com 27 Sep '13, 6pm

Since 2003, the men’s world marathon record has been broken four times -- by Paul Tergat, twice by Haile Gebrsleassie, and...

Wilson Kipsang will chase the marathon world re...

runnersworld.com 27 Sep '13, 6pm

Since 2003, the men’s world marathon record has been broken four times -- by Paul Tergat, twice by Haile Gebrsleassie, and...

Le record du monde du marathon vient d'être bat...

sportsscientists.com 29 Sep '13, 7am

Berlin Marathon 2013: Live splits and analysis World Record! 2:03:23 Wilson Kipsang Live Splits and Analysis Wilson Kipsan...

What kind of pace is needed for a WR in the marathon? Here's the by-kilo breakdown for Wilson Kipsang:

What kind of pace is needed for a WR in the mar...

trackandfieldnews.com 02 Oct '13, 2am

Cums and pace data by kilometer for Wilson Kipsang's World Record at the 2013 BMW Berlin Marathon (courtesy Sean Hartnett).