Nike Breaking2 Project

Kenya, Beaverton, Monza

Photographer: Cait Oppermann / FLOWERS

The Epic Untold Story of Nike’s (Almost) Perfect Marathon

"Nike's quest to break the two-hour marathon did not go as planned. But when you're pushing the limits of human performance, nothing ever does."

Writer: Ed Caesar
Photo editor: Sarah Silberg
Photo director: Anna Goldwater Alexander