How Fast is a 2 Hour Marathon Pace?

10 okt 2019
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Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to run a sub 2 hour marathon in Vienna on Saturday 12th October. To do that he'll need to run at a 4:34 pace (minutes per mile). That's fast. How fast? To find out I rented a treadmill and got running.
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  • That is CRAZY fast! Incredible athlete!

    Salvatore San juanSalvatore San juanPirms 2 dienām
  • 3:56 didn’t know Jose Mourinho ran

    Madness999Madness999Pirms 2 dienām
  • Lol even that 6mph 10km run is an achievement

    manish maharjanmanish maharjanPirms 6 dienām
  • Spoiler He was doping

    DennTooDennTooPirms 12 dienām
  • who else feels bad for the treadmill???

    Charlie AdamCharlie AdamPirms 12 dienām
  • He's also 1/2 your weight.

    s Takalas TakalaPirms 13 dienām
  • I knew a kid that ran at that speed when I was in high school. He would full out sprint the 5k (3.1 miles). Brought our school to state and got third. We used to do relays, 800m, and 1600m and 100m hurtles, and he'd stand there at the end watching people basically gasping for air, some puking, asking me why I was so tired. He didn't even seem to be breathing. He was basically the T1000. Some people are just soooo fast- you don't really get it until you race them.

    loubabellloubabellPirms 13 dienām
  • The reason you have trouble running at speed is because you heel strike.

    Mr.DeadLiftsMr.DeadLiftsPirms 15 dienām
    • Just noticed that

      Brandon EubanksBrandon EubanksPirms 13 dienām
  • The most insane thing is not that he sprinted for 42 km is that after he finished mans looked like he was about to run another

    Eduard-AdrianEduard-AdrianPirms 17 dienām
  • So when he broke the record in berlin, he maintained an average speed of 12.82 mph for over 2 hours!

    Razor ERazor EPirms 17 dienām
  • kipchoge = keep jogging

    Austin HarrisonAustin HarrisonPirms 21 dienas
  • Bruh my calves burn like hell on a 10 minute jog/sprint and I workout everyday in good shape and in multiple sports💀 I don’t see myself being able to run 2 hours

    Unknown TemptationUnknown TemptationPirms 21 dienas
  • Why does it look like Eliuds arms aren’t moving as fast as theirs? These people chop their arms back and forth much quicker than Eliud does.

    MGMGPirms 22 dienām
  • 2 hour marathon pace is roughly awww i dont know, let's say 2 hours fast

    Dave WelshDave WelshPirms 23 dienām
  • He did it

    Morin KalauzMorin KalauzPirms 24 dienām
  • You don’t know how fast run in hotel halls or closing the lights in the basement

    Tyler HernandezTyler HernandezPirms 25 dienām
  • how are these people more of a runner than mike if they can barley do a 400 at that pace. I wouldn't consider myself that good but I could probably do about 1000m at that pace. still crazy

    Jack BolgerJack BolgerPirms 27 dienām
  • AND! He moved on a real floor, so he had to push himself as well from the ground... FOR ALMOST 2 HOURS! ITS CRAAAAZYYY

    Marci RáczMarci RáczPirms 29 dienām
  • Very fast

    SpecTSpecTPirms 29 dienām
  • if you can run a mile under 6 mins, you are already in decent shape. if you can run a mile under 5 mins, you are already better than 90% people out there. if you can keep 5 min pace for 2 hours.. err.. you are a monster. that is 12mile/h on treadmill and personally, I have never seen anyone lasting more than 2 mins at that speed(among my friends). best runner at my gym could run 20 mins in speed 10 relatively easy but i wonder how long he can last at speed 12. :p

    John KrainJohn KrainPirms 29 dienām
  • I just want to do this //////////////////////////// ///////////////////////// ////////////////////// //////////////////// ///////////////// ////////////// /////////// //////// ///// //

    Paris VlogsParis VlogsPirms Mēneša
  • Its different on a treadmill

    Ryan dRyan dPirms Mēneša
  • You look like a mix between Mr Bean. and Daniel Radcliff (after Harry Potter)

    Lim Wei XianLim Wei XianPirms Mēneša
  • One time I was on my Treadmill for 75m I’m 8 at speed 2

    Celal Harun GezerCelal Harun GezerPirms Mēneša
  • 4:34 per mile for over 26 miles ...

