One week from today the 39th BMW Berlin Marathon will kick off the post-Olympic fall major marathon season. Part of the week’s menu in Berlin will be the announcement of the destination for the Mystery Marathon, the new adventure marathon event helmed by Elite Racing and Rock `n` Roll Marathon founder Tim Murphy.
While the official unveil of the Mystery Marathon’s destination isn’t scheduled until next Thursday, I have the inside track (disclaimer: I’m part of the MM team!) As such, I’ll have an exclusive sneak peak at the new Mystery Marathon website next Tuesday September 25th. Look for that here on the blog. The Mystery Marathon promises to be a unique and first-rate operation, without doubt!
Now to the Berlin Marathon itself. American 50K record holder Josh Cox and I will man the booth for Universal Sports TV coverage of Berlin next Sunday September 30 from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Pacific. And since the last four men’s marathon world records have been set in the German capital, the 39th Berlin Marathon portends mighty possibilities. (more…)