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Berlin Half Marathon

Quick facts

Location Berlin, Germany

Distance Half marathon

About Berlin Half Marathon

Berlin Half Marathon is an annual half marathon race held in early Spring in Berlin, Germany. The race was first held in 1984. A total of 23,799 runners took part in the half marathon in 2010. This number grew to 25,500 participants for the 2011 event. The race currently hosts a half marathon inline skating race on the same day. The event is sponsored by Vattenfall, a Swedish energy company.


Aid Stations

There will be four free refreshment points on the course (KM 6, 10, 14 and 16,5). Water, tea and fruits are available at the finishing area.

Equipment Storage

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

Maximum Time

The time limit is 3 hours and 15 minutes (after passing the time measure mat).


Time measurement is done exclusively with the ChampionChip!

Berlin Half Marathon Route Map

Berlin Half Marathon Route Map


Karl-Marx-Allee, near Cinema "Kino International".

B2, 10178 Berlin, Germany


Karl-Marx-Allee, near Cinema "Kino International".

Karl-Marx-Allee 1, 10178 Berlin, Germany




When runners navigating through this historic course they will stumble upon sites suhc as: Pergamon Museum, Schloss Charlottenburg, Spree River, Berlin Alexanderplatz, brandenburger tor just to name a few.


Start and finish of the half marathon are on Karl-Marx-Allee at Kino International (subway U5, Schillingstrasse station or Strausberger Platz station). The course is flat and fast . The runners run along a breathtaking loop through the German capital passing along some of the most attractive sights of the city.

Berlin Half Marathon Trivia

The story of the Vattenfall BERLIN HALF MARATHON reflects a major part of the history of the German capital. It all began during cold war times and continued during reunification. The events leading up to today's event could really only have happened in this city. Its predecessors came from East- and West Berlin.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.