2017 BMW Berlin Marathon *Tracking & Results *TV & Streaming

kipchoge-berlin-2017LRC Final Eliud Kipchoge (2:03:32) Holds Off Debutant Guye Adola (2:03:46) To Win 2017 Berlin Marathon As World Record Attempt Fizzles The great Eliud Kipchoge rallied in the final 5k to restore order and prevent one of the biggest upsets in marathon history. American Ryan Vail had a nice run to grab 8th.
*Recommended Watch: Watch The Final Mile and Stuart Storey’s Epic Call of Eliud Kipchoge’s Win at 2017 BMW Berlin Marathon If you missed the race, you are in luck as the final mile is now available to be watched and Stuart Storey‘s solo call of the final half mile was pure brilliance.
*Eliud Kipchoge Says He Knew At 5k A WR Was “Not Possible” Due To Wet Conditions

LRC 6 Quick Thoughts About The Fantastic Men’s Race At 2017 BMW Berlin Marathon This piece is for those of you that were up at 3:15 am ET to watch it.

The World Reacts To Kipchoge’s Win

Berlin Mania On The MBoard

Full Berlin Coverage on 2017 Berlin Marathon Page

Non-Berlin News

More Berlin Coverage

 Ryan Vail in advance of the 2017 BMW Berlin Marathon (photo by David Monti for Race Results Weekly)RRW Ryan Vail – America’s Lone Elite Men’s Entry – Is Hoping For A PR At 2017 BMW Berlin Marathon Vail, who has been running as much as 130 miles per week on just six days of running, has been battling the injury bug of late as he hasn’t finished a marathon since November of 2014.

Yuta Shitara at NYC HALfLRC The Craziest Guy In Berlin? Japan’s Yuta Shitara Ran 60:17 For A Half LAST Weekend And Likely Will Go Out With Leaders He’s got a 2:09 PR. We’re not sure how to say cojones in Japanese.

Russian Doping Updates

Stuff From Last Weekend We Missed On The Homepage

Oscar Pistorius Back In The News

Before Berlin On Sunday, A Look Back

Screenshot 2017-09-19 at 12.11.39LRC Classics #1 A Look Back At A Race For The Ages: Eliud Kipchoge Takes Down Kenenisa Bekele & El Guerrouj At The 2003 World Championships In 5,000 14 years ago, three of the greatest distance runners of all-time squared off at 5,000m and hardly anyone realized it.

Berlin Women

The top 3LRC Kenya’s Gladys Cherono Wins Her Second Berlin Marathon In 2:20:23 There were a ton of PRs in this one as the opening pace was hot (69:40).

(Russian) Doping Updates

NCAA XC Heats Up *Full NCAA XC Results

Purrier won in Boston for the second year in a rowLRC 2017 Coast-To-Coast Battle In Beantown: #27 Illinois Goes 1-2 But #3 Syracuse Men Roll As #7 Providence Women Hold Off #18 Indiana & #25 Georgetown The Orange (35 points) went 3-4-5 and cruised past the Illini (56 points) but the Friars (71 points) had to work for it despite going 4-5-6 as the Hoosiers and Hoyas were each just 7 points behind. Illinois’ Jesse Reiser (24:13) and New Hampshire’s Elle Purrier (16:49) were your individual champions. Might Illinois win its 1st Big 10 title since 1984?
*Interview With Illinois Stars Reiser And Davis

Bureaucracies Making News

Week That Was

LRCWTW: Galen Rupp Picks It Up Then Slows Down, NorCal Disbands, And It Was The Weakest Year In The 5,000 Since 1994

The Week That Was is in fine form this week as we talk about Galen Rupp's half in PhillyJordan Hasay's slowdown in Philly, sub-4 mania in Alaska, races with interesting prize money structures and of course the two super-fast half marathons in Europe.

Corruption, Doping And More Negatives

Bizarre: MB: Woman jogger dubbed ‘The Mad Pooper’ wanted by police for defecating outside a family’s home

Pre-Race Berlin Coverage

geb-2007-WRLRC History Lesson A Look Back At The Men’s Marathon World Records Set In Berlin The last six world records in the men’s marathon (and 7 of the last 9) have all been set in Berlin. We take a look back at those historic races.

RRW Get the Inside Scoop On The Pacemaking That Might Make A World Record Possible At Sunday’s BMW Berlin Marathon Nike’s Sub-2 event taught us pacemaking is CRITICAL to running fast. There is some big pre-race drama as Bekele and Kipchoge won’t agree on what pace should be the goal.

*Kipchoge Wants To Go Out In 60:45
*Bekele Says “60:45 has no place in my plans. I shall follow the lead if I can.” 
*Kipsang Prefers 61:00-61:10

eliud-kipchoge-pre-berlinLRC Kenenisa Bekele, Eliud Kipchoge And Wilson Kipsang Talk Big Before 2017 BMW Berlin Marathon (videos + transcript) Bekele has “complete confidence” he can compete with any athlete, Kipsang says his fitness is “far much better” than last year and wonders if Kipchoge has recovered from Breaking2, and Eliud Kipchoge says he’s “really, really looking forward” to Sunday but refused to talk about Bekele or Kipsang.

Jamaican Sprint Stuff

African News

Track Season Isn’t Over For Everyone

High School XC