Humans evolved springy legs to allow running and our evolution to run faster has never stopped. The marathon became one of the best gauges of human speed and stamina as not only do you have to run fast but also far. The marathon world record at the start of the previous century was just under three hours, yet now it is just a few minutes shy of the two hours. Despite numerous attempts though, breaking the two-hour barrier remained elusive, but Nike is stepping up to finally break that. Here are their “champions” and the story of this quest.
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