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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  • So we aren’t gonna talk about the ten people behind him who also did sub 2 hour. Yes.

    IEatDogIEatDogPirms 2 dienām
  • tbf the other runners could’ve easily taken the record too but they stayed as a team and carried out their goal. Inspiring 🙌🙌

    kinabekinabePirms 4 dienām
  • Imagine the nerves he must have had stepping up to the start line tho

    Llama MasterLlama MasterPirms 5 dienām
  • and i get short of breath walking up the stairs 😧😯

    Samuel TaylorSamuel TaylorPirms 6 dienām
  • I could do this kind of speed. Half the distance. In a car.

    Mike BrownMike BrownPirms 7 dienām
  • You just make big people. Big people step further

    TocTeplvTocTeplvPirms 8 dienām
  • "Why print my name on to history I'll exist as the pages" - Zaid Tabani (from the song umeshoryu)

    Marc SaavedraMarc SaavedraPirms 9 dienām
  • Did the pacers swap out? Cause would have they also got a 2:00 time

    Greyson ReichenspergerGreyson ReichenspergerPirms 10 dienām
  • He is superhuman

    amit roshanamit roshanPirms 11 dienām
  • Love these champions coming together

    Court CarCourt CarPirms 14 dienām
  • This is what happens when LVworld recommends a David Goggins video to an elite athlete..

    Court CarCourt CarPirms 14 dienām
  • And it takes me 30 minutes to do a 5km

    JohnRambonesJohnRambonesPirms 14 dienām
  • that man was not even tired wtf

    Marty McflyMarty McflyPirms 15 dienām
  • Your treadmill is short, that's why, you cannot stride.

    Robberto RizalinoRobberto RizalinoPirms 16 dienām
  • First you need to be black

    Omri Bar-MaorOmri Bar-MaorPirms 16 dienām
  • My mile is 4:42 and this man runs at a pace of 4:30...

    Collin McLaughlinCollin McLaughlinPirms 17 dienām
    • Collin McLaughlin That’s very admirable, I can only imagine to have such stamina to do something😭

      Stan NCT for Clear SkinStan NCT for Clear SkinPirms 12 dienām
    • @Stan NCT for Clear Skin im turning 15 soon im striving to be the best runner i can be and so far its going well👍

      Collin McLaughlinCollin McLaughlinPirms 12 dienām
    • Collin McLaughlin Well you’re still amazing. How old are you?

      Stan NCT for Clear SkinStan NCT for Clear SkinPirms 12 dienām
  • Didn't the space runners break the record too???

    Oliver QueenOliver QueenPirms 17 dienām
    • They were kept fresh and were replaced throughout the race

      Unholy RavioliUnholy RavioliPirms 16 dienām
  • Me: yay sub 2 half marathon Kipchoge: sub 2 full marathon

    williamwilliamPirms 17 dienām
  • This is already a year old??

    SayZSayZPirms 17 dienām
  • *Two Recent Monuments in Human Achievement:* 1. Eliud Kipchoge runs a sub 2-hour Marathon 2. Eddie Hall deadlifts 500kg

    Eddie AvinashiEddie AvinashiPirms 17 dienām
  • I don't even understand how a 4:34 average mile pace for a marathon is possible. That's insane. Like 99% of people can't even run 1 sub 6 minute mile and he's doing 4:34 for 26 miles... Built different

    Green Swamp OnionGreen Swamp OnionPirms 17 dienām
  • They are not run..they are flying...

    Da DaDa DaPirms 18 dienām
  • lmk if i’m wrong but did the people running behind him also get it🤣

    Luke BremnerLuke BremnerPirms 18 dienām
  • If you ever ran a marathon, you will know the pain of this thing......

    varinder katariavarinder katariaPirms 18 dienām
  • 3:09 turn on captions

    edwin chungedwin chungPirms 19 dienām
  • Bro people on bikes trying to keep up!

    frank simbafrank simbaPirms 20 dienām
  • I thought I was good when I did this on a half marathon... Holy shit..

