30 Oct '13, 11pm

Who's the better marathoner, @ryanhall3 or @runmeb? Our experts weigh in:

Who's the better marathoner, @ryanhall3 or @runmeb? Our experts weigh in:

There was a time when the 2013 New York City Marathon was going to be Meb Keflezighi ’s farewell. New York was his first marathon, in 2002, and his first major marathon win, in 2009. So, he figured a couple of years ago, it would make an appropriate race for his finale as a competitive runner. His plans have changed. The 2004 Olympic silver medalist in the marathon finished fourth, at 37, in the 2012 Olympics after winning the Trials in a personal best of 2:09:08. He thinks he can still run faster. So New York this year is not planned as closing the circle. The new plan is to compete through 2014 and then take it year by year to see if Keflezighi can make a fourth Olympic team in 2016, 16 years after he competed in his first Games. There was a time when the 2013 New York City Marathon was going to be a comeback race for Ryan Hall . He needed a good performance to stop a st...

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