How Eliud Kipchoge Ran a Sub 2 Hour Marathon

  • Am 12 Okt 2019 veröffentlicht
  • 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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  • wes olsen
    wes olsen Vor 6 Stunden

    I dont think comparing a treadmill to ground running is a good idea. the treadmill looks way more brutal then the guys actually running the record pace

  • Xz6 Xz6
    Xz6 Xz6 Vor 11 Stunden

    What about the people that ran whit him they can beat the record

  • Dylan Man
    Dylan Man Vor 15 Stunden +1

    2040: marathon runner breaks 1 hour

  • John Brown
    John Brown Vor 16 Stunden

    As George Carlin famously said: "If you're White, and over 10, you don't wear a baseball hat backwards."

  • Joey Ros
    Joey Ros Vor 2 Tage

    What is the name of the background song at the end

  • Matt Dupre
    Matt Dupre Vor 2 Tage

    That’s crazy, but I did a marathon last week and finished 1:58.23 so I think I’m faster

  • Marco Poggiani
    Marco Poggiani Vor 2 Tage +1

    you are crazy

  • luhole
    luhole Vor 2 Tage

    Tell me you brought in a treadmill just for this video...

  • luhole
    luhole Vor 2 Tage

    The man is running 20km an hour for the whole race! That is MENTAL! That is my flat out absolute fastest sprint on a treadmill, which I can do for about - oh - 15 seconds?

  • Felipe Gómez
    Felipe Gómez Vor 3 Tage

    maybe the trick is to run on your tips rather than on your heels

  • Brian Ling
    Brian Ling Vor 3 Tage

    I'm really confused on why he didn't sprint the last part because he could've got a faster time, and he didn't look like he was gonna die from it

  • Zac Wilson
    Zac Wilson Vor 3 Tage

    Why doesn’t any of the other runners get credit

  • Kaiwen Chen
    Kaiwen Chen Vor 3 Tage +3

    The thing is, he’s barely sweating at the end. Truly amazing

    • Kewin Palmer
      Kewin Palmer Vor Tag

      Kaiwen Chen i dont think it was hot outside, and he dont have much clothes

  • Xaverderschnitzelfan

    The problem is, you are running wrong.

  • Martin Jowsey
    Martin Jowsey Vor 3 Tage

    We won't be seeing another sub 2h run for a while because no one with bother with all that gear again and a sub 2 in open competition is several years away.
    This 1:59:40 is nothing to do with the world record. It's a freaking mind-blowing achievement, it's a big advertising exercise much more than anything else.
    I hope it gets more people running!

  • Alexander Magnusson
    Alexander Magnusson Vor 3 Tage

    I have a challenge for you and they are that you should try to slip down from a ladder that they do in movies. Good luck

  • Prince Banini
    Prince Banini Vor 4 Tage

    Big ups Mike Boyd, this video really highlights how much work and how extraordinary Eliud Kipchoge's record is. i didnt understand how amazing this was until i watched this video. well done

  • Prince Banini
    Prince Banini Vor 4 Tage

    at 9:34 i was wondering what he was saying in his head. probably something in the area of "I got this, i got this".

  • Daffa Dappoy
    Daffa Dappoy Vor 4 Tage

    Please use kilometer too, youtube not just for american

  • Thomas Gilbert
    Thomas Gilbert Vor 5 Tage


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    Thomas Gilbert Vor 5 Tage +1


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  • Thomas Lidetu
    Thomas Lidetu Vor 5 Tage

    running in every black people blood , I am not racist but blacks where travelrs before columbs or vasco dagama

  • Y LOVE Y X&Y
    Y LOVE Y X&Y Vor 6 Tage

    Wait, sorry if i didn't catch this, did any of his pace keeper get swapped out? Otherwise, didn't they run a sub-2 hour marathon as well?

  • KazooFN
    KazooFN Vor 6 Tage

    Anyone Know Kipchoge's Official Website (If He Has One)

  • solarke
    solarke Vor 6 Tage +1

    babatunde came in strong

  • Hưng Đặng
    Hưng Đặng Vor 6 Tage

    At 9:30 there is beautiful music

  • Bon Bernal
    Bon Bernal Vor 7 Tage

    Felt bad for your heel and knee hahahah

  • Uigs
    Uigs Vor 7 Tage +1

    Eliud would be realy good supporting his friends in a marathon running before them

  • Ben Taylor
    Ben Taylor Vor 7 Tage

    Unlike this feat (which is astonishing) the 4 minute mile was done under real life conditions. doing this in an official Marathon event is a whole other story, achievable, I think so. Still I am glad I am alive to see a milestone in history like this and by the person who deserved achieving it the most.

  • Paul Folan
    Paul Folan Vor 8 Tage

    Looks like the pacemakers could've gone sun hours.

  • Jack
    Jack Vor 8 Tage +1

    I would like to see a blood screening, just curious...