    Brandon EubanksBrandon EubanksPirms 20 dienām
  • The Black Panther

    Pfunzo RatshikuniPfunzo RatshikuniPirms 21 dienas
  • Short answer: hard work and dedication

    bibittaka?bibittaka?Pirms 21 dienas
  • Run marathon solo can be impossible under 2 hours

    HamberNATHamberNATPirms 21 dienas
  • didn't the people behind him run under 2 hours they weren't that far behind him

    GhostGhostPirms 22 dienām
    • they switched out

      Tate CannonTate CannonPirms 20 dienām
  • I feel that others runners did that to under 2 hours. Just to praise them to 😂

    Manuel Filipe Rodrigues VieiraManuel Filipe Rodrigues VieiraPirms 22 dienām
    • @Stan NCT for Clear Skin oh, sorry. My bad. 😂

      Manuel Filipe Rodrigues VieiraManuel Filipe Rodrigues VieiraPirms 12 dienām
    • Manuel Filipe Rodrigues Vieira No, the runners switched out.

      Stan NCT for Clear SkinStan NCT for Clear SkinPirms 12 dienām
  • Awesome video!

    RemskiiRemskiiPirms 22 dienām
  • Ran for 2 years for a 4:52 mile. This guy’s crazy

    Best skits production companyBest skits production companyPirms 22 dienām
  • His Cadence isn't as fast as yours when he goes at his pace. He takes longer more powerful strides. Thats why you guys fatigue in 30seconds

    Chad CorberChad CorberPirms 22 dienām
  • It’s the shoes he’s wearing too

    Banana PeelBanana PeelPirms 23 dienām
  • But What about the guys in the back

    Loke IversenLoke IversenPirms 23 dienām
    • Loke Iversen They were switched out. None of them actually ran the entire marathon

      Stan NCT for Clear SkinStan NCT for Clear SkinPirms 12 dienām
  • What if the OG marathon runner ran even faster? He was a conditioned messenger who was literally running to save his entire clan and region from the massacre of the largest superpower on earth.

    00justSomeAccount0000justSomeAccount00Pirms 23 dienām
  • Damn Cooool yo! 🌟

    Susmitha RayaproluSusmitha RayaproluPirms 23 dienām
  • But what about the 7 other dudes that also ran a sub 2 hour??

    CloutCloutPirms 23 dienām
    • They switch out with other guys when they get too tired. That's why there are so many

      Hayden TylerHayden TylerPirms 18 dienām
  • Fix your running form heel lander

    Ven MiguelVen MiguelPirms 24 dienām
  • This guy ran faster than my 3g Networks in village!!

    Gourav RaharGourav RaharPirms 24 dienām
  • The guys behind him are amazing too

    Stay Hard!Stay Hard!Pirms 24 dienām
  • @6:35... that heel striking just triggers me :) had to skip :)

    Dawid aka GrendelDawid aka GrendelPirms 24 dienām
  • Also would have been nice if you dipped into the point of why this isn't an Olympic world record I heard something about a special type of shoes he's using

    Felix SegerFelix SegerPirms 24 dienām
  • Nice video but hardly enjoyable due to use of imperial. I have no idea what those numbers mean. Would be great being able to relate by at least having the numbers in metric in subtitles

    Felix SegerFelix SegerPirms 24 dienām
  • I can drive that in a few minutes

    XaverderschnitzelfanXaverderschnitzelfanPirms 24 dienām
  • Why isn’t anyone talking about the other 5 or 6 that definitely ran sub 2

    Ryland SchweissRyland SchweissPirms 24 dienām
    • @Emiliano Verrino ah must have missed that, thanks

      verlegene Mandarineverlegene MandarinePirms 23 dienām
    • Because they are changing during the race

      Emiliano VerrinoEmiliano VerrinoPirms 23 dienām
    • Only commenting so I get a notification

      verlegene Mandarineverlegene MandarinePirms 23 dienām
  • Its called: S T E R O I D S alright?

    lol lollol lolPirms 25 dienām
  • Its only delusional if you dont make it the reality of your chosing

    rami boukerrami boukerPirms 25 dienām
  • He used Maurten running gel! It's super high tech stuff, doesn't upset the stomach at all.

    Aryan ManoharAryan ManoharPirms 25 dienām
  • Bro humans got no limit😎

    Haukings JoneaHaukings JoneaPirms 27 dienām
  • speed hacks

    Yeperdoodles12Yeperdoodles12Pirms 27 dienām
  • This man is the proof that even science can't calculate his power and stamina on running abilities.

    Azka ZoeAzka ZoePirms 27 dienām
  • The only marathon he's yet to do is a gaming marathon.

    Luka Todic 8-3Luka Todic 8-3Pirms 28 dienām

      Jking SteeleJking SteelePirms 15 dienām
  • I wanna get some of this guys drugs

    zoo manzoo manPirms 28 dienām
  • 1:01 a marathon would be difficult even in a car? You can just go 60 mph and get that done easily.

