I hate running but I ran on the Peloton Tread

  • Published on May 3, 2019
  • Peloton released its second machine, the Tread, as a followup to its popular stationary Peloton bike earlier this year. This got us wondering - if a bike could build such a big community over indoor cycling, can the Peloton Tread help a non-runner train for a 5K?
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Comments • 489

  • The Verge
    The Verge  4 months ago +29

    What tech has helped you achieve something you thought you could never do?

  • rhi mattingly
    rhi mattingly Month ago

    stop wasting your money on an Apple Watch! If you want to get a nice watch for the purpose of running then get a garmin forerunner 235!

  • Clownish-Gambino
    Clownish-Gambino 2 months ago +2

    God Bless you survivor!

  • random random nothingness
    random random nothingness 2 months ago +2

    They call it training for a 5K because it costs $5K

  • random random nothingness
    random random nothingness 2 months ago +1

    I also question whether Peloton provided this treadmill for free in exchange for the review.

  • random random nothingness
    random random nothingness 2 months ago +1

    Obnoxious product. They charge $4300 for it and you don't have the most basic features of a treadmill unless you pay them $39.99 a month. And you can't use the screen for anything else, like Netflix. $4300 is a lot, I'd consider buying it if it were functional as a standalone device, but given that they intentionally make the product useless without a subscription, there's no way I would buy it, and frankly I find the company's elitist attitude offensive.

  • laserbeam 002
    laserbeam 002 2 months ago

    $4000? no thank you. I'll stick with my norda track.

  • David Chabert
    David Chabert 2 months ago

    🌈Thanks So Much to speakout !!!
    3 times same🍀

  • Rehaan Manghani
    Rehaan Manghani 3 months ago +2

    2 time survivor? WOAH thats really cool!

  • Michelle C
    Michelle C 3 months ago +1

    Omg you survived pancreatic cancer.... twice

  • Nicole Barker
    Nicole Barker 3 months ago +1

    Here’s a PROMO CODE to save you $100 when purchasing the bike & accessories:

  • Heikki Leppänen
    Heikki Leppänen 3 months ago

    "Peloton" is Finnish and means "fearless". I agree that you have to have a lot of courage to invest 5000$ to a treadmill. I think I'm going to go running outside since it's summer at its fullest.

  • Victor chozen
    Victor chozen 3 months ago

    I want to forget I'm running though. Last thing I wanna see is another person telling me to run. Music or TV shows for me

  • ChiliContestWinner
    ChiliContestWinner 3 months ago

    You trained all month for a 5k and then you went out there and just sandbagged. You had way too much energy at the finish line which tells me you are a slacker. Next video push yourself and you will get that runner's high.

  • Morgan Studies
    Morgan Studies 3 months ago

    does it have a fan?

  • Kevin Kent
    Kevin Kent 3 months ago +3

    A two-time survivor of pancreatic cancer? Wow! That's more impressive than anything else!

  • katsbreez
    katsbreez 3 months ago +2

    Thank you for sharing your story. I plan to get a less expensive treadmill for walking, and hearing your story about your health, routine, increases and even falling out of routine... really help. I feel like the realistic expectations I have for myself are valid.

    • Natt Garun
      Natt Garun 3 months ago +1

      I believe in you! Don't be afraid to take it easy, athletes aren't made in a day :)

  • Marcus Chan
    Marcus Chan 3 months ago

    The zombie running app was quite useful for me. Can’t imagine spending that much on a treadmill!!! Yikes.

  • D S
    D S 4 months ago +1

    This is the best and most honest review of the Peloton Tread I've seen so far. Thanks for sharing and congrats on your progress!

  • Joe Crockenberg
    Joe Crockenberg 4 months ago

    You can run outside for free guys.

  • Jack Smith
    Jack Smith 4 months ago

    The best part of running is being outside- would rather pay 4K to run outside instead of on a treadmill

  • Ivana Celina
    Ivana Celina 4 months ago

    peloton is so cool, its such a step forward for tech and the fitness industry

  • TheCommentor Christoper

    2019 when u need ppl to teach u run :)

  • Leo Weir
    Leo Weir 4 months ago +1

    Well made video

  • Hannah Wilk
    Hannah Wilk 4 months ago +5

    I want Peloton to bring out a swimming pool. I have no idea how they'll do it, but I want a pool by the side of my bed.

  • just_alexa
    just_alexa 4 months ago

    Did the neighbors down below get annoyed? My fear of at home workouts.

    • Natt Garun
      Natt Garun 4 months ago

      I live on the first floor, no downstairs neighbor. Upstairs folks didn't say anything and we are friendly so if it was bad, I believe she would have let us know!

  • peonyinlove
    peonyinlove 4 months ago

    Too expensive to invest in a pelton you can train at a gym and also do monthly NYRR races. 5K run 🏃‍♀️ is too easy for a $4500 machine.

  • Chris
    Chris 4 months ago

    Love your jacket! Can you tell me the brand?

    • Natt Garun
      Natt Garun 4 months ago

      @Chris Haha you bet. Good luck!

