On Sunday, from the moment 30-year-old Dennis Kimetto breasted the tape at the Berlin Marathon at 2:02:57 to set a new world record by 26 seconds, conversation in certain circles turned to what this meant for the assault on a sub-two-hour marathon.
With Dennis Kimetto's marathon world record on Sunday, it's provided further evidence for what we've long suspected: it's never been a better time to be an old man runner.
Now that it's cool to care about the Boston Marathon again, Fittish will spend the next seven days familiarizing you with the elite field. Today's entry: Dennis Kimetto.
Geoffrey Mutai won the Berlin marathon this morning, edging out his training partner Dennis Kimetto by one second with little fanfare. The racing community, however, is viewing this a little cockeyed exactly because of the ho-hum way this thing ended.