VIDEO: Eliud Kipchoge Dashes Past 2-Hour Marathon Barrier In Assisted Event

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Accompanied by pacesetters and an electric car, the Kenyan runner set a record Saturday that was long considered not humanly possible. He clocked in at 1:59:40 on crossing the finish line in Austria.

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Accompanied by pacesetters and an electric car, the Kenyan runner set a record Saturday that was long considered not humanly possible. He clocked in at 1:59:40 on crossing the finish line in Austria.

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Saturday, October 12, 2019

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