News Archive

News Archive

Apr 2007

Flash Quotes from winners and leading finishers

Patrick Makau Musyoki (Kenya), winner of the 27th Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON in 58:56 (course record and personal best)


“I’m happy to have broken the course record and very pleased with how things went for me in Berlin. The course is very good and I’m sure that the world record can be broken here.”

Mar 2007

Johnson looking for fast half marathon in Berlin

Australian record holder Benita Johnson on Sunday plans sending out a final warning to her rivals that she is in the best shape of her life before contesting the Flora London Marathon. The former world cross country champion believes the Vattenfall Berlin half marathon, will offer her the ideal opportunity to put the final touches to her preparations, before London in three weeks time. Johnson over the very quick course, believes the presence of last year's winner Edith Masai of Kenya, will be...

Kenyans Cheruiyot and Taragon return to the Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON

While it had been announced just a couple of days ago that the defending women’s champion Edith Masai (Kenya) will return to the 27th Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON on 1st April Race Director Mark Milde signed three more Kenyan athletes. Among them are Evans Cheruiyot and Wilfred Taragon who had placed second and third in last year’s edition of Germany’s biggest and best quality half marathon. Additionally Francis Kibiwott will run in Berlin, where a total of more than 20,000 athletes are...

Feb 2007

Benita Johnson will run Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON on 1st April

Australia’s marathon record holder Benita Johnson will run the 27th Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON on 1st April. The 27 year-old is the first major signing for the biggest German half marathon. More prominent names are expected to be released soon. Organisers of SCC-RUNNING have registered already more than 10,000 entries for the race. Adding skaters, wheelchair athletes, handbikers and walkers about 20,000 participants are expected to take part in the Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON.