Has Anyone Ever Done It: Running

Try to guess whether anyone has ever accomplished these outstanding feats of athleticism.
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Last updated: August 14, 2021
First submittedAugust 14, 2021
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1. 100 meters in 9.5 seconds
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Usain Bolt's world record is 9.58 seconds.
2. 100 meters in 14 seconds (backwards)
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The world record is 13.6 seconds.
3. 200 meters in 19 seconds
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Usain Bolt's world record is 19.19 seconds.
4. 400 meters in 46 seconds
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Karsten Warholm ran 400 meters in 45.94 seconds with hurdles!
5. 800 meters in 1:40
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6. One kilometer in two minutes
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7. One mile in 3:30 (downhill)
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8. One mile in four minutes
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More than 1,500 people have run a sub-four mile, including high school kids.
9. Two miles in eight minutes
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Daniel Komen is the only person to accomplish this.
10. Three miles in twelve minutes
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11. Five kilometers in 12:30
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Joshua Cheptegei holds the 5K world record with 12:35.
12. Ten kilometers in 26 minutes
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Cheptegei holds this record too.
13. Ten miles in 45 minutes
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14. Half marathon in one hour on a treadmill
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15. Two hour marathon
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Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon in 1:59:40, even though it's not an official world record.
16. Won four of six World Marathon Majors (Chicago, Boston, New York, Berlin, London, Tokyo)
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Kipchoge has won the Tokyo, Boston, London, and Berlin marathons.
17. Ultramarathon (50 miles) in five hours
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18. 100 kilometers in six hours
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Nao Kazami came close with a time of 6:09:14.
19. 300 kilometers in one day
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This unimaginable achievement was accomplished by Yiannis Kouros in 1999.
20. 5,000 kilometers in forty days
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Ashprihanal Aalto completed the Self-Transcendence race in 40 days and 9 hours, running an incredible 124 kilometers per day!
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