  • Phil Osopher
    Phil Osopher Vor 9 Tage

    He did not break the record as a normal runner. This was set up and staged a bit like the fastest claim on a bike was done whilst riding behind a wind break. One day a Runner will break the 2 hour barrier in a natural way and not a set up fake run like this. When the 2 hour mark is broken by a runner who just runs in a normal race mode then that Runner will be given the title of The First Man to Break the 2 Hour Mark.

  • Fábio Monteiro
    Fábio Monteiro Vor 10 Tage

    I cant stop watching this video. Incredible ☺

  • Ba Ba Barbie
    Ba Ba Barbie Vor 10 Tage

    Ok but let’s not forget the people right behind him at the finish line!!! I know he was first but I think they bet the 2 hours also so let’s give them some credit!!!!🤗👍🙏🏼

  • crimdell
    crimdell Vor 10 Tage

    This is awesome. How can 1900 people dislike this video?

  • khill
    khill Vor 11 Tage

    Were those blokes running with him swapping out? or did they just do the whole thing with him and then let him take it?

    • khill
      khill Vor 10 Tage

      @Fábio Monteiro oh thanks, I don't know how I missed that.

    • Fábio Monteiro
      Fábio Monteiro Vor 10 Tage

      7:40 your answer

  • Shinta Kikuchi
    Shinta Kikuchi Vor 11 Tage +6

    2 hours: I am inevitable
    Eliud: I am Eliud Kipchoge

  • Black African Guy
    Black African Guy Vor 11 Tage

    Learn how to write with you’re none dominant hand

  • CellarPhantom
    CellarPhantom Vor 11 Tage

    What about the other guys running with him? Didn't they all make it under 2 hours??

    • CellarPhantom
      CellarPhantom Vor 9 Tage

      @Fábio Monteiro Aha! Thank you! :) Missed that change part, but it totally makes sense.

    • Fábio Monteiro
      Fábio Monteiro Vor 10 Tage


  • Fran e
    Fran e Vor 11 Tage +1

    He may as well have been towed around with a rope

  • Sills71
    Sills71 Vor 11 Tage +1

    Doped to the max. What a joke. He is so doped up he was not even winded at the end.

    • Justin
      Justin Vor 11 Tage +1

      Pathetic......nobody needs people like you

  • Pablo Gerardo Garcia Perusina

    You need to improve your running technique... XD

  • alaa Ilayan
    alaa Ilayan Vor 12 Tage +1

    "Kipchoge practically sprinted at a 4:26 per hour" So, he was jogging at an average of 4:34 miles per hour?

    • Jackie Siga
      Jackie Siga Vor 9 Tage

      Yes it is. And to keep that pace for 2 hours is just amazing.

  • Asta
    Asta Vor 14 Tage

    M'aiq knows much, and tells some. M'aiq knows many things others do not...

  • What up yo
    What up yo Vor 14 Tage +1

    I just noticed mikes left eye is higher than his left and it bothering me

  • What up yo
    What up yo Vor 14 Tage +1

    I’m sorry whoever it reading this but mikes right eye is higher than his left

    • Justin
      Justin Vor 11 Tage +1

      I hate you

  • Squall17x
    Squall17x Vor 14 Tage

    Am I the only one who thinks Kipchoge was most likely juiced up? As it was an 'unofficial' one man race, meaning that using douping did not harm other competitors' placing, I think it seems very unlikely that in a 'must succeed' event such as this, his sponsors would not have used the finest drugs on him.

    Until someone runs a sub 2 hrs marathon in an official race, the milestone remains to be unbroken

  • Aman Jacob
    Aman Jacob Vor 14 Tage

    Is he human wow wow...ur amazing sir..!!

  • Dajo Sco
    Dajo Sco Vor 14 Tage

    literally could have went 1:58 easy without all the pre-celebration, lol. btw I rode my bike the other 15miles average pace 5:15 a mile and i was hurting...

  • scuba
    scuba Vor 15 Tage +4

    His heart rate when he finished was probably like 85 lol

  • esugar
    esugar Vor 15 Tage +1

    Kipchoges the Man... but got used by the media,
    this what he wore when the Wind blockers were outta pace?

  • JOSE Marcos Becerra
    JOSE Marcos Becerra Vor 15 Tage

    Thank you

  • Rustic
    Rustic Vor 15 Tage

    By running fast. Youre welcome

  • Itnu Zo
    Itnu Zo Vor 15 Tage +1

    Why does people keep using hold my bear what if i told you i actually used it in a bar while fighting

  • agetori77
    agetori77 Vor 16 Tage


  • Suii ツ
    Suii ツ Vor 16 Tage

    He must has a good trick

  • Cynthia Kendi
    Cynthia Kendi Vor 17 Tage +1

    Such a great video!! Love from kenya 🇰🇪

  • wallacetf
    wallacetf Vor 17 Tage +1

    he's got a lot more in him for sure. well done champ!