46th BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on 29 September 2019

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Registration Information

  • Age groups & Categories


    Year of Birth

    Junior category

    2000 - 2001

    Master category

    1990 - 1999

    Senior category

    1989 and older

    Categories are established according to the Athletics Regulations (LAO).

    Separate rating:
    wheelchair athletes/ hand cyclists   
    men and women                                                                                    

    Power Walkers: 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.

  • BMW BERLIN-MARATHON Event Collection

    ***  Secure your favorite pre-orderable* products from the official, limited
            adidas BMW BERLIN-MARATHON Event Collection while you sign up ***

    Your Insider T-shirt:

    Show the world that you'll be a part of Berlin 2019 an order your blue adidas Insider T-shirt! Your order does not in any way affect the lottery outcome. The edition is strictly limited.

    Material: functional material with print on front and back
    Color: mystery ink
    Delivery: End of January 2019, and only if you are admitted as a participant for the 2019 BMW BERLIN-MARATHON

    ⇒ EUR 40,00


    Your adidas Finisher T-Shirt:

    Size chart merchandise
    Show the world that you're part of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON community and let everyone know your a finisher with your adidas Finisher-Shirt.
    Make sure to pre-order when you register, since this limited edition is available only while stock lasts.
    Material: 100% polyester
    Design: surprise

    ⇒ 30 Euros


    Your adidas Event-Shirt:

    Enjoy the BMW BERLIN-MARTATHON 2019 with the adidas Event-Shirt, designed especially for this event.
    Make sure to pre-order when you register, since this limited edition is available only while stock lasts.
    Material: 100% polyester
    Design: surprise

    ⇒ 30 Euros


    Your official Response Jacket of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2019

    This runners jacket was especially designed to protect from wind and slight rain while providing maximum breathability and comfort. The color-combination was designed exclusivly for the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON 2019. A unique souvenir.

    ⇒ 75 Euros


    Not enough for you? Find the complete collection online or at the MARATHON EXPO.

    * You will get all your pre-ordered products on the MARATHON EXPO

  • Attractive extras

    Your BMW BERLIN-MARATHON-Package (only available for participants)

    • 20 min Massage (at the MARATHON EXPO, only available with this package)
    • 1 adidas Event-Shirt
    • 1 medal engraving
    • ⇒ 54 Euros

    Please note that this massage is only available on the days of the MARATHON EXPO September 26 -28, 2019 and only bookable with this package. On the day of the event there will be massages (free of charge) for all participants along the course and in the finish area.


    Medal engraving with your BMW BERLIN-MARATHON finishing time:

    Pre-order the medal-engraving and have your your personal finisher time engraved in your medal in the fnish area - hassle-free with no need for cash.

    ⇒ 10 Euros

    Your HD Race Video:

    Preserve your memory of the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON in HD quality as a 1.5 gigabyte download of your race in a zip file format. See your marathon race recorded by 20 to 25 cameras along the course of the marathon and share it with your family and friends via Facebook and Twitter. MySports assures that you can be seen on at least 16 perspectives. The video download also includes the highlights and a course view of the race.

    The link for the video download will be sent to you by email a few days after the race. There will be extra costs for purchasing a DVD.

    ⇒ EUR 4,99

    Your carbo-boost - the Pastalounge:

    Enjoy our exclusive lounge area at the MARATHON EXPO with an Italian Pasta buffet. Softdrinks and a glass of "Erdinger Alkoholfrei" are also included.

    ⇒ 20 Euros (if booked with the online registration, incl. VAT)

    Opening hours of the Pasta lounge at the MARATHON EXPO

    • Thursday, September 26, from 2.30 until 6.30 pm
    • Friday, September 27, from 11.30 am until 7.00 pm
    • Saturday, September 28, from 11:30 am until 5.30 pm

    ⇒ 25 Euros (incl. VAT) if booked on-site at the MARATHON EXPO. All subject to availability.

    If you have pre-ordered the Pasta lounge or a massage with the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON package, you will receive an email with further information on how to reserve your preferred time slot around ten days prior to the event.

  • Bag drop-off or poncho?

