Berlin Marathon

2016 Berlin Marathon - BMW Berlin Marathon

September 25, 2016
Berlin, Germany

LRC Kenenisa Bekele After Winning Berlin: "I believe the selectors understand now why I complained at the time at not being selected. I’ve proved what I can do..."

Bekele's manager Jos Hermens on why he thinks Bekele could still be going strong for the 2020 Games: "I see a career as being like a candle which, of course, at some stage goes out. But in recent years Kenenisa’s has not been burning much.”

LRC Some Interesting Statistic From The Berlin Marathon

2016 is now the deepest year for the men's marathon in history as it's a new record for the top 5 performance average (2:03:31) and top 10 (2:04:18).
The Balanced Runner™:

Bekele's form might not look as smooth and "gliding" as Kipsang's, but it gets the job done.

LRC 2016 BMW Berlin Marathon Women's Preview: Aberu Kebede Looks to Join the Sub-2:20 Club and Hold Off a Young Field

Kebede will look to become the fourth woman to win Berlin three times (she also won in '10 and '12) and the 21st woman under 2:20. Can rising stars Amane Beriso (2:20:48 in Dubai, 5th-fastest debut ever) or Birhane Dibaba (2015 Tokyo champ) take her down?

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