Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon

September 24, 2023

Eliud Kipchoge Wins Record 5th Berlin Marathon in 2:02:42

Kipchoge surpassed Haile Gebrselassie for most Berlin wins and now owns 5 of the 8 fastest times in history.
September 24, 2023

Tigst Assefa Obliterates Women's Marathon World Record with 2:11:53 in Berlin

Assefa, who ran a negative split of 66:20-65:33, took 2:11 off the 2:14:04 record set by Brigid Kosgei in Chicago in 2019.
September 21, 2023

2023 Berlin Marathon Preview: How Will Eliud Kipchoge Respond After Boston Defeat?

Kipchoge will face 2022 London champ Amos Kipruto while Tigist Assefa (2:15:37 CR last year) leads the women's field.
September 20, 2023

Scott Fauble Is Aiming for the Olympic Standard at Berlin Marathon

"I don’t think that me running in the 2:07s is a huge stretch of the imagination," said Fauble who also took a shot at the USATF leadership. "
July 15, 2023

Eliud Kipchoge Explains Berlin Decision, Says He Will Eventually Run 3 Marathons Per Year

Kipchoge said he would rather win 3 Olympic golds than all 6 World Marathon Majors.
September 29, 2022

The Story Behind The MOST SHOCKING 2:15 Marathon In History

Learn how Tigist Assefa went from an 800-meter also-ran to one of the world's greatest marathoners after almost giving up the sport to move to the US for a job.
September 22, 2022

2022 Berlin Marathon Preview: How Much Lower Can Eliud Kipchoge Take the World Record?

Kipchoge delayed his quest to win all six majors by deciding to chase his own world record of 2:01:39 in Berlin.
August 22, 2022

Keira D'Amato Will Attempt to Lower Her American Record at 2022 Berlin Marathon

D'Amato ran 2:19:12 in Houston in January but wants to go even faster in Berlin on September 25.
September 26, 2021

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.
September 23, 2021

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]."
December 20, 2019

LRC's Race of the Decade: The Final Four Is Here!

As we choose the race of the decade, we're now down to 4 and the two most powerhouse #1 seeds now will clash. Which was a better race - Chris Solinksy's shocking upset of both Galen Rupp and the 27:00 minute barrier all at once in his pro 10,000 debut or David Rudisha's majestic wire-to-wire 800m WR in London? And what about Wayde van Niekerk's stunning WR from lane 8 to win Olympic gold in Rio or Eliud Kipchoge's marathon WR?
September 14, 2018

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.
September 28, 2017

Unbelievable: Guye Adola -- Who Just Ran The Fastest Debut Marathon In History -- Claims He Didn't Know He Was Running Berlin Until 4 Days Before The Race

Learn the back story of marathon's newest star Guye Adola who says he only found out he was running the Berlin Marathon last Wednesday. *MB: Learn some of the backstory behind Guye Adola - marathon's newest star
September 26, 2017

Jos Hermens: Kenenisa Bekele Must Become More 'Professional' If He Is To Realize Marathon Potential

Agent Jos Hermens thinks Kenenisa Bekele is capable of much more in the marathon if he focuses on running and not his business empire. "Eight marathons, two wins, that’s not Kenenisa Bekele....What do you want to be, businessman or professional runner?"
September 21, 2017

2017 Berlin Marathon Women's Preview: Which New Star Will Emerge on the Big Stage?

2015 champ Gladys Cherono (2:19 pb) is the strong favorite on paper and will be going for the course record. Her main competition is Ethiopia's Amane Beriso (2:20 pb) and fellow Kenyan Valary Aiyabei (2:21 pb), who has won 4 straight marathons and is making her WMM debut.
September 21, 2017

World Record History: 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.
September 21, 2017

2017 Berlin Marathon Men's Preview: Kipchoge vs. Bekele vs. Kipsang -- Who Breaks The WR, And By How Much?

The Big 3 Eliud Kipchoge, Wilson Kipsang and Kenenisa Bekele are chasing the world record in Berlin on Sunday.