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Dennis Kimetto Interview

Dennis Kimetto Interview

February 23, 2015, 1 Comment on Dennis Kimetto Interview

© Copyright – 2015 – Athletics Illustrated Dennis Kimetto is the world record holder in the marathon with his 2014 Berlin performance of 2:02:57. Formerly a corn and cattle farmer he was motivated to train seriously on a chance encounter with current training partner Geoffrey Mutai. Since then, Kimetto has become the first person to »

Champion Eliud Kipchoge contemplates return to Berlin in pursuit of World Record

Champion Eliud Kipchoge contemplates return to Berlin in pursuit of World Record

September 25, 2017, No Comments on Champion Eliud Kipchoge contemplates return to Berlin in pursuit of World Record

BMW Berlin Marathon The morning after winning the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON for the second time in three years, Eliud Kipchoge was in a reflective mood. Looking back on Sunday’s race which produced more than its fair share of surprises, he offered his assessment on the upsets provided by the event’s 44thedition: “Planning to run a marathon is »

Eliud Kipchoge wins dramatic race in Berlin with world leading time

Eliud Kipchoge wins dramatic race in Berlin with world leading time

September 24, 2017, No Comments on Eliud Kipchoge wins dramatic race in Berlin with world leading time

The BMW Berlin Marathon course is now home to 13 of the 22-fastest men’s marathon performances all-time, with Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge winning Sunday’s edition in the time of 2:03:32. The race dubbed the marathon of the century, failed to live up to expectations due to less than ideal weather. Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia and Kenyan »

Thrilling showdown anticipated in Berlin

Thrilling showdown anticipated in Berlin

September 22, 2017, No Comments on Thrilling showdown anticipated in Berlin

The Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge, defending champion Kenenisa Bekele and the former world record holder Wilson Kipsang are ready for a world record chase in the 44th edition of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday. The three strongest marathon runners in the world want to break the world record of 2:02:57 which Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto »

NN Running team seeks more success

NN Running team seeks more success

September 14, 2017, No Comments on NN Running team seeks more success

Rosemarie Smit Following the successful launch of the NN Running Team in the spring which brought about a string of high-profile podium finishes, the powerful squad will seek more success during the mouth-watering fall road running season. Here are five key races where the Team will be seeking to make a big impact in the »

Berlin Marathon offers opportunity for American Ryan Vail to work on his Olympic goals

Berlin Marathon offers opportunity for American Ryan Vail to work on his Olympic goals

September 7, 2017, No Comments on Berlin Marathon offers opportunity for American Ryan Vail to work on his Olympic goals

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated If there is any marathon course in the world that can just about guarantee a fit marathon runner a personal best result, it is the BMW Berlin Marathon, coming up on Sunday, September 24. It’s flat with few turns, the right pacers or competition are typically in place and »

Kenenisa Bekele challenges Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang in Berlin

Kenenisa Bekele challenges Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang in Berlin

August 29, 2017, No Comments on Kenenisa Bekele challenges Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang in Berlin

The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will stage a unique contest on September 24: for the first time in the history of the event the top three marathon runners in the world will be on the start line as the Kenyan duo of Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang take on Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele. The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is »

Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

July 20, 2017, No Comments on Wilson Kipsang returns to attempt the marathon world record

BMW Berlin Marathon The elite field for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on September 24 has grown in star quality even more with the announcement that the man who broke the world record there in 2013, Wilson Kipsang, will join his fellow Kenyan and current world number one Eliud Kipchoge on the start line. Organisers had announced »

Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

July 7, 2017, No Comments on Olympic Champion Eliud Kipchoge targets World Record in Berlin

Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya is currently one of the best marathon runners in the world. The 2016 Olympic champion is aiming to run faster at the BMW Berlin Marathon on September 24 than his compatriot Dennis Kimetto did, when he set the world record on the course in 2014. Kimetto stopped the clock at »

Movie Review: BOSTON

Movie Review: BOSTON

May 17, 2017, No Comments on Movie Review: BOSTON

© Copyright – 2017 – Athletics Illustrated Movie: BOSTON Genre: Documentary Run time: 2:02:57 Director: Jon Dunham The movie BOSTON is a slick, full-length documentary on the history of the oldest and longest-running marathon in the world. It should be seen. While the feature has some very minor faults, fans of the iconic marathon will either not notice or »