    Adino1Adino1Pirms Mēneša
  • Who else cant even run 100 meters becouse ur fat.

    Tigrr TTigrr TPirms Mēneša
  • Imagine Mike when he went to the 13.1 mph and was like “this is easy” and proceeded to complete a sub 2 hour mile

    Jamie DolbyJamie DolbyPirms Mēneša
  • The video doesn't need shots of your face. Doesn't add to it.

    Ryan BaileyRyan BaileyPirms Mēneša
  • Geee....I can keep a 7.5mph pace for an hour but to do twice the pace for twice the time...he is a superhuman...

    A FernandezA FernandezPirms Mēneša
  • Sprint marathon, niceee

    Сава ДимитријевићСава ДимитријевићPirms Mēneša

    m. e.m. e.Pirms Mēneša
  • Mike: So we invited some other runners to try. treadmill: Am I a joke to you?

    CashburnerCashburnerPirms Mēneša
  • I think the treadmill is faster than his actual running. And he also has longer strides

    Chibuikem UbesieChibuikem UbesiePirms Mēneša
  • It hurts to see them try to get the time when they aren't really runners.

    Dylan PerryDylan PerryPirms Mēneša
  • I can run at 14km/h for 10mins,i think ill try to run 2kms as fast as possible

    Badieh - WoT Blitz & More!Badieh - WoT Blitz & More!Pirms Mēneša
  • running 1 hour marathon would mean running usain bolt top speed for an hour

    FullOilBarrelFullOilBarrelPirms Mēneša
  • Sprinting 42km

    Nam Hồ PhươngNam Hồ PhươngPirms Mēneša
  • Sync at 3:31

    Anti-TalentedAnti-TalentedPirms Mēneša
  • He was already was in great shape. The shoes were the game changers, he worked with Nike to develop and perfect them.

    Rifet OkicRifet OkicPirms Mēneša
  • Whos here after kipchoge did it

    x9s _.tx9s _.tPirms Mēneša
  • i wanna try it lol

    Luka LukicLuka LukicPirms Mēneša
  • 3:33 that was on the beat!!!

    Chancho’s WorldChancho’s WorldPirms Mēneša
  • I find it harder to run on a treadmill.

    Chancho’s WorldChancho’s WorldPirms Mēneša
  • I was a D1 collegiate runner and could only manage that pace for 2 miles, hes crazy guys

    Run 26Run 26Pirms Mēneša
  • Glad he’s not a criminal... the police would have a shit time trying to catch this guy!

    MachineGunItMachineGunItPirms Mēneša
  • you sound like v sauce in the beginning

    theotheoPirms Mēneša
  • The annoying athletic kid in class: *pathetic*

    sskumpiisskumpiiPirms Mēneša
  • Ever Heard the name of kenenisa bekele...?

    Umesh Kumar sharmaUmesh Kumar sharmaPirms Mēneša
  • I regularly enjoy evening bike rides of a steady pace - about 13/14mph for 20-30 miles. The man runs the same pace!!!

    Robert FarnsworthRobert FarnsworthPirms Mēneša
  • Just give the guy the world record already Jesus...

    Sticky RiceSticky RicePirms Mēneša
  • Yeah 13 mph is god level but 13 mph with air resistance? :-)

    Abhishek MalikAbhishek MalikPirms Mēneša
  • Tips for improving your speed. Cut your weight by at least 10kg first. You seriously doesn't look conditioned.

    ShemShemPirms Mēneša
  • Dude, just use metric all the time, whit imperial conversions on screen. It's just better.

