2018 Berlin Half Marathon on 8 April 2018

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  • How to get to the start / Parking

    For this event no parking spaces are available. Please use the Public Tranport System!

    Starting area: Karl-Marx-Allee, near Cinema "Kino International".

    Nearest stops of Public Transportation:

    Underground: Alexanderplatz (U2, U5, U8)
    S-Bahn: Alexanderplatz (S3, S5, S7, S75)
    Train: Alexanderplatz (RE1, RE2, RE7, RB14)

    (10 minutes walk)

    Underground Station Schillingstraße (U5) is closed on event day.

  • Access to the start area

    2017

    Subject to alternations

  • Changing tents and showers

    Changing tents and showers will be available in the starting/finishing area (unattended - no lockers) on the Karl-Marx-Allee between Schillingstraße and Strausberger Platz.

  • Event Schedule and Starting Times

    Saturday, April 7, 2018

    For more information about the Bambini Run please click here.

    Time
    Competition
    11:00 a.m.
    500 m/1.000 m Bambini Run (10 years and younger)

    For more information about the Kids Skating please click here.

    TimeCompetition
    2:00 p.m.   Kids Skating (6-13 years) 

     

    Sunday, April 8, 2018

    Karl-Marx-Allee (between Grunerstraße and Schillingstraße)

    TimeCompetition
    09:30 a.m.
    21,0975 km inline skaters
    09:55 a.m.
    21,0975 km wheelchair competitors & hand cyclists
    10:05 a.m.
    21,0975 km runners

    The schedule and running course are subject to alternations. The race will take place regardless of the weather, unless a weather warning form the German Weather Service exists.

     

  • Clothing Drop-off

    The trucks for clothing drop-off will be in the start and finish area at Karl-Marx-Allee (between Schillingstraße and Strausberger Platz).

    Be sure to get there in a timely manner to avoid unnecessary stress before the race.

    Be sure to also only use the clothing bag and label that you received at the Expo.

    „Please use the clothing drop-off for your bags only. Left luggage will be removed immediately.”

    Camelbags, containing max. 2 liter liquids, are permitted.
    Please note: to bring the camelbag into the start area, it has to be stowed in the transparent clothing bag.

    Do not put any valuables or breakable items in your clothing bag. Either take them with you or leave them with your friends and family.

    The event organiser cannot be held responsible for any lost or damaged items.

    Detailed map and information will follow in due time here.

  • List of prohibited articles in the start / finish area

     The following items are prohibited for safety reasons in the start / finish area of ​​ the exhibition ground.

    • Weapons of any kind, including those items that are used as weapons, batons, shock and stabbing   weapons or missiles.

    • Gas spray cans, corrosive, flammable substances, dyestuffs or receptacles containing substances which are harmful to health or are highly flammable (exception: Standard pocket lighters).

    • Bottles, cups, jugs, cans or other items that are made of glass or other fragile material.

    • Bulky items such as ladders, stools, (folding) chairs, boxes

    • Fireworks, flares, smoke powder and -bombs or other pyrotechnics.

    • Flag or banner poles, which are longer than 1 m, or whose diameter is larger than 3 cm, and "double holders" (brought or approved flags and banners which have a "flame-retardant" material).

    • Mechanically operated sound-emitting devices such as Megaphones, klaxons.

    • Laser pointer.

    • Larger quantities of paper and paper rolls.

    • Cycles

    • Dogs

  • Start number

    Start numbers of women and men for the 38th Berlin Half Marathon are no longer colored and distinguished by the letter "F" for women start numbers. (Exception: Jubilee numbers).

  • Start

    Start and finish area is located at Karl-Marx-Allee, near Otto-Braun-Str.

    Subject to alternations

  • Starting Block & Waves

    Starting block changes are only possible upon proof of times (certificate).

    There will be three start waves:

    1st  wave

    block A                under 1:29:00h

    block B                 1:29:01 – 1:39:00h

    block C                 1:39:01 – 1:49:00h

    2nd wave

    block D                1:49:01 – 1:59:00h

    block E                 1:59:01 – 2:14:00h 

    3rd wave

    block F                 over 2:14:01 and without times

     

    Subject to alternations

  • Toilets

    There are plenty of porta-potties at the start and finish area and at the refreshment points. Please arrive in time, no later than 9:45 a.m. (skaters at 9:15 a.m.), to avoid any hustle and waiting time in front of the toilets.

    We also ask you not to do your “urgent business” in the front gardens and backyards of the houses near the starting area. Please inform yourself in time about the site and where the toilets are located. Remeber, 30.000 participants have registered for this event.

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