On Saturday May 6 at 5:45 a.m. in Monza, Italy, Eliud Kipchoge, Zersenay Tadese and Lelisa Desisa made their brave attempts to break the two-hour marathon barrier. Kipchoge finished with a time of 2:00:25, 2:32 faster than the current world record and 2:40 better than his own personal best of 2:03:05. Tadese nabbed a time of 2:06:51, beating his personal best by 3:50. Desisa crossed the line with a time of 2:14:10.
Replay the attempt
You can watch the exciting race on Nike's Breaking2 Facebook page for up to one week after the event ends.
Keep an eye out for the documentary
The powerful journey of the Breaking2 program concludes later this summer with a feature-length documentary produced in partnership with National Geographic.