Berlin Marathon

The 2022 BMW Berlin Marathon gets underway on Sunday at 3:15 am ET/9:15 am CEST. This article will provide an overview of the BMW Berlin Marathon so you won’t miss a thing!

It is one of the world’s greatest marathons, with the course running through the former East and West Berlin. It is completely flat and traffic-free. This combination of features makes Berlin famous as the place to go to get the fastest possible Marathon times. There is probably no finer choice than the BMW Berlin Marathon race to get your PB! Book now for guaranteed entry.

Double Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge was all smiles as he confirmed his readiness for another ‘good race’ on Sunday (25 September) at the Berlin Marathon.

The Kenyan athletics star returns to the German capital, where he raced to the world record of 2:01:39 in 2018.

Kipchoge is expected to better the mark that has remained untested since Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele nearly lowered it on the same course in 2019 with his 2:01.41 run.

“I am absolutely in shape. That’s why I am here. I expect a very good race on Sunday,” said Kipchoge at the event press conference held on Friday in Berlin, where he has been training since Tuesday.

The 37-year-old hopes to maintain his usual trademark smile when he crosses the finish line in what could be the fastest time over the 42.195 km race.

“Positivity is what drives a sportsman and any human being in this world,” he said to explain why he never let the pain show on his face while running.

“If you are positive, then you can push limits. If you think otherwise, you will start going back.”

  • Start address: Berlin, de
  • Finish address: Berlin, de

Berlin Marathon Route Map

Berlin Marathon 2022 Start Time

Time Zone – Starting time 

  • GMT+1 (UK & Portugal) – 8.15 a.m.
  • GMT+2 (Netherlands & Spain) – 9.15 a.m.
  • GMT+3 (Kenya & Ethiopia) – 10.15 a.m.
  • GMT+9 (Japan) – 4.15 p.m.
  • GMT-4 (New York) – 3.15 a.m.
  • GMT-7 (Los Angeles) – 12.15 a.m.

The handbike section kicks off the race schedule at 2:50 a.m. E.T. The elite races start at 3:15 a.m. EST (9:15 a.m. Berlin time) on Sunday, September 25.

Which NN Running Team athletes will run in Berlin Marathon?

Meseret Gola is the only woman on the NN Running Team squad who will run in the German capital. The Ethiopian athlete has shown great improvement in her marathon times. In 2021 she ran a 2:28:30 in Siena, Italy, followed by a 2:24:09 in Barcelona only a few months later. This year she has already improved her best in the marathon, running a 2:20:50 in Sevilla to finish 2nd.

Three NN Running Team athletes ligning up at the start when zooming in on the male field. The fastest man alive, Eliud Kipchoge, has returned to the German capital. It will be his fifth time running the BMW Berlin Marathon, and so far, Kipchoge has already won three times, including his 2:01:39 world record performance in 2018. What can the Kenyan athlete do this year? Furthermore, NN Running Team athletes Noah Kipkemboi and Moses Koech will also participate in the race as pacers to Kipchoge.

How to Live Stream the 2022 BMW Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon will begin at 9.15 a.m. local time. In the overview below, you can find some other time zones and the starting time of the marathon that goes with these time zones.

  • Das Erste ( Free worldwide). You can watch this stream on your laptop or PC
  • Das Erste (Germany Ip required)
  • RBB Sports Berlin (possibly free worldwide)
  • L’equipe Chanele (France Ip required)
  • NBC Sports Network and live TV coverage (United States)

TV Channel to Watch From Anywhere

You can watch the Berlin Marathon live in most countries. The table below provides an overview of the broadcasters and the countries they will air the Berlin Marathon.

Channel Country
Oversport 1 Albania
FloTrack Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), Ireland, Italy, Turkey, United Kingdom
Serbia AP3, Croatia AS1, Slovenia AS1 (live) Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia
CT Sport & Czech TV Website Czech Republic
Olympic Channel Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Malta, Moldova, Ukraine. Additional Territories: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
TV3 Sport, Viaplay, V Sport + Finland, V Sport 2, V Sport 1 Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden
La Chaine L’Equipe France incl. Andorra, Monaco Additional Territories: DOM TOM, Vanuatu, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Fiji Islands, Seychelles, Haiti, Dominican Republic
ARD, RBB Germany
Sport 2 Hungary
RUV2, ruv.is Iceland
Ziggo Sport Docu, Ziggo Sport Select, Ziggo Sport Netherlands
Polsat Sport Extra Poland
SPORT.TV3 Portugal
Match TV ARENA Russia
TV JOJ Sport Slovakia
Teledeporte, RTVE Play Spain
Swiss Sport TV Switzerland
Voot, Sports18 Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
SPOTV Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Timor-Leste
Great Sports Channel Shanghai China
Sport 1 HD Israel
CS TV Asahi Ch2 Japan
ELTA SPORTS3 Taiwan
K24 TV, K24 Plus Kenya
GSL1 / LIYU / SSM2 / VR3 / VR3A Sub-Saharan Africa
ESPN Star+ Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
FloTrack USA, Canada Additional Territories: Australia, New Zealand
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