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Swings on Wings - Seventh victory for Bart Swings in the inline skating event
In a spectacular solo Bart Swings won the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON inline skating for the seventh time. The Belgian missed his own course record by just one second. Sandrine Tas won the women's race. The inline marathon was also extremely successful from a German perspective: Felix Rijhnen and Katharina Rumpus from Darmstadt both finished in second place.
BMW BERLIN-MARATHON sends signal for cosmopolitanism, tolerance and acceptance: start gate shines in the colours of the rainbow for first time tonight
Together with all of the participants and partners at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON this weekend, we will be sending a visible signal to the world: Our start gate will shine in the colours of the rainbow, as it did for the first time on Friday evening, emphasizing that the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON stands for cosmopolitanism, tolerance and acceptance.
Return of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday as the world's largest marathon since the beginning of the pandemic
In recent months, heads have often turned towards Berlin. Lighthouse running events like the adidas Runners City Night and the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON by organizer SCC EVENTS attracted interest. But this week all that will be surpassed by far. All eyes of the (sports-) world are focused on the German capital, where next weekend's #restartunning will celebrate the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON as the world's biggest marathon since the pandemic began. Once again, sports history will be made on the...
Other top stars besides Kenenisa Bekele at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON - also strong inline skater field
Following Kenenisa Bekele’s commitment to start at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON & Inline Skating from September 25 to 26, 2021, other top stars from the running and inline skating scenes have now confirmed their participation. Thus, an impressive field of runners and skaters will use the last weekend in September to celebrate the #restartrunning of the marathon community in the German capital.
Jepkosgei breaks course record and Kipkoech takes race with world lead at 40th GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON
Joyciline Jepkosgei took the GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON with a spectacular course record of 65:16. The 27 year-old Kenyan smashed the mark of Dutch double Olympic Champion Sifan Hassan, who had won the race with 65:45 in 2019. Second-placed Kenyan Nancy Meto was just five seconds behind, improving her PB by more than three minutes. With 65:21 she was also inside the former course record. Valary Aiyabei completed the Kenyan podium with 67:32 for third place.
40th GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON before a sport-historical comeback
The GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON will be Germany’s first major international road race since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. World-class fields will feature the former world half marathon record holder Joyciline Jepkosgei and fellow-Kenyan Philemon Kiplimo. A total of 21,576 athletes from 140 countries have entered Sunday’s race. 20,774 of them will run the half marathon distance. The GENERALI BERLIN HALF MARATHON will be the first road race this year worldwide to feature around 20,000...