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News Archive

Dec 2010

Registration for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2011 has reached 20.000

The mark of 20.000 registrations for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 25, 2011, has been reached by Tuesday, December 21st. At 10 a.m. 20,345 runners had registered. This means there are less than 5.000 spots left in the second wave (until 25.000).

Nov 2010
Oct 2010

BMW New Title Sponsor of BERLIN-MARATHON

Starting 2011 German based motor company BMW will be the new title sponsor of the BERLIN-MARATHON. The contract is running for three years. In a press conference Martin Bräunl, head of marketing of BMW Germany, Klaus Wowereit, Governing Major of Berlin, and Rüdiger Otto, managing director of SCC EVENTS also opened online registration for the 38th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON in 2011. Registration fee for the first 10.000 participants is 60 euro, the next step (until 25.000 participants) is 80 euros, and...

37th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON Inline Skating – Rain King with a Rain Record

Despite the rain, Berlin once again experienced a marathon festival! Most of the 7,500 participants at the start made the best of it. The excitement could be felt everywhere at the race. The emotional highlight was once again the bubbling enthusiasm between the grandstands on the final stretch after the Brandenburg Gate.

Sep 2010

Giovanna Turchiarelli and Severin Widmer braved the rain

Giovanna Turchiarelli from Italy and Severin Widmer from Switzerland are the winners of the 37th real,- BERLIN MARATHON Inline Skating. German junior skater Katharina Rumpus surprised with a third place just as Felix Rijhnen with a fifth place. The 14th edition of the Inline race at the real,- BERLIN MARATHON indicated once more that the skaters are not put off by difficult conditions.

real,- BERLIN-MARATHON: Makau and Kebede battle the rain to take World Marathon Majors race

Patrick Makau (Kenya) and Aberu Kebede (Ethiopia) had to battle the elements before taking victory at the real,- BERLIN-MARATHON. They were rewarded with 25 points each in the World Marathon Majors (WMM) series. Since both of them collected their first WMM points in their careers they have no significant impact on the current 2009-2010 series. This one will most likely be decided at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which takes place on 10th October.

Weather forecast

On Saturday it's mostly clouded, especially in the afternoon it will be

raining. Most of the times slight wind from Northwest with a maximum

temperature of 18° C, the lowest temperature at night is 12° C. The relativ

humidity is at 70 to 98%.

PowerBar Sports Drinks along the Course and at the Finish. Gel at the 27.5 km mark

The refreshments provided at the real,- BERLIN MARATHON now include products by PowerBar. Sport drinks are better than water for long endurance activities, as they include the necessary carbohydrates in a mix that can be rapidly processed by the body to support performance. They are especially effective on warm days as they replace the minerals that are lost through sweating.

World Class Men´s Field at real,- BERLIN-MARATHON September 26th

After a streak of four wins including two world records by Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia) this year´s real,- BERLIN MARATHON on September 26th is going to be the platform for several young and ambitious world class runners to better their personal records. Seven runners in the field have personal records faster than 2:07 hrs, three of them have yet run under 2:06hrs lead by Patrick Makau and Geoffrey Mutai (both Kenya) who have clocked the two fastest times this year by winning the Rotterdam...

Apr 2010

Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot Sets Boston Marathon Course Record; Teyba Erkesso Holds On for Victory in the Women's Race

Robert Kiprono Cheruiyot of Kenya ran away from the field to set the Boston Marathon course record, and Teyba Erkesso of Ethiopia won by just three seconds in a thrilling women's finish, as the 2009-10 World Marathon Majors series resumed on a sun-splashed Patriots' Day. Cheruiyot ran the course in a blistering 2 hours, 5 minutes, and 52 seconds, besting the mark of 2:07:14 set by Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot (no relation), also of Kenya, in 2006.

Mar 2010

Over 25.000 Finisher Clips of the 30th Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon now online!

Now every finisher can watch his last moments of his 21.0975 kilometres as an online video clip. Just visit and enter your name or bib number and you will relive the last meters of the run again. Premium video download for PC, mobile or iPod: Additionally, the Finisher Clip can be downloaded in high quality for PC, mobile and iPod. The video download can be paid comfortably by credit card or Click and Buy.

30th Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON with 27,051 athletes from 94 nations

Ethiopia’s Eshetu Wondimu has ended Kenya’s win streak at the 30th Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON on Sunday. The 28 year-old took the race in a fine 60:16 minutes, beating Peter Kirui (Kenya) by just one second in the final sprint. Ethiopia’s Maregu Zewdie took third place with 60:24. Kenyans had won the Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON eight times in a row from 2002. 21 year-old Pasalia Kipkoech won the women’s race in 69:43 minutes from her fellow Kenyan Eunice Kales (69:50). Germany’s...

30th Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON record field of 23,799 runners on Sunday: Wondimu and Kiprotich target fast times, Mockenhaupt intends to defend her title

A record field of 23,799 runners from 94 countries will compete in Sunday’s 30th edition of the Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON. Among them is a strong elite field. And the fastest men will once again target a sub one hour time in Germany’s biggest and best quality half marathon. Around 200,000 people are expected to line the flat course through the city centre of Berlin.

Your personal finish at the 30th Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon as an online video clip!

Germany’s favourite half marathon is right around the corner and again this year we will capture your personal running highlight for eternity. Save your memory of the 30th Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon. Online video clip from two cameras angles: Relive your personal triumph from two camera angles. Your finisher clip will be available on Tuesday, the 30th of March, at