42nd BMW BERLIN MARATHON on 27 September 2015

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  • Registration

    Valid for the 42nd BMW BERLIN-MARATHNON, September 26./27,  2015:

    The preregistration starts on the 18th of October.

    You have time to register till the 2nd of November.

    Following all the winners of the raffle will be automatically informed.

    The participant amount is: 98 EUR

    The best is: you sign up for the Newsletter and you will be always up to date.

  • Additional items

    • Marathon-Package*
      - 20 min Massage (at the Expo BERLIN VITAL, only available in this package)
      - 1 adidas Event-Shirt
      - 1 medal engraving
      EUR 54,00,-
      only available for participants
    • adidas Finisher T-Shirt (CLIMACOOL):
      EUR 30,00,-
    • adidas Event-Shirt (CLIMACOOL):
      EUR 30,00,- 
    • Medal engraving
      EUR: 9,00,-
    • Official jacket of the 41. BMW BERLIN MARATHON (limited edition)
      runners‘ jacket in unisex-sizes (100% Polyester)
      EUR 70,00,- 
    • HD race video (details see section „video“

    See your marathon race recorded by 20 to 25 cameras along the course of the marathon as an High Definition video. The video can be shared via Facebook and Twitter so your family and friends can see you running in HD quality. Notice that MySports assures you can be seen on at least 16 videos. The video package includes a highlight and a course video of the race.


    A 1,5 gigabyte download of your race in a zip file format. Now you can store your race forever in HD.

    Prize: 4,99 Euro


    all subject to availability.

  • Categories


    Year of Birth

    Junior category

    1994 - 1995

    Master category

    1984 - 1993

    Senior category

    Before 1984

    There will be separate results for men and women. Categories are established according to the Athletics Regulations (LAO).

    Separte rating: wheelchair athletes/ hand cyclists                                                                                         

    Special rating: Master categories starting with W35 / M40 will be organized in the list of results.
    Power-Walker: There won't be a separate power-walker event. Of course you can still walk, but your time will be rated as a runner’s.

  • Event Schedule and Starting Times

    Saturday, September 26th, 2015
    Time Competition
    11:00 a.m.
     500 m and 1,000 m Bambini Run (born 2005 or after)
    Registration available at the BERLIN VITAL expo, Tempelhof airport 
    15:20 p.m.
    15:30 p.m. Inlineskating Marathon (see extra information)

    Sunday, September 27th, 2015
    Time Competition
    8:20 a.m.
    Wheelchair competitors
    8:28 a.m.
    8:45 a.m.

    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.

    Time limit: 6:15 hours

  • Eligibility

    The 42nd BMW BERLIN-MARATHON is organized according to the international competition regulations (IWB) of the German Athletics Federation (DLV) and the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) under the supervision of the Berlin Athletics Association (BLV). Participants aged 18 (age group 1996) and older are authorized to attend the race. Hand cycles and race wheelchairs will be permitted on the course. All other wheeled racing equipment is prohibited. Nordic walkers are not entitled to compete.

  • Registration Fee

    Runner, handbiker, wheelchair competitors = EUR 98,00,-

    Skater: number  1-5000 = EUR 68,00,- / from 5001=  EUR 88,00,-

    Double Starter =  EUR 98,00,-  + the amount mentioned above
    (A double start is ONLY possible with a runner´s starting place!)

  • Start card

    Start card: With the beginning of the month september you will receive your personal start card (please also have a look at your spam-file). The start card is the permission to get your start-number.

    Your start-number can be picked up at the expo BERLIN VITAL at the former airport Tempelhof on September 24th till September 26th, 2015. (Please remember to print out and bring along your start card) 

    Important notes:

    • Presentation of a photo-id (ID-card, passport, driver‘s licence) is mandatory!
    • Presentation of the registration confirmation is mandatory!
    • Your participation documents have to be picked up personally!
    • Pick-up by any other person is not possible!
    • The athlete’s wristband is your access authorisation to the starting area. The wristband will be attached at the race number pick-up. Please do not remove it before leaving the finishing area on the day of your race.
    • If you have your own ChampionChip, please bring it along and present it for the registration at the counter.
    • If you have booked a rental chip, you will receive it together with your starting number.
    • Every participant will receive a clothes bag.
    • T-Shirts: the pre-booked official adidas event shirts or adidas finisher shirts have to be picked up at the expo BERLIN-VITAL. A later pick-up is not possible.
    • Start-block changes are only possible with the proof of an official certificate.
    • Any race number that is not picked up by the end of the expo will expire invariably.
  • Timing / Chips / Chip Return

    Time measurement is done exclusively with the ChampionChip!

    The ChampionChip is a small plastic transponder that has to be fastened on your running shoe (no metal contact!) and will measure your personal race time.

    Four different possibilities, your choice:

    1. Owner of a chip:

    Please provide your chip number (seven-figure combination of digits and letters) during the registration process.

    2. Chip purchase: you can purchase your chip during registration, it’s this easy:

    • Price: EUR 31,00
    • The amount will be billed together with your other fees
    • Your data will be saved in our system
    • The chip will be delivered via postal mail
    • You can use the chip for many different running events worldwide

    3. Chip rental:

    • You choose chip rental during registration
    • The one-time rental fee is EUR 6,00
    • Return the chip within two hours after the event

    4. Chip-rental with purchase option:

    • You choose chip rental during registration
    • The one-time rental fee is EUR 6,00
    • You do not return the chip but rather keep it after the event -> the purchase option is triggered!
    • EUR 25,00 (difference between the already payed rental fee and purchasde price) will automatically be billed to your provided method of payment.

    Chip return

    There are six different locations within the finish area where you can return your chip until 02:45 p.m.
    Not returning the chip until 02:45 p.m. will trigger the purchase option (see #4)

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