Man conquers two-hour marathon challenge

By mbrooks on October 12, 2019
Eliud Kipchoge is credited with running a marathon in under two hours.

By Matthew Brooks

They said it couldn’t be done, which means someday it would be.

Running a marathon in under two hours has long been seen as a nearly impossible feat.

Much like running a mile in under four minutes, the marathon benchmark stood long before it was conquered.

Eliud Kipchoge holds the world record for running a marathon at 2:01:39.

Until this week.

He now holds the record, for now unofficially, at 1:59:40.

See the amazing finish below:

Kipchoge rightfully compares his accomplishment to landing on the moon.

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