Pace Makers

World class runners are racing towards a two-hour marathon. Kenyan Dennis Kimetto posted a 2:02:57 time at the Berlin Marathon last year. But smart marathon people know shaving three minutes off that time won’t come easy — a combination of science, equipment, money and love will be required. Stephen Kurczy reports for Vice Sports.

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