Eliud Kipchoge came close to breaking two with Nike at in unofficial marathon time, but it could be years before the barrier is passed. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Eliud Kipchoge came close to breaking two with Nike at in unofficial marathon time, but it could be years before the barrier is passed. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Eliud Kipchoge came close to breaking two with Nike at in unofficial marathon time, but it could be years before the barrier is passed. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Mary Hui
Opinion

Opinion

Trail Mix by Mary Hui

Study predicts ‘breaking two’ marathon for 2032, but more women runners needed to push female record

  • Using economic models, scientific research maps the future of marathon times
  • Flagship US journal’s study laments barriers to gender diversity in running

Eliud Kipchoge came close to breaking two with Nike at in unofficial marathon time, but it could be years before the barrier is passed. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Eliud Kipchoge came close to breaking two with Nike at in unofficial marathon time, but it could be years before the barrier is passed. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Eliud Kipchoge came close to breaking two with Nike at in unofficial marathon time, but it could be years before the barrier is passed. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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