There’s fast and long, then really fast and really long

https://www.runnersworld.com/news/a29430499/eliud-kipchoge-ineos-159-challenge-result/

Molinaro highlighted this accomplishment in his Friday summation in the Pilot sports section.

For us more senior citizens, the recollection of a Brit named Roger Bannister comes to mind. He broke the 4 minute mile in 1954.

Was the human body capable of anything more?

Evidently. The current record for a single mile is 3:43.

And Kipchoge ran 26 consecutive miles at 4:34 per mile. About the same pace as rush hour on I-64 on Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Or any other rush hour for that matter.

Enough diversion. Back to reality.

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