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Nike Accused of Cheating to Break the Two-Hour Marathon Record

Nike and runner Eliud Kipchoge achieved the seemingly impossible over the weekend, finally realizing their goal of breaking the two-hour marathon barrier, a campaign known as Breaking2. Despite the incredible feat, IAAF’s (International Association of Athletics Federations) regulations deem that the time will not be considered an official world record due to the fact it was not recorded during an open competition and because Kipchoge ran alongside a large group of pacers. He’ll still hold the Guinness World Record for fastest marathon distance, but now new concerns are being raised about the special Nikes Kipchoge wore for the event. Continue reading Nike Accused of Cheating to Break the Two-Hour Marathon Record