How Eliud Kipchoge Ran a Sub 2 Hour Marathon

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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  • You can see mike on the right at 0:22

    Glenn McintoshGlenn Mcintosh16 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • Didn't he use nike vaporflys (the perfect running shoe) to do that or was that other people

    April LewisApril Lewis3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • wait so the dudes with him ran under 2 hours too?

  • So nobody will mention those controversial Nike shoes?! 👀

    Zafar ChorievZafar Choriev6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Actually the Kipchoge marathon in Vienna, Austria, of 1:59:40 does not count as a new marathon record. No proper rules were followed. It is simply not an official record.

    Achilleas LabrouAchilleas Labrou9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • he really just speedran speed running, huh

    Lemon Lemon Lemon LemonLemon Lemon Lemon Lemon13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • 11:24 greatest wroahr ever heard from a croud? you should go to a good european derby and youre mind wil be blown if this is impressive for you

    Pasta PipoPasta Pipo18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • It is simple practise. When we was a kid going to school he had to run from the wild animals in the jungle, year after another and you see the result.

    Zen SamuraiZen Samurai21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I haven't watched the video, I'm assuming he's gone into detail about the guys shoes? They have three metallic blades in them that assist you with your running, infact they've been investigated and deemed to give such an advantage that they've been banned. Infact a shoe with two blades is also banned in official races. Don't get me wrong the guy is still an animal but running with those shoes and all the pacers seems like it's a strange run to me

    Connor LindopConnor Lindop21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This is practically superhuman powers

    The Boi MkThe Boi Mkวันที่ผ่านมา
  • It's so insane that such a huge % of the population will never even come close to a 4:xx mile and this dude can do 26 in a row. I think training at higher elevations has to make a massive difference and explains why he doesn't look winded at all at the end.

    Ranjit SinghRanjit Singhวันที่ผ่านมา
  • mad respect he did it. but damn with a bunch of support. lets see him run it by himself. I want to see the individual not the complex grouping of MANY supporting him. at most water along the way. I as an observer will NEVER say he did that record. I will if i gave enough shit go through and give EVERY one who helped him more recognition than I give him. As soon as you claim that place and you dont immediately concede it wasnt possible until your team came into play than go ahead and give them copies of the same medal hell your favorite team member the medal itself. He is nothing considering those accomplishments by himself. Ofcourse we all have a team but damn so obviously and so upfront and fuck you I need training wheels to get this and we all praise him?????

    David PandoDavid Pandoวันที่ผ่านมา
    • An artificial leap towards the impossible

      David PandoDavid Pandoวันที่ผ่านมา
  • TH-vision recommended: u slow right? me: uhhh yeah? TH-vision recommended: Watch this.

    Jarom Su'aJarom Su'aวันที่ผ่านมา
  • everyone be talking about this guy but not the other people that were behind him which also made sub 2 hour

    • They didn't run the full race, just support characters

      Omar B. KarOmar B. Kar18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • Bruh the pacer are rotated they don't run the full race :v

      CALIMA ProductionCALIMA Production19 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • See you got quick twitch.....

    IFollowAfterIFollowAfter2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Even after he finishes he's still going. That woman grabbed him and he's like woah lady, you're moving too slow!

    J tJ t2 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • its his wife not just a random woman.

      TheodizeeTheodizee19 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This is just unbelievable. It seems that we will need 2 Kipchoge level champions to do this without the technical assistance of the windbreaks + ideal conditions.

    Christian ZaragozaChristian Zaragoza2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • hmmm i wonder if he was on steroids...

    max dilconmax dilcon2 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Probably, like all high level athlete

      Le NainLe Nain22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • His trainers.

    koolworld27koolworld272 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • imagine going to the shop with your bike and he just runs besides you

    greftusgreftus2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Humanity is destined to break all shackles , it will break through all barriers, it can't be contained

    Ranvir yadavRanvir yadav2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • How come the Nike shoe wasn't mention? I think that has a lot to do with him breaking the sub 2 hrs...

    18magicMARKer18magicMARKer3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When I was 12, I ran a 2 hour half marathon so I’m just as fast, right?

    Ben MottBen Mott3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 140 miles a week of RUNNING???? Back when i was on rowed, I saw a lot of intense programs capping out at 140-160km per week ERGING

    Rick NiuRick Niu3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • wtf wtf not just the physical, but also the mental game.... wtf oh yea great video but wtf

    peter lustigpeter lustig3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • As a former high school runner, running on the treadmill and running on pavement are two completely different things. I was able to go 10 miles at 7 minute mile pace for practice no problem, but on a treadmill I struggle to go two miles at supposedly 8 minute pace Needless to say the treadmill comparison is not really a good or accurate reflection of what the marathon runner could probably do. I’d be surprised if he couldn’t last at least half a mile (2 minutes) at that pace. I was able to.

    Hi OKHi OK3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • my man's not even sweating

    RobertRobert3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I can't wait when someone breaks the next hour barrier!

    ControlFreakControlFreak3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • he is from horn of Africa.

    Eray BixinEray Bixin3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • any ped involved??

    ab abab ab3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • No racist jokes? I don't know if I'm impressed or disappointed.

    Томас АндерсонТомас Андерсон3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • What is the limit? I mean, better steroids??

    Juuso LautamäkiJuuso Lautamäki3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The fact that he doesn't even look that tired is crazy af

    Trey O'DriscollTrey O'Driscoll3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Subtitles: "Elliott capture gay"

    James WhiteJames White3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Deary me,classic

    Kram EladKram Elad4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • this is called are stupid if you believe in JUST training nutrition and bla bla bla....

