How Eliud Kipchoge Ran a Sub 2 Hour Marathon

12 okt 2019
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Eliud Kipchoge is the first person ever to run a marathon in under 2 hours. He ran a 1:59:40 in Vienna on 12th October 2019. This video explains some of the details behind this feat and the event.
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  • Oh so it was only a proof of concept thing?

    Aizen SosukeAizen SosukePirms 5 Stundām
  • Yo the guys behind him looked like they did it too....

    Shambo BaraiShambo BaraiPirms 6 Stundām
  • Greatest roar!???

    Rick ChaddaRick ChaddaPirms 6 Stundām
  • How Eliud Kipchoge Ran a Sub 2 Hour Marathon SUMMARY He ran Fast

    Jaafer ZaneerJaafer ZaneerPirms 12 Stundām
  • fuck miles

    EliasEliasPirms 16 Stundām
  • Why am I crying of happiness?

    Alfonso GarzonAlfonso GarzonPirms 17 Stundām
  • Imagine the original marathon runner in Greece running it in less than two hours.

    Joe WynnJoe WynnPirms 22 Stundām
  • 10:55 wow you looked so happy man! This was very wholesome

    JewJewPirms dienas
  • thise pacers he as running with could have gotten the same time too if they sprinted the last. That is crazy they are all so fast

    Torrie DeStefanoTorrie DeStefanoPirms dienas
  • Dude just looks looks like he's jogging

    Helium FreakHelium FreakPirms 2 dienām
  • So you telling me none of those guys who ran with him could have also sprinted till the end??? Surely at least someone in that crowd had the strengths to finish alongside Kipchoge.

    Mairis BērziņšMairis BērziņšPirms 3 dienām
    • Watch the video you goober lol

      Just ilchinJust ilchinPirms 2 dienām
  • Disappointing as he could have probably done 1:58 - a failure in my book - they should have ran 1:55 pace and then if it got too hard slowed down to 1:59. Looked ridiculous a guy almost sprinting and smiling in last 100metres to break sub 2hr mark. If you’re not bent over or panicking for oxygen when finish then you didn’t give it YOUR all.

    Baba YagaBaba YagaPirms 3 dienām
  • the organisers finally found a chicken that could do it in 1.59

  • Lets also give some credit to the guys that ran with him. They literally ran a sub 2 hour marathon aswell in tougher conditions than he did. He was protected from the wind at all times.

    Simon FogedSimon FogedPirms 3 dienām
  • If you think landing in moon was a huge achievement, this is an even bigger achievement for the entire human kind.

    Pari SPari SPirms 3 dienām
  • mike: eliud kipchoge captions: elliott capture gay

    Leo RinneLeo RinnePirms 4 dienām
  • so the pacer also can run up to his pace ?

    Anas AzmiAnas AzmiPirms 4 dienām
  • Nice to see people help one person go beyond the limits of what ws thought possible, instead of just seeing everyone sabotage each other in order to improve their own chances at glory.

    Dave CullinsDave CullinsPirms 4 dienām
  • I bet people's mentality played a huge part too as a reason for why no one had run a marathon in under 2 hours. I think if you think it's impossible to do it then your subconsciousness will also slack off a bit from putting in enough effort to actually do it. That would explain why so many ran that other distance in under 4 minutes, after the first guy had done it - it no longer seemed impossible to them.

    Dave CullinsDave CullinsPirms 4 dienām
  • Well thats alot of stamina

    Petter OsenPetter OsenPirms 5 dienām
  • In the distance future: someone just ran a sub 1 minute marathon!!

    UnluckyLeaFUnluckyLeaFPirms 5 dienām
  • That is one great video in every way

    Kristian PoulsenKristian PoulsenPirms 5 dienām
  • we musk ask ourselves

    Jamo PaullJamo PaullPirms 5 dienām
  • didn’t the other runners do it under 2 hours as well?

    Jacob SanchezJacob SanchezPirms 5 dienām
    • no they were pacers and switched out every 5 km or so with fresh runners. It was more of a test not and official race since they used fresh runners for drafting.

      The PunisherThe PunisherPirms 5 dienām
  • His WR doesn't count. Why didn't you mention that? He basically cheated.

    Liam SweeneyLiam SweeneyPirms 5 dienām
  • By the looks of it he could've run faster and longer

    Shrivatsan K ChariShrivatsan K ChariPirms 6 dienām
  • putting his pace into perspective is incredible. If I raced him in a 100m dash at the end of his 26.2 miles he'd beat me and probably most people... that's absurd

    Alex CawleyAlex CawleyPirms 6 dienām
  • What an incredible & remarkable story....awesome team work....go Kenya!

    Kermit DaGangsterKermit DaGangsterPirms 7 dienām
  • Why don't they try it on a normal running track?

