Tag Archives: World record

A Sub-2 hour marathon?


In September Kenyan Patrick Makau set a new marathon world record of 2:03:38 in Berlin. In April compatriot Geoffrey Mutai had run the fastest marathon ever – 2:03:02 in Boston (though not valid as a world record). Last month in Frankfurt another … Continue reading

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Sammy Wanjiru


Samuel Kamau Wanjiru November 10, 1986 – May 16, 2011 The big news in the Athletics world this week was the sudden death of Olympic Marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru. He fell 6m/18ft from a balcony at his house in Nyahururu, Kenya, … Continue reading

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Rome photos and a big weekend for Marathon running


Finally, here are some of the pics my family took of the Rome Marathon. They only managed to snap me a couple of times (more because it takes a lot of practise to hit a moving target than my speed … Continue reading

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