The sub 2-hour marathon: What does the future hold?

9 June 2020, 16:00 - 17:00

people running, they are wearing sports clothes and trainers in lots of different colours, blue, yellow, orange, white.

1h:59:40s for the marathon achieved on 14 October 2019 is an extraordinary achievement and should be viewed in its significance against the 4min mile and the first scaling of Mount Everest. How though was this feat of human endurance and endeavour achieved?

Join Dr Dan Gordon, Former Paralympian and consultant physiologist to Team GB Paralympic runners, Lecture at Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, ARU, as he explains the science behind the sub 2-hour marathon.

Presented as part of our Talking Science series, 8-12 June 2020.


Event Details

9 June 2020, 16:00 - 17:00
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