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17,000 furlongs per fortnight is about two-fifths as fast as Noah Ngeny
In other words, it's 0.37310 times the speed of Noah Ngeny, and the speed of Noah Ngeny is 2.680 times that amount.
(in Rieti, Italy; 1999) (sprinter; 1978-)
Setting a world record at the Rieti Grand Prix in 1999, Noah Ngeny ran 1,000 m in 2:11.96 for an average speed of 45,560 furlongs per fortnight. According to some reports, Ngeny did not begin running competitively until just three years before setting the record.
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