    Doktor DokDoktor DokPirms Mēneša
  • So funny their all black

    Its Ya BoiIts Ya BoiPirms Mēneša
  • The dude who ran that fast for that long was because he was lean and lanky....yall built like a beetle, that's why you were struggling.

    Prince VegetaPrince VegetaPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Easier on treadmill as the belt creates hip extension.

    Bob DownBob DownPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Kipchoge can run 26 miles at 13 miles per hour. Same speed as the fastest kid at school except he can only run 800m

    anxemanqanxemanqPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • seems like no one knows a thing about sprint speeds.

    Sergey SemendyaevSergey SemendyaevPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • How fast is a 2 hour marathon? Me an idiot: 2 hours.

    Peter IvanoffPeter IvanoffPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Mike running at 9 mph is like me running 5 mph

    TheUglyEmilTheUglyEmilPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I watched the documentary on him with the other athletes. He has insane lactate threshold and VO2max levels. It pretty much means he gets less sore and uses energy better than the majority of us. All of us have sports that we are biologically good at, but few of us know or start training young enough

    CatherineCatherinePirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • 3:00 i am speed

    Derpster_DerpDerpster_DerpPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I always wondered why they train by running the distance and trying to improve their time, rather that deciding how fast they want to run, and training to increase the distance they can keep that speed up for

    Ash ScottAsh ScottPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Dude I can run that pass for two minutes You in 2 seconds:THAT'S CRAZY!!!!

    Xavier WillisXavier WillisPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • It amazes me how most of those people trying to keep Kipchoge's pace don't try to keep Kipchoge's technique. I mean - why? It's clearly visible on this vid, where instead of going smooth, long-flying steps they just increase cadence, they don't laverage their bodyweight in order to maintain horizontal speed, they don't levarege body rotation nor flex feet jump. Instead of running from forefoot they heel strike. This is not how it works... Learn the technique, train it and you'll manage to keep the pace way longer than initially.

    Grzegorz MolickiGrzegorz MolickiPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • So I think why Eliud is so good is mostly his lungs. He would train on high elevations where the air was thin and this would make his lungs breathe in more and get used to the air.

    Jason HaiflichJason HaiflichPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • What you try?Run 1 km for 2:54?you are very very fun you dont now running

    Jovica DuroJovica DuroPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Imagine you mug this man and he just takes off and you like “Aye you can’t keep that pace up forever buddy I’ll catch you sooner or later”

    hhowhhowPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Anyone know if he completed it??

    Zack BaileyZack BaileyPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • In October 2019 he ran 1:59:40

      Andrew DorringtonAndrew DorringtonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Mike spent a little more than 2 minutes explaining what he was doing

    Aamna’s WorldAamna’s WorldPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Just remember the treadmill is harder to run on because it's more quad focused and mentally harder

    Luke yeetLuke yeetPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I'm not a runner, and this just seems astounding to me. I can't get to this speed. not "hold" it, but I can't even get to it! my fastest would be 14kmh. how did he get 20??

    GrompGrompPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • The standard for athletics Run, Cycling etc should be at km not miles. We're not sports car. Just sayin.....

    Ντεν ΚάρμελοΝτεν ΚάρμελοPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • @Luke yeet Keep your fingers in your ass if you can't type proper words. That's why running have a K (5K 10k) in their events not Miles. I'm not saying who's wrong, who's right.

      Ντεν ΚάρμελοΝτεν ΚάρμελοPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • Fuck up its miles

      Luke yeetLuke yeetPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • Me when I see my crush in the gym 3:00

    tom lloyd-hughestom lloyd-hughesPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • A little detail here is YOU CANT RUN

    Olseanic55Olseanic55Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Oh man that means his marathon joghing is about as fast as me sprinting the 100m...