    • Chris
      Chris 4 months ago

      @Natt Garun hard to find one of these :) thanks for responding

    • Natt Garun
      Natt Garun 4 months ago +1

      Gosh, an old Billabong one from 2005?

  • mizuko2001
    mizuko2001 4 months ago +2

    Good job, Natt! Starting and maintaining is the hardest part about any workout regimen.

  • Tyger Blue Eyes
    Tyger Blue Eyes 4 months ago +2

    You're beautiful! Keep up the hard work!

  • Danny Pak
    Danny Pak 4 months ago

    Imagine buying a 4k treadmill to train for a 5k 😂😂😂 does anyone know of any islands or countries for sale? Im training for a marathon 😂😂😂

  • Damien
    Damien 4 months ago +21

    I don't know this lady but I can't help feeling super proud of her

  • Timothy Topor
    Timothy Topor 4 months ago +2

    Great job but this product without live stream being main focus seems pointless to me for 5gs. Nice edit and review though!!

  • muffinmanmdor4
    muffinmanmdor4 4 months ago

    4500?! I’ll chase u every day for a grand gtfo

  • Brendan Bergmann
    Brendan Bergmann 4 months ago +1

    These are the types of videos I like to see

  • Austin Brown
    Austin Brown 4 months ago

    Lol why would you get rid of your 4500 dollar machine? Is this sponcered? lol

    • Natt Garun
      Natt Garun 4 months ago

      Review unit. The Verge reviews and returns all items we receive to review, such as smartphones, laptops, cameras, and - yes - Peloton equipments!

  • purdybby none
    purdybby none 4 months ago

    I love peloton

  • Mario Mosin
    Mario Mosin 4 months ago

    $4500 for a treadmill? No thanks.

  • Nicholas Chan
    Nicholas Chan 4 months ago

    In most of the marathons held, a 5km run in called a fun run. It’s called a fun run for a reason and I don’t think you need that much preparation for that and that doesn’t justify the 4500 dollar treadmill

  • Славик Сычев

    Sport tech is cancer

  • Mike Trieu
    Mike Trieu 4 months ago

    I would personally be interested in VR tracks of actual picturesque locations that you could run alongside others subscribed to that same location and eventually schedule a meetup IRL to actually so that run together as a way to cap off that location and move on the the next social experience.

  • E H
    E H 4 months ago +3

    Inspiring review... congratulations on the run. I so want one.

  • Firikka
    Firikka 4 months ago +4

    Step 1. Buy a normal treadmill = 200$
    Step 2. Buy a (big) Tablet (Android or Windows 10) + Floor Stand = 300-600$
    (Optional Step) Buy a Smart Swatch or Activity Tracker = 50-200$
    Step 3: ???
    Step 4: Profit at least 3500$! (4500$ - 1000$)
    Plus: You can keep using the treadmill setup when the company goes out of business or stops running the service.

  • mintico snout
    mintico snout 4 months ago

    How much is that treadmill?

  • Iulian Marinescu
    Iulian Marinescu 4 months ago

    Woooooaaaa !!! She is sooooo beautiful ! 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 ! I love her !!

    USPATRIOT99 4 months ago

    Damn that's crazy to me that people in their 20s or 30s are proud of doing a 5k.

    USPATRIOT99 4 months ago

    There's your first problem, you are wearing Nikes for running.

  • username
    username 4 months ago

    Peloton Tread help a non-runner train for a 5K for 5K usd ? really, thanks i would run outside and save 5K :D

  • Zeexue Xiong
    Zeexue Xiong 4 months ago

    This is the equivalent of buying an imac to check your Facebook notifications. Overkill.

  • Dinkesh Shah
    Dinkesh Shah 4 months ago +1

    I should start running

  • 1toneboy
    1toneboy 4 months ago

    I'm up to 3:00, is this just an ad?

  • Ramon Solorio
    Ramon Solorio 4 months ago +1

    Really cool Natt🖤🖤

  • Noah Goldowitz
    Noah Goldowitz 4 months ago +2

    Damn two-time survivor?! Straight up unkillable.

  • Bo Luijten
    Bo Luijten 4 months ago

    The beginning of “fifteen million merits”....

  • Boss Lax316
    Boss Lax316 4 months ago

    Not an ad at all🙄

  • Kevin P
    Kevin P 4 months ago

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA $4000!! This is STUPID. Only a very stupid person would buy this.

  • benjamin bernstein
    benjamin bernstein 4 months ago

    The reason Peloton exists is because people lack self motivation

  • NikeuuMaker
    NikeuuMaker 4 months ago

    Peloton means fearless in Finish

  • Bjarne Goldbaek
    Bjarne Goldbaek 4 months ago

    What a complete waste of money. But if you have the money and want to waste them, why not. I would rather buy a cheap treadmilll and a wahoo ticker x heartrate monitor. Sync it with Zwift running, and do their interval training program. BAAAM saved you 3500 dollars.

  • JaXu
    JaXu 4 months ago

    What we really need is a USB data interface in the treadmill which can output speed and other stuff so we can feed this into a computer and control our VR experience with it