2021 BMW Berlin Marathon

September 26, 2021
Berlin, Germany
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1 year ago

LRC Guye Adola (2:05:45) Hangs on to Win 2021 Berlin Marathon After 60:48 First Half; Kenenisa Bekele 3rd as Gotytom Gebreslase Wins In Her Debut

It was a survival contest the final half-marathon in Berlin, as the crazy fast pace (60:48 at half way) and warm conditions took its toll on the entire field. Guye Adola emerged as the winner, Bekele in 3rd. Gotytom Gebreslase was impressive in her debut.

1 year ago

LRC Can Kenenisa Bekele Break the Marathon World Record In Berlin? "He's In Perfect Shape Now....I Think So," Says His Coach

Jonathan Gault spoke to Bekele's coach Haji Adilo and his agent Jos Hermens to get the scoop on the 39-year-old's preparations ahead of Sunday's Berlin Marathon. Adilo was very bullish on Bekele saying he thought the prep work had gone a little bit better than two years ago when he ran 2:01:41.
*MB: Set your alarm clocks now. Bekele's coach: "He's in perfect shape now....I think [he can break the WR]."

2 years ago

We know it won't happen in its normal form until after October 24th if it happens as events of more than 5,000 are prohibited in Germany until then.

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