    GK 20412GK 20412Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • Tour slow

      Luke yeetLuke yeetPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • I hate this guy's accent

    RS 7RS 7Pirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • And now Kipchoge has actually done it

    Sofa MSofa MPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • You might not believe this but my school went to a 1 kilometre sprint and i did it in 3:04 minutes i dont know if thats good or not

    C McGC McGPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • Luke yeet no it’s 15 minutes

      Andrew DorringtonAndrew DorringtonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • Nah it’s a very good time for someone who is 14 and under, if you are a bit older you probably wouldn’t be able to compete with other kids your age but still way above average

      Andrew DorringtonAndrew DorringtonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • 2 kilometre run average for normal people is 8 mins

      Luke yeetLuke yeetPirms 2 Mēnešiem
    • No it's bad

      Luke yeetLuke yeetPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • they shouldve gotten d1 runner to c

    Ayaan AyubiAyaan AyubiPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • that's not fair that they won't recognize him for it

    MATEWAMATEWAPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • My fastest mile was 5.15 minutes, my fastest two miles was 11.05 minutes and I remember puking from the beginning exertion. 4.23 per mile for a marathon is absolutely insane.

    R GR GPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • I always feel like I'll pass out or my legs give before I puke

      Luke yeetLuke yeetPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • what's the music in 1:00?

    leighSiyileighSiyiPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Mike is that annoying upstairs neighbor, its 7am mike get off the treadmill

    William CheminiWilliam CheminiPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Is Kipchoge actually running a marathon at near sprint speed? How is it possible, I can't wrap my head around it.

    steven sharsteven sharPirms 3 Mēnešiem
    • For him it’s not a sprint, his stride is longer and through speed work it’s more of a hard(ish) pace. The pace is 17 seconds per 100m and he could probably do 12 per 100 at full speed

      Andrew DorringtonAndrew DorringtonPirms 2 Mēnešiem
  • October 10th is my birthday

    Frederick HowardFrederick HowardPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • This reminds me of sub 1 hour odyssey speedrun

    RoaxialRoaxialPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Elliud be sprinting for the whole marathon and making it looks like an easy breezy morning jog. Honestly he looks like he could run another marathon after finishing it. Simply wow.

    suave-alpacasuave-alpacaPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • The video didn’t even start til 2:13 bru

    VyrsicVyrsicPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • It's 13mph or higher no?

    MrSpartanspudMrSpartanspudPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Show me some real speeeeeed

    lol Was loslol Was losPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • At 2:00, you get to see how insane this is. For comparison, most special forces require 5 mile runs at 5 mins per km and competitively it 3 to 4 minute km. This guy just beat the standard for Rangers and SEALs by twice. Wtf?!

    Mark TanMark TanPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I can run 7 miles non stop. 1 mile in 6 minutes. I think that better than maybe 70% of americans if not more but running a mile in 4 and a half minutes is ridiculous! Running it for 26 miles is just unexplainable to me

    Miguel jassoMiguel jassoPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Listen to the difference in how heavy the steps are compared between the runners and Mike. Especially the taller guy, like he's twinkle toes barely touching the treadmill. Amazing really. I sound like i'm running in weighted flip flops.

    Rufio DIESRufio DIESPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • meh i dont think being an astronaut is a dream that is "available" if i train harder. decent enough vid i geuss but yeahh kinda dumb

    chad moorechad moorePirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • I turned cc on while watching this and they spelled Kipchoge's name Kept Joe Gay lmao

    AdriaAdriaPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • So, are you a sprinter or long distance runner? Kipchoge: yes

    cheeto fingerscheeto fingersPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • it looks like the treadmill is limiting their stride potential, like the third guy looked like he was taking baby steps.Not to take any credit away, it's just a different perspective.

    Benjamin FelixBenjamin FelixPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • can you invite anyone older or less fit to run this? gave an example with worst possible people....

    Степан МакуховСтепан МакуховPirms 3 Mēnešiem
  • Has covid affect your plans to go to Vienna to see him run?

    Daria EDaria EPirms 3 Mēnešiem