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2:01:39 Challenge - What is that?


In 2018, Eliud Kipchoge set the current world record of 2:01:39 hours at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. What can you do? How many kilometers can you put away in this time — whether you are in running shoes, on inline skates or moving by hand bike or wheelchair? We challenge you to find out!

When do I have to be at the start for the challenge?


You can participate and set your own personal world record any time from September 26, 00:01 MEST until September 27, 2020, 23:59 MEST.

Where can I set my 2:01:39 world record?


No matter where in the world you find yourself, you can participate and become part of the #berlin42community!

Do I have to register to participate?


Yes. You can register on the app or via the Challenge website for free. So let's go, we're looking forward to seeing you!

What else?


As with all sporting challenges, good preparation is the basis for success. Current COVID distancing and hygiene rules must be observed. You must follow the traffic regulations if you plan to complete your 2:01:39 Challenge on public roads. You can stay informed about the 2:01:39 World Record Challenge through our newsletter, Facebook, and Instagram.

20139 Challenge - The app that accompanies you on your world record challenge


Download our free 20139 Challenge app onto your iOS or Android device here from September 21, 2020 on and let the challenge become your unforgettable sporting highlight in 2020.

You can find further information about the exciting features of our app as well as download options in the app stores.