    Tom TomTom Tom4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It's called blood doping and steroids, along with being an elite runner

    Sometimes there's a manSometimes there's a man4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • There will always be outliers amongst us, and they'll keep getting better.

    Bo BoBo Bo4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Dude in the video is talking in potatoes per microwaves i have no idea if its actually fast pace (appart from a marathon pace ofc)

    Ben duzBen duz4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • anyone else noticed this man was running flat footed when he was demonstrating on the treadmill

    DuckoSpuckoDuckoSpucko4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Well... it is rather easy - he only got 2 hours to run - not like me, it took me 5 hours to finish the Marathon...much harder because it is 2,5xlonger!!!!

    Andreas HoppeAndreas Hoppe4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • truly one of the most impressive acts in human history

    Karim AjouzKarim Ajouz4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Strategy:ask usain bolt to train you for years or be usain bolt

    olga roqueolga roque4 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • usain bolt is a sprinter, he is not built for marathon running at all

      Liam GaineLiam Gaine4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Now all he has to do is to add 100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups and 100 squads. He already lost his hair so I think he will be ready soon

    Key doxKey dox5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The record is unbeaten for so long. Now, more and more people are going even faster. Remember when sub 4 minutes mile was deemed impossible? Now, a high school athlete could do that.

    Amier AsyrafAmier Asyraf5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "cops, go get him" cops: We dont have enough gass in our cars.

    Tyler ZangTyler Zang5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • That's one of the most inspiring things I've ever seen man

    Starlight FrontierStarlight Frontier5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Humans and technology is always evolving and won’t hit the fastest time limit in any sport like running, or speed climbing, etc, anytime soon.

    El BartoEl Barto5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I ran a mile in 5:07 one time my entire life. I was gasping for air like "I'm the fastest man alive... fastest man alive." This man ran 26 miles all in under 5 min lol. Insane.

    Max 117Max 1175 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • how much km did he run

    ghais khghais kh5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • has anybody noticed the white pacemaker on the left? he's like the most european man ever

    pietro Andreazzapietro Andreazza5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Stop with the miles!! Use metric u dumb fuck

    Aravind SagarAravind Sagar5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I didn't watch the video but i'm going to guess that he ran fast.

    ShaneShane6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This is an amazing thing to accomplish; however, he was speeding up in the end and still standing after. This means that he did not give it his all and he could beat his record by giving his all. I believe that, even at his age, he could achieve something similar to the 1:57:58, "limit."

    lordreaper45lordreaper456 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I can't even run a half marathon in under 2 hours.

  • He did not only Kenya 🇰🇪 but also Africa and the World 🌍 proud.

    tapiwakaytapiwakay6 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • The universe for that matter.

      Nate GNate G5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • imagine the best in the sport come together to support one individual and let him take the glory when they themselves could have done it.. thats whats happening and thats just beautiful

    Andy LeoAndy Leo6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Uh, how does are his NIke carbon fibre plate tech in his shoes not talked about at all? That's a pretty important element now to discuss at all. Otherwise great vid.

    JaytraderteeJaytradertee6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • So, the 2 hour marathon, the greatest solo achievement of any athlete, was done by dozen of athletes and hundreds of helpers. You asked what can be considered human limit, well, this is not inside that limit. This is like Niel Armstrong landed on the moon, the literal hundred thousand or more people who made it possible, just forget about them, they are not a single, sellable name.

    ThorinThorin6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • How? He used illegal shoes. That's how.

    Effortless InsecEffortless Insec6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Why the fuck do you pronounce Nike like that...

    gaylord mcgillicuddygaylord mcgillicuddy6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wow. Just wow 😮

    Emma XEmma X7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This is absolutely crazy this man has superhuman endurance im mind blown thats insane

    OMGitsStaminaOMGitsStamina7 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Shit is inspirational,I love running I'm more heavy but I'm trying to work on it.

      Rubeno_24Rubeno_247 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • with hard work, dedication, and EPO

    Edward LiEdward Li7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You guys are looking at exactly what made Humans into hunting machines. There is no animal on earth that can outpace a human, There are faster animals sure, but none of them can out pace a human in long distance. He is like a prototype of the original humans.

    Razatiger AultRazatiger Ault7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You're lil too heavy for that speed

    Crix ClonderCrix Clonder7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • if he followed other elite athletes to keep his pace.. They were always in front of him,it means that one of them would have been able to do the same sub 2 hours? In the thumbnail we see them behind, they slowed down it seems.

    AyrtxnAyrtxn7 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • Jaba Bijamovi oh ok, could have been funny for Kipchoge

      AyrtxnAyrtxn6 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • pacerunners switched many times during the race.

      Jaba BijamoviJaba Bijamovi7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • TH-vision: “How Eliud Kipchoge ran a sub 2 hour marathon” Me: he ran really fast 👌🏽

    B rando BaxxxB rando Baxxx8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I just like how at 6:48, Mike has a longer stride than the tall guy running afterwards ;) Or maybe the treadmil isn't long enough for him.. but it's still funny seeing a tall guy with long legs run with small baby steps ;)

    Richard BrunetRichard Brunet8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 11:24 he's clearly never been to a football match

    Carter TannCarter Tann8 วันที่ผ่านมา
How Eliud Kipchoge Ran a Sub 2 Hour Marathon