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The Source: Breaking The Two-Hour Marathon

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Is it possible to run a marathon in less than two hours? 

This question along with a history of the attempts fill the pages of Ed Caesar's new book "Two Hours: The Quest to Run the Impossible Marathon."

Once thought of as impossible, now mere minutes separate an elite runner from the history books. 

Can a person be mentally tough enough and physically strong enough to break this long standing record.


  • Ed Caeser, is a journalist and writer. 

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