The registration for the entry drawing procedure for a chance to participate in the 2019 BMW BERLIN MARATHON in Germany started on October 17. It ends on November 7, 2018.
The results of the drawing will be announced between November 29 and December 3, 2018. The 2019 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON will take place on September 29, 2019. Registration is €125 and the event’s participation limit stands at 44,000.
Next year’s event coincides with the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In 2019, the city of Berlin will mark the occasion with a number of side events. These will address topics such as reunification, the construction of the Berlin Wall and the division of the world during the Cold War.
The BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, which brings together a number of top marathon races around the world. Founded in 2006, the full line-up of the Abbott WMM includes marathons in Tokyo, London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago and New York. The Abbott World Marathon Majors Series XII ends at the 2019 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON.
To date, 11 world records have been broken at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON – three by women and eight by men. The last seven men’s world records have been set in Berlin since 2003 including the current mark of 2:01:39 set by Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya in 2018.