As an avid runner and proud New Yorker, journalist and prominent YouTuber Casey Neistat never misses the New York City Marathon. 

But this year the race fell on the very same day as the first ever YouTube Music Awards.

Casey had tickets to both, and really didn’t want to miss either.

He was up at 5:30 AM to get to the starting line, and hoped he would finish the 26 mile race in time to get back home, change, rest, and make his way to the red carpet.

Will he make it