The King is dead long live the king. Haile Gebrsselassie of Ethiopia was slayed at 2011 Berlin marathon.
Patrick Makau of Kenya is the new Marathon record holder, he won the 2011 Berlin Marathon in a time of 2 hours 3 minutes, 38 seconds, that is a new world record.
The womens race was won by Kenyan, Florence Kiplagat in a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes. British marathon runner, Paula Radcliffe was a strong third.
The former marathon king, Haile gebrselassie dropped out of the race for a second year running, will he announce another retirement?