FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
40,000 Entries Sold Out: BMW BERLIN MARATHON 2012 Has Closed Registration
As early as never before the BMW BERLIN MARATHON is sold out. Registration
for next year's event (September 30th, 2012) closed Thursday, December 8th,
almost nine months ahead. The field is limited to 40,000 participants. The
last 1,000 entries were connected with a charitable donation for projects
helping children (42,195 euros). There are a few entries left in connection
with travel arrangements at classified travel agents. Registration had
started October 20th. Last time the BMW BERLIN MARATHON was sold out seven
months in advance. The BMW BERLIN MARATHON for inline skaters (Saturday,
September 29th, 2012) is still open for registration.
The BMW BERLIN MARATHON is recognized as the fastest marathon worldwide
with seven world records in the past 13 years. The last one was set on
September 25th, 2011 by Patrick Makau of Kenya (2:03:38 hrs).