News Archive

News Archive

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.

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

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
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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...