    Sukhbir SekhonSukhbir SekhonPirms 7 dienām
  • I don't get why the pace runners just didn't stick with him for the final 20 metres and also clock a WR time? Makes no sense!

    highentropy2468highentropy2468Pirms 7 dienām
    • The runners kept switching every 20 mins

      Dylan JonesDylan JonesPirms 7 dienām
  • u know u said that only eliud kipchoge can do it but surely the other runners could do it too

    sunil Sarvaiyasunil SarvaiyaPirms 8 dienām
  • I wonder how COVID has affected these times

    Thomas MaskellThomas MaskellPirms 8 dienām
  • This being engineered and not done is a race kind of takes away from its appeal. But still an amazing feat

    Ahmed Is KingAhmed Is KingPirms 8 dienām
  • First guy who ran the marathon, who took around 6 hours and died immediately afterwards, is watching this pissed

    allthe banterallthe banterPirms 8 dienām
  • Now I can’t wait for someone to break the 1:57:58 mark that’d be amazing!!!

    Why MeWhy MePirms 8 dienām
  • Tht one guy who choose kipchoge must be proud

    Siddartha GalipelliSiddartha GalipelliPirms 8 dienām
  • He won the 2009 Sheffield 10k in a time of 28:30, My Sheffield PB is 36.30 just to let you know

    CumslingerCumslingerPirms 9 dienām
  • When he talks in miles and your kilometer brain doesn't compute

    FreyaFreyaPirms 9 dienām
  • Hey guys, youtube algorithm brought us here. See you guys in other videos :)

    pangurppangurpPirms 9 dienām
  • He pushed against the ground very hard for just under 120 minutes.

    saxy1playersaxy1playerPirms 9 dienām
  • I like to think that Planet Earth from the BBC is the best documentary ever made....cause it gives you the chills while you learn something new....this however is better.....taking into account that you are a LVworldr with a budget of a shoe string, this is remarkable....thank you for this! Amazing!

    Just do itJust do itPirms 10 dienām
  • Watching a human do things that are "impossible" makes the best content

    kainen mattisonkainen mattisonPirms 10 dienām
  • havent wached the vid yet but i already know its because he has a good gaming chair

    Qsxdr1q2Qsxdr1q2Pirms 10 dienām
  • 0:20 has anyone else found Mike in that footage? He is on the right with his camera

    Ryan PellRyan PellPirms 11 dienām
  • why are playstations black? because they run faster

    Mr MagnificentMr MagnificentPirms 11 dienām
    • Well they're white now

      Benjamin AsburyBenjamin AsburyPirms 6 dienām
  • are we not gonna talk about these pace runners like holy shit they all almost got sub 2hrs

    Stanky SpunkyStanky SpunkyPirms 11 dienām
  • Yeah insane pace of 13.1 mph. I recall being 18-19 yo sprinting 15 mph and thought that short distance was insane. I was followed on a bicycle.I should try a treadmill to see if I can go @ 13.1 mph for 10 seconds!! Lol What are these elite runners resting heart rates ? 28-30 bpm?

    Rob RichRob RichPirms 11 dienām
  • Wtf once i cycled 44km in under 2 hours... he’s actually superhuman

    DavenzoDavenzoPirms 12 dienām
  • 26miles in 30 minutes is difficult in a car????

    PikaKillah _PikaKillah _Pirms 12 dienām
  • I clicked on the video because the guy looks like he's in his 50s, and thus ran such a marathon.

    inlovewithiinlovewithiPirms 12 dienām
  • Hooray, EPO! Blood transfusion! SCIENCE!

    Falcon TimeFalcon TimePirms 14 dienām
    • Hurray, keyboard giant

      TheDazzler420TheDazzler420Pirms 5 dienām
  • How long was the marathon

    Ddn NdDdn NdPirms 14 dienām
  • What an incredible athlete. His work ethic is just unbelievable!

    Anh LeAnh LePirms 15 dienām
  • Steel mind amazing

    dadnog2020 lloyddadnog2020 lloydPirms 15 dienām
  • I felt like watching vsauce's video

    Azri SukriAzri SukriPirms 16 dienām
  • Kipchoge doesn't run, he goes on a drive with no car

    The King of PotatoesThe King of PotatoesPirms 16 dienām
  • he's 5 foot 6 and weights 115 lb

    D LamD LamPirms 16 dienām
  • He doesn’t like to fly commercial, so he just sprinted all the way back to Kenya flying over the atlantic waters with his (water) vapor fly shoes.

    aroundandroundaroundandroundPirms 19 dienām
  • This is even crazier to me after finding out he’s only 5’6

    okokPirms 20 dienām
    • Not only 5'6 this man is in his 40s

      Kenneth Kariuki GithinjiKenneth Kariuki GithinjiPirms 2 dienām
  • How far could he have gone before colapsing

    AnonymousAnonymousPirms 20 dienām
  • What an absolute beast! This is completely insane. He has my respect

    AnonymousAnonymousPirms 20 dienām
  • Idk about the math, but over time our (man kinds) peak fitness should improve

    AnonymousAnonymousPirms 20 dienām
  • u look like virat kohli of indian cricket

    Muhhammad MonirMuhhammad MonirPirms 21 dienas
  • Pretty soon high schoolers will be able to run 100 m in 9 seconds

    Poop PeePoop PeePirms 21 dienas
  • Man I would’ve loved to see u fall

    David LertDavid LertPirms 22 dienām
  • There is a book written on the sub 4 mile called “The Perfect Mile” highly recommend reading it

    Andrew HartAndrew HartPirms 22 dienām
  • This man broke an unbroken record after many stopped working out. This is incredible.

