News Archive

News Archive

Dec 2013

One price, skate twice

Berlin is always worth a trip, and the SCC EVENTS inline skating races are a must for every skater... as is the skating package 2014! That means that you can participate in the Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON and in the BMW BERLIN MARATHON Inline Skating for one attractive price.

The Vattenfall BERLIN HALFMARATHON is sold out

The 33rd edition of the Vattenfall BERLIN HALFMARATHON is fully booked. 15 weeks before the starting gun will be fired at Karl Marx Allee near Alexanderplatz in the center of the German capital the participation limit of 30,000 runners has been reached.

Nov 2013
Oct 2013

Drafting is Out – the New Dimension of Speed Skating

For years, professional inline speed skating has been considered to be purely a tactical sport, where the decisions were made in a final mass sprint over the finish line. Some of the champions were even criticised for drafting too much along the course and not doing enough work at the front. Bart Swings (Powerslide/Matter) has proven that it can also be done differently.

Sep 2013

Wilson Kipsang shatters marathon world record in Berlin

After spending two years being known as the man who came agonisingly close to matching the marathon world record, Wilson Kipsang of Kenya broke that record handsomely in Berlin on Sunday morning, clocking 2.03.23, thus taking 15 seconds off compatriot Patrick Makau’s 2.03.38, set in this same race two years ago. In only his second marathon, former world 5000 metres track champion, Eliud Kipchoge finished second in 2.04.05, taking a minute off his debut best; and another Kenyan, Geoffrey Kipsang...


SCC EVENTS has set up a hotline for the weekend

of September 26 to 29, 2013.

The big final for all young skaters

They are the only ones, who can still register: our inline skaters of tomorrow. On Saturday afternoon, 28th September, the big final of the SCC Kids-Cup 2013 will take place in front of the Brandenburg Gate.

Registration for the 41st BMW BERLIN MARATHON 2014 will open on September 30, 2013

As last year the 40,000 spots for the BMW BERLIN MARATHON sold out in just three and a half hours, there will be a new registration process for next year’s 41st BMW BERLIN MARATHON.


There will be a pre-registration phase that will be open from September 30 to October 14, in which everyone who wishes to participate can submit his or her data; then on October 30, there will be a random selection of participants from the pool of registrants to receive starting spots for the 41st BMW BERLIN...

Three weeks to go! Looking back in history - Countdown part III

Just three weeks to go. Time flies to the big moment when 40,000 runners will get together for the 40th anniversary edition of the BMW BERLIN MARARTHON. Here is part II of our countdown – a best of about the 42,195 kilometres through Berlin.


Best of Nutrition Advice - Summary of the Chat with PowerBar

On our Facebook page, BMW BERLIN MARATHON runners bombarded our PowerBar nutrition expert Corinne Mäder with questions. Here is a summary of the best questions and answers together with tips for optimal nutrition throughout the whole 42.195-kilometer course.

Countdown is starting: Looking back into the history of the BMW BERLIN MARATHON

Just four more weeks, and the big moment has come: 40,000 runners will get together for the 40th anniversary edition of the BMW BERLIN MARARTHON. We are starting our countdown today. From now on, every week we will dab into marathon history and present a small story about the 42.195 kilometres through Berlin.

Aug 2013

Now or never… Only 5 days left!

The preparations for the 40th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON Inline Skating on 28th September are running at full speed. In almost six weeks 7000 skaters will be expected in the German capital to capture the city on wheels

Get your power package…

…and do it like the professionals. Do you want to give your best on the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON? Then you need a good skating technique! Strength and endurance are of little use if you are not able to convert them into forward motion. The most important power package is called technique. And that’s why we are delighted to welcome again three pro skaters leading the popular clinics one day before the marathon classic at the BERLIN VITAL expo’s airfield.

There is still something possible…

Good news for all marathon fans! First of all, there are still race numbers left for the biggest marathon event in the word: The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON Inline Skating. Moreover, we just extended the closing date. Up to the 25th August you can still save your race number! After it, there will be definitely no possibility for a late registration.

Preview: IAAF World Championships Preview in Moscow

Red Square and Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow will set the stage as Olympic and World Championships gold medalists and World Marathon Majors (WMM) champions compete in the 2013 IAAF World Championships Marathon. The course will start and finish at Luzhniki Stadium, the site of the 1980 Olympic Games. Comprised of one loop of 7.5 kilometers and three loops of 10 kilometers, the course runs through the city center, passing many of Moscow’s famous landmarks.



Jul 2013

22nd Vattenfall City Night Inline Skating – late registration only on Thursday and Friday

On July 27 it’s time again for Berlin’s fastest night on wheels. Enjoy the unique flair in front of 50,000 spectators along the Kurfürstendamm – one of the Republic’s most popular shopping areas.


Late registration for inline skaters will be possible only on Thursday, July 25 and Friday, July 26 at the race number pick-up (Karstadt sports, Joachimstaler Straße 5-6, 10623 Berlin) if the participation limit has not been reached.

Be smart, come with me!

Share your enthusiasm for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON Inline Skating with your friends. Bring your friend to Berlin and she/he will receive a special welcome offer! Each inline skater who has never been participating in the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON Inline Skating before can register for only 30 EUR by naming the person who recruited him. Those that bring first-timers also go into a large draw to win some great prizes.

Jun 2013
Apr 2013

World Marathon Majors Statement on the Boston Marathon

The members of the World Marathon Majors, Tokyo, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York, express their deepest condolences to the victims and their families regarding the occurrences at the Boston Marathon, which was held on April 15th, 2013.

Julien Levrard outclasses the inline competition in Berlin

Julien Levrard and Katharina Rumpus are the winners of the 33rd Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON Inline Skating. Quite fitting to the motto “The best start into spring”, the 1,902 skaters were not only greeted by about 200,000 spectators, but by a bright sunny day as well.

Feb 2013
Apr 2013
Feb 2013

World Marathon Majors Introduces Tougher Anti-Doping Penalties for Elite Athletes

World Marathon Majors (WMM) members Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York have collectively revised their elite athlete contracts to include stricter anti-doping penalties. New provisions will include the right for the events to suspend payment and to demand repayment of prize money, appearances fees, and performance bonuses for any athlete found in violation of a criminal offense involving drugs, anti-doping rules, or if for any other reason the athlete's result has been nullified...

Jan 2013

New GERMAN INLINE CUP Trailer makes you want more

At the Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON on April 7, Germany's largest inline skating series, the GERMAN INLINE CUP, will start into its sixth season. Again the the roads in Berlin, Frankfurt, Koblenz, Geisingen and Cologne will be reserved for professional and leisure skaters, and we are looking forward to six unique events filled with excitement.