Australian shatters the previous record by almost 80 minutes.
Despite the slow times, there's no lack of inspiration there.
As with most American tragedies, a movie is always sure to follow.
China's Xinhua news service seeks answers to this question.
The chosen athletes have finished their collegiate careers and show good potential for moving on to the next level.
His journey since Boston has been anything but easy.
The scenic and storied South African race takes place next April.
Posters, books, DVDs and more will be available for fans to purchase.
*Derek Ibbotson was the first man to run a mile in exactly 4 minutes. *Paula Radcliffe holds the current world record for the fastest
The inaugural event will take place at 14,000 feet.