Category Archives: MarathonDocs

docs who run (half-) marathon

Bernd Holstiege

Bernd Holstiege is MarathonDoc, TriathlonDoc and more

Bernd Holstiege (left/links) with Joachim Fischer (middle/Mitte) – TriathlonDocs

Long distance running was my passion: about 50 marathon, 15 times 100 km-runs, 19 times IronMan-distance (once in Hawaii) and many Triathlons even double and triple Triathlons. Continue reading Bernd Holstiege

Markus Merk

Markus Merk was  titled the WORLD-BEST REFERREE – a top SoccerDoc!


Markus Merk (born March 15, 1962 in Kaiserslautern) is a former top-level German football referee. He is a six-time winner of the German Referee of the Year Award and the record holder in games refereed in the Bundesliga. In 2005, Merk was awarded the German Bundesverdienstkreuz (Federal Cross of Merit) in recognition of his service to football and his charity work in India. He ended his career by refereeing the match between Bayern München and Hertha BSC Berlin on the last day of the Bundesliga season 2007/08 on May 17, 2008.

He is considered to be one of the best referees to ever officiate, being ranked 2nd behind Pierluigi Collina, in the all-time rankings.[1]

He is currently a pundit for Sky Deutschland and was the main referee commentator of the Turkish football channel Lig TV (which has the rights of the Turkish Super League) in 2010–2011 season. [1] Continue reading Markus Merk

Melanie Aalburg

Melanie Aalburg is SailingDoc, ViolinDoc CharityDoc and MarathonDoc

Melanie Aalburg
Melanie Aalburg

Date of birth: 07.04.1974
Place of birth: Berlin (Germany)
Place of living: Berlin

Between school and university I worked for several months as a volunteer for the Missionaries of Charity (Mother Teresa) in the slums of Calcutta (India) . The strong impressions encouraged me to study Medicine… Continue reading Melanie Aalburg

Adnan Khera

Adnan Khera is DancingDoc, TriathlonDoc and MarathonDoc, CharityDoc, EventDoc, TaylorDoc, WriterDoc


Anesthesiologist. Dancer. Ultramarathon runner. Triathlete. Costumer. Writer. Individual.

Dancing in the streets and raising thousands of dollars for different charities. He organises events and can taylor costumes.


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