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Old 10-12-2019, 11:43 AM   #2000
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Originally Posted by OMG!WTF! View Post
That last minute 40 is absolutely massive though. It's a little bit contrived but he's still taking the Wright brothers' plane and flying to the moon with it. Nike sponsored his last attempt and the science behind the shoes he's wearing is remarkable too. They will cut seconds off anyone's mile time. So it's not someone running 26 miles through the Greek mountain side in sandals, but it is still something much more than that.
Kipchoge has the official record too.

I wouldn't put too much stock in the shoes to be honest. It's all just marketing since we're dealing with such small %s
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