25 Oct '13, 12pm

Moving on Up! Gelete Burka to debut at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, by Larry Eder, #bmwfrankfurt, #geleteburka

Moving on Up! Gelete Burka to debut at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, by Larry Eder, #bmwfrankfurt, #geleteburka

When interviewer Andy Edwards inquired about her goal at the BMW Frankfurt press conference, Gelete noted that two hours, twenty minutes was her goal. When Andy noted that in both English and the mother tongue, German, there was a cautioned response. Two hours, twenty minutes is a huge time in the women's marathon, perhaps like the four minute mile was for men in the 1960s.

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2013/10/bmw-frankfurt-marathon-...

Tweets

Interview with Gelete Burka, who is debuting at...

runblogrun.com 25 Oct '13, 11pm

Gelete Burka has run 3:58 for the 1,500 meters, 14:31 for 5,000 meters, and 30:53 for the 10k on the roads. She is an acco...

BMW Frankfurt Marathon focus: Hilda Kibet, by Larry Eder: Hilda Kibet, 2013 BMW Frankfurt marathon, photo by P...

BMW Frankfurt Marathon focus: Hilda Kibet, by L...

runblogrun.com 24 Oct '13, 7pm

Hilda Kibet has run marathons since 2007. She has not liked them since 2007, but that, is, as they say, another story. 'My...

Five Sub 2:05.30 Men and debut by Gelete Burka make BMW Frankfurt unique, by Jörg Wenig (organisers) for the I...

Five Sub 2:05.30 Men and debut by Gelete Burka ...

runblogrun.com 25 Oct '13, 10pm

Just how fast will the hot fields in BMW Frankfurt run on Sunday, October 27. Five men with personal bests under 2:05.30, ...

BMW Frankfurt prepares for fast and thrilling races, release, note by Larry Eder: BMW Frankfurt Marathon, phot...

BMW Frankfurt prepares for fast and thrilling r...

runblogrun.com 24 Oct '13, 3pm

Kopp has a habit of giving bib number 7, traditionally considered as a "lucky number", to an athlete he expects to produce...

Feyisa Lelisa wants the course record at BMW Frankfurt, and that means he has to run faster than 2:03.42. Oh...

Feyisa Lelisa wants the course record at BMW Fr...

runblogrun.com 25 Oct '13, 6pm

FRANKFURT (GER): Kenyans have dominated the autumn marathon season so far, clocking the six fastest times in this period a...

Interview with Moses Masai of Kenya Prior to 20...

runblogrun.com 26 Oct '13, 10pm

With personal bests of 12:50.55 for the 5,000 meters, and 26:49.20 for the 10,000 meters, Moses Masai is a formidable athl...

Interview with Vincent Kipruto of Kenya Prior t...

runblogrun.com 26 Oct '13, 5pm

Andy Edwards, of Trackwise, did this interview of Vincent Kipruto. Vincent is one of the quietest of the young Kenyan athl...

2013 BMW Frankfurt: Kipruto and Kilel make it a...

runblogrun.com 28 Oct '13, 1am

A group of 14 runners reached the half way mark in 63:06, around 45 seconds slower than planned. Time and again they were ...

For Vincent Kipruto and Mark Kiptoo, 42.2 kilom...

runblogrun.com 28 Oct '13, 12am

On the very swift BMW Frankfurt Marathon course, the nearly fifteen thousand runners had to battle wind gust surging to 15...