2018 BMW Berlin Marathon

September 16, 2018
Berlin, Germany

LRC Meet "Drinks Guy," the Fist-Pumping German Who Gave Eliud Kipchoge His Drinks During His World Record Marathon

We tracked down "Drinks Guy" aka Claus-Henning Schulke, a 52-year-old amateur triathlete from Berlin. He told us about what it was like to be a small part of Kipchoge's historic race and why he was so excited after those drink stops.


She ran 2:18:11 to become the fourth fastest woman in history and break the 13-year-old course record by a minute. Ethiopia's Ruti Aga (2:18:34) and Tirunesh Dibaba (2:18:55) were a close 2-3.

LRC 2018 Berlin Marathon Results, Splits and Tracking

Top 30 men's and women's results appear below.

LRC The Greatest Ever - 2:01:39 - Eliud Kipchoge Crushes World Record to Win 2018 Berlin Marathon

The greatest marathoner in history has run the greatest marathon in history, 2:01:39, and taken 78 seconds off the WR, marking the biggest improvement in the WR in 51 years, thanks to a 60:33 second half.

LRC Tirunesh Dibaba Plans to Chase World Record at 2018 BMW Berlin Marathon

And the plan is to do it the optimal way- with a negative split.

LRC 2018 BMW Berlin Marathon Women's Preview: Tirunesh Dibaba Plots Return to Winning Ways Against 3 More Sub-2:20 Women

After a DNF in London, Dibaba is looking to return to the winner's circle in Berlin.

LRC Eliud Kipchoge Is Chasing the World Record In Berlin (Again). Whether He Gets It Or Not Is Out Of His Control

The last 6 men's WRs have all been set in Berlin. Can the greatest marathoner ever make it #7?

LRC Tirunesh Dibaba Leads Field Of Five Sub-2:20 Women For The 2018 Berlin Marathon

Dibaba will be up against former two-time Berlin winner Gladys Cherono, former world champion Edna Kiplagat and Ethiopians Yebrugal Melese (2:19:36) and Aselefech Mergia (2:19:31).

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