Monthly Archives: May 2011

60th Anniversary of Zatopek’s Hour World Record

2011 is the 60th anniversary of Emil Zatopek setting the world record for 60-minutes, twice! Zatopek ran 19,558m on 9/15/1951 and was reportedly intrigued by the idea of breaking 30-minutes for 10k twice after he noticed splits of 31:05 and … Continue reading

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