News Archive

News Archive

Jun 2008

Registration closed - only charity and tour group entries remain open

As early as never before the real,- BERLIN-MARATHON has sold out as it has reached its participant capacity of 40.000 entries. The race, which is celebrating its 35th running this year on September 28th, has been the stage of five world records (men and women) in the last ten years. The current world record mark of 2:04:26 by Haile Gebrselassie was set on the flat and fast Berlin course last year.

Apr 2008

Cheruiyot and Wami lead galaxy of stars at World Marathon Majors races this month

The new era in long distance running continues with a galaxy of the sport’s brightest stars back in action this month as the World Marathon Majors series resumes at the Flora London Marathon and the 112th running of the Boston Marathon. More than $850,000 in prize money, prestige and all important points in the race to crown the 2007-2008 WMM champions will be on the line in the British capital on Sunday, April 13 followed eight days later at the celebrated Hopkinton to Boston course on Monday,...

Feb 2008

New Start and Finish Line at the 28th Running of the Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon

With eight weeks to go the number of race entrees is up 17 per cent from last year. In 2007 the Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon had 22.048 race participants from 70 countries all together including fun runs and inline skating event. 18.562 runners entered the race which makes the Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon not only by far the biggest half marathon in Germany. It ranks also among the the fastest half marathon races ever worldwide placing fourth in a world rating list for fastest half...