Haile Gebreselassie is an Ethiopian retired long-distance track and road running athlete. He won two Olympic gold medals over 10,000 metres and four World Championship titles in the event. He won the Berlin Marathon four times consecutively and also had three straight wins at the Dubai Marathon. Further to this, he won four world titles indoors and was the 2001 World Half Marathon Champion.
The Berlin Marathon is a road race event held annually on the streets of Berlin, Germany on the last weekend of September. The Marathon is a famously fast 26-mile loop course. This loop starts and ends at one of Berlin's most outstanding monuments - the Brandenburg Gate.The 2021 BMW Berlin Marathon will be held tomorrow Sunday, September 26 with second fastest marathoner Kenenisa Bekele returning to the marathon for the first time since his last race on the same course in 2019.
Legendary distance runner Kenenisa Bekele has been missing in action for a long time and hasn't ran a marathon in eighteen (18) months. He is set to make a comeback at the Berlin Marathon and a few weeks later he will run at the New York City Marathon.
Kenenisa Bekele 39, the Ethiopian distance great will go in search of his third BMW Berlin Marathon victory when he returns to the World Athletics Platinum Elite Label road race on September 26, Organisers confirmed The multiple world and Olympic champion first won in Berlin in 2016, setting what was then an Ethiopian record of 2:03:03.
Eliud Kipchoge is a Kenyan long distance runner, currently holding world record in marathon after clocking 02:01:39 in 2018 Berlin Marathon. The athlete further entered world history after breaking the two-hour barrier in marathon, becoming the first man on earth to run the distance with under two hours.
Photo courtesy of Supersport By Fredrick Ameka The 2021 BMW Berlin Marathon race was scheduled to be held on 26th September 2021. It was the 47th marathon edition of the annual Berlin Marathon. The marathon distance was 42 kilometers (26 miles) in length. The course was to run around the city of Berlin starting and finishing at Tiergarten.
Former president of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation, Haile Gebrselassie was on a charity mission on Wednesday as he visited displaced people in Amhara region. The two times Olympic gold medallists over 10,000m donated over 2 million Birr (Kshs 4,800,436) in cash through the local NGO. The four times World Champion also gave the displaced people food and cooking oil.
Today Eliud Kipchoge was privileged to have a hang out with Second Lady Madam Rachael Ruto.After the meeting, Rachael Ruto could not stop gushing over how good Eliud is."Eliud Kipchoge is a source of inspiration and pride for our country Kenya.
Berlin Marathon is taking place today Sunday 26th September at 10:00 AM and Kenyans will be glued to their Televisions. The event is held annually on the streets of Berlin, Germany on the last weekend of September. Berlin is one of the six major marathons that shall be held this season after last year's calendar was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Subscribe Athletics Marathoners Philemon Kacheran (left) and Josephat Boit arrive at Eldoret International Airport in Uasin Gishu County on September 22, 2021 evening for a flight to Nairobi then Germany for the Berlin Marathon slated for this Sunday. What you need to know: Berlin is one of the six major marathons that shall be held this season after last year's calendar was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic
Eliud Kipchoge is a kenyan long distance runner who completes in the marathon and formely the 5000 metres. He is world record holder in the marathon with time of 2:01:39 , set on the 16 of september 2018 at Berlin Marathon. He is described as "the greatest marathone of the era". He has won 12 of 13 marathons he has entered. On 12 of October 2019 Kipchoge ran marathon distance as a special event in Vienna , Austria achieving 1:59:40. The run didn't count as a new marathon record as standard competition rules
Marathon fans across the world have been anticipating to see two top athletes World Marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge and world 10,000 metres record holder Kenenisa Bekele battle it out in upcoming London marathon set to take place in October 4. However, sad news have emerged that the Ethiopian will not participate in the contest after suffering a calf injury during last minutes preparations. According to the standard digital Bekele released a long post claiming he was disappointed not to run in the race.
Eliud Kipchoge Kenyan professional long distance runner who competes in Marathon and World record holder with a time of 2:01:39 set on 16 September 2018 at Berlin Marathon. He is the first person to run the distance under two hour in an unofficial race, is one of top draws for the Tokyo Olympics which are scheduled to start July 23 until 22 August.