They’ll never run out of ideas. It’s amazing how much 6 minutes can tantalize us. For 16 years, the only thing separating top runners from the dream of a two-hour marathon was 6 minutes. But we might have just discovered a geeky way to break the barrier. As a runner and a data-head, realizing that reducing my body’s oxygen demand would allow for more endurance during long runs opened my eyes to the evolution of health and fitness. So who will be the Roger Bannister of the marathon? Only time will tell.