28 Sep '16, 10pm

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But even if we call the PRs/WRs and global track titles a draw, the answer for me is still Bekele. As I mentioned before, Bekele was an incredible cross country runner, winning the short-course/long-course double five years in a row back when World XC was more competitive than it is now. That’s a significant feather in his cap. Plus Bekele just beat Wilson Kipsang, one of the greatest marathoners ever, during the race in which Kipsang set his PR . Gebrselassie won a lot of marathons (Berlin 3x, Dubai 3x, Amsterdam, Fukuoka) and to be fair to him, beat some good runners in a few of those races. But several of those races were also set up for Geb to win. Bekele didn’t just run fast in Berlin; he took on one of the all-time greats in the marathon in peak fitness and beat him. Bekele’s Berlin run is better than any marathon Gebrselassie ever ran. Of course, you can also argue ...

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