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Important Information at one Glance

  • Note

    The start is located between Straße des 17. Juni, between Brandenburg Gate and "Kleiner Stern".

    By car

    Not a good idea, since there is no parking space available for this event. We kindly ask you to come with public transportation.


    By public transportation

    A great idea, because on race day between 5:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. your bib number is valid for public transportation (Zone A and B). The bib number must be carried with you.

    Nearest stops of public transportation:

    • Underground: Friedrichstraße (U6)/ 12 minutes walk, Potsdamer Platz (U2)/ 8 minutes walk
    • S-Bahn: Hauptbahnhof (S5, S7, S75, S9), Brandenburger Tor (S1, S2, S25), Potsdamer Platz (S1, S2, S25), Friedrichstraße (S1, S2, S25, S5, S7, S75, S9)
    • Regional trains: Hauptbahnhof (RE1, RE2, RE7, RB14), Potsdamer Platz (RE4, RE5) (approx. 10-15 minutes walking)

    By foot
    • The start/finish area is only open to participants. For security reasons, only skaters with official race numbers can enter the start area.
    • The start area will open at 6:30 a.m.
    • You will need to leave your friends and relatives behind. Dogs and bicycles are not allowed. We recommend to choose the entrance according to the location of your clothing drop-off.

  • Saturday, September 28th, 2019
    • 11:00 a.m.: 500 m and1.000 m Bambinilauf (registration at the MARATHON EXPO)
    • 15:10 p.m.: mini-MARATHON
    • 15:30 p.m.: Inlineskating Marathon (Please note seperate registration!)

    Sunday, September 29th, 2019
    • 08:50 a.m.: Handbiker (Elite)
    • 08:56 a.m.: Wheelchair competitors
    • 08:59 a..m.: Handbiker
    • from 09:15 a.m.: Runners (in four waves)

    Note
    • time limit: 6:15 hours (after crossing the time mat)
    • The schedule and running course are subject to alternations!

  • Note
    • The starting blocks are organised by your best- or expected time (related to half or marathon times), as you stated on your registration.
    • If this is your first marathon race, you will start in the last block (Block H).
    • All participants deserve a fair race, so please be honest when you provide your race times on your registration, and enter the correct block on race day!

    Wave 1

    Start from 09:15 am

    • Block A: <2:20:00 - 2:40:00 hours*
    • Block B: 2:40:01 - 2:50:00 hours*
    • Block C: 2:50:01 - 3:00:00 hours*
    • Block D: 3:00:01 - 3:15:00 hours*

    Wave 2

    Start from 09:25 am

    • Block E: 3:15:01 - 3:30:00 hours*
    • Block F: 3:30:01 - 3:50:00 hours*

    Wave 3

    Start from 09:45 am

    • Block G: 3:50:01 - 4:15:00 hours*

    Wave 4

    Start from 10:05 am

    • Block G: > 4:15:01 hours* or first Marathon

    * stated time on your registration.


  • The following items are prohibited for safety reasons in the start / finish area of ​​the event 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
    • Luggage

  • Every year we receive messages from sad runners who can’t find their time in the results. That’s not on behalf of us nor in the runners‘ interest.

    For this reason:

    • Wear the chip at the foot (shoelace)  or at the ankle (tape)
    • Do not wear it above the calf, the chip won’t register when you step over the finish line (not in pockets or as a necklace)
    • The chip should not get in contact with anything made out of metal
    • To avoid transposed numbers: please compare the chip number stated on the bib with the numer on the chip.
      Please contact the support team if the numbers are not identical!

  • On the course, there are many refreshment stations but feel free to bring your personal hydration pack with your own beverage.

    Please note:

    • You are only allowed to bring a hydration pack with max. 2 liters in the start area
    • You are only allowed to carry beverages in the hydration pack, we will do bag checks at the entrances

  • We want to support you on your way to your personal target time. Therfore we allocated pacemaker within the
    four starting waves, they carry a Pacer flag with the associated target time.

    • In wave 1 the pacers are for 3:00 - 3:15 and 3:30 h
    • In wave 2 they are for 3:15 - 3:30 - 3:45 - 4:00  and 4:15h
    • In wave 3 they are for 3:30 - 3:45 - 4: 00 and 4:15h
    • In wave 4 they are for 4:15 - 4:30 and 5:00h

  • Changing tents and showers are available in the start and finish area.

    There will be sanitary facilities at each supplie point.


Map: Overview start and finish area

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Map: Entrance to the start area

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