How fast?

I just saw this on Spinning Around and thought that it really is a brilliant idea – a 60ft screen that has an elite marathoner (in this case Ryan Hall) running along at race pace, while members of the public try to keep up with him. For many people who only see marathon races on TV, it is difficult to understand what 4:45 min/mile pace looks like and this is a great visual way to make it tangible. I’d love to see ASICS roll that out at other events or the other sponsors doing something similar.

Anyway here it is:

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2 Responses to “How fast?”

  1. Nathaniel November 14, 2011 at 8:13 am #

    That’s brilliant!

  2. Bangs and a Bun November 14, 2011 at 8:38 am #

    He does 4:46 minute miles? *cries* I can’t even imagine….

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