2:01:09 Marathon World Record | Eluid Kopchoge

Eliud Kipchoge ran a new 2:01:09 marathon world record breaking his previous world record time of 2:01:39.

Below were the splits he hit during the race:

28:23 at 10K (1:59:41 marathon pace)

56:45 (20K)

59:41 through the first half

1:11:08 (25K)

1:25:40 (30K)

1:40:10 (35K)

1:54:53 (40K)

Finish: 2:01:09 marathon world record

Kipchoge made that race look so easy and was hitting splits of between 2:48 to 2:52 per kilometer throughout the entire race. His slowest kilometer split in the race was a 3:11 at or around 39 kilometers.

His average pace per mile was 4 minutes and 37 seconds. Kipchoge averaged 2:52.3 per kilometer for the entire 42.2 kilometers. I am at a loss for words on incredible this athlete is.

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