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Eliud Kipchoge Sets New Marathon World Record

How fast can a human being run a marathon? Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge broke his own world record with a time of 2:01:09 at Sunday’s Berlin Marathon. The mark comes 114 years after American Johnny Hayes set the first official world record of 2:55:18. Since then, runners have gone faster and faster to set astonishing new standards. Here’s more on Kipchoge’s feat, and a look at other athletes who’ve challenged conventional belief on human possibility.

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    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge clocks 2:01:09 for world record in Berlin Marathon

    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge clocks 2:01:09 for world record in Berlin Marathon

    BERLIN -- Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge bettered his own world record in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The Kenyan star clocked 2 hours, 1 …

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