News Archive

News Archive

Sep 2005

Press Conference Highlights

Mark Milde , race director real,- BERLIN-MARATHON: “We are happy that the 32. edition went through without complications. We had a new course record, Asian- and Japanese record by Mizuki Noguchi. But we also had three world records. First was the world record for blind runners by Regina Vollbrecht from Germany . Then we are happy to announce two world records by Mizuki Noguchi. She ran a new road race world record at 25 k as well as 30 k. We are very happy about that!”

Press conference Highlights

Driss El Himer, best European runner in the field (PB: 2:06:48 hours): ”I know that Berlin has a very fast course. I am here to attack the European Record of 2:06:36 hours. I have prepared in France, have been in high altitude training and I am feeling very well for Sunday.”

Press conference Highlights

Mizuki Noguchi, Olympic Marathon Champion:


„After the Olympics I resumed training in March. For my preparations I went to St. Moritz in Switzerland. It was really good and it was also funny, because there were some European runners too, and they wondered how much we are running. Especially when I ran repetitions: 45 rounds on a 400 m track as part of my speed work.”

Apr 2005

Paul Kimugul of Kenya wins Bewag Berlin Half-Marathon in second fastest time of 2005

Paul Kimugul made up for missing the World Cross-Championships by winning the Berlin Half-marathon in the second fastest performance of the year on Sunday (April 3). The Kenyan won in 1:01:04, beating his compatriot Joseph Ngolepus by 12 seconds with Moses Kigen a distant third, 35 seconds adrift of the winner. But in the women´s race Luminita Zaituc ended the Kenyan dominance with a home victory in 1:11:04, the first time in six years that Kenyans had not enjoyed a double success.

Bewag Berlin Half-Marathon Preview

We are well used to stories of how African athletes built their stamina by daily runs to school and back. But they are not the only ones : Lee Bong-ju, South Korea’s Olympic silver medalist in the marathon in Atlanta in 1996, did just the same.

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The illustrated book on the 31st real,- BERLIN-MARATHON 2004

After celebrating its successful premiere in 2003, it has already becoming a good tradition:

A representative illustrated book which keeps alive the moving events of the last weekend in September in Berlin for all eternity with colourful photos. Who doesn’t want to peruse the pages and relive one’s own moments of joy and success, and maybe also moments of pain and suffering at the 31st real,- BERLIN-MARATHON 2004.