Jelle’s Marble Runs

Check out the Jelle’s Marble Runs YouTube channel for marble racing videos and play-by-play commentary delivered with the earnestness of pro-sports commentary.

Based in the Netherlands and founded by Jelle and Dion Bakker, Jelle’s Marble Runs uses marbles in place of athletes in games inspired by Olympic competitions. With courses created by Jelle, both individual marbles and teams of marbles compete against each other in fast-paced races to the finish line. Games are won and lost, champions are crowned, and losers are quickly forgotten as the competitions take on the flavour of real-life sports.

Pick your favourite marble and place your bets! If you think marble racing videos can’t enthrall, the more than one million subscribers to the Jelle’s Marble Runs channel would say otherwise. Late-night television host, John Oliver, is one of those fans as well as a sponsor of Jelle’s 2020 Marble League.