The sub 1 hour marathon thread

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May 2017
7:50pm, 8 May 2017
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With the right trainers who knows..
May 2017
10:46pm, 8 May 2017
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Surrey Phil
If you assumed that Usain Bolt could sprint a marathon at his 100m world record speed when he clocked 9.58 seconds, he would finish in 1:07:22 (2:34 min/mile). Maybe slightly quicker if the course was downhill all the way with a strong tailwind!
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11:02pm, 8 May 2017
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Seven league boots?
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11:13pm, 8 May 2017
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[The problem with seven league boots is the tendency for the wearer to suffer a killer groin strain on the initial step ;-) ]

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