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Sabrina Mockenhaupt Hoping for Top-3 Place
at the real,- BERLIN-MARATHON on September 26th
German runner Sabrina Mockenhaupt is hoping to end up on the podium at the
37th edition of the real,- BERLIN-MARATHON. Aiming for a personal best she
is facing stiff competition tough by three Ethiopian women and one runner
from Japan. Mockenhaupt ran her PR 2008 by winning the Frankfurt Marathon
in 2:26:22 hrs making her the number two female German marathon runner
behind Irina Mikitenko (who is running Chicago two weeks later). Main
contenders on the flat and fast Berlin course are Bezunesh Bekele (27) who
placed 4th at the Virgin London Marathon in April and owns a PR of 2:23:09
hrs. Aberu Kebede came in 2nd at the Dubai Marathon in January clocking a
PR of 2:24:26 hrs and Genet Getaneh's PB is at 2:26:27 hrs. Tomo Morimoto
(Japan) won the Vienna City Marathon in 2006 clocking a PR of 2:24:33 hrs.
Press Conferences around the real,- BERLIN-MARATHON 2010
Media hotel is the Berlin Marriott Hotel, Inge-Beisheim-Platz 1, 10785
Monday, September 20th, 11 a.m.
Numbers and statistics, TV live coverage (real,- BERLIN-MARATHON is
producing it´s own TV coverage first time this year)
Wednesday, September 22nd, 11 a.m.
Inline Skating Marathon
Thursday, September 23rd, 11 a.m.
Elite runners. Sabrina Mockenhaupt, Bezunesh Bekele, Tomo Morimoto
Friday, September 24th, 11 a.m.
Elite runners: Patrick Makau, Geoffrey Mutai, Eliud Kiptanui ( Kenya).
Saturday, September 25th, 6 p.m.
Winners of the Inline Skating Marathon
Sunday, September 26th, 12 p.m.
The winners of the 37th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON
Monday, September 27th, 11 a.m.
Wrap-up of the 37th real,- BERLIN-MARATHON. Winners are present
Press center is open starting Wednesday, September 22nd, 9 a.m.