1999 ! Finally the chips arrive at the Paris Marathon and will give us precise times:
It is finally for me the first time that I pass under the 2:50, essential key to benefit of the preferential bib. The following year, the limit is reduced to less than 3 hours!
But in the end, having had a barrier at 2:50 gave a strong motivation to train seriously…
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