A look at the war on the roads between Kenya and Ethiopia.
There is no doubt Kenya and Ethiopia are in a deep battle for which country owns the marathon distance. Although other countries are doing their best to catch up, the performances that continue to bubble to the top are put forth by from the same two Rift Valley superpowers.
It’s always fun to look at how the top runners in the world stack using raw stats. Dr. Jonathan Dugas takes a closer look at the new superstars from Kenya and Ethiopia, and compares their progression to those of their predecessors: Marathon running: The next generation.