Comrades: All will be revealed in the next 30 hours

2008-06-13 00:00

Can the strength and precision of pacing required to set a world 100 mile (161 km) record under eleven-and-a-half hours plus a previous up-run win, compensate for the speed of a 2:09 marathoner? Which twin will first put a foot over the line?

Shvetsov is determined to own the fastest time for both up and down runs and, in theory, as the third fastest marathon runner ever to have entered the race, his potential could take him 10 minutes under the five hours, 25 minutes and 33 seconds set from Durban to Scottsville race course in 2000. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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