    Poncho Bag drop-off
    • You will NOT get a clothing bag.
    • On Sep. 29, you may NOT drop-off any clothes nor bring any luggage to the start area.
    • If you booked the poncho-option, you will find the corresponding symbol on your bib number.
    • You will get the warming and reusable poncho after crossing the finish line.
    • You save time, since you do not need to queue at the clothing drop-off.
    • With your race kit you will get a transparent clothing bag and a sticker with your start number for the bag
    • Clothing and valuables have to be packed into the clothing bag in order to enter the starting area.
    • All objects need to be packed separately and loosely. You may not put other bags in your clothing bag.
    • Any kind of luggage is prohibited within the start/finish area!
    • You drop off your clothing bag at the indicated tent and retrieve it there after you finish.
    • You DO NOT get a poncho!
    • The choice between poncho and clothing drop-off is binding and cannot be changed after completing the registration!
    • Hydration backpacks with max. 2 liters capacity are allowed - solely filled with beverages!
    • Abandoned pieces of baggage within the start/finish area will be disposed of without exception!
  • You ticket for public transportation

    Your bib number is your ticket to the start and back home after the finish line...

    Your bib number does provide for free transportation on the public transportation network, on the race day from 5.30 am to 10 pm (zone A and B).

    Bibs must be worn on the chest so that your number is clearly visible. They may not be altered in any way.

  • Course

    The final course map will be published in summer 2019.

    Since we do not expect major changes, you can use last year's map or the interactive map as an orientation.

  • Start Card // race kit

    Your start card:

    • is your personal ticket to the MARATHON EXPO and thereby to your race kit
    • will be sent by email in mid September 2019

    You can get your race kit:

    • ONLY on the MARATHON EXPO 2019 and ONLY during opening hours:
      Sep. 26, 2019: 2:00pm - 8:00pm
      Sep. 27, 2019: 11:00am - 8:00pm
      Sep. 28, 2019: 9:00am - 7:00pm
    • ONLY with your start card AND a picture ID (passport, driver's license)
    • ONLY personally (no power of attorney accepted in any case)

    Your race kit consists of:

    • a bib bumber and safety pins
    • an athlete's wristband, which
      • we put on your wrist on the MARATHON EXPO
      • is your ticket to the start area
      • is not to be removed before leaving the finish area
    • a rental chip, if ordered (if you have your own chip, please bring that to the pick-up)
    • a clothing bag, if you ordered the clothing drop-off
    • a voucher for the poncho on your bib number, if you ordered the poncho-option
    • a goodie-bag with presents from our sponsors
    • a voucher on your bib number for your pre-ordered merchandise from the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON collection
  • Event Schedule / Starting Times / Time limit

    Saturday, September 28th, 2019
    Time Competition
    11:00 a.m.
    500 m and 1,000 m Bambini Run
    Registration available at the MARATHON EXPO
    15:10 p.m.
    15:30 p.m. Inlineskating Marathon (see extra information)

    Sunday, September 29th, 2019
    Time Competition
    8:50 a.m. Handbikers (top athletes)
    8:56 a.m.
    Wheelchair competitors
    8:59 a.m.
    from 9:15 a.m.
    Runners ( 4 starting waves)

    The schedule and running course are subject to change. The race will take place regardless of the weather, unless there is a weather warning from the German Weather Service.

    Time limit: 6:15 hours (after passing the time measure mat)

  • Registration Fee

    Runners, hand cyclists, wheelchair competitors = 125 Euros

    Skaters: number  1-4,000 = 75 Euros / from 4,001+ = 95 Euros

    Double Starters =  125 Euros  + the amount according to the skater price valid on the day of your registration
    (A double start is ONLY possible for runners who have a starting spot!)

  • Eligibility

    The 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 2000) 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.

    Participation using any kind of rolling device (with the exception of the wheelchairs and handcycles) is not permitted (such as baby joggers, roller skates, inline skates, skateboards, etc.)

  • Timing / Chip / 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.Chip am Schuh



    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: 31 Euros 
    • 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 6 Euros.
    •  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 6 Euros.
    • You do not return the chip but rather keep it after the event -> the purchase option is triggered!
    • 25 Euros (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 4:30 p.m.
    If you do not return the chip by 4:30 p.m., the purchase option will go into effect (see #4).

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