    Stefan PeekhausStefan PeekhausPirms 28 dienām
  • Nobody: My upstairs neighbor at 2:00am: 6:46

    Isaac ThomasIsaac ThomasPirms 29 dienām
  • You forget to mention the super hyped Nike shoes which he wrote on the run. Late those were banned. But still this is a marvelous feet of human physique.

    Monish BabbarMonish BabbarPirms 29 dienām
  • TIMEOUT: @ 0:06 there’s a guy running in the background. And running fast

    Reign Kings -drop a sub?-Reign Kings -drop a sub?-Pirms 29 dienām
  • The pacemakers provided significant drag reduction. His 2:01:31 run was arguably more impressive.

    Zesty MeatballsZesty MeatballsPirms Mēneša
  • The shoe ?

  • If the pacers split towards the end then wouldnt the pacers have the ability to also run a sub 2 hour marathon?

    Dylan LeeDylan LeePirms Mēneša
    • They change out during the race so they didn't run the entire thing with him.

      Moving MartinsMoving MartinsPirms 29 dienām
  • Why only Eliot ? Those racers who were with him too completed under 2 mins😭

    Fur MakFur MakPirms Mēneša
    • they switched out so none of them ran the whole thing

      Ben HallBen HallPirms 28 dienām
  • The guys running ahead of him beat him tho

    VG Rob smellsVG Rob smellsPirms Mēneša
    • bru did u not listen? they're pacers and they are periodically changed

      cslacslaPirms Mēneša
  • Africa may not be the best country, but they sure do develop great runners.

    Daniel NavarroDaniel NavarroPirms Mēneša
  • Since I'm assuming a lot of us like running since we're here these books are incredible: Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher Mcdougall. It's about this hidden tribe in Mexico that will run at least a hundred miles a day without being tired. It's honestly one of the best books I've read overall, not just about running. And: Fast Girls by Elise Hooper. It's about the first girls track team to run in the Olympics. Which just so happen to be in Nazi sponsored Berlin. It's mostly nonfiction but you see the perspective of the athletes in the book so the author had to assume parts of the story. Especially since one of the girls is black and there's not as much recorded history on her since its set in the 30's and 40's. Both of these books are incredible.

    Mary JuliaMary JuliaPirms Mēneša
  • Big whoop. I can run a marathon in 24 hours 😂

    JaymoeJaymoePirms Mēneša
  • They should separate black people from the rest. Give them their own tournement

    Hakuri ZweisteinHakuri ZweisteinPirms Mēneša
    • Hakuri Zweistein just straight up racism

      xX_Danny_DeVito_XxxX_Danny_DeVito_XxPirms Mēneša
    • @Hakuri Zweistein are you being satire or just plain racist? Because what you're describing is literally segregation. We had fucking wars over this.

      ReecemanwReecemanwPirms Mēneša
    • At least they should put them in different classes like they do in boxing. I mean come on there will be no Chinese guy ever who will win against a 2meter Black guy who has leg’s of the lenght of an outgrown Chinese...

      Hakuri ZweisteinHakuri ZweisteinPirms Mēneša
    • D0A17599 why should you do that?

      Hakuri ZweisteinHakuri ZweisteinPirms Mēneša
    • Great idea! Also make them drink from different water fountains, live in seperate housing and strip them of their right to vote lmao

      D0A17599D0A17599Pirms Mēneša
  • What's interesting is that he seemed to have some gas left in the tank after the finish line. Rather than collapsing, he celebrated. Imagine if he had competition? I think he could have done at least several seconds faster.

    TomG GabinTomG GabinPirms Mēneša
  • Marathon speedrun WR any%

    ZovkoZovkoPirms Mēneša
  • Something tells me those high-performance shoes they are wearing is worth more than my wardrobe lol

    Laser MayonnaiserLaser MayonnaiserPirms Mēneša
  • 2250 0:59 chanlegle

    Matt DugginsMatt DugginsPirms Mēneša
  • Could the other guys helping him run not have broken the record themself?

    jakob moellerjakob moellerPirms Mēneša
    • No they rotate the pace setters. They're not running the entire marathon.

      Fernando OliverosFernando OliverosPirms Mēneša
  • You run wrong. On fingers, use them

    Uros AndricUros AndricPirms Mēneša
  • Did he used Nike Alphafly to break this record?

