News Archive

News Archive

Dec 2016

Thank you for a great 2016!

We would like to thank you for your on-going loyalty and hope you continue to enhance our events with your enthusiasm and passion.

We wish you all peaceful and rejuvenating holidays and a great party "2016 to 2017"...

The results of the race entry drawing for the 2017 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON are in

Everyone who entered the race entry drawing (Single runner and Team) from October 19 to November 2 for the 2017 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will receive an Email from November 30 to December 1 with the results of the drawing.


Everyone who qualified as a “fast runner” will receive notification then as well.

Nov 2016
Oct 2016
Sep 2016

Kenenisa Bekele wins thrilling duel with Wilson Kipsang and misses world record by six seconds

Kenenisa Bekele established himself as the second fastest marathon runner ever, winning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON with a time of 2:03:03 on Sunday. In a thrilling duel the Ethiopian superstar beat Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang. While he missed the world record of Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto by just six seconds he smashed the Ethiopian record of Haile Gebrselassie, who had won the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON back in 2008 with a then world record of 2:03:59.

2016 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON: Equipment Check

Check your equipment for the 43rd BMW BERLIN MARATHON. This includes your shoes, clothing (including socks) and if you use one, a heart rate monitor (e.g. new batteries).

Jul 2016
Apr 2016

Richard Mengich returns with biggest career win in Berlin Half Marathon

The Berlin Half Marathon confirmed its position as Germany’s biggest and fastest half marathon race once again. Richard Mengich returned to racing and on his 27th birthday he had every reason to celebrate. The Kenyan got his biggest career win in Berlin, clocking a personal best of 59:58. Pre-race favourite Elizeba Cherono, who recently switched her nationality from Kenya to the Netherlands, took the women’s race with 70:43. 32,753 runners from 103 nations entered the 36th edition of the Berlin...

Mar 2016

Eliud Kipchoge and Mary Keitany Win Abbott World Marathon Series IX

Eliud Kipchoge (KEN) and Mary Keitany (KEN) are the Abbott World Marathon Majors Series IX champions, it was announced today by Tim Hadzima, general manager of the Abbott World Marathon Majors and the six leaders of the world’s top marathons, following the Tokyo Marathon 2016, the final race of the Series.