44th BMW BERLIN MARATHON: BMW i3s leads a world-class margin on a fastest using lane in a world.

Berlin. On 24th September, a German collateral will horde the
fastest 42 kilometres on a general using calendar for the
44th time: a BMW BERLIN MARATHON. No fewer than 10 universe records
have been set during a biggest one-day sporting eventuality in Germany to
date. BMW is pretension partner of a record eventuality for a seventh time.
Around 70,000 participants contest in a marathon festivities,
that draws around one million spectators along a route. The BMW
BERLIN MARATHON is a prominence of a endless ‘BMW Laufsport’,
BMW’s using commitment. As during all vital marathon events in
Germany, a BMW i3s (electricity consumption: 14.3 kWh/100 km,
sum CO2 emissions: 0 g/km) will be in movement as a official
lead car.

“It is always a fun to see how tens of thousands of participants
and a million spectators emanate an atmosphere on a streets that
celebrates opening and loyalty as most as a common experience
of an general sporting event,” pronounced Peter outpost Binsbergen, Head
of Sales and Marketing during BMW Deutschland. “The BMW i3, a official
lead car, and a plug-in hybrid BMW i8 are a rise of a efforts in
a areas of sustainability, environmental impact and future
viability. The BMW i cars mix potency and opening – a
element that also relates in running.”

In further to a unrestrained of a residents of Berlin, the
runners can demeanour brazen to ideal conditions and upholder SCC EVENTS
GmbH’s ideal organisation. Title partner BMW will also play its
part, and as good as a BMW i3s, will send a BMW i8 (combined fuel
consumption: 2.1 l/100 km, sum CO2 emissions: 49 g/km) as the
reserve car, 7 timing cars and twelve BMW E-Scooter C evolutions
(electricity consumption: 9.0 kWh/100 km, sum CO2 emissions: 0
g/km) onto a track. On tip of this, there will be a sum of 40
additional organisational vehicles and shuttles.

Once again, a BMW BERLIN MARATHON has an superb selection
of tip athletes. As it stands, on 24th September, a 3 best
marathon runners in a universe will compete. Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge,
a 2015 Berlin champion and Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games winner,
is fervent to mangle a universe record of his associate Kenyan Dennis
Kimetto, that was set in Berlin in 2014. The time stopped during 2:02:57
hours behind then. Another Kenyan is returning to a site of a
poignant victory: Wilson Kipsang, a 2013 universe record holder.
Kipsang had his large impulse 4 years ago, when he softened on his
compatriot Patrick Makau’s Berlin universe record of 2:03:38 hours with a
time of 2:03:23 hours during a 40th BMW BERLIN MARATHON. Last year,
Kipsang was 10 seconds faster than his universe record, though usually did
adequate to finish in second place behind Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele,
who will also be returning to Berlin this year.

With 6 women who have best times of underneath 2:24 hours, the
womanlike entrants in a BMW BERLIN MARATHON are also tip category once
again. The world-class sextet is headed by Kenya’s Gladys Cherono, the
leader of a 2015 BMW BERLIN MARATHON (2:19:25 hours). In further to
Aberu Kebede, who has already won 3 times in Berlin (2010, 2012,
2016, best time 2:20:30 hours), 3 other Ethiopian women are also
competing: Amane Beriso (second in Dubai in 2016), Gulume Tollesa
(winner in Frankfurt in 2015), Meseret Mengistu (winner in Paris in
2015), and Kenya’s Valary Aiyabei (winner in Prague in 2017). Anna
Hahner (best time 2:26:44 hours) is creation her marathon quip in
Berlin after a prolonged mangle due to injury. The code ambassadors Anna
and Lisa Hahner are a faces of BMW Laufsport.

With their commitment, BMW Deutschland reaches a sum of more
than 175,000 participants, and millions of spectators enthusiastic
about running. BMW is also partner to vital general running
events such as a marathons in Tokyo and Shanghai, a BMW Dallas
Marathon, a BMW Oslo Marathon, and a Vienna City Marathon.

As in prior years, a BMW BERLIN MARATHON will be broadcast
live by ARD and rbb. ARD is scheduled to promote from 9:05 a.m. to
12:00 p.m. on 24th September, and rbb from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (all
times CEST).