    Stefan NikolovStefan NikolovPirms Mēneša
  • Yeah guys that's right, I also ran a marathon in 2 ... 2 days

    Sapphire '-' '-'Sapphire '-' '-'Pirms Mēneša
  • Jemand aus Wien hier?

    1trade1tradePirms Mēneša
  • What about the other guys

    Power of the KingPower of the KingPirms Mēneša

    WolfieWolfiePirms Mēneša
  • I just wanna know how sore he was the next day

    Wabajak13Wabajak13Pirms Mēneša
  • he literally came outta that looking like he took a stroll in the park

    shaggy_M3M3!!!!shaggy_M3M3!!!!Pirms Mēneša
  • Those runners behind him also ran a sub-2 hr marathon right....behind only few seconds??? appreciation for them?

    Intex Cloud S9Intex Cloud S9Pirms Mēneša
    • @xX_Danny_DeVito_Xx yeah...I commented too soon.... should have watched the entire video....I just skipped to the final moments of the race.

      Intex Cloud S9Intex Cloud S9Pirms Mēneša
    • They were rotated frequently, none of them ran the whole marathon

      xX_Danny_DeVito_XxxX_Danny_DeVito_XxPirms Mēneša
    • @Laura H 😀😀😀...

      Intex Cloud S9Intex Cloud S9Pirms Mēneša
    • No they didn't, they're his pacers. Which you would've known if you watched the whole video ;)

      Laura HLaura HPirms Mēneša
  • Kipchoge sounds like keep jogging

    ioanna kaltsidouioanna kaltsidouPirms Mēneša
  • I’m 9 and I can run 2 miles in 16 minutes

    Jimmy NeutronJimmy NeutronPirms Mēneša
  • but the guys run next to him also broke the record

    Alex IngameAlex IngamePirms Mēneša
  • if he can do it again while spinning a plate on a stick it would be impressive.

    Are you 'avin a laugh? Is he 'avin a laugh?Are you 'avin a laugh? Is he 'avin a laugh?Pirms Mēneša
  • Lmao I honestly think he could run like a 1:45 because he wasn’t really that tired at the end! Some people literally collapse on the floor but he just seemed fine! Lol now I am not saying that it’s insanely hard but I think it can be done

    Teddy W GardnerTeddy W GardnerPirms Mēneša
  • I swear to god every black guy makes the most important world record thats why black lives matter

    Help mehHelp mehPirms Mēneša
  • man he wasn't even tired after finishing the race...

    Rahul pitaleRahul pitalePirms Mēneša
  • Hi Mike You really gave me an insight into what it takes that these individuals to impact this journey. Watching from the comfortable couch says come on, man :-)

    Kohi MakahilKohi MakahilPirms Mēneša
  • I'm asthmatic, and after watching this I had to go to a&e

    George DeaneGeorge DeanePirms Mēneša
  • Nobody want to talk about the pace runner team here? They're awesome...

    Fahmi F.Fahmi F.Pirms Mēneša
  • yes but the other runners could of easily done it as you saw

    Tech DanielTech DanielPirms Mēneša
    • xX_Danny_DeVito_Xx ok thanks for clearing up

      Tech DanielTech DanielPirms Mēneša
    • Tech Daniel they were pace runners who were rotated frequently, only kipchoge ran the full marathon

      xX_Danny_DeVito_XxxX_Danny_DeVito_XxPirms Mēneša
  • no lion would stand a chance against this guy

    Bailey SmithBailey SmithPirms Mēneša
  • 6:51 that form though 😬

    Parker CorleyParker CorleyPirms Mēneša
  • bruh i did a half marathon in 2 hours

    Martin GoodmanMartin GoodmanPirms Mēneša
  • Did Mike just say it's hard to travel a mile in half an hour even by car??? That's 2 miles per hour....

    Mr HexxicMr HexxicPirms Mēneša
    • @xX_Danny_DeVito_Xx I can't be bothered.

      Mr HexxicMr HexxicPirms Mēneša
    • Mr Hexxic timestamp?

      xX_Danny_DeVito_XxxX_Danny_DeVito_XxPirms Mēneša
    • @xX_Danny_DeVito_Xx that's what he meant. Not what he said.

      Mr HexxicMr HexxicPirms Mēneša
    • Mr Hexxic no 26 miles

      xX_Danny_DeVito_XxxX_Danny_DeVito_XxPirms Mēneša
  • What’s his bleep test score tho?

    Heisjei JsisjsksHeisjei JsisjsksPirms Mēneša
  • 8 people ran with him.

    mob syrmob syrPirms Mēneša