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Thousands of athletes worldwide take part in the 2:01:39 Challenge
Even if the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON scheduled for this weekend was not held as planned, Saturday and Sunday in the sports metropolis of Berlin were nevertheless completely dedicated to sports. As part of the #20139 Challenge, athletes from around the world competed to find out how many kilometers they could complete in 2:01:39 hours. This time corresponds to the world record set by Eliud Kipchoge in 2018 at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON.
BMW extends BMW BERLIN-MARATHON title partnership
BMW and SCC EVENTS, organiser of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON, have announced the extension of the title partnership, which has been in place since 2011, at Germany's largest marathon. Today, the 42 fastest kilometres on the international running calendar would have been started for the 47th time in total and for the tenth time with BMW as title partner. Despite the cancellation of this year's BMW BERLIN-MARATHON due to the Corona Pandemic, first-class sport will be presented in the capital today.
Eliud Kipchoge will help get you ready for the countdown to the #20139 Challenge
The #20139 Challenge will finally get underway starting tomorrow (Saturday) at 00:01 MEST and will be open until 23:59 MEST on Sunday, September 27. Then thousands of athletes worldwide will try to cover as many kilometers as possible in 2:01:39 hours. Here is an exclusive greeting from Eliud Kipchoge to get you in the mood for the #20139 Challenge.