    Jordan WilliamsJordan WilliamsPirms 22 dienām
  • Nobody’s the greatest ever. He maybe the best so far

    Just SayingJust SayingPirms 23 dienām
  • I’m sorry, but when you run that pace and you’re not even in oxygen debt at all, something is fishy.

    Del PietroDel PietroPirms 23 dienām
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    AidanGoAidanGoPirms 24 dienām
  • Pheidippides run in the first marathon took only slightly longer than the rest of his life.

    David GreenDavid GreenPirms 25 dienām
  • i mean he did it but the guys who ran with him did it aswell right? or did i miss something cuz they did the marathon in a group

    FLuffyxKittyCatFLuffyxKittyCatPirms 25 dienām
  • He looks so tall but he’s only 5 7

    PawluzPawluzPirms 26 dienām
  • What did everyone celebrate here? They celebrated POSSIBILITY!

    Dipayan DeyDipayan DeyPirms 27 dienām
  • so. basicly the helper ran a marathon in under 2 hours as well ?

    blacknoppblacknoppPirms 28 dienām
    • No

      TheDazzler420TheDazzler420Pirms 5 dienām
  • The fastest average pace I've ever gone is 6"05 for a 3km and I was dead after it . I can't believe this man ran at 4"20 pace for 26 miles fuckin hell

    shivam xdshivam xdPirms 29 dienām
  • Whats the bgm used at @9:30

    Visal VijayenVisal VijayenPirms Mēneša
  • I cant even drive that far in that time without stopping at Mcdonalds!! Fair play! 🙌🏻

  • I still think a 2 hour marathon is almost imposible, because of the people infront of you blocking the wind and limiting the drag you experience.

    Atilla YüzerAtilla YüzerPirms Mēneša
  • anyone look at his split times? 5k through 35k were all on pace - i presume because of the pace car & pace runners... with a time of 14.2 minutes roughly. But the last 5k was 20.28 minutes. He went 6 minutes slower in the last 5k. if he could have somehow kept the original pace until the end, he would have done it 6 MINUTES FASTER... imagine that... 5k = 14.16 minutes 10k = 14.16 minutes 15k = 14.233 minutes 20k = 14.216 minutes 25k = 14.2 minutes 30k = 14.2 minutes 35k = 14.2 minutes 40k = 20.28 minutes - 6 minutes slower pace for the last 5k!!!! Jason Carroll Jesus is God

    Jason CarrollJason CarrollPirms Mēneša
  • Easy

    StienoGamezStienoGamezPirms Mēneša
  • This video was so incredibly good, ngl, I had goosebumps all over my body. Well done!

    Marc RammingerMarc RammingerPirms Mēneša
  • What is the music at the end of the video?

    Facundo FourcadeFacundo FourcadePirms Mēneša
  • I mean I think the PEDs helped

    Ethan ArmasEthan ArmasPirms Mēneša
  • That slick hair that pops through your hat is hella satisfying to look at

    savish ksksavish kskPirms Mēneša
  • I actually found the whole thing kind of stupid and pointless. It's kind of like a car setting a record while being in the slipstream of another car.

    Just watching ffsJust watching ffsPirms Mēneša
  • Me after running 1 mile: 💀 Him after running 26.2 miles: 🤣💃🕺

    Steve RogersSteve RogersPirms Mēneša
  • Is anyone gonna congratulate the other runners cause they did it

    Statik LazarStatik LazarPirms Mēneša
  • Is there any science behind the fact that Kenyans and Ethiopians are the best long distance runners?

    Charlie O'RiordanCharlie O'RiordanPirms Mēneša
  • Well, Kipchoge can beat me in 100m race after he finishes a 2-hour marathon😢

    Siyuan ShiSiyuan ShiPirms Mēneša
  • This just proves that people from africa are the best at running

    leonleonPirms Mēneša
  • Where did you find your references? I'm doing an assignment on Kipchoge so I'm curious to find out more. Thanks :)

    Frances BrooksFrances BrooksPirms Mēneša
  • Just a weird question, I have 0 knowledge about this topic but those guys in black uniforms, are they also as great as Eliud? since they ran/ are running together with him?

    UyerssUyerssPirms Mēneša
    • @venecs543 ohh got it, thank you for that man.

      UyerssUyerssPirms Mēneša
    • They were on and off the race.... And replaced once they felt tired... So no they didn't run the whole thing

      venecs543venecs543Pirms Mēneša
  • Great rundown, mate. Thanks much.

    gnarmarmillagnarmarmillaPirms Mēneša
  • Goddammit it I'm so fat and old 😂

    Katherine MorrisKatherine MorrisPirms Mēneša
  • In india yo cant cover 13 miles on a freeway in an hour lol

    ankitsirenankitsirenPirms Mēneša
  • 3rd time watching all of his videos

    windy inkywindy inkyPirms Mēneša