Kilometer by Kilometer Splits from the 2016 BMW Berlin Marathon – 2:03:03 Kenenisa Bekele

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by LetsRun.com
September 26, 2016

Below we have full kilometer by kilometer splits from the 2016 BMW Berlin Marathon from Sean Hartnett aka the Professor of the Marathon.

Berlin was an unbelievable race between Kenenisa Bekele and Wilson Kipsang. (Recap here).

2016 Berlin Marathon Split and Pace Data

kmSplit5km-SplitLap/kmPaceWR-pacediff.WR-split
12:412:411:53:132:550:14
25:382:571:58:515:500:12
38:322:542:00:018:440:12
411:242:522:00:1511:390:15
514:1914:192:552:00:4914:340:15
617:162:572:01:2617:290:13
720:132:572:01:5020:240:11
823:082:552:02:0123:190:11
926:02:002:542:02:0326:13:000:11
1028:59:0014:402:572:02:1829:08:000:09
1131:53:002:542:02:1832:03:000:10
1234:55:003:022:02:4734:58:000:03
1337:54:002:592:03:0137:53:00+0:01
1440:49:002:552:03:0140:48:00+0:01
1543:36:0014:372:472:02:3943:42:000:06
1646:30:002:542:02:3846:37:000:07
1749:22:002:522:02:3249:32:000:10
1852:14:002:522:02:2752:27:000:13
1955:08:002:542:02:2655:22:000:14
2058:00:0014:242:522:02:2258:17:000:17
211:00:532:532:02:201:01:110:18
HM1:00:112:02:221:01:290:19
221:03:512:582:02:281:04:060:15
231:06:492:582:02:351:07:010:12
241:09:493:002:02:451:09:560:07
251:12:4614:462:572:02:491:12:510:05
261:15:442:582:02:541:15:460:02
271:18:443:002:03:031:18:40+0:04
281:21:432:592:03:091:21:35+0:08
291:24:362:532:03:061:24:30+0:06
301:27:2514:392:492:02:571:27:250:00
311:30:202:552:02:571:30:200:00
321:33:152:552:02:571:33:150:00
331:36:082:532:02:551:36:090:01
341:39:022:542:02:541:39:040:02
351:41:5514:302:532:02:521:41:590:04
361:44:563:012:02:591:44:54+0:02
371:47:542:582:03:031:47:49+0:05
381:50:532:592:03:071:50:44+0:09
391:53:522:592:03:121:53:38+0:14
401:56:5414:593:022:03:191:56:33+0:21
411:59:452:512:03:141:59:28+0:17
422:02:332:482:03:072:02:23+0:10
42.1952:03:036:090:302:03:032:02:57+0:06

Note: Kipsang surged just before 30k (2:49km) to open a gap on Bekele. He also opened up a gap again at 34km.
Bekele caught back up to Kipsang between 37 and 38km. Bekele pulled away from Kipsang just before 41km.

Tuesday 3pm eastern: Join us for a live podcast with Sean Hartnett who was on the truck below in Berlin that showed the leaders their projected finishing time.

The Runners knew the projected finishing time throughout

The Runners knew the projected finishing time throughout

Bekele and Kipsang side by side

Bekele and Kipsang side by side