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Follow the top runners of the 25 km race live

Follow the the top race of the BIG 25 Berlin! Split times of our top athletes will be refreshed every 20 seconds.

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A run in aid of worldwide peace and freedom – The FREEDOM MARATHON BERLIN premieres on 15th May 2016

Two marathons in a single city – probably only possible in the sports metropolis Berlin. The 15th May 2016 (Whitsunday) will witness the inauguration of the FREEDOM MARATHON BERLIN, another chance to tackle the 42.195 km distance. Golazo Sports GmbH is teaming up with UNO-Flüchtlingshilfe to hold the event in aid of refugee projects in Syria, Iraq and adjacent countries. Registrations are now open.

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BIG 25 Berlin with 11,480 runners - Sutume Kebede breaks Ethiopian 25 k record in BIG 25 Berlin, Abraham Cheroben defends with a world lead

Ethiopia’s newcomer Sutume Asefa Kebede produced a stunning performance in the BIG 25 Berlin on Sunday. The 21 year-old stormed away after the start of the traditional 25 k race and kept going right to finish line in the historic Berlin Olympic Stadium, smashing the Ethiopian record with a time of 1:21:55. Despite very windy conditions she was 19 seconds faster than Ejegayehu Dibaba in Chicago in 2011. Kebede’s time is a world lead and the fifth fastest ever run at this distance. The Ethiopian was more than four minutes faster than second placed Kenyan Winny Jepkorir who clocked 1:25:59. Elizeba Cherono of Kenya was third with 1:26:59.

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