Abu Dhabi Marathon

Abu Dhabi Marathon

February 13, 2019

After Re-Measuring the Course, Here's Definitive Proof That the 2018 Abu Dhabi Marathon Was Short

Marathon experts Helmut Winter and Sean Hartnett have gone all the way to Abu Dhabi to remeasure the course and have found the 34th kilometer was between 195.8 and 199.6 meters too short. Our best theory is the locals wanted access to the local fish market so someone moved the cones up.
December 11, 2018

German Expert Believes The Abu Dhabi Marathon Was Between 120 and 130 Meters Short

An analysis by Helmut Winter, who has been involved with 18 of the fastest 20 marathons in history, reveals that the 13:55 5k that Marius Kipserem allegedly ran between 30 and 35k in Abu Dhabi, was indeed too good to be true, just like we told you.
December 07, 2018

Was the Inaugural Abu Dhabi Marathon Course Short? I Think It Was

The splits make no sense. I'm supposed to believe a 2:06 guy went 62:35-61:29 to run 2:04:04, running a big negative split in 70 degree temps with a 13:55 5k from 30 to 35k? Sorry, I can't do that.
December 06, 2018

One of the World's Richest Marathons Is Taking Place Tonight at 9 pm ET - Get The Inside Scoop On The Inaugural Abu Dhabi Marathon Here

The first ever Abu Dhabi marathon is tonight at 9 pm ET. There is a big first place prize ($100,000) and recently minted world half marathon world record holder Abraham Kiptum is going for it and if he breaks 2:04 and wins he'll get $200,000. Find out all of the details here.