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News Archive

Dec 2017
Nov 2017
Sep 2017

40,000 US Dollar for Charities at BMW

As a member of the Abbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM) - which unites the six most significant marathon races in the world, Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, New York - the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON donated a sum of 40,000 US Dollar to four charity organisations in Berlin.

Kenenisa Bekele: “I think I am ready"

Between 2001 and 2007, Kenenisa Bekele won 27 races. Over the course of his incredible career, he was Olympic champion three times, won the World Championships five times, was Cross Country World Champion twelve times and won the Indoor World Championships. In 2004 and 2005, he set new world records in the 5000m and 10000m, which still stand today.

Gladys Cherono is ready for another sub 2:20 performance

The women's elite field for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday is ripe with talent, featuring five runners whose personal best is under 2:25. Gladys Cherono is the favourite among this quintet, having already won the race in 2015 with a world-class time of 2:19:25, going within 13 seconds of breaking the course record, set in 2005 by the Japanese Mizuki Noguchi (2:19:12). A record number of 43,852 runners from 137 countries have entered the 44th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON. The race, the...

Wilson Kipsang: “I have not yet had enough”

Since his debut seven years ago, Wilson Kipsang has been an integral part of the marathon establishment. Of seventeen races, he has won nine, including New York, London, Tokyo, Berlin and Frankfurt.

Aug 2017
Jul 2017

Wilson Kipsang returns: Former World Record Holder still hungry for success

The elite field for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 24 has grown in star quality even more with the announcement that the man who broke the world record there in 2013, Wilson Kipsang, will join his fellow Kenyan and current world number one Eliud Kipchoge on the start line. Organisers had announced the start of the Olympic Marathon Champion Kipchoge earlier this month (see Press Release July 6, 2017). The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is an Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) event and an IAAF Gold...

Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record at 2017 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya is currently the best marathon runner in the world. The 2016 Olympic champion is aiming to run faster at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 24 than his compatriot Dennis Kimetto who set the world record on the renowned fast course in 2014, stopping the clock at 2:02:57.

May 2017

Training by Pulse - A #beatberlin42 training tip

This is how you #beatberlin42! This article is part one of a series that has been developed with the SMS Medical Institute. New topics will be published weekly. Benefit from our expertise and optimize how you prepare for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON.


Read about how your heart rate monitor determines your